Slater, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,458 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 728  (50.0%)
Females: 730  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50244.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,524 (it was $45,417 in 2000)
Slater:

$82,524
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,033 (it was $20,647 in 2000)

Slater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,857 (it was $93,000 in 2000)
Slater:

$176,857
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $210,752; detached houses: $218,678; townhouses or other attached units: $154,897; mobile homes: $31,986

Median gross rent in 2019: $744.

March 2019 cost of living index in Slater: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.8%
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  • Races in Slater, IA (2019)
    • 1,45891.0%White alone
    • 1066.6%Hispanic
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Two or more races

Races in Slater detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (26.2%), Norwegian (15.5%), American (10.4%), Irish (6.2%), English (5.0%), Danish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/5/1890

Elevation: 1047 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,181 people per square mile   (low).

Slater, Iowa map

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,630 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,186 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (10.5 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (128.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sheldahl, IA (1.2 miles ),
Huxley, IA (2.1 miles ),
Kelley, IA (2.2 miles ),
Alleman, IA (2.4 miles ),
Madrid, IA (2.7 miles ),
Polk City, IA (2.8 miles ),
Cambridge, IA (2.8 miles ),
Luther, IA (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 41.88 N, Longitude: 93.68 W

Area code: 515

Distribution of median household income in Slater, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Slater, IA in 2019
Slater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $220,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Slater, IA residents
Average permit cost in Slater, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in Slater, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Machinery (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Slater, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.3%)

Average climate in Slater, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.214. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.75. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.75
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0417. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0417
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Slater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Slater city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 415.5 miles away from Slater center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 387.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 387.2 miles away from Slater center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 371.5 miles away from Slater center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 287.3 miles away from Slater center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 469.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Story County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Slater:

  • MADRID HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADRID, IA)
  • POLK CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; POLK CITY, IA)
  • GREEN HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • HOMEWARD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • HOMEWARD (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • GRANGER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GRANGER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slater:

  • Iowa State University (about 11 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 13 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 20 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 50 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 77 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 80 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 89 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

Public elementary/middle school in Slater:

See full list of schools located in Slater

Library in Slater:

  • SLATER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $90,609; Location: 105 N TAMA; 14,637 books; 243 audio materials; 1,415 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Slater: Slater (A), Slater - Shedahl First Response (B), Slater Fire Department (C), Slater City Hall (D), Slater Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Slater include: United Methodist Church (A), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bethlehem Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Slater Municipal Pool (Amusement & Theme Parks; 704 4 Avenue).

Hotel: Bestamor Haus Inn (405 Tama).

Story County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Slater (2011 data):

  • South Story Bank & Trust: at 501 Linn St, branch established on 1954/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $79.9 mil, Deposits: $69.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Greene Investment Co.

For population 15 years and over in Slater:

Marital status in Slater, IA
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Slater:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Slater
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slater, IA (based on Story County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,81137
Evangelical Protestant14,23354
Catholic8,8256
Other2,07113
Orthodox211
None45,581-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Story County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Story County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Story County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Story County:

5.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Slater:

51.1%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.4%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Slater:

20.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.0%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Slater, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$11,003$66,0186$830
Parks and Recreation 1$3,428$41,1362$952
Sewerage 1$3,335$40,0200$0
Local Libraries 1$3,853$46,2366$2,965
Water Supply 0$0 1$669
Financial Administration 0$0 1$660
Totals for Government 5$21,618$51,88316$6,076

Slater government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Health - Other: $40,000 ($27.43)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($4.12)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $304,000 ($208.50)
    Sewerage: $213,000 ($146.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $212,000 ($145.40)
    Water Utilities: $195,000 ($133.74)
    Libraries: $133,000 ($91.22)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($87.11)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($69.96)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($58.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($41.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($20.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($10.29)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($5.49)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($5.49)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($4.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($3.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($24.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $85,000 ($58.30)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($9.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $110,000 ($75.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($25.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($6.86)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $439,000 ($301.10)

Slater government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $324,000 ($222.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($60.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($26.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($8.23)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000 ($61.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $50,000 ($34.29)
    Sale of Property: $33,000 ($22.63)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.69)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $341,000 ($233.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $185,000 ($126.89)
    Other: $5,000 ($3.43)
  • Tax - Property: $843,000 ($578.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $216,000 ($148.15)
    Other License: $4,000 ($2.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($1.37)

Slater government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $881,000 ($604.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $511,000 ($350.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $370,000 ($253.77)

Slater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,137,000 ($1465.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,000 ($152.95)

8.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, IA  1.49% ($43,210 average AGI)
from Boone County, IA  0.57% ($38,804)
from Hamilton County, IA  0.23% ($54,397)


10.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Story County:

0.07%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  2.52% ($47,510 average AGI)
to Boone County, IA  0.73% ($48,477)
to Dallas County, IA  0.27% ($43,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Slater:

  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slater:

  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K206AW (89.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Slater:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • 370Total average daily traffic
  • 31Total average daily truck traffic
  • 370Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Slater)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rr I (Lat: 41.809167 Lon: -93.614944), Structure height: 610 m, Call Sign: WQB218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.350 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/1988, Expiration Date: 02/01/2029, Registrant: Iheartmedia, Inc., 7136 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 501, Tulsa, OK 74136, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 15201 Nw 16th St (Lat: 41.817778 Lon: -93.642222), Call Sign: WPUX717,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.095 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/22/2022, Certifier: Kurt Lehman, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Slater)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3280R, N3280R, N-3280R, Serial Number: 28R-31260, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jeremiah K Miner, 501 Cedar St, Slater, IA 50244
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4053Y, N4053Y, N-4053Y, Serial Number: 10088, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald W Ihle, Po Box 216, Slater, IA 50244
  • Aircraft: SILVAIRE LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45906, N45906, N-45906, Serial Number: 2433, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Lloyd R Darter, 603 6th Ave, Slater, IA 50244
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7371K, N7371K, N-7371K, Serial Number: 20-280, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 07/01/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin R Camp, 1011 Nw 142nd Ave, Slater, IA 50244

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$125,5101$105,6804$153,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$130,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$87,550
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$114,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Slater, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Slater, IA - Value
Most common first names in Slater, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John881.4 years
Dorothy876.8 years
George882.5 years
William884.4 years
Paul773.9 years
Hazel679.7 years
Harold577.4 years
Mary578.6 years
Clara587.6 years
Richard573.0 years
Most common last names in Slater, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lehman978.8 years
Alleman883.0 years
Johnson778.3 years
Donaghy780.2 years
Thompson687.5 years
Ryan578.2 years
Vespestad577.8 years
Weeks581.4 years
Tweedt588.6 years
Erickson477.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Slater, IA
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Slater, IA
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 34.4%Utility gas


Slater compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Zhanyou Xu (4)
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