Preston, Idaho Population 2024

6,414

Preston is a city located in Franklin County Idaho. Preston has a 2024 population of 6,414. It is also the county seat of Franklin County.Preston is currently growing at a rate of 3.38% annually and its population has increased by 13.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,628 in 2020.

The average household income in Preston is $68,401 with a poverty rate of 16.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Preston is 37.6 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 91.74%
  • Two or more races: 5.03%
  • Other race: 2.47%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
943.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.97% (786)
The current population of Preston, Idaho is 6,414 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,628.

Preston, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,20091.74%
Two or more races2855.03%
Other race1402.47%
Native American430.76%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Preston Population by Race

Preston Population Pyramid 2024

Preston Median Age

37.6

Total

35.5

Male

38.4

Female

Preston Adults

There are 4,071 adults, (927 of whom are seniors) in Preston.

Preston Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Preston Sex Ratio

Female2,63646.51%
Male3,03253.49%

Preston Population by Age

Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9822.8272.327.7
Married1,1363.4787.812.2
Non Family5811.3152.347.7
Female1913.5358.641.4
Male742.972773
showing: 5 rows

3.39

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Preston 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 Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Preston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.43%.

Preston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,036

Average Earnings

$51,218

Average Male

$18,897

Average Female

Preston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Preston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Preston Language

96.36% of Preston residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Preston Language

Preston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,02076615.26%
Multiple28513145.96%
Hispanic3188225.79%
Native432865.12%
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16.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.27%

Male Poverty Rate

22.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Preston is Native, with 65.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Preston is White, with 15.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.09%.

Preston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.29%
Less Than 9th Grade15.91%
Some College5.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%
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Preston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.65%
Male Employed5.56%
Female Unemployed
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Preston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Preston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Preston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Preston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Preston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Preston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

173

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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Preston Veterans by War

count

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Preston Veterans by Age

count

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Preston Veterans by Race

Preston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Preston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Preston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Preston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Preston 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

37.49%

Born in Preston

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Preston residents were born in the United States, with 37.49% having been born in Idaho. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Preston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,4642102.89%
20287,2542102.98%
20277,0442103.07%
20266,8342103.17%
20256,6242103.27%
20246,4142103.38%
20236,2042103.5%
20225,9942103.63%
20215,7841562.77%
20205,628771.39%
20195,551701.28%
20185,4811312.45%
20175,350330.62%
20165,3171092.09%
20155,208-7-0.13%
20145,215270.52%
20135,188-8-0.15%
20125,196-19-0.36%
20115,215-25-0.48%
20105,24055811.92%
20004,68297226.2%
19903,710-49-1.3%
19803,75944913.56%
19703,310-330-9.07%
19603,640-405-10.01%
19504,045-191-4.51%
19404,23685525.29%
19303,3811464.51%
19203,235
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Preston Population by Year