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Slaughter, Louisiana


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Slaughter, Louisiana

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High Points

Slaughter strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Slaughter Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Slaughter People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Slaughter Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Slaughter Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Slaughter, Louisiana

Comparing Slaughter to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Racial Diversity 7 2
Age of the Population 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5
Senior Citizens 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 7 10
College Educated Adults 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 1 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 3
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Slaughter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles N of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County East Feliciana
Standard Zip Codes 70777
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.717
Longitude -91.141

Slaughter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLINTON 5 SE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches
Station LIBERTY 5 W
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
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Slaughter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,011 100%
Male 510 50.4%
Female 501 49.6%
Under 18 291 28.8%
18+ 720 71.2%
65+ 78 7.7%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.17
White 956 94.6%
African-American 36 3.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.8%

Estimated Slaughter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 997
Growth -14
Growth % -1.4%

Slaughter Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 17.9%
French (except Basque) 17.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
English 12.8%
German 8.9%
Irish 8.1%
Scotch-Irish 6%
French Canadian 4.4%
Italian 3.5%
Greek 2.3%
Swedish 1.4%
Acadian/Cajun 1.2%
Norwegian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Belgian 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Slaughter 1,011 $46,932
Baker 13,793 $38,621
Clinton 1,998 $29,444
Jackson 4,130 $32,450
Norwood 337 $45,714
Wilson 668 $18,393
Zachary 11,275 $57,389
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