Preston employment information

Income per capita$23,847$27,621$28,555
Median household income$44,063$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,333$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,029$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,750$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$22,644$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level9.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Preston is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Preston is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Preston is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Preston is 39% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Preston median earnings by income bracket

Preston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.1%18.1%
Financial & insurance services2.4%7.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%15.9%
Public administration1.4%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%5.3%
Education, health & social services0.0%36.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Goose Lake, IA275$75,62541%
Springbrook, IA166$75,25041%
Andover, IA101$64,37520%
Welton, IA157$62,00016%
Thomson, IL818$56,9797%
Preston, IA981$44,06318%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Spencer, NY981$39,70226%
Elk Mound, WI981$48,5009%
Chester Hill, PA981$39,37526%
Dauphin, PA981$54,6432%
Powell, AL981$34,91135%
Preston, IA981$44,06318%
Source: The Preston, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.