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Population (year 2000): 25,695. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,840 (+4.5% change)
Males: 12,314 (47.9%), Females: 13,381 (52.1%)

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Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $42,856 (year 2000)
Median house value: $91,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Slidell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.2%)
  • Black (13.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (14.7%), Irish (14.4%), German (14.3%), English (9.7%), Italian (9.6%), United States (8.7%).

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Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles

Slidell,

For population 25 years and over in Slidell

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slidell city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

2.2% Foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +592 (+2.4%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orleans, LA New (28.7 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (386.8 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Isle, LA (4.1 miles Eden River, LA (6.6 miles Pearl LA Lacombe, (10.8 miles MS Pearlington, (12.0 miles MS Picayune, (18.5 miles LA Mandeville, (21.6 miles Springs, LA Abita (22.3 miles MS (25.3 miles Kiln,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 56 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1997: 149 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1998: 155 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 106 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2001: 173 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2002: 216 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2003: 102 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $122,400

Latitude: 30.28 N, Longitude: 89.78 W

Area code: 985


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,524 (+25.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,382 (38.7%)


 

Crime in Slidell by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 3 0 1
    per 100,000 7.8 0.0 0.0 11.7 0.0 3.9
Rapes 12 12 16 16 12 17
    per 100,000 46.7 46.7 62.3 62.3 46.7 66.2
Robberies 38 44 43 41 49 44
    per 100,000 147.9 171.2 167.3 159.6 190.7 171.2
Assaults 153 114 135 146 102 141
    per 100,000 595.4 443.7 525.4 568.2 397.0 548.7
Burglaries 271 254 278 259 227 205
    per 100,000 1054.7 988.5 1081.9 1008.0 883.4 797.8
Thefts 1,790 1,663 1,470 1,773 1,610 1,768
    per 100,000 6966.3 6472.1 5721.0 6900.2 6265.8 6880.7
Auto thefts 178 185 151 160 153 136
    per 100,000 692.7 720.0 587.7 622.7 595.4 529.3
597.8 544.5 531.8 594.5 515.4 564.9


Average climate in Slidell, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Slidell,

Slidell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Slidell city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.2 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Terreal Bierria - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Oct 10, 1980).


Hospitals/medical centers in Slidell:
  • NORTHSHORE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (104 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • NORTHSHORE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (100 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • SLIDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1001 GAUSE BLVD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Slidell:
  • STENNIS INTL (about 24 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 24 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 39 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Slidell:
  • SLIDELL (about 5 miles; SLIDELL, LA; ID: ASD)
  • PICAYUNE MUNI (about 17 miles; PICAYUNE, MS; ID: MJD)
  • GREATER ST. TAMMANY (about 18 miles; COVINGTON, LA; ID: L31)

Amtrak station:
SLIDELL (1827 FRONT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 31 $82,029 $31,753 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $35,758 $28,606 10 $5,739
Water Supply 32 $76,937 $28,851 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 20 $50,178 $30,106 6 $3,536
Financial Administration 23 $62,585 $32,653 0 $0
Other Government Administration 33 $95,398 $34,690 1 $1,379
Judicial and Legal 6 $17,149 $34,298 2 $2,462
Police Protection - Officers 70 $230,891 $39,581 0 $0
Police - Other 26 $62,032 $28,630 18 $12,401
Correction 8 $20,650 $30,975 0 $0
Streets and Highways 64 $161,277 $30,239 0 $0
Airports 2 $4,844 $29,064 1 $250
Health 6 $17,121 $34,242 0 $0
Totals for Government 336 $916,849 $32,744 38 $25,767


Colleges/Universities in Slidell:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-SLIDELL CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 289; Location: 1000 CANULETTE RD; Public)
  • ACADEMY OF CREATIVE HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 3805 PONTCHARTRAIN DR STE 16; Private, for-profit)
  • JOHN JAY BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 9; Location: 3144 PONTCHARTRAIN DR; Private, for-profit)
  • GRANTHAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (Location: 34641 GRANTHAM COLLEGE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • LENORA SCHOOL OF PHLEBOTOMY (Location: 60529 N RIDGEWOOD DR; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slidell:
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 25 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,217)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 27 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 31 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 32 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 33 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 33 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
Public high schools in Slidell:
  • SLIDELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,915; Location: #1 TIGER DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • NORTHSHORE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,557; Location: 100 PANTHER DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • SALMEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 901; Location: 4040 BERKLEY STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Slidell:
  • POPE JOHN PAUL II SR HIGH SCH (Students: 348; Location: 1901 JAGUAR DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EMERSON ACADEMY (Students: 49; Location: 1050 OLD RIVER ROAD; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Slidell:
  • LITTLE OAK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,058; Location: 59241 REBEL DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • SLIDELL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,002; Location: 333 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • W.L. ABNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 900; Location: 825 KOSTMAYER AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BAYOU WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 885; Location: 35614 LIBERTY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 03)
  • BOYET JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 749; Location: 59295 REBEL DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CYPRESS COVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 700; Location: 540 SOUTH MILITARY ROAD; Grades: PK - 01)
  • HONEY ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 500 SOUTH MILITARY ROAD; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • BONNE ECOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 900 RUE VERAND; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLEARWOOD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 130 CLEARWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • CAROLYN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 35708 LIBERTY DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Slidell:
  • ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 1050 A ROBERT BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY-LOURDES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 345 WESTCHESTER PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CALVARY PRE-SCH & ELEM SCH (Students: 366; Location: 1615 OLD SPANISH TRAIL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EARLY LEARNING CTR (Students: 120; Location: 58516 SOUTH PEARL ACRES ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HONEYCOMB SCHOOL INC (Students: 80; Location: 700 MARIS STELLA; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHATEAU (Students: 70; Location: 40804 CHINCHAS CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 43; Location: 59344 NORTH PEARL DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SLIDELL SDA SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: PO BOX 753; Grades: 2 - 8)
 

Slidell compared to Louisiana state average:

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  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Slidell:
  • WSLA (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: MAPA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slidell:
  • WGON-LP (103.7 FM; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: CRISIS PREGNANCY HELP CENTER OF SLIDELL, INC.)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Slidell:
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)

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