Preston, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 988 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 447  (45.3%)
Females: 541  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52069.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,631 (it was $35,909 in 2000)
Preston:

$45,631
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,934 (it was $17,639 in 2000)

Preston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,867 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Preston:

$100,867
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $503.

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  • Races in Preston, IA (2010)

    Preston races chart
    • 99398.1%White alone
    • 80.8%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Preston: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.3%), Irish (16.3%), United States (5.8%), English (4.7%), Norwegian (3.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1890

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,002 people per square mile   (low).

Preston,IA real estate house value index trend

Preston, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Preston:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Preston city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Preston, Iowa as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Preston to the number of sex offenders is 1,002 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,269 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,302 (1.4%)

Preston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (34.8 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (87.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (140.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spragueville, IA (1.6 miles) , Miles, IA (2.0 miles ), Goose Lake, IA (2.4 miles ), Charlotte, IA (2.7 miles ), Andover, IA (3.0 miles) , Springbrook, IA (3.0 miles) , Sabula, IA (3.4 miles ), Delmar, IA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $138,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $350,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 90.39 W

Area code: 563

Preston household income distribution Preston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-9.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Preston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Preston, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Preston, Iowa average temperatures Preston, Iowa average precipitation Preston, Iowa humidity Preston, Iowa wind speed Preston, Iowa snowfall Preston, Iowa sunshine Preston, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Preston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Preston city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Preston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from Preston center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 281.4 miles away from Preston center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 268.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Preston topographic map

Birthplace of: Al Feuerbach - Shot putter, Bob Oldis - Baseball player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Preston:

  • BIG MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAVANNA, IL)
  • PRAIRIE HOUSE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • MAQUOKETA KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON CO REG HEALTH CTR HOME AND COMM HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF JACKSON COUNTY (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON COUNTY PUBLIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Preston:

  • Ashford University (about 18 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 36 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 37 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 38 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 39 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 40 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 48 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Public high school in Preston:

Public elementary/middle school in Preston:

See full list of schools located in Preston

Library in Preston:

  • PRESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,558; Location: 1 W GILLET; 19,822 books; 697 audio materials; 1,434 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Preston: Community Ambulance Service Preston (A), Preston Fire Department (B), Preston Police Department (C), Preston Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Preston include: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A), Methodist Church (B), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 24.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.14

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

CHARLOTTE WATER WORKS (Population served: 394, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (SEP-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2011), St BCA signed (SEP-06-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2011), St BCA signed (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2011), St BCA signed (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
PLUM RIVER GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2009), St BCA signed (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2009), St BCA signed (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between SEP-2011 and OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between SEP-2009 and OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

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
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Preston compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Preston (2011 data):

  • Maquoketa State Bank: Preston Branch at 131 West Gillet Streeet, branch established on 2002/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.8 mil, Deposits: $221.8 mil, headquarters in Maquoketa, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ohnward Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Clinton National Bank: Preston Community Branch at 1 West White Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2007/04/02: Bank assets: $369.6 mil, Deposits: $301.9 mil, headquarters in Clinton, IA, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: W. J. Young & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Iowa average:

10.3

Preston travel time to work - commute Preston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Preston city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8439
Mainline Protestant4,65119
Evangelical Protestant2502
Other1222
None7,982-
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: 6
Jackson County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jackson County:

7.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,355$32,1300$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,230$38,7602$2,210
Firefighters 0$0 5$119
Solid Waste Management 1$2,635$31,6201$935
Sewerage 1$3,485$41,8200$0
Electric Power 2$7,650$45,9000$0
Gas Supply 1$3,570$42,8400$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,907
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$357
Totals for Government 8$25,925$38,88811$6,528

Preston government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($40.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $632,000 ($639.68)
    Gas Utilities: $566,000 ($572.87)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($127.53)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($101.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($100.20)
    Water Utilities: $93,000 ($94.13)
    Libraries: $76,000 ($76.92)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($68.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($38.46)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($29.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($21.26)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($17.21)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($17.21)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($4.05)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($18.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($15.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($26.32)
    Gas Utilities: $19,000 ($19.23)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($12.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($9.11)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($7.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $344,000 ($348.18)

Preston government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $141,000 ($142.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($98.18)
    All Other: $4,000 ($4.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $59,000 ($59.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $70,000 ($70.85)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($50.61)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $674,000 ($682.19)
    Gas Utilities: $584,000 ($591.09)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($100.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000 ($79.96)
    All Other: $5,000 ($5.06)
  • Tax - Property: $136,000 ($137.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $56,000 ($56.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($8.10)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.02)

Preston government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000 ($815.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $673,000 ($681.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($134.62)

Preston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,277,000 ($1292.51)

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, IA  0.85% ($46,074 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.84% ($36,672)
from Scott County, IA  0.26% ($42,857)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, IA  1.07% ($33,872 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.80% ($49,922)
to Scott County, IA  0.35% ($32,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Preston:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCLN (1390 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROS (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: KROS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Preston:

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Preston:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

Preston fatal accident list:

Aug 15, 1988 08:30 PM, 64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 1987 09:58 PM, Hwy 64, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 2,190Total average daily traffic
  • 197Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,949Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Janean K Amundson, 725 418th Avenue (Lat: 42.040361 Lon: -90.400306), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5152587000, Janean.Amundson@iowawireless.Com, 11358 AURORA
  • Janean K Amundson, 725 418th Avenue (Lat: 42.040361 Lon: -90.400306), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5152587000, Janean.Amundson@iowawireless.Com, 11358 AURORA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1/2 Mi E Of Sugar Creek Church (Lat: 42.016972 Lon: -90.462639), Call Sign: KNEG896
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2022
    Registrant: Midwest Wireless LLC, 5915 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52806, Phone: (563) 386-7344, Fax: (563) 386-9011, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Sec 29 T84n R4e (Lat: 42.055000 Lon: -90.528722), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WHC473
    Assigned Frequencies: 1975.00 MHz, 1895.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/1996, Expiration Date: 10/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (319) 582-5421

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0VLJ, Licensee ID: L00245947
    Grant Date: 10/15/1996, Expiration Date: 02/28/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2000
    Registrant: Eugene F Gerlach, 511 W School St, Preston, IA 52069
  • Call Sign: KC0EII, Licensee ID: L01260275
    Grant Date: 10/04/2008, Expiration Date: 10/22/2018, Certifier: Harlan H Wilslef
    Registrant: Harlan H Wilslef, 46983 75th St, Preston, IA 52069
  • Call Sign: WA0DUB
    Grant Date: 05/17/1988, Expiration Date: 05/17/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2000
    Registrant: Fred A Behn, 213 Gillett, Preston, IA 52069
  • Call Sign: KC0IAS, Previous Call Sign: KB0VLJ, Licensee ID: L00245947
    Grant Date: 11/30/2005, Expiration Date: 02/28/2016, Certifier: Eugene F Gerlach
    Registrant: Eugene F Gerlach, 511 W School St, Preston, IA 52069

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92650 , Serial Number: 17023, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Brian E Driscoll, Po Box 500, Preston, IA 52069

Most common first names in Preston, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1975.3 years
Robert1075.0 years
Edward1078.7 years
Henry986.3 years
Anna884.8 years
Mary884.3 years
Harry881.4 years
Albert778.6 years
Margaret784.3 years
George677.8 years
Most common last names in Preston, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1779.1 years
Mohr1178.8 years
Hoenicke979.4 years
Meyer881.1 years
Burken781.0 years
Thiede778.6 years
Schmidt782.0 years
Driscoll682.0 years
Michel680.3 years
Trenkamp685.1 years

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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
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