Slater, Iowa 

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Population

1,506

19% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$73,971

Avg. Home Price

$175,100

Best Places to Live in Slater, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
City: Slater
Zip Codes: 50244
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Slater is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Slater jobs have increased by 1.80%. 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%. 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 $175,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.55%. 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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ZIP CODES IN SLATER, IOWA
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