Preston is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,294 people and just one neighborhood, Preston is the 309th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Preston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Preston is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Preston who work in office and administrative support (18.21%), management occupations (9.78%) and sales jobs (6.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Preston’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Preston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Preston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Preston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Preston may be for you.
Even though Preston is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.