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Eastwood, Louisiana
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Bossier
Elevation 239 ft (72.8 m)
Coordinates 32°33′26″N 93°34′07″W / 32.55722°N 93.56861°W / 32.55722; -93.56861
Area 16.6 km² (6.4 sq mi)
 - land 16.6 km² (6 sq mi)
 - water 0.0 km² (0 sq mi)
Population 4,093 (2010)
Density 246.4 /km² (638.2 /sq mi)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318

Eastwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,093 at the 2010 census. It is part of the ShreveportBossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Eastwood is located at 32°33′26″N 93°34′7″W / 32.55722°N 93.56861°W / 32.55722; -93.56861 (32.557317, -93.568480). It is bordered to the west by the Red Chute CDP, and the town of Haughton is nearby to the southeast. U.S. Routes 80 and 79 pass east–west through the center of Eastwood, and Interstate 20 forms the southern edge of the CDP but with no direct access to it. Via Highways 80/79, it is 11 miles (18 km) west to downtown Shreveport.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Eastwood CDP has a total area of 6.4 square miles (16.6 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,374 people, 1,225 households, and 957 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 535.7 people per square mile (206.8/km²). There were 1,376 housing units at an average density of 218.5 per square mile (84.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.60% White, 6.14% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.

There were 1,225 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,370, and the median income for a family was $55,625. Males had a median income of $35,076 versus $23,682 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,952. About 5.5% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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