Slaton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,068 people and just one neighborhood, Slaton is the 305th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Slaton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Slaton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Slaton who work in sales jobs (12.15%), office and administrative support (10.80%) and food service (10.02%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Slaton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Slaton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Slaton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Slaton may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Slaton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.