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Pros

-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living

Cons

-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area


Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.

Highlights


College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines See local real estate
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Slater
Zip Codes: 50244
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Slater


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Slater is 3.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Slater jobs have Increased by 1.80 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Slater's cost of living is 8.70% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Slater's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Slater's population is 1,506 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.77 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Slater is $145,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.93%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Slater public schools spend $10,044 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Slater. Learn more...

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