Preston, ID Profile: Facts & Data

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Preston, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Preston had a population of 5,705 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Preston is located at latitude 42.0989 and longitude -111.8784 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Preston (see map below) 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.

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Preston, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,705
Population in Households 5,624
Population in Familes 5,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 859
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,137
Average Household Income $65,620
Per Capita Income $22,363

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,397 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 533 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $189,314
Average Home Value $232,391
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,930
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,473
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.12% 1.31%
Households 1.19% 1.35%
Families 1.27% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

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, 2018 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 # 122 47th
Diversity Index # 129 44th
Median Household Income # 62 73rd
Per Capita Income # 117 49th

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