Preston, Minnesota Population 2024

1,320

Preston is a city located in Fillmore County Minnesota. Preston has a 2024 population of 1,320. It is also the county seat of Fillmore County. Preston is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,320 in 2020.

The average household income in Preston is $78,887 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Preston is 42.3 years, 42.6 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 97.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
535.60/sq mi
The current population of Preston, Minnesota is 1,320 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,320.

Preston, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,19497.71%
Two or more races131.06%
Black or African American70.57%
Native American40.33%
Other race40.33%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Preston Population by Race

Preston Population Pyramid 2024

Preston Median Age

42.3

Total

42.6

Male

41.9

Female

Preston Adults

There are 963 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Preston.

Preston Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Preston Sex Ratio

Female64052.37%
Male58247.63%

Preston Population by Age

Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5452.1870.129.9
Married2592.6786.113.9
Non Family2131.1856.343.7
Female463.8343.556.5
Male272.5970.429.6

2.7

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Preston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade262.92%
9th to 12th Grade121.35%
High School Graduate26429.66%
Some College19421.8%
Associates Degree14716.52%
Bachelors Degree16918.99%
Graduate Degree788.76%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White848812241
Hispanic23235
2+ Races13136
Black750
Native American440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 46.15%.

Preston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,607$48,625$42,308
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$33,333$39,688$14,514
Some College$47,566$48,958$46,000
Bachelors Degree$58,750$0$46,250
Graduate Degree$69,000$85,417$68,750

$46,607

Average Earnings

$48,625

Average Male

$42,308

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

99.74% of Preston residents speak only English, while 0.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

Preston Language

Preston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,13713812.14%
Black44100%

11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.43%

Male Poverty Rate

11.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Preston

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Preston is White, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Preston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Some College10.3%
High School10.2%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Preston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Unemployed9.52%
Male Employed7.53%
Female Employed3.87%

Preston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Preston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,354$78,887
Families$82,708$99,830
Married Families$90,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,554$39,003

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Preston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

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 Over 65, 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

72

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam24
Korea15
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War5
World War II0

Preston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+38
65 to 7417
35 to 5414
55 to 643
18 to 340

Preston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White667.06%
2+ Races646.15%
Hispanic513.16%

Preston Veterans by Race

Preston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Preston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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

58.51%

Born in Preston

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Preston residents were born in the United States, with 58.51% having been born in Minnesota. 0.25% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,32000%
20281,32000%
20271,32000%
20261,32000%
20251,32000%
20241,32000%
20231,32000%
20221,320-2-0.15%
20211,32220.15%
20201,320382.96%
20191,282-4-0.31%
20181,286-5-0.39%
20171,291-2-0.15%
20161,29370.54%
20151,286-1-0.08%
20141,287-1-0.08%
20131,288-14-1.08%
20121,302-9-0.69%
20111,311-7-0.53%
20101,31800%

Preston Population by Year