Preston, ID Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Preston Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Preston Content

Also See: Preston, ID ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Preston, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Preston had a population of 5,809 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Preston is located at latitude 42.0963 and longitude -111.8766 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Preston encompass a land area of 6.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,715 feet.

The City of Preston (GNIS ID: 2411490) 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.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Preston is located within Preston Division of Franklin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Preston: City of Preston, Worm Creek.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Preston 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Preston (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Idaho Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Idaho Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Preston, ID - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Idaho Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Preston, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Preston, ID Housing Affordability Index is 111
State of Idaho Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Preston, ID Wealth Index is 48
State of Idaho Wealth Index is 76
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for cities, Counties, ZIP Codes and even neighborhoods (Census Blocks) when you search by a specific Idaho address.

See our:

  1. New 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  2. References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.

POPULATION

Total Population 5,809
Population in Households 5,728
Population in Familes 5,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density 855
Diversity Index1 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,299
Average Household Income $56,497
Per Capita Income $18,870
Wealth Index3 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,425 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 537 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $216,422
Housing Affordability Index2 111
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,961
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,497
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.26% 1.3%
Households 1.29% 1.33%
Families 1.37% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Preston, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Preston to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 87th
Population Density # 124 46th
Diversity Index # 134 41st
Median Household Income # 135 41st
Per Capita Income # 195 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Idaho July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement