Preston, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 5,391 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 2,922  (54.2%)
Females: 2,469  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83263.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,350 (it was $35,204 in 2000)
Preston:

$43,350
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,054 (it was $13,751 in 2000)

Preston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,490 (it was $92,100 in 2000)
Preston:

$171,490
ID:

$207,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $659.

March 2019 cost of living index in Preston: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.2%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents, 39.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Preston, ID (2017)
    • 4,73786.8%White alone
    • 4618.4%Hispanic
    • 1512.8%Two or more races
    • 631.2%American Indian alone
    • 330.6%Black alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Preston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Preston, Idaho as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Preston is 129 to 1.


Crime rates in Preston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.4)
2
(38.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.0)
1
(19.0)
3
(57.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.2)
1
(18.6)
4
(73.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(39.3)
1
(19.4)
7
(136.0)
3
(60.2)
2
(39.2)
1
(19.5)
3
(57.0)
5
(95.0)
4
(78.0)
2
(38.8)
2
(38.3)
3
(57.5)
5
(93.1)
3
(55.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(412.6)
8
(155.3)
10
(194.3)
12
(241.0)
9
(176.4)
0
(0.0)
28
(532.1)
22
(417.9)
11
(214.5)
18
(348.8)
15
(287.2)
29
(556.2)
29
(539.8)
12
(221.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(1,395)
44
(854.4)
54
(1,049)
72
(1,446)
57
(1,117)
21
(409.1)
48
(912.2)
58
(1,102)
36
(702.0)
45
(871.9)
30
(574.4)
46
(882.2)
27
(502.6)
23
(425.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
2
(38.0)
2
(39.0)
1
(19.4)
6
(114.9)
2
(38.4)
2
(37.2)
2
(37.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(60.2)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)108.3103.3115.486.766.551.4101.9140.977.4107.375.2104.1211.7105.7

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City-data.com crime index in Preston, ID

Crime rate in Preston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: English (27.5%), American (18.0%), Danish (4.7%), British (3.9%), Italian (3.1%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4716 feet

Land area: 6.68 square miles.

Population density: 807 people per square mile   (low).

Preston, Idaho map

247 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.5%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,032 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,297 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (60.2 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (389.1 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (592.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Dayton, ID (2.4 miles ),
Weston, ID (2.6 miles ),
Franklin, ID (2.6 miles ),
Lewiston, UT (3.0 miles ),
Clifton, ID (3.0 miles ),
Cornish, UT (3.1 miles ),
Cove, UT (3.2 miles ),
Richmond, UT (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 111.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Distribution of median household income in Preston, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Preston, ID in 2017
Preston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Idaho:

3.4%
Historical population in Preston, ID
Historical housing units in Preston, ID

Population change in the 1990s: +858 (+22.4%).
Most common industries in Preston, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Preston, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Preston, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Preston, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.5. This is worse than average.

City:

92.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.94
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Preston-area historical earthquake activity is near Idaho state average. It is 264% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 168.1 miles away from Preston center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 312.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Preston center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from Preston center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Preston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Preston:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 44 NORTH FIRST EAST)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (126 EAST FIRST NORTH)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY TRANSITIONAL CARE (44 NORTH 1ST EAST)

Airports located in Preston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Preston:

  • Utah State University (about 25 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 21,131)
  • Idaho State University (about 61 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Weber State University (about 63 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 92 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 93 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 95 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Western Governors University (about 98 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

Public high schools in Preston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Preston:

See full list of schools located in Preston

Library in Preston:

  • LARSEN-SANT/FRANKLIN DISTRICT (Operating income: $244,653; Location: 109 S 1ST E; 41,399 books; 1,530 audio materials; 1,676 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Preston was the filming location for Napolean Dynamite

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Franklin County Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Telford Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3214 South Highway 34).

Hotels: Riverdale Resort Bed & Breakfast Motel (3696 North 1600 East), Plaza Motel (427 South Highway 91).

Birthplace of: Leonard C. Brostrom - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jared Hess - Film director, Robert L. Geddes - Politician, Spencer J. Condie - Biographer, Jared and Jerusha Hess - Film director, L. Edward Brown - Politician, Shawn Oliverson - College basketball player (Cornell Big Red).

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Preston and their reported violations in the past:

FAIRVIEW WATER DIST (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
BANIDA WINDER WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
CUB RIVER ACRES (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BIRCH CREEK CULINARY (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-30-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-30-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-30-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2013)
RIVERDALE RESORT (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-06-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-06-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.8%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Preston in 2000:

  • 39 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Preston (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Preston Branch at 1 South State, branch established on 1970/07/31. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Ireland Bank: Preston Branch at 85 East Oneida, branch established on 1981/10/19. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $212.2 mil, Deposits: $187.3 mil, headquarters in Malad City, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ireland Bancorp, Ltd.
  • Lewiston State Bank: Branch at 217 South State, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $244.5 mil, Deposits: $211.5 mil, headquarters in Lewiston, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lewiston Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Preston Branch at 5 N State Street, branch established on 1865/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Preston:

Marital status in Preston, ID
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Preston:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Preston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Preston, ID (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,43436
Catholic6271
Evangelical Protestant1501
Mainline Protestant421
None533-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Franklin County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

28.9%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

4.7%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Preston:

45.6%
State:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Preston:

28.4
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Preston:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Preston, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$13,988$20,9820$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,994$43,9881$1,768
Streets and Highways 3$12,420$49,6800$0
Water Supply 3$11,776$47,1040$0
Sewerage 2$7,076$42,4560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,580$42,9600$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,580$42,9600$0
Police - Other 1$2,260$27,1200$0
Financial Administration 1$3,750$45,0000$0
Totals for Government 26$80,424$37,1191$1,768

Preston government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $865,000 ($160.45)
    Police Protection: $631,000 ($117.05)
    Sewerage: $532,000 ($98.68)
    Regular Highways: $410,000 ($76.05)
    Central Staff Services: $298,000 ($55.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($54.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000 ($28.75)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($17.99)
    General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($14.10)
    Electric Utilities: $75,000 ($13.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000 ($5.56)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($2.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $163,000 ($30.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $985,000 ($182.71)

Preston government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $539,000 ($99.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000 ($60.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($9.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($10.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($3.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($2.78)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $788,000 ($146.17)
    Electric Utilities: $174,000 ($32.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $361,000 ($66.96)
    Highways: $228,000 ($42.29)
  • Tax - Property: $899,000 ($166.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $113,000 ($20.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000 ($11.32)

Preston government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,064,000 ($753.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,830,000 ($710.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $234,000 ($43.41)

Preston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,945,000 ($917.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $368,000 ($68.26)

6.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cache County, UT  3.10% ($40,794 average AGI)
Businesses in Preston, ID
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Preston:

  • KACH (1340 AM; 1 kW; PRESTON, ID; Owner: ALAN J. WHITE, NELADA G. WHITE)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KLGN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOL (1660 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLO (1430 AM; 10 kW; OGDEN, UT; Owner: KLO BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Preston:

  • KKEX (96.7 FM; PRESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLZX (95.9 FM; WESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO INC)
  • KVFX (94.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K220HI (91.9 FM; CLARKSTON, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUSU-FM (91.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI. & APP. SCI)
  • KBNZ (104.9 FM; TREMONTON, UT; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - UTAH, LLC)
  • KYFO-FM (95.5 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUDD (107.9 FM; ROY, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K260AD (99.9 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K264AD (100.7 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K276DR (103.1 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K287AB (105.3 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • KBLQ-FM (92.9 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • K288AG (105.5 FM; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K272AB (102.3 FM; PRESTON, ETC., ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)

TV broadcast stations around Preston:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K22DV (Channel 22; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K35GJ (Channel 35; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K19EW (Channel 19; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K25HG (Channel 25; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K27GM (Channel 27; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K29EY (Channel 29; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K31FR (Channel 31; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K33GF (Channel 33; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)
  • K36AD (Channel 36; PRESTON, ID; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY TV DISTRICT #1)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Preston: Leonard C. Brostrom.

Preston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Preston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.7mTotal length
  • $5,956,000Total costs
  • 7,970Total average daily traffic
  • 712Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,955Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2018, and the least - 15 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Preston, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.6%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Preston, ID
    • 23348.6%Outside Fires
    • 15933.2%Structure Fires
    • 8116.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 61.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Preston, ID
Most common first names in Preston, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3682.6 years
Mary2682.0 years
George2578.0 years
John2275.9 years
James2179.1 years
Joseph1979.1 years
Charles1777.3 years
Carl1579.5 years
Florence1484.2 years
Paul1367.1 years
Most common last names in Preston, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hansen4276.6 years
Smith4180.0 years
Johnson3977.4 years
Jensen3774.1 years
Larsen3283.8 years
Nelson2382.4 years
Palmer2282.2 years
Christensen2180.8 years
Bodily2084.3 years
Porter1881.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Preston, ID
  • 69.5%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.8%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Preston, ID
  • 56.1%Electricity
  • 38.8%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Preston compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Preston on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 (83263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #32 (83263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (83263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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