Slayton, Minnesota Population 2021

1,940
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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.

Slayton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Slayton was:

  • White: 98.60%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Slayton, Minnesota is 1,940 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,991.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,153.

Slayton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,97498.60%
Black or African American170.85%
Some Other Race80.40%
Asian30.15%
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Slayton Population by Race

Slayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Slayton Median Age

46


Total

41.7


Male

49.9


Female

Slayton Adults

There are 1,558 adults, (530 of whom are seniors) in Slayton.

Slayton Age Dependency

94.7

Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Slayton Sex Ratio

Female

1,043

52.10%

Male

959

47.90%

Slayton Population by Age

Slayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Slayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.6%11.4%
All70.2%29.8%
Female66.3%33.7%
Non Family52.8%47.2%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Slayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9622.0270.2
Non Family4511.0852.8
Married3952.8288.6
Female862.8866.3
Male303.03100

2.8

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Slayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade735.11%
9th to 12th Grade936.51%
High School Graduate51335.92%
Some College33023.11%
Associates Degree1007.00%
Bachelors Degree23116.18%
Graduate Degree886.16%
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Slayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Slayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3981,259319
Black15
Hispanic12
Asian33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.82%.

Slayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,679$45,208$34,333
Less Than 9th Grade$16,875$16,648$
High School Graduate$35,417$40,500$30,125
Some College$39,286$47,000$24,306
Bachelors Degree$41,010$45,250$40,625
Graduate Degree$64,868$71,500$63,393

$39,679

Average Earnings

$45,208

Average Male

$34,333

Average Female

Slayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Slayton Language by Age

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Slayton Language

98.47% of Slayton residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Slayton Language

Slayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9051477.72%
Hispanic372567.57%
Black1717100.00%
Other88100.00%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Slayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Slayton is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Slayton is White, with 7.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.04%.

Slayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.17%
High School10.44%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.96%

Slayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed8.33%
Male Employed3.46%

Slayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Slayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,474$59,069
Families$73,194$79,863
Married Families$85,083-
Non Families$28,125$34,305
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Income by Household Type

Slayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Slayton Married by Age and Sex

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Slayton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Slayton Marital Status by Race

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Slayton Marital Status

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103

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
World War II17
Second Gulf War17
Korea16
First Gulf War5

Slayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+57
65 to 7414
18 to 3412
55 to 6411
35 to 549

Slayton Veterans by Age

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Slayton Veterans by Race

Slayton Veterans by Education

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6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Slayton Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Slayton Employment by Age

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Slayton Employment by Race

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Slayton 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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70.23%

Born in Slayton

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Slayton residents were born in the United States, with 70.23% having been born in Minnesota. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Slayton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,940-17-0.87%
20201,957-17-0.86%
20191,974-17-0.85%
20181,991-27-1.34%
20172,0180.00%
20162,018-28-1.37%
20152,046-21-1.02%
20142,067-23-1.10%
20132,090-16-0.76%
20122,106-20-0.94%
20112,126-21-0.98%
20102,1470.00%

Slayton Population by Year