Preston Heights, Illinois Population 2024

2,586

Preston Heights is a city located in Will County Illinois. Preston Heights has a 2024 population of 2,586. Preston Heights is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 2.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,529 in 2020.

The average household income in Preston Heights is $58,074 with a poverty rate of 17.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Preston Heights is 35.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Preston Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Preston Heights was:

  • Black or African American: 42.69%
  • White: 29.04%
  • Other race: 16.59%
  • Two or more races: 10.36%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,011.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.25% (57)
The current population of Preston Heights, Illinois is 2,586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,529.

Preston Heights, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,10442.69%
White75129.04%
Other race42916.59%
Two or more races26810.36%
Asian190.73%
Native American150.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Preston Heights Population by Race

Preston Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Preston Heights Median Age

35.3

Total

34.3

Male

37.7

Female

Preston Heights Adults

There are 2,034 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in Preston Heights.

Preston Heights Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Preston Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,37853.29%
Male1,20846.71%

Preston Heights Population by Age

Preston Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0162.5256.343.7
Non Family3901.2940.559.5
Married3313.6370.129.9
Female2082.8851.948.1
Male872.9785.114.9
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Preston Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Preston Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Preston Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 12.36%.

Preston Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,655

Average Earnings

$41,213

Average Male

$25,902

Average Female

Preston Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Preston Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Preston Heights Language

78.06% of Preston Heights residents speak only English, while 21.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.7% of the population.

Preston Heights Language

Preston Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,10423221.01%
Hispanic69610615.23%
White5896611.21%
Other4294610.72%
Multiple2684115.3%
Asian1919100%
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17.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.89%

Male Poverty Rate

17.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Preston Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Preston Heights is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Preston Heights is Other, with 10.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.46%.

Preston Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.49%
Some College18.17%
High School11.15%
Bachelors or Greater10.74%
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Preston Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Unemployed34.29%
Female Employed13.28%
Male Employed6.34%
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Preston Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Preston Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Preston Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Preston Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Preston Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Preston Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Preston Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

133

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Preston Heights Veterans by War

count

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Preston Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Preston Heights Veterans by Race

Preston Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Preston Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Preston Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Preston Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Preston Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.03%

Born in Preston Heights

88.05%

Native Born

11.95%

Foreign Born

11.02%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.05% of Preston Heights residents were born in the United States, with 70.03% having been born in Illinois. 11.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Preston Heights Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,586
20232,586
20222,586-47-1.79%
20212,6331044.11%
20202,529-122-4.6%
20192,651863.35%
20182,565-252-8.95%
20172,817-99-3.4%
20162,91690.31%
20152,9071876.88%
20142,720-201-6.88%
20132,9211445.19%
20122,777-50-1.77%
20112,8272529.79%
20102,575
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Preston Heights Population by Year