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Slidell is in Saint Tammany Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.

The latitude of Slidell is 30.275N. The longitude is -89.781W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,947.


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Median household income
Local
$42,856
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Slidell demographic reports
Slidell is near Lake Pontchartrain
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 163. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Slidell received national attention for the 1967 car crash that killed actress Jayne Mansfield.
Filming location for:
· 1995 movie, "Dead Man Walking"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include PJ?s Coffee, Starbucks
Slidell attractions: Swamp tours
Pronunciations: sly-DELL

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Slidell residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slidell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slidell was $19,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Slidell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Slidell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $497.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.


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Libraries in Slidell include Pontchartrain Branch, Slidell Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Slidell include Slidell Sentry-News

TV stations in Slidell include WUPL.

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Saint Tammany Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Slidell political report.

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The average commute time for Slidell workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Slidell between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Slidell include Best Value Inn Slidell, Best Western Slidell Inn, Days Inn Slidell, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites-Slidell, La Quinta Inn, Motel 6, Oakwood Slidell, Sleep Inn, Super 8 ... More hotels.

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