Slayton, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 2,021 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 959  (47.5%)
Females: 1,062  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56172.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,985 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Slayton:

$52,985
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,112 (it was $17,395 in 2000)

Slayton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,422 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Slayton:

$102,422
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,980; detached houses: $162,108; townhouses or other attached units: $105,442; in 2-unit structures: $64,265; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,404; mobile homes: $100,959

Median gross rent in 2017: $521.

March 2019 cost of living index in Slayton: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.5%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Slayton, MN (2010)
    • 2,10097.5%White alone
    • 261.2%Hispanic
    • 130.6%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Slayton, Minnesota as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Slayton is 2,080 to 1.


Crime rates in Slayton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(97.0)
1
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(49.8)
3
(152.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
1
(55.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.7)
3
(143.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(98.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(199.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(199.3)
7
(356.1)
12
(629.3)
1
(54.3)
13
(718.2)
3
(165.8)
1
(46.1)
5
(233.1)
5
(238.7)
3
(143.5)
1
(48.5)
2
(98.3)
1
(49.6)
1
(49.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(1,096)
21
(1,068)
26
(1,363)
31
(1,685)
16
(884.0)
12
(663.3)
14
(645.2)
7
(326.3)
12
(572.8)
32
(1,531)
24
(1,164)
38
(1,867)
15
(743.7)
1
(49.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(99.7)
1
(50.9)
2
(104.9)
2
(108.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.3)
2
(92.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(95.7)
1
(48.5)
1
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)75.7102.2122.790.896.742.650.229.449.2107.7131.4144.533.245.4

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City-data.com crime index in Slayton, MN

Crime rate in Slayton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Norwegian (13.3%), Dutch (8.1%), American (7.2%), Swedish (4.2%), Egyptian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1608 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,135 people per square mile   (low).

Slayton, Minnesota map

51 residents are foreign born (1.8% Africa, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,043 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $970 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (57.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (140.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (435.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hadley, MN (2.2 miles),
Iona, MN (2.3 miles),
Avoca, MN (2.5 miles),
Currie, MN (2.7 miles ),
Lake Wilson, MN (3.1 miles ),
The Lakes, MN (3.1 miles ),
Chandler, MN (3.2 miles ),
Dovray, MN (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 43.99 N, Longitude: 95.76 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Slayton, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Slayton, MN in 2017
Slayton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $525,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Slayton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Slayton, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Slayton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.9%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.1%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Slayton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)

Average climate in Slayton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Slayton-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Slayton city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slayton-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from Slayton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from Slayton center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 136.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from Slayton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Murray County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Slayton:

  • HOSPICE OF MURRAY COUNTY (36 PARK DRIVE P O BOX 86)
  • MURRAY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 2042 JUNIPER AVENUE)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW INC (2220 TWENTY-SEVENTH STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SLAYTON (2957 REDWOOD AVENUE SOUTH)

Airports located in Slayton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slayton:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 33 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 56 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 59 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 62 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Central College (about 86 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Ridgewater College (about 87 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public high school in Slayton:

  • MURRAY COUNTY CENTRAL SECONDARY (Location: 2420 28TH ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Slayton:

See full list of schools located in Slayton

Library in Slayton:

  • SLAYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $120,463; Location: 2451 BROADWAY AV; 23,472 books; 15,187 e-books; 667 audio materials; 1,013 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Slayton: Slayton Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Slayton Country Club (B), Slayton Public Library (C), Slayton Police Department (D), Slayton Fire Department (E), Murray County Courthouse (F), Murray County Sheriff Department (G), Murray County Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Slayton include: Saint Ann's Catholic Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Slayton Baptist Church (D), First Reformed Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Assembly of God Church (G), Christ Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Ludolph (Tours & Charters; 2643 Oak Avenue).

Hotels: Hill Top Inn Motel (2436 Highway 59), Lake Shetek Lodge (21 Valhalla Drive).

Court: Murray County - Civil Defense Director- Court Administration- Recorder- Environmental Ser (2500 28th Street).

Birthplace of: Vin Weber - Politician, Bruce Vogel - Politician, Trevor Winter - Basketball player, Mike Johnson (1970s pitcher) - Former baseball player.

Murray 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:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Slayton in 2010:

  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Slayton (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: at 2457 Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1985/02/15; Slayton Branch at 2457 Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1975/09/30. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $193.5 mil, Deposits: $173.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Fulda Bancorporation Inc.
  • Minnwest Bank South: Branch at 2565 King Avenue, branch established on 1930/02/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $232.5 mil, Deposits: $198.5 mil, headquarters in Tracy, MN, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Minnwest Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Slayton:

Marital status in Slayton, MN
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Slayton:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Slayton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slayton, MN (based on Murray County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,19016
Catholic2,3305
Evangelical Protestant1,1665
None2,039-
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: 3
Murray County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

11.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Murray County:

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Slayton:

42.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Slayton:

23.9%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.6%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Slayton:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Slayton:

72.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Slayton, MN Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,395$58,1851$1,554
Other Government Administration 3$10,937$43,7485$916
Streets and Highways 2$6,058$36,3480$0
Local Libraries 2$5,659$33,9540$0
Water Supply 1$5,274$63,2880$0
Sewerage 1$3,936$47,2320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$51,259$47,3166$2,470

Slayton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $471,000 ($233.05)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $417,000 ($206.33)
    Police Protection: $381,000 ($188.52)
    Regular Highways: $309,000 ($152.89)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($143.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $165,000 ($81.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $145,000 ($71.75)
    Financial Administration: $137,000 ($67.79)
    Libraries: $115,000 ($56.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000 ($52.94)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($12.37)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($10.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($3.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($41.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $791,000 ($391.39)
    Air Transportation: $575,000 ($284.51)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($69.27)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($36.62)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($7.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($5.44)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.48)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $962,000 ($476.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.98)

Slayton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $46,000 ($22.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($19.79)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($3.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $739,000 ($365.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $126,000 ($62.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000 ($13.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $146,000 ($72.24)
    Special Assessments: $72,000 ($35.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($3.46)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $535,000 ($264.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $818,000 ($404.75)
    Other: $611,000 ($302.33)
  • Tax - Property: $595,000 ($294.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($19.30)
    Other License: $9,000 ($4.45)

Slayton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,937,000 ($958.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,691,000 ($836.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $750,000 ($371.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $504,000 ($249.38)

Slayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,520,000 ($2236.52)

Businesses in Slayton, MN

  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Slayton:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slayton:

  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Slayton:

  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Slayton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Slayton fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 2016 10:06 AM, Us-59, 30th St, Lat: 43.982439, Lon: -95.742833, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 15, 2011 12:12 AM, Sr-30 0300000030, Erlandson Ave, Lat: 43.993083, Lon: -95.768783, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 2005 01:14 AM, Us-59, Lat: 43.993740, Lon: -95.751070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 17, 2002 06:04 PM, Murray Co. Fair Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1993 12:38 AM, 59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Oct 9, 1989 08:30 AM, 59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.5mTotal length
  • $985,782,000Total costs
  • 4,443Total average daily traffic
  • 411Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,283Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Slayton, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Slayton, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Slayton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Slayton, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Slayton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2440U , Serial Number: 17250040, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rick V Parker, 1424 State Highway 30, Slayton, MN 56172, Other Owners: Jim D Knips, Dean Knips
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41604 , Serial Number: 28-7415290, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney E Schuur, 2009 Juniper Ave, Slayton, MN 56172
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52996 , Serial Number: 18262994, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael J Trustee Mcnab, 1480 61st St, Slayton, MN 56172, Other Owners: Connie Trustee Mcnab

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Slayton, MN
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Slayton, MN
  • 47.9%Electricity
  • 24.4%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Slayton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Slayton on our top lists:

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There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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