Slaton, Texas Population 2022

5,806
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Slaton is a city located in Lubbock County Texas. Slaton has a 2020 population of 5,806. Slaton is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -0.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,858 in 2010.

The average household income in Slaton is $55,339 with a poverty rate of 19.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $74,400. The median age in Slaton is 36.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Slaton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Slatonwas:

  • White: 78.77%
  • Other race: 10.21%
  • Black or African American: 6.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Slaton, Texas is 5,806 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,858.

Slaton, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,68978.77%
Black or African American4086.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.29%
Some Other Race60810.21%
Two or More Races2313.88%
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Slaton Population by Race

Slaton Population Pyramid 2022

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Slaton Median Age

36.2


Total

31.1


Male

36.6


Female

Slaton Adults

There are 4,238 adults, (830 of whom are seniors) in Slaton.

Slaton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Slaton Sex Ratio

Female

3,244

54.49%

Male

2,709

45.51%

Slaton Population by Age

Slaton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Slaton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
All66.9%33.1%
Female41.1%58.9%
Male17.1%82.9%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Slaton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0902.8166.9
Married9493.4683
Male1293.3917.1
Female3943.8241.1
Non Family6181.0469.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Slaton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2195.72%
9th to 12th Grade2817.33%
High School Graduate1,23132.12%
Some College1,04027.14%
Associates Degree48512.66%
Bachelors Degree42010.96%
Graduate Degree1564.07%
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Slaton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Slaton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race534434128
White1,8871,672355
Hispanic1,6811,396209
Black23223212
Native American1717
2+ Races106106

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 23.97%.

Slaton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,897$36,000$30,196
Less Than 9th Grade$13,878$31,875$
High School Graduate$31,682$31,127$32,161
Some College$33,232$39,044$
Bachelors Degree$31,739$$
Graduate Degree$$225,657$38,952

$31,897

Average Earnings

$36,000

Average Male

$30,196

Average Female

Slaton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Slaton Language by Age

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Slaton Language

79.99% of Slaton residents speak only English, while 20.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.07% of the population.

Slaton Language

Slaton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,63330511.58%
Other142NaN%
Hispanic2,82283429.55%
Multiple231114.76%

19.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.40%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Slaton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Slaton is White, with 11.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Slaton is Multiple, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.92%.

Slaton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.52%
High School10.72%
Some College17.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Slaton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed11.47%
Female Unemployed36.40%

Slaton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Slaton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,300$57,788
Families$41,725$62,883
Married Families$49,868-
Non Families$30,948$31,328
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Income by Household Type

Slaton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Slaton Married by Age and Sex

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Slaton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Slaton Marital Status by Race

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Slaton Marital Status

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230

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War96
Vietnam126
Korea27
World War II

Slaton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 5420
55 to 6450
65 to 74115
75+38

Slaton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1965.85%
Black2611.21%
Native American847.06%
Hispanic181.03%

Slaton Veterans by Race

Slaton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Slaton Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Slaton Employment by Age

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Slaton Employment by Race

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Slaton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.25%

Born in Slaton

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

3.41%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Slaton residents were born in the United States, with 76.25% having been born in Texas. 3.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Slaton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,8760.00%
19403,587-289-0.77%
19505,0361,4493.45%
19606,5681,5322.69%
19706,583150.02%
19806,8042210.33%
19906,078-726-1.12%
20006,109310.05%
20106,121120.02%
20116,095-26-0.42%
20126,069-26-0.43%
20136,043-26-0.43%
20146,017-26-0.43%
20155,991-26-0.43%
20165,965-26-0.43%
20175,939-26-0.44%
20185,913-26-0.44%
20195,887-26-0.44%
20205,858-29-0.49%
20215,832-26-0.44%
20225,806-26-0.45%

Slaton Population by Year