Slaton Lubbock County, Texas

Slaton: City in Lubbock County, Texas, United States

About

Slaton is a city located in the county of Lubbock in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,121 and a population density of 428 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,975 inhabitants.

The city was created 110 years ago in 1911.

Slaton Quick Facts

Population : 5,975 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Lubbock County
Postal code : 79364
Phone Area Codes : 806
Area : 14.3 km2
Altitude : 3,084 feet / 940 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1911 (110 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:39:12 (24th May 2022)
Density : 418 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.44% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Slaton is located at 33°26'14"N 101°38'37"W (33.4373100, -101.6434900).

Slaton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Slaton decreased by 2.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,121 - census
2011 6,120 -0.02% estimation process
2012 6,084 -0.59% estimation process
2013 6,073 -0.18% estimation process
2014 6,051 -0.36% estimation process
2015 6,038 -0.22% estimation process
2016 6,029 -0.15% estimation process
2017 5,959 -1.17% estimation process
2018 5,898 -1.03% estimation process
2019 5,890 -0.14% estimation process
2020 5,975 1.42% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,812
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,160
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,349
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,182
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.7%
People over 65 (%) : 19.8%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 90.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 875
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.3%

Slaton zip code is 79364. County name: Lubbock, County fips: 48303

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $130,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,284
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $555
2015-2019 median gross rent : $815
2015-2019 Households : 5,813
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.15
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,409
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 259,033
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,650
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 264,689
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,158
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,554
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,766
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,423
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 908
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 438
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 68
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,292
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 219
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,140
2010 population per square mile : 6,195.1
2010 land area in square miles : 2.13

People born in Slaton (6)

People born in Slaton, including saxophonist Bobby Keys, football player and coach Buddy Parker, basketball player Bill Lienhard, .

List

  • Dee Fondy (American baseball player) he was born in 31/10/1924
  • Jeremy Boreing (American film producer, director, screenwriter) he was born in 05/02/1979
  • Harry Burrus (American football halfback) he was born in 06/04/1921

Schools in Slaton

College & universities near Slaton, TX

Code Name City ZIP
487065 Wade Gordon Hairdressing Academy-Lubbock Lubbock (TX) 79423-2125
229115 Texas Tech University Lubbock (TX) 79409-5005

Post offices near Slaton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Slaton Post Office Slaton (TX) 79364

Other cities in Lubbock County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lubbock County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Lubbock 262,611 County seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States
Canyon 16,387 City in Randall County, Texas, United States
Wolfforth 5,716 City in Lubbock County, Texas, United States
Abernathy 2,691 City in Texas
Shallowater 2,613 City in Lubbock County, Texas, United States
Idalou 2,313 City in Lubbock County, Texas, United States
Ransom Canyon 1,126 Town of the United States
New Deal 841 Town in the U.

Distance to Other Cities

Slaton distances to largest Texas cities