Barksdale Air Force Base

Bossier City, Louisiana

Included zipcodes 71111 71112 71113 71171 71172

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Barksdale Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base which is located in northwest Louisiana, USA, in Bossier Parish, and is contiguous to Bossier City, Louisiana along the base's western and northwestern edge. Barksdale Air Force Base occupies over 22,000 acres of land east of Bossier City and along the southern edge of Interstate Highway 20. The host unit at Barksdale is the 2d Bomb Wing (2 BW), the oldest Bomb Wing in the Air Force. It is assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Command's (AFGSC) Eighth Air Force (8 AF). The 2 BW is equipped with the B-52H Stratofortress bomber. It provides flexible, responsive, global combat capability, autonomously or in concert with other forces, and trains all Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Force Reserve Command B-52 crews. More than 15,000 active-duty, Air Force Reserve members and civilians make up Barksdale's workforce. About 44 B-52 Stratofortress aircraft are also assigned to the wing. Barksdale AFB was established in 1932 as Barksdale Field and is named for World War I aviator and test pilot Lieutenant Eugene Hoy Barksdale (1896Ð1926).

Population
64,895
Military Population
2,578
Avg. Home Price
$144,400
Avg. Monthly Rent
$862
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Red River Marine Institute Inc.
2890 Douglas Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
4 - 12
School Type
Public
Airline High School
2801 Airline Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Apollo Elementary School
2400 Viking Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Bellaire Elementary School
1310 Bellaire Blvd BOSSIER CITY, LA 71112
Grade
KG - 3
School Type
Public
Bossier Elementary School
322 Colquitt St BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Bossier High School
777 Bearkat Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Central Park Elementary School
900 Central Park Blvd BOSSIER CITY, LA 71112
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Curtis Elementary School
5600 Barksdale Blvd BOSSIER CITY, LA 71112
Grade
4 - 5
School Type
Public
Greenacres Middle School
2220 Airline Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
R. V. Kerr Elementary School
1700 Airline Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71112
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Meadowview Elementary School
4312 Shed Rd BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Parkway High School
4301 Panther Dr BOSSIER CITY, LA 71112
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public

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Cities Near Barksdale Air Force Base

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Distance
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Population
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Avg. Home Price
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Avg. Rent
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Distance
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Population
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Avg. Home Price
$88,100
Avg. Rent
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Distance
5.0 miles
Population
6,643
Avg. Home Price
$154,600
Avg. Rent
$1,415
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Distance
6.6 miles
Population
4,387
Avg. Home Price
$162,800
Avg. Rent
$678
Stonewall
19.4 miles
Distance
19.4 miles
Population
1,954
Avg. Home Price
$153,800
Avg. Rent
$721
Doyline
15.0 miles
Distance
15.0 miles
Population
999
Avg. Home Price
$75,900
Avg. Rent
$512
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18.8 miles
Distance
18.8 miles
Population
253
Avg. Home Price
$120,600
Avg. Rent
$542
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14.1 miles
Distance
14.1 miles
Population
2,911
Avg. Home Price
$168,800
Avg. Rent
$611
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9.6 miles
Distance
9.6 miles
Population
1,056
Avg. Home Price
$105,200
Avg. Rent
$636
Greenwood
18.5 miles
Distance
18.5 miles
Population
3,239
Avg. Home Price
$144,600
Avg. Rent
$690
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