Preston, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 1,294 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 647  (50.0%)
Females: 647  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55965.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,761 (it was $37,016 in 2000)
Preston:

$40,761
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,694 (it was $18,578 in 2000)

Preston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,670 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Preston:

$97,670
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $499.

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  • Races in Preston, MN (2010)

    Preston races chart
    • 1,29898.0%White alone
    • 110.8%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Preston: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.0%), Norwegian (27.2%), United States (6.0%), Irish (5.6%), Swedish (4.0%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 2.35 square miles.

Population density: 550 people per square mile   (low).

Preston,MN real estate house value index trend

Preston, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Preston:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Preston city:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,190 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,183 (1.1%)

Preston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (31.3 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (102.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (257.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fountain, MN (2.3 miles ), Lanesboro, MN (2.5 miles ), Whalan, MN (3.0 miles) , Harmony, MN (3.0 miles ), Wykoff, MN (3.1 miles ), Canton, MN (3.5 miles ), Chatfield, MN (3.6 miles ), Peterson, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.67 N, Longitude: 92.08 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): America's Trout Capital

Area code: 507

Preston household income distribution Preston home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -130 (-8.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Preston, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Preston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Preston city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Preston-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city center
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 422.1 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) earthquake occurred 222.9 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 400.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 249.1 miles away from Preston center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 366.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fillmore County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Preston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Preston:

  • FILLMORE PLACE ("110 FILLMORE PLACE SE, BOX 15A")
  • FILLMORE COUNTY PHNS (902 HOUSTON STREET NORTHWEST SUITE 2)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE (200 ST PAUL STREET)
  • PRESTON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER ("608 WINONA ST, PO BOX 607")

airports located in Preston:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Preston:

  • Luther College (about 29 miles; Decorah, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,700)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 30 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 33 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 34 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 37 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Viterbo University (about 43 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 43 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

Public elementary/middle school in Preston:

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Library in Preston:

  • PRESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,239; Location: 101 ST PAUL ST NW; 34,367 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,486 audio materials; 3,487 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Preston: Peddlers Roast Campground (A), Fillmore County Fairgrounds (B), Pine Tree Apple Orchards (C), Fillmore County Courthouse (D), Fillmore County Sheriffs Office (E), Preston Public Library (F), Preston Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Preston include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Saint Columban Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Divine Word Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Preston United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crown Hill Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Camp Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Preston: Preston Overlook (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Country Trails Inn & Suites (809 Highway 52).

Fillmore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Preston in 2000:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Preston, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Preston (2011 data):

  • F & M Community Bank, National Association: at 100 St. Anthony Street North, branch established on 1911/03/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.1 mil, Deposits: $78.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,01641
Evangelical Protestant4,59624
Catholic4,2238
Other791
None952-
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: 8
Fillmore County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fillmore County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Fillmore County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

13.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Fillmore County:

26.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Preston:

11.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Preston:

35.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Preston:

52.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Preston:

74.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Preston, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$22,244$53,3860$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$15,483$61,9321$465
Streets and Highways 1$4,596$55,1520$0
Health 1$3,684$44,20815$2,432
Sewerage 1$4,629$55,5480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$847
Water Supply 1$4,957$59,4840$0
Electric Power 2$9,839$59,0340$0
Local Libraries 1$2,947$35,3642$1,709
Other and Unallocable 1$3,405$40,8602$3,563
Totals for Government 16$71,784$53,83821$9,016

Preston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $329,000 ($254.25)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,144,000 ($884.08)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($208.66)
    General - Other: $255,000 ($197.06)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($192.43)
    Financial Administration: $170,000 ($131.38)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($104.33)
    Health Services - Other: $100,000 ($77.28)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($77.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($66.46)
    Libraries: $62,000 ($47.91)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($31.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($4.64)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($3.86)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($11.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000 ($98.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $137,000 ($105.87)
    Electric Utilities: $64,000 ($49.46)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($37.09)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($26.28)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($23.18)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($17.77)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($7.73)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($6.96)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($3.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $479,000 ($370.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($41.73)

Preston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $254,000 ($196.29)
    All Other: $126,000 ($97.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($16.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($13.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $171,000 ($132.15)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($36.32)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($20.87)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,253,000 ($968.32)
    Water Utilities: $346,000 ($267.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $480,000 ($370.94)
    Highways: $88,000 ($68.01)
    All Other: $17,000 ($13.14)
  • Tax - Property: $556,000 ($429.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($14.68)
    NEC: $6,000 ($4.64)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($1.55)

Preston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,197,000 ($925.04)
    Electric Utilities: $350,000 ($270.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,136,000 ($1650.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $140,000 ($108.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,048,000 ($809.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,108,000 ($856.26)
    Other, NEC: $1,017,000 ($785.94)
    Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($235.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $211,000 ($163.06)
    Water Utilities: $89,000 ($68.78)
    Electric Utilities: $45,000 ($34.78)

Preston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($2.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,532,000 ($2729.52)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $242,000 ($187.02)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

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 Olmsted County, MN  1.32% ($36,435 average AGI)
from Winona County, MN  0.46% ($29,184)
from Mower County, MN  0.28% ($31,174)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

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 Olmsted County, MN  1.65% ($36,875 average AGI)
to Winona County, MN  0.35% ($31,276)
to Mower County, MN  0.28% ($26,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Preston:

  • KFIL (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Preston:

  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KWNO-FM (99.3 FM; RUSHFORD, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC)
  • K223AH (92.5 FM; PETERSON, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Preston:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Preston fatal accident list:

May 21, 2004 09:30 AM, Us-52, Sr-16, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 1979 10:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36m118ftTotal length
  • $526,000Total costs
  • 9,789Total average daily traffic
  • 488Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,630Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Preston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Cr 17 At City Limits (Lat: 43.658861 Lon: -92.080167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KLO412
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh IiiRegistrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 W Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Sheriffs Bldg St Paul St (Lat: 43.678861 Lon: -92.088500), Call Sign: KZO302
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025Registrant: City Of Preston, 210 Fillmore St W, Preston, MN 55965, Phone: (507) 765-2153, Email:
  • PRESTON REPEATER, Nw 1/4 Sec 31 Twp 103n R10w Fillmore County (Lat: 43.681944 Lon: -92.086389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WPDU427
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.182 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/12/2023Registrant: Preston Emergency Service, 210 Fillmore St W, Preston, MN 55965, Phone: (507) 765-2153, Fax: (507) 765-2794, Email:
  • Forestville State Park Ofc (Lat: 43.633306 Lon: -92.226000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WSV971
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 159.240 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2013, Certifier: Michael D HoganRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 161 St Anthony Ste 900, Saint Paul, MN 55103, Fax: (612) 297-5735
  • Int Hwy 16 & 52 Se Corner (Lat: 43.674139 Lon: -92.084056), Call Sign: KNFG682
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.175 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 04/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002Registrant: Preston Agri Service Inc, Mill & St Anthony Box 85, Preston, MN 55965, Phone: (507) 765-2113
  • Ne Cor Blk 11 Town Site (Lat: 43.670250 Lon: -92.083222), Call Sign: KYL562, Licensee ID: L00038961
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/1996, Expiration Date: 05/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2001Registrant: City Of Preston, 109 St Paul 2 Sw, Preston, MN 55965, Phone: (507) 765-2153
  • Lat: 43.644722 Lon: -92.084611, Call Sign: WQAX962
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz, 451.875 MHz, 456.450 MHz, 456.875 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Steve H HalversonRegistrant: Spectrum & Licensing Services, 395 Buford Ave., Ste C, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 339-0816, Fax: (717) 339-0817

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB0DVV, Grant Date: 01/24/1989, Expiration Date: 01/24/1999, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2001, Registrant: Tilman P Larson, Rt 1 Box 252, Preston, MN 55965
  • Call Sign: KB0TEE, Licensee ID: L00318868, Grant Date: 06/27/1995, Expiration Date: 06/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2002, Registrant: Samuel A Blackburn, Rt 2 Box 120-1, Preston, MN 55965
  • Call Sign: KB9GOS, Grant Date: 11/13/1996, Expiration Date: 06/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2003, Registrant: Frances R Townsend, Rr 2 Box 207, Preston, MN 55965
  • Call Sign: KF0FJ, Previous Call Sign: N0JIX, Grant Date: 09/19/1989, Expiration Date: 09/19/1999, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2001, Registrant: David S Larson, Rr 4 Box 28, Preston, MN 55965
  • Call Sign: K0LTA, Previous Call Sign: KB0TEE, Licensee ID: L00318868, Grant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 05/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2014, Certifier: Samuel A Blackburn, Registrant: Samuel A Blackburn, Rt 2 Box 120 1, Preston, MN 55965
  • Call Sign: KD0ORP, Licensee ID: L01638997, Grant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Certifier: Cheyenne M Grabau, Registrant: Cheyenne M Grabau, 15317 Co 9, Preston, MN 55965
  • Call Sign: KE0DXJ, Licensee ID: L01934936, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 04/08/2025, Certifier: Justin C Johnson, Registrant: Justin C Johnson, 17465 Kind Rd, Preston, MN 55965


FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Preston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
Most common first names in Preston, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2281.0 years
Anna1487.8 years
William1279.7 years
James1182.6 years
Helen1176.0 years
Evelyn1080.1 years
Clarence1083.5 years
George986.3 years
Margaret979.9 years
Elmer982.9 years
Most common last names in Preston, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1381.5 years
Anderson1276.7 years
Sikkink1284.9 years
Scheevel1281.2 years
Gartner1280.2 years
Olson1180.3 years
Johnson1173.2 years
Hahn1180.4 years
Miller1080.2 years
Marzolf979.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Preston compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Preston on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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