Preston, Iowa Population 2021

951
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Preston is a city located in Jackson County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 951, it is the 290th largest city in Iowa and the 10521st largest city in the United States . Preston is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -6.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,012 in 2010. Preston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Preston has a population density of 1,104 people per square mile.

The average household income in Preston is $71,587 with a poverty rate of 10.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $115,100. The median age in Preston is 37.6 years, 37.1 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Preston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prestonwas:

  • White: 98.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Preston, Iowa is 951 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 959.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,012.

Preston, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98298.20%
Two or More Races181.80%
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Preston Population by Race

Preston Population Pyramid $2021

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Preston Median Age

37.6


Total

37.1


Male

38.6


Female

Preston Adults

There are 768 adults, (192 of whom are seniors) in Preston.

Preston Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Preston Sex Ratio

Female

487

48.70%

Male

513

51.30%

Preston Population by Age

Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Preston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41.7%58.3%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
All75.7%24.3%
Married85.9%14.1%
Male100%0%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Preston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3872.5875.7
Married2482.9585.9
Non Family851.2463.5
Female483.1741.7
Male61.83100

2.9

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Preston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.20%
9th to 12th Grade243.49%
High School Graduate31646.00%
Some College17124.89%
Associates Degree8011.64%
Bachelors Degree618.88%
Graduate Degree131.89%
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Preston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Preston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White67162569
Hispanic13135
2+ Races885

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.50%.

Preston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,821$52,188$21,442
Less Than 9th Grade$39,583$39,583$
High School Graduate$40,703$49,500$26,375
Some College$27,206$53,125$19,615
Bachelors Degree$35,750$48,750$33,125
Graduate Degree$$133,000$

$34,821

Average Earnings

$52,188

Average Male

$21,442

Average Female

Preston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Preston Language by Age

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Preston Language

99.45% of Preston residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Preston Language

Preston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White924657.03%
Hispanic633860.32%

10.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

10.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Preston is Hispanic, with 60.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Preston is White, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.18%.

Preston Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.91%
Less Than 9th Grade6.52%
Some College4.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Preston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.70%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.53%

Preston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Preston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,458$71,587
Families$67,750$74,477
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families$41,563$54,218
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Income by Household Type

Preston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Preston Married by Age and Sex

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Preston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Preston Marital Status by Race

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Preston Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea10
World War II3
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Preston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
75+19
55 to 643
35 to 54
18 to 34

Preston Veterans by Age

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Preston Veterans by Race

Preston Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Preston Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Preston Employment by Age

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Preston Employment by Race

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Preston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.90%

Born in Preston

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Preston residents were born in the United States, with 83.90% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Preston Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021951-4-0.42%
2020955-4-0.42%
2019959-4-0.42%
2018963-2-0.21%
2017965-3-0.31%
2016968-3-0.31%
2015971-8-0.82%
2014979-6-0.61%
2013985-14-1.40%
2012999-4-0.40%
20111,003-6-0.59%
20101,0090.00%

Preston Population by Year