The City of Preston had a population of 1,027 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Preston is located at latitude 42.049 and longitude -90.3974 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Preston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.
The City of Preston (GNIS ID: 2396273) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Preston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,027|
|Population in Familes||845|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||476 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||318 (66.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||108 (22.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||50 (10.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$103,608|
|Average Home Value||$117,767|
|Median Household Income||$51,836|
|Average Household Income||$60,215|
|Per Capita Income||$24,776|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.48%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
The table below compares Preston to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 282||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 268||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 633||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 536||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 696||31st|
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