Slayton is a city located in Murray County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Murray County. With a 2020 population of 1,940, it is the 262nd largest city in Minnesota and the 7727th largest city in the United States . Slayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,153 in 2010. Slayton reached it's highest population of 2,147 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Slayton has a population density of 993 people per square mile.
The average household income in Slayton is $59,069 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $488 per month, and the median house value is $93,100. The median age in Slayton is 46 years, 41.7 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.