Slater, Iowa 

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Population

1,599

+1.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

1.6%

Median Income

$73,971

Median Home Price

$174,000

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.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Slater
 $811,000 
300 N Linn St
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 3894 SqFt
 $550,000 
31295 510th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1620 SqFt
 $550,000 
31251 510th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 696 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
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 1.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Slater, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Story county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. 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 $174,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.9%. 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. More Education


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50244

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NEW LISTINGS IN SLATER
$811,000
300 N Linn St
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$550,000
31295 510th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$550,000
31251 510th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$189,900
608 Story St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$255,000
51571 Iowa 210 Hwy
Bed 4 | Bath 1

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