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Slaton
  • Town in Texas

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Slaton is a town in Texas with a population of 5,859. Slaton is in Lubbock County. Living in Slaton offers residents a sparse 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

About Slaton...
Population
5,859

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,023
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    121.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    591.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,060.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    278.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Slaton

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,278
National
$75,149

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