Slater, Iowa

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Slater, Iowa
City
Location of Slater, Iowa
Location of Slater, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°52′49″N 93°40′54″W / 41.88028°N 93.68167°W / 41.88028; -93.68167Coordinates: 41°52′49″N 93°40′54″W / 41.88028°N 93.68167°W / 41.88028; -93.68167
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Story
Area[1]
 • Total 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Land 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,037 ft (316 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,489
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,490
 • Density 1,181.7/sq mi (456.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50244
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-73515
GNIS feature ID 0461667

Slater is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,489 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Slater is located at 41°52′49″N 93°40′54″W / 41.88028°N 93.68167°W / 41.88028; -93.68167 (41.880265, -93.681642).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.26 square miles (3.26 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 426 —    
1910 473 +11.0%
1920 616 +30.2%
1930 568 −7.8%
1940 544 −4.2%
1950 583 +7.2%
1960 717 +23.0%
1970 1,094 +52.6%
1980 1,312 +19.9%
1990 1,268 −3.4%
2000 1,306 +3.0%
2010 1,489 +14.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,489 people, 589 households, and 418 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,181.7 inhabitants per square mile (456.3 /km2). There were 614 housing units at an average density of 487.3 per square mile (188.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.8% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 589 households of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 35.7 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,306 people, 532 households, and 369 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,057.6 people per square mile (410.0/km²). There were 555 housing units at an average density of 449.4 per square mile (174.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.46% White, 0.31% African American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.08% from two or more races.

There were 532 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.03.

26.7% are under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,417, and the median income for a family was $58,036. Males had a median income of $37,760 versus $27,031 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,647. About 0.6% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.