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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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Median household income
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$36,531
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Slatington demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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11% of Slatington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Slatington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $459.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $922.


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Libraries in Slatington include Slatington Library Inc ... View libraries

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Lehigh County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Slatington political report.

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The average commute time for Slatington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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