Preston, Idaho Population 2020

5,575
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Preston is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 5,575, it is the 32nd largest city in Idaho and the 4467th largest city in the United States. Preston is currently growing at a rate of 0.67% annually and its population has increased by 7.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,204 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Preston has a population density of 820 people per square mile.

The average household income in Preston is $60,675 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $655 per month, and the median house value is $150,400. The median age in Preston is 37.6 years, 32.6 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.5 males.

Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 93.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Native American: 1.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Preston, Idaho is 5,575, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,204.

Preston, Idaho Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,95693.32%
Two or More Races1322.49%
Some Other Race1112.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native771.45%
Black or African American320.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.06%
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Preston Population Pyramid 2020

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Preston Median Age

37.6


Total

32.6


Male

42.2


Female

Preston Adults

There are 3,930 adults, (908 of whom are seniors) in Preston.

Preston Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Preston Sex Ratio

Female

2,488

46.85%

Male

2,823

53.15%

Preston Households and Families

Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Preston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male43.8%56.3%
Female23.9%76.1%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9662.6874.1
Married1,2593.1488.1
Non Family5011.4656.9
Female1422.5123.9
Male643.5843.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Preston Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade391.12%
9th to 12th Grade3108.92%
High School Graduate1,59645.93%
Some College79522.88%
Associates Degree2527.25%
Bachelors Degree38711.14%
Graduate Degree962.76%
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Preston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0862,843477
Hispanic274168
Native American7474
Black3232
Other Race1717
Multiple Races666
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,056$40,199$20,154
Less Than High School$20,903$$
High School Grad$35,023$41,204$17,904
Some College$28,561$36,307$17,241
Bachelors Degree$44,269$$44,250
Graduate Degree$93,309$$93,603

$31,056

Average Earnings

$40,199

Average Male

$20,154

Average Female

Preston Language

Preston Language by Age

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Preston Language

97.79% of Preston residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Preston Poverty

Preston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,55166114.52%
Hispanic49415531.38%
Other1119484.68%
Black321650.00%
Native7733.90%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.31%

Male Poverty Rate

19.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Preston is Other, with 84.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Preston is Native, with 3.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.46%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.99%
Some College9.86%
Bachelors or Greater7.45%
High School5.77%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.85%
Male Employed3.35%

Preston Income

Preston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,113$60,675
Families$53,575$66,089
Married Families$57,417-
Non Families$24,675$43,900
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Preston Marital Status

Preston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.2%

Male Marriage Rate

64.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Preston Marital Status by Race

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Preston Veterans

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208

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War17
World War II14
Second Gulf War5
Korea2
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7499
75+65
55 to 6439
35 to 545
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1915.10%
Indian1722.97%
Hispanic51.31%

Preston Veterans by Education

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4.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Preston Employment Status

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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42.87%

Born in Idaho

96.16%

Native Born

3.84%

Foreign Born

3.84%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.16% of Preston residents were born in the United States, with 42.87% having been born in Idaho. 3.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,575370.67%
20195,538370.67%
20185,5011422.65%
20175,359370.70%
20165,3221062.03%
20155,216-6-0.11%
20145,222240.46%
20135,198-10-0.19%
20125,208-18-0.34%
20115,226-28-0.53%
20105,2545721.16%
20004,6829722.35%
19903,710-49-0.13%
19803,7594491.28%
19703,310-330-0.95%
19603,640-405-1.05%
19504,045-191-0.46%
19404,2368552.28%
19303,3811460.44%
19203,2350.00%