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Slatington is a borough in Lehigh County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The community was named for the slate quarried here
The latitude of Slatington is 40.748N. The longitude is -75.612W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 495 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,373.
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26% of Slatington residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slatington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slatington was $16,189, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Slatington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Slatington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $459. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $922.
Libraries in Slatington include Slatington Library Inc ... View libraries
Lehigh County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Slatington political report.
The average commute time for Slatington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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