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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Preston is a town in Texas with a population of 1,438. Preston is in Grayson County. Living in Preston offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Preston and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Preston are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$685
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    2%
  • 10-17 years
    1%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    42%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Preston

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,688
National
$55,322
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