For population 25 years and over in Preston:
For population 15 years and over in Preston town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (34.6 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (110.8 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (152.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Norwich, NY (2.2 miles ), Oxford, NY (2.2 miles ), McDonough, NY (2.4 miles ), Plymouth, NY (2.5 miles ), Pharsalia, NY (2.9 miles ), North Norwich, NY (2.9 miles ), Smithville, NY (3.1 miles ), German, NY (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 75.62 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Preston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Preston, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Preston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Preston town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the town center caused $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Preston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from Preston center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chenango County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Frederick Vernon Coville - 19th-20th century botanist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Preston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Preston:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Preston compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Preston town (based on Chenango County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.55%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,896 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,717 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Preston:
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TV broadcast stations around Preston:
Preston fatal accident list:
Jun 27, 2010 06:18 AM, Cr-10a, Lat: 42.53569167, Lon: -75.61666389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 23, 2001 02:15 PM, Cr-18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 2000 05:15 PM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1996 01:35 AM, 10a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $9,127,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,720
Total average daily truck traffic: 256
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,132