Preston is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 4,748 people and just one neighborhood, Preston is the 132nd largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Preston is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Preston is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Preston who work in sales jobs (13.88%), food service (11.72%) and management occupations (11.36%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Preston is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Preston’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Preston is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.