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Slaton is a city in Lubbock County, in the Lubbock metro area.
The community was named after O.L. Slaton, who promoted railroad construction here
The latitude of Slaton is 33.437N. The longitude is -101.643W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,084 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,022.
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8% of Slaton residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slaton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slaton was $13,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Slaton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Slaton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $569.
Libraries in Slaton include Slaton City Library ... View libraries
Lubbock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Slaton political report.
The average commute time for Slaton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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