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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Slaton is a town in Texas with a population of 6,037. Slaton is in Lubbock County. Living in Slaton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Slaton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Slaton are above average.
About Slaton...
Population
6,037

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$59,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$681
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Slaton Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    231.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    16.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    16.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    727.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,156.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    214.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    3%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Slaton

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,313
National
$55,322
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Slaton Reviews

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Slaton is a small town, with little to none to do. But with great friends and family you will be fine.
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I moved here with my parents in 2006 and it ahs been a pretty good place to grow up, however now that i am in college, i do not see myself living here ever again. I just dont like it here as much as I like the envirionment in other places.
Adorable little town on the outside of Lubbock with a very well known bakery. This town is also home to some great churches.