In 1850, Shreveport had a population of 1,728 as per the U.S significantly over the years to reach a high of 206,989 by the 1980 census. The 202593 residents, living in 73,114 households and 42,775 families. The 2020 American Community Survey estimated the city’s population at 189,890, suggesting a small increase. Data from the 2020 census revealed that Shreveport had 75,680 households with an average of 2.4 residents per household. Among these households, 39% were married couples, while 44% of men and 40% of women had never been married.