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People

Total Population 1,423
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 23.7%
Employed Population 16+ 618
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23%
Median Earnings25+ $30,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,469
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,891

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,188
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation 6.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $607
Median House Value $107,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 5.6%

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

Preston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fillmore
Standard Zip Codes 55965
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.67
Longitude -92.083

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 PRESTON
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station CALEDONIA
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station TREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance 39.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Preston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Carimona (55965)

Greenleafton (55965)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canton 295 $61,250
Chatfield 2,935 $81,555
Fountain 421 $75,000
Harmony 1,013 $46,250
Lanesboro 755 $58,125

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

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Preston Public Library
101 ST PAUL ST NW
Preston, Minnesota
(507) 765-4511

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