Slaton is a city located in Lubbock County Texas. With a 2020 population of 5,874, it is the 330th largest city in Texas and the 4341st largest city in the United States . Slaton is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,121 in 2010. Slaton reached it's highest population of 6,804 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Slaton has a population density of 1,091 people per square mile.
The average household income in Slaton is $55,339 with a poverty rate of 17.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $74,100. The median age in Slaton is 36.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.