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People

Total Population 1,079
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 564
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 55.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,404
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $516
Median House Value $97,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 18.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Preston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 52069
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.05
Longitude -90.413

Preston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MAQUOKETA 3 S
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station BELLEVUE L AND D 12
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station FULTON L&D #13
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Andrew 441 $44,375
Charlotte 398 $50,000
Delmar 497 $70,750
Goose Lake 263 $76,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Preston Public Libraries

Library
Preston Public Library
"51 W GILLET, BOX 605"
Preston, Iowa
(319) 689-3581

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Preston High Schools

PRESTON HIGH SCHOOL
321 W SCHOOL
563-689-4221
Serves 173 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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