Slaton, Texas

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Population in 2013: 6,078 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 2,946  (48.5%)
Females: 3,132  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79364.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,805 (it was $25,915 in 2000)
Slaton:

$31,805
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,915 (it was $13,087 in 2000)

Slaton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,238 (it was $38,200 in 2000)
Slaton:

$51,238
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $61,057; Detached houses: $64,320; Townhouses or other attached units: $66,150; In 2-unit structures: $41,034; Mobile homes: $33,593

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • Hispanic - 3,173 (50.2%)
  • White alone - 2,855 (45.2%)
  • Black alone - 199 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 121 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Slaton: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.6%), United States (8.8%), Irish (8.0%), English (5.0%), Danish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3081 feet

Land area: 5.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,121 people per square mile   (low).

Slaton,TX real estate house value index trend

Slaton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Slaton:

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slaton city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

607 residents are foreign born

This city:  9.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Slaton, Texas as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Slaton to the number of sex offenders is 170 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,155 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $558 (1.2%)

Slaton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (16.1 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (254.4 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (284.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ransom Canyon, TX (2.6 miles ), Buffalo Springs, TX (2.8 miles ), Wilson, TX (3.1 miles ), Idalou, TX (4.0 miles ), Lubbock, TX (4.0 miles ), New Home, TX (4.1 miles ), Lorenzo, TX (4.2 miles ), Tahoka, TX (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 101.64 W

Area code: 806

Slaton household income distribution Slaton home values distribution

Crime rates in Slaton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.015.8
Rapes 21010001061236
per 100,000 32.015.70.016.30.00.00.0174.2104.0204.048.094.8
Robberies 100222100121
per 100,000 16.00.00.032.733.534.017.70.00.017.032.015.8
Assaults 31241413111414203338206
per 100,000 496.2376.1228.0212.3184.3237.7248.1348.5571.9646.1320.094.8
Burglaries 613030434428505240535051
per 100,000 976.3470.1488.5702.3737.0475.5886.2906.1693.2901.2800.0805.9
Thefts 14812512612111098114981041038254
per 100,000 2368.81958.92051.81976.21842.51664.12020.61707.61802.41751.41312.0853.4
Auto thefts 156611177639455
per 100,000 240.194.097.7179.7284.8118.9106.352.3156.068.080.079.0
Arson 606031202010
per 100,000 96.00.097.70.050.317.035.40.034.70.016.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 324.7215.0176.6216.4202.9173.9214.7359.1344.2454.0236.2237.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Slaton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Slaton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Slaton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Slaton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Slaton city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slaton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 240.7 miles away from Slaton center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from Slaton center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lubbock County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slaton topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Keys - Saxophone player, Buddy Parker - Football player and coach, Dee Fondy - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Slaton:

  • MERCY HOSP (625 S 19TH ST)
  • SLATON GROUP HOME (225 S 10TH ST)
  • SLATON CARE CENTER (630 S 19TH)

Airports located in Slaton:

See details about airports located in Slaton, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slaton:

  • Texas Tech University (about 17 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 19 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • South Plains College (about 43 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 53 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Howard College (about 83 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 101 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 109 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)

Public high schools in Slaton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Slaton:

Private elementary/middle school in Slaton:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 1305 W DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Slaton

Library in Slaton:

  • SLATON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,110; Location: 200 W LYNN ST; 12,300 books; 159 audio materials; 370 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Another church to add to this list it First Assembly of God, located on the corner of 14th and Jean.

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Notable locations in Slaton: Slaton Museum (A), Slaton Fire Department (B), Slaton Emergency Medical Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Slaton include: Freewill Baptist Church (A), Bible Baptist Church (B), Mount Olive Baptist Church (C), Number One Church of God and Christ (D), Church of God (E), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (F), Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (G), Westview Baptist Church (H), Twenty First Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Slaton: Tiger Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lubbock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 6.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Slaton and their reported violations in the past:

WAYNES LIQUOR STORE (Population served: 242, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.5% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
84 people in nursing homes in 2000

Slaton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Slaton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Slaton (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: at 103 Texas Avenue, branch established on 1932/10/13. Info updated 2008/04/17: Bank assets: $303.9 mil, Deposits: $279.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lubco Bancshares, Inc.
  • American State Bank: Slaton Branch at 1800 West Division Street, branch established on 1997/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Slaton travel time to work - commute Slaton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slaton city (based on Lubbock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.66%
Here: 59.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents36.6%27.2%11.0%8.0%2.6%
Congregations23.3%7.5%10.1%16.3%1.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.5%1.3%1.3%1.2%9.3%
Congregations2.2%1.3%2.2%2.2%33.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Lubbock County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Lubbock County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Lubbock County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lubbock County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,965$35,5800$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,432$62,5925$75
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,523
Police Protection - Officers 11$33,442$36,4820$0
Police - Other 5$12,290$29,4960$0
Firefighters 3$8,604$34,4161$1,594
Streets and Highways 5$13,401$32,1620$0
Health 8$26,081$39,1222$1,209
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$855
Sewerage 3$5,413$21,6520$0
Water Supply 7$22,636$38,8050$0
Local Libraries 1$2,520$30,2401$551
Other and Unallocable 6$18,910$37,8200$0
Totals for Government 52$156,694$36,16012$6,807

Slaton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $585,000 ($96.25)
    Police Protection: $556,000 ($91.48)
    Water Utilities: $355,000 ($58.41)
    Sewerage: $291,000 ($47.88)
    Welfare - Other: $238,000 ($39.16)
    General - Other: $195,000 ($32.08)
    Central Staff Services: $166,000 ($27.31)
    Fire Protection: $153,000 ($25.17)
    Financial Administration: $137,000 ($22.54)
    Health Services - Other: $136,000 ($22.38)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($11.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000 ($10.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $64,000 ($10.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($9.21)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($2.80)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $401,000 ($65.98)
    Air Transportation: $66,000 ($10.86)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($4.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,110,000 ($182.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($23.20)

Slaton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $14,000 ($2.30)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $556,000 ($91.48)
    All Other: $508,000 ($83.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($51.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($14.97)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($3.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $680,000 ($111.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $571,000 ($93.95)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($4.94)
  • Tax - Property: $717,000 ($117.97)
    Total General Sales: $246,000 ($40.47)
    Public Utilities: $168,000 ($27.64)

Slaton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,620,000 ($431.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $110,000 ($18.10)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $143,000 ($23.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,038,000 ($170.78)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $199,000 ($32.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,342,000 ($220.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($39.49)
    Other, NEC: $54,000 ($8.88)

Slaton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $317,000 ($52.16)

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($157 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hockley County, TX  0.30% ($30,174 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.26% ($30,576)
from Hale County, TX  0.25% ($32,197)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($239 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($32,724 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.31% ($34,007)
to Harris County, TX  0.23% ($37,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Slaton:

  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAV (1590 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBZO (1460 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KLFB (1420 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: DREW BALLARD)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slaton:

  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMY (90.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFR (107.3 FM; POST, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KAMZ (103.5 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: ALBERT BENAVIDES)
  • K204EY (88.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KRBL (105.7 FM; IDALOU, TX; Owner: TRIUMPH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQRI (90.9 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Slaton:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KPTB (Channel 16; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Slaton, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 60
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Slaton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Slaton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 227 S 9th St (Lat: 33.428972 Lon: -101.646000), Call Sign: KYV453, Licensee ID: L00107206
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 04/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2003
    Registrant: Atmos Energy Corporation Texas Division, 500 Three Lincoln Centre 5430 Lbj Frwy., Dallas, TX 75240, Phone: (972) 855-4087, Fax: (214) 550-9287, Email:
  • Santa Depot 33030 Railroad Ave (Lat: 33.441472 Lon: -101.637111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KCL380
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2005, Expiration Date: 04/02/2015
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 330 Railroad Ave (Lat: 33.442583 Lon: -101.638222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WNSQ680
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, 457.425 MHz, 161.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 7.5 Mi W (Lat: 33.448417 Lon: -101.796833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPFQ251
    Assigned Frequencies: 811.887 MHz, 812.887 MHz, 813.887 MHz, 814.887 MHz, 815.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/20/2014
    Registrant: South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc., 4727 S. Loop 289, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79408, Phone: (806) 775-7752, Fax: (806) 775-7807, Email:
  • 3 Miles Se On U.S. Hwy 84, 4 Miles S On Rd 212 (Lat: 33.330000 Lon: -101.615833), Call Sign: WQEL838
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2006, Expiration Date: 03/01/2016, Certifier: Gary J Cook
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5606-C South Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • Slaton MW Site, 330 Railroad Ave. (Lat: 33.442528 Lon: -101.638167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: WQNK643
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.3 Mi Nw Of Slaton Public Square Kcas Transmitter Site (Lat: 33.449528 Lon: -101.655444), Call Sign: KPM511
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/1993, Expiration Date: 08/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Vision Media Inc, 10 Briercroft Office Park, Lubbock, TX 79412, Phone: (806) 744-1050

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Slaton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Slaton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$89,24817$58,28726$72,9126$30,3277$49,4461$28,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$06$65,1030$00$01$84,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$45,9854$55,13016$56,30611$35,7802$44,5002$55,875
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$68,8931$37,5800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$51,4200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$37,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$100,870
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Slaton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Slaton, TX
Most common first names in Slaton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5174.4 years
William5074.3 years
John4777.2 years
Mary4781.3 years
Joe2871.1 years
George2775.5 years
Robert2475.2 years
Willie1776.6 years
Annie1681.5 years
Walter1677.7 years
Most common last names in Slaton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3477.5 years
Jones3372.9 years
Wilson2182.0 years
Taylor2078.9 years
Garcia2061.5 years
Martinez1970.0 years
Davis1876.8 years
Johnson1771.6 years
Thomas1773.0 years
Kitten1775.7 years
Businesses in Slaton, TX
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Slaton on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Margaret Shields (8)
  • Adam V. Behnke (2)
  • Michael Brent George (1)
  • M. Brent George (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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