Preston, Minnesota Population 2021

1,283
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Preston is a city located in Fillmore County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Fillmore County. With a 2020 population of 1,283, it is the 314th largest city in Minnesota and the 9299th largest city in the United States . Preston is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,325 in 2010. Preston reached it's highest population of 1,324 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Preston has a population density of 521 people per square mile.

The average household income in Preston is $64,181 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $544 per month, and the median house value is $117,100. The median age in Preston is 36.9 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 98.93%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Preston, Minnesota is 1,283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,292.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,325.

Preston, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,39398.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.43%
Two or More Races40.28%
Asian30.21%
Black or African American20.14%
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Preston Population by Race

Preston Population Pyramid $2021

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Preston Median Age

36.9


Total

36.6


Male

37.2


Female

Preston Adults

There are 1,039 adults, (267 of whom are seniors) in Preston.

Preston Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Preston Sex Ratio

Female

697

49.50%

Male

711

50.50%

Preston Population by Age

Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Preston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All63.3%36.7%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Female23.5%76.5%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Preston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6322.1963.3
Married2982.6686.6
Non Family2321.1545.7
Female683.2823.5
Male342.9158.8

2.69

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Preston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade141.47%
9th to 12th Grade474.95%
High School Graduate28830.32%
Some College20621.68%
Associates Degree13314.00%
Bachelors Degree17518.42%
Graduate Degree879.16%
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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
White918860262
Hispanic2020
Native American63
2+ Races44
Black22

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 white people with a rate of 28.54%.

Preston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,833$41,397$36,625
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$30,833$
High School Graduate$31,071$38,750$25,625
Some College$32,328$32,063$36,250
Bachelors Degree$41,667$59,167$33,333
Graduate Degree$55,833$81,250$54,250

$38,833

Average Earnings

$41,397

Average Male

$36,625

Average Female

Preston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Preston Language by Age

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Preston Language

98.47% of Preston residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Preston Language

Preston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,33722016.45%
Black22100.00%

16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.76%

Male Poverty Rate

13.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Preston is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Preston is White, with 16.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.86%.

Preston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.48%
High School12.37%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%

Preston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed5.25%
Male Employed3.85%

Preston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Preston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,750$64,181
Families$70,000$79,509
Married Families$85,417-
Non Families$30,278$34,662
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Income by Household Type

Preston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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 55-64.

Preston Marital Status by Race

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Preston Marital Status

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91

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea23
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War7
World War II4

Preston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+45
65 to 7426
18 to 3413
35 to 547
55 to 64

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

31.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Preston Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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62.07%

Born in Preston

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Preston residents were born in the United States, with 62.07% having been born in Minnesota. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Preston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,283-3-0.23%
20201,286-3-0.23%
20191,289-3-0.23%
20181,292-5-0.39%
20171,297-2-0.15%
20161,29970.54%
20151,292-1-0.08%
20141,293-1-0.08%
20131,294-14-1.07%
20121,308-9-0.68%
20111,317-7-0.53%
20101,3240.00%

Preston Population by Year