Shreveport is the third largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the 99th largest city in the United States. Shreveport is located near Bossier City and the Red River. It is also part of the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Area. The current population is over 375,000 people. There are currently over 78,662 households in the city which makes home insurance vital in order to protect some of the beautiful homes from damages. There are also over 50,000 families living in the city so health insurance is important. Nearly 30.1% of the people in the households are children whom need health insurance and life insurance. As the children grow older and need a means of transportation, they will also need auto insurance for their vehicles. About 10.9% are elderly people who definitely need health insurance for medical conditions and hospital visits. There are also a large amount of regular husbands and wives who need access to auto, health, life, and home insurance. Shreveport home insurance is very important because much of the weather in the city consists of tornados, strong winds, hurricanes and torrential rain. The winter months are often humid, but ice and sleet storms do tend to occur in the city of Shreveport.