Minden is safe and friendly. The community has been rated as the safest community in Louisiana and the friendliest in the south. The community invests more dollars in public safety per capita and has the highest percentage of its workforce working in public safety than many of its municipal neighbors.
In Minden the cost of living is low and people work together to create an environment of economic stability. Minden’s economic development programs and incentives will help make investment decisions more predictable. Its business friendly government and permit policies helps to encourage investment rather than hinder it.
Minden’s close proximity to Shreveport provides our community the opportunity to attract people and businesses. In addition, the community of Minden serves as the gateway to all points eastward where new economic growth is occurring. The Port of Caddo-Bossier serves as a valuable international outlet for products made in Minden.