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Slater, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Slater had a population of 1,823 as of July 1, 2017. Slater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Slater is located at latitude 39.2233 and longitude -93.0653 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Slater (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Slater (GNIS ID: 2395896) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Slater is located within Township of Cambridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Slater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Slater, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,823
Daytime Population: Workers 738
Daytime Population: Residents 1,088
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,826
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 1,781
Population in Familes 1,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 1,266
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $37,395
Average Household Income $47,738
Per Capita Income $20,210


Total Housing Units 1,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 551 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $69,405
Average Home Value $89,474


Total Households 764
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 455
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.13%
Households -0.37% -0.21%
Families -0.42% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Slater, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Slater to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 278 73rd
Population Density # 230 78th
Diversity Index # 187 82nd
Median Household Income # 719 30th
Per Capita Income # 714 31st

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