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Demographics

People

Total Population2,054
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens28.6%
Employed Population 16+945
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.2%
Median Earnings25+$34,836
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,487
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.3%
Median Gross Rent$485
Median House Value$75,600

Ancestry

German46.8%
Norwegian21.2%
Dutch9.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.5%
Irish8%
English5.4%
Swedish4.4%
Polish2.5%
Belgian1.9%
Danishn1.9%
Arab1.6%
Egyptian1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Czech1.2%
Scottish1.2%
Italian0.8%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Luxemburger0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Slayton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Murray County
Standard Zip Codes56172, 56151
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.99
Approximate Longitude-95.75

Slayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLAKE WILSON
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp2 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip27 inches
StationWORTHINGTON 2 NNE
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches
StationTYLER
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp6 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avoca87$55,000
Chandler329$70,000
Currie209$52,188
Fulda1,310$61,827
Iona128$48,750
Lake Wilson230$58,125

Slayton Public Libraries

Slayton Public Library
2451 BROADWAY AV
Slayton, Minnesota
(507) 836-8778

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Slayton Hospitals

Murray County Mem Hosp
(Government - Local)
2042 Juniper Avenue
(507) 836-1280

Slayton Public Schools

Murray Co. Central Elementary
2640 Forest Ave
ZIP: 56172
(507) 836-6450
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
Murray County Central Secondary
2420 28th St
ZIP: 56172
(507) 836-6184
High
Total Enrollment 332
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