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Population (year 2000): 6,109. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,727 (-6.3% change)
Males: 2,854 (46.7%), Females: 3,255 (53.3%)

Lubbock County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $25,915 (year 2000)
Median house value: $40,700 (year 2000)

Slaton, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Slaton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.0%)
  • Hispanic (42.3%)
  • Other race (17.1%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (19.0%), German (6.6%), English (3.4%), Irish (3.2%).Texas

Elevation: 3081 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Slaton,

For population 25 years and over in Slaton

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slaton city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

3.3% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Lubbock, (18.3 miles www.LaQuinta.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Worth, TX Fort (300.1 miles pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (336.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Canyon, TX (7.1 miles Ransom Springs, TX (8.0 miles Buffalo TX (9.9 miles Wilson, TX (15.9 miles Idalou, TX (17.9 miles Lorenzo, TX Lubbock, (18.3 miles Home, TX (19.8 miles New TX (21.5 miles Tahoka,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,800

Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 101.64 W

Area code: 806

Slaton, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.2%), Retail trade (15.7%), Manufacturing (11.0%).

Crime in Slaton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 0 1
    per 100,000 32.7 16.4 0.0 16.4
Robberies 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 16.4 0.0 0.0 32.7
Assaults 31 24 14 13
    per 100,000 507.4 392.9 229.2 212.8
Burglaries 61 30 30 43
    per 100,000 998.5 491.1 491.1 703.9
Thefts 148 125 126 121
    per 100,000 2422.7 2046.2 2062.5 1980.7
Auto thefts 15 6 6 11
    per 100,000 245.5 98.2 98.2 180.1
305.9 209.2 170.6 201.8

Average climate in Slaton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Slaton,

Slaton-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Slaton city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Slaton:
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (about 17 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT CHILDREN HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Slaton:
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 19 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 111 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 121 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Slaton:
  • SLATON MUNI (about 4 miles; SLATON, TX; ID: F49)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 12 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: F82)
  • T-BAR (about 23 miles; TAHOKA, TX; ID: 2F4)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 6 $10,855 $21,710 3 $1,508
Sewerage 2 $3,573 $21,438 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $13,226 $26,452 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $1,614 $19,368 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,790 $22,740 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 12 $26,331 $26,331 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $10,884 $32,652 5 $73
Local Libraries 1 $1,645 $19,740 1 $500
Health 3 $8,152 $32,608 0 $0
Streets and Highways 4 $8,205 $24,615 0 $0
Firefighters 2 $7,736 $46,416 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $5,584 $16,752 2 $1,424
Totals for Government 47 $101,596 $25,939 11 $3,505
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slaton:
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 55 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 102 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 121 miles; AMARILLO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,876)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 122 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
Public high school in Slaton:
  • SLATON H S (Students: 364; Location: 105 N 20TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Slaton:
  • WEST WARD EL (Students: 513; Location: 615 W LUBBOCK ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • SLATON J H (Students: 335; Location: 300 W JEAN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AUSTIN EL (Students: 190; Location: 740 S 7TH ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • LUBBOCK CO J J A E P (Students: 1; Location: 300 S 9TH ST; Grades: 04 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Slaton:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 1305 W DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Slaton:
  • SLATON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,749; Location: 200 W LYNN ST; 8,923 books; 47 audio materials; 32 video materials; 20 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Slaton Museum (A).

Churches in Slaton include: Church of God (A), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (B), First United Methodist Church of Slaton (C), Bible Baptist Church (D), Freewill Baptist Church (E), Triumph Baptist Church (F), Twenty First Street Baptist Church (G), Westview Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Englewood Cemetery (1).

Park in Slaton: Tiger Field (1).


Slaton compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Slaton:
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KDAV (1590 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBZO (1460 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KLFB (1420 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: DREW BALLARD)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Slaton:
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KAMY (90.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFR (107.3 FM; POST, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KAMZ (103.5 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: ALBERT BENAVIDES)
  • K204EY (88.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRBL (105.7 FM; IDALOU, TX; Owner: TRIUMPH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KQRI (90.9 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
TV broadcast stations around Slaton:
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KPTB (Channel 16; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

 

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