Slidell, LA

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2022 Population
28,690
0.536% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
1.84% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.6%
10.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,004
8.78% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$193,600
14.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Slidell, LA had a population of 28.7k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $63,004. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Slidell, LA grew from 28,537 to 28,690, a 0.536% increase and its median household income grew from $57,920 to $63,004, a 8.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Slidell, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.82%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.08%), and White (Hispanic) (1.89%).

None of the households in Slidell, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Slidell, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Slidell, LA are Delta College-Slidell Campus (76 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Slidell, LA was $193,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%.

Most people in Slidell, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Slidell, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Slidell, LA is home to a population of 28.7k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.96% of Slidell, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.14k people).

In 2022, there were 3.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.8k people) in Slidell, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.67k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Slidell, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Slidell, LA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Slidell, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.8k ± 1.03k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.59k ± 790
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.67k ± 559
6.89%
Hispanic Population
1.98k people

In 2022, there were 3.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.8k people) in Slidell, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.67k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.89% of the people in Slidell, LA are hispanic (1.98k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Slidell, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.96%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.14k people
4.16%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.19k people

As of 2022, 3.96% of Slidell, LA residents (1.14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Slidell, LA was 4.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    482 ± 157
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    453 ± 135
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    395 ± 185

Slidell, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Slidell, LA employs 12.7k people. The largest industries in Slidell, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,020 people), Educational Services (1,489 people), and Retail Trade (1,217 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,485), Finance & Insurance ($72,012), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,189).

Occupations

12.7k
2022 Value
± 964
2.36%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Slidell, LA grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 12.5k employees to 12.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Slidell, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,442 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,231 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,002 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Slidell, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.7k
2022 Value
± 964
2.36%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Slidell, LA grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 12.5k employees to 12.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Slidell, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,020 people), Educational Services (1,489 people), and Retail Trade (1,217 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Slidell, LA, though some of these residents may live in Slidell, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,629
Median earning men ± $6,573
$31,872
Median earning women ± $4,829

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($93,258), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,603), and Wholesale Trade ($76,319).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($107,361), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,375), and Construction ($52,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Slidell, LA awarded 76 degrees. The student population of Slidell, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 10 male students and 119 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Slidell, LA are Black or African American (44 and 57.9%), followed by White (24 and 31.6%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 6.58%), and Two or More Races (3 and 3.95%).

The largest universities in Slidell, LA by number of degrees awarded are Delta College-Slidell Campus (76 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Slidell, LA are Medical Assistant (34 and 44.7%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (27 and 35.5%), and Dental Assisting (9 and 11.8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Slidell, LA was $193,600 in 2022, which is 0.687 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $169,600 to $193,600, a 14.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Slidell, LA is 70.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Slidell, LA have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Slidell, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Slidell, LA is $63,004. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Slidell, LA was Census Tract 407.10 with a value of $104,925, followed by Census Tract 410.03 and Census Tract 407.09, with respective values of $87,715 and $82,524.

Property

$193,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,482
$7,561
Median Property Taxes
±$730

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Slidell, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Slidell, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.3%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.3% of the housing units in Slidell, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 407.10
  2. Census Tract 410.03
  3. Census Tract 407.09

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Slidell, LA was Census Tract 407.10 with a value of $104,925, followed by Census Tract 410.03 and Census Tract 407.09, with respective values of $87,715 and $82,524.

The following map shows all of the places in Slidell, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$63,004
Median Household Income
± $3,907
10.8k
Number of Households
± 904

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.8k households in Slidell, LA grew to $63,004 from the previous year's value of $57,920.

The following chart displays the households in Slidell, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Slidell, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.8%)
  3. Carpooled (10%)

In 2022, 75.7% of workers in Slidell, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.8%) and those who carpooled to work (10%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Slidell, LA have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.82% of the workforce in Slidell, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Slidell, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Slidell, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Slidell, LA (4.38k out of 28.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Slidell, LA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90% of the population of Slidell, LA has health coverage, with 37.6% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 3.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. Tammany Parish, LA see 1258 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.86% increase from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1225 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 382 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,258 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Tammany Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in St. Tammany Parish, LA see an average of 1,258 patients per year. This represents a 1.86% increase from the previous year (1,235 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Tammany Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.2% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.98%
Uninsured
37.6%
Employer Coverage
24.5%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
3.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Slidell, LA grew by 17.2% from 8.52% to 9.98%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Slidell, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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