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Slater is a city in Story County, in the Ames metro area.
The latitude of Slater is 41.877N. The longitude is -93.678W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,306.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Slater demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Story County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50244 ZIP code.
31% of Slater residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slater ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slater was $20,647, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Slater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Slater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Story County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Slater political report.
The average commute time for Slater workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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