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Preston, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Preston Census Designated Place had a population of 77 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Preston is located at latitude 38.9157 and longitude -115.0643 in White Pine County. The formal boundaries for the Preston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White Pine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,636 feet.

The Preston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583952) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Preston Census Designated Place is located within Lund Division of White Pine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Preston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Preston, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 77
Population in Households 31
Population in Familes 25
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 1.07
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 39 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $128,571


Median Household Income $55,504
Average Household Income $78,360
Per Capita Income $11,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% 0.0%
Households -0.54% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Preston, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Preston to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 119 10th
Population Density1 # 90 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 44 67th
Median Household Income # 47 65th
Per Capita Income # 130 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.