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Demographics

People

Total Population1,383
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+665
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married58.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.8%
Median Earnings25+$33,710
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,594

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,729
% Above Poverty Level86.7%
% Below Poverty Level13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation5.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.7%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$109,500

Ancestry

German44.3%
Norwegian33.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.4%
Irish5.9%
English4.8%
Swedish4.3%
Dutch4.3%
Canadian4.1%
Czech2.5%
Polish1.6%
Welsh1.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Italian0.5%
Luxemburger0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Preston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fillmore County
Standard Zip Codes55965
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.67
Approximate Longitude-92.08

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)

StationPRESTON
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp2 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationCALEDONIA
Distance29.3 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.9 inches
StationTREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance39.6 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canton283$63,750
Chatfield2,821$85,750
Fountain356$74,583
Harmony1,005$52,417
Lanesboro730$72,778
Wykoff433$54,250

Preston Public Libraries

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

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Preston Public Schools

Fillmore Central Elementary
702 Chatfield St
ZIP: 55965
(507) 765-3809
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
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