Slater, Iowa 

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Population

1,599

+1.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$73,971

Median Home Price

$174,000

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Best Places to Live in Slater, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Slater, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Slater, IA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Slater jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Slater's cost of living is 10.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Slater's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Story county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.2% to 39.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Slater's population is 1,599 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Slater is Real Estate: $174,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.9%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Slater

It's a good time to buy in Slater. Home Appreciation is up 0.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Slater is $174,000.

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