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People

Total Population 936
Male Share of the Population 43.4%
Female Share of the Population 56.6%
Senior Citizens 10.4%
Employed Population 16+ 427
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,806
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,043
Median House Value $193,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 11.3%

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

Preston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles E of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Caroline
Standard Zip Codes 21655
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.712
Longitude -75.91

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 CAMBRIDGE WATER TRMT PLT
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Station CENTREVILLE
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Denton 4,357 $53,036
East New Market 458 $58,750
Federalsburg 2,676 $40,893
Hurlock 1,958 $35,958
Secretary 759 $55,875
Trappe 1,228 $68,676

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

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