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    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Slidell is a suburb of New Orleans with a population of 27,822. Slidell is in St. Tammany Parish. Living in Slidell offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Slidell there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Slidell and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Slidell are above average.

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About Slidell...
Population
27,822

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,042
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    212.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    39.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    262.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,427.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    158.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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