Slayton is located in southwest Minnesota. Slayton is part of Murray County. Slayton has 1.96 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Slayton population is 2,149, which has grown 3.72% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Slayton median household income is $46,316 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.89% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.12% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Slayton median house value is $75,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.22% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 51.31% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Slayton is better than the state average in quality. The Slayton area code is 507.