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Overview

Introduction to Slidell, Louisiana

Slidell, Louisiana, in St Tammany county, is 28 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city is considered part of the New Orleans metropolitan area.

Slidell History

The city of Slidell is in Saint Tammany Parish. It is a part of the New Orleans metro area. Slidell was founded in 1882 after the New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad arrived in the area. Slidell was formally incorporated as a city in 1888. It was named after John Slidell, an American politician. Business in the city began to develop in the early twentieth century.

Slidell and nearby Attractions

  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Fort Pike State Historic Site
  • Fontainebleau State Park
  • De Soto National Forest
  • Bienville National Forest

Things To Do In Slidell

Tourists can visit the Fort Pike State Historic Site, which has a fort, a museum and a picnic area. The structure was built between 1819 and 1826. The Fontainebleau Site Park is another tourist attraction where one can enjoy swimming, camping and wind surfing.

Slidell Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Slidell Higher Education

Higher education is available from Delgado Community College, Dillard University, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Technical College, Loyola University New Orleans and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population27,697
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+12,386
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$34,677
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,419
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,211

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,911
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone25%
Median Gross Rent$966
Median House Value$153,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.3%
French Except Basque12.4%
Italian11.1%
Irish10.2%
English5.5%
Dutch1.4%
Scottish1.2%
Polish1%
Canadian0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Portuguese0.7%
Arab0.6%
African0.5%
Greek0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Russian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
German0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Slidell Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Tammany Parish
Standard Zip Codes70458, 70460, 70461
P.O. Box Zip Codes70459, 70469
Phone Area Codes504,985
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.28
Approximate Longitude-89.77

Slidell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSLIDELL
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp40 to 61 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip62.6 inches
StationBAY ST LOUIS NASA
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 61 F
Apr Temp55 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip65.9 inches
StationPICAYUNE
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp38 to 61 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip63.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Abita Springs2,477$81,250
Covington9,725$65,254
Madisonville769$96,875
Mandeville12,244$85,382
Pearl River2,504$71,012

Slidell Hospitals

Southern Surgical Hospital
(Proprietary)
1700 Lindberg Dr
(985) 641-0600
Ochsner Medical Center-north Shore
(Non-profit)
100 Medical Center Dr
(985) 649-7070
Sterling Surgical Hospital
989 Robert Blvd.
(985) 690-8200
Slidell -amg Specialty Hosptial
1400 Lindberg Drive
(985) 326-0440
Slidell Memorial Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1001 Gause Blvd
(985) 643-2200

Slidell Public Schools

Abney Elementary Early Childhood Center
829 Kostmayer Avenue
ZIP: 70458
(985) 649-1858
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
Bonne Ecole Elementary School
900 Rue Verand
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-0674
Primary
Total Enrollment 788
Clearwood Junior High School
130 Clearwood Drive
ZIP: 70458
(985) 641-8200
Middle
Total Enrollment 607
Florida Avenue Elementary School
342 Florida Avenue
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-1605
Primary
Total Enrollment 595
Glynn H. Brock Elementary School
259 Brakefield Street
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-5166
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Salmen High School
300 Spartan Drive
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-7359
High
Total Enrollment 978
Slidell High School
#1 Tiger Drive
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-2992
High
Total Enrollment 1556
Slidell Junior High School
333 Pennsylvania Avenue
ZIP: 70458
(985) 641-5914
Middle
Total Enrollment 774
St. Tammany Junior High School
701 Cleveland Avenue
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-1592
Middle
Total Enrollment 610
W.l. Abney Elementary School
825 Kostmayer Avenue
ZIP: 70458
(985) 643-4044
Primary
Total Enrollment 871
Whispering Forest Elementary School
38374 Spiehler Road
ZIP: 70458
(985) 641-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Alton Elementary School
38276 North 5th Avenue
ZIP: 70460
(985) 863-5353
Primary
Total Enrollment 206
Bayou Woods Elementary School
35614 Liberty Drive
ZIP: 70460
(985) 641-1901
Primary
Total Enrollment 438
Carolyn Park Middle School
35708 Liberty Drive
ZIP: 70460
(985) 643-8593
Middle
Total Enrollment 268
Henry Mayfield Elementary School
31820 Highway 90 West
ZIP: 70460
(985) 643-5693
Primary
Total Enrollment 809
Boyet Junior High School
59295 Rebel Drive
ZIP: 70461
(985) 643-3775
Middle
Total Enrollment 736
Cypress Cove Elementary School
540 South Military Road
ZIP: 70461
(985) 641-3033
Primary
Total Enrollment 722
Honey Island Elementary School
500 South Military Road
ZIP: 70461
(985) 641-3557
Primary
Total Enrollment 661
Little Oak Middle School
59241 Rebel Drive
ZIP: 70461
(985) 641-6510
Middle
Total Enrollment 1031
Northshore High School
100 Panther Drive
ZIP: 70461
(985) 649-6400
High
Total Enrollment 1532

Slidell Private Schools

Calvary Baptist School
1615 Old Spanish Trl
ZIP: 70458
Elementary
Total Enrollment 212
First Baptist Christian School
4141 Pontchartrain Dr
ZIP: 70458
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 201
Our Lady Of Lourdes Elementary School
345 Westchester Blvd
ZIP: 70458
Elementary
Total Enrollment 450
St Margaret Mary School
1050 Robert Blvd Ste A
ZIP: 70458
Elementary
Total Enrollment 600
Harvest Christian Academy
37291 W Pinehill Dr
ZIP: 70460
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 6
Early Lrng Ctr At Grace Memorial Baptist Church
58516 Pearl Acres Rd
ZIP: 70461
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Pope John Paul Ii Catholic High School
1901 Jaguar Dr
ZIP: 70461
Secondary
Total Enrollment 315
Slidell Christian Academy
59334 N Pearl Dr
ZIP: 70461
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
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