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Preston County Statistics

Facts

Land area648.8 square miles
Population Density51.7 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)33,859
Population change1%
Under 5 years of age5.2%
Under 1819.6%
65 and over17%
Females48.5%
White97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.8
Asian0.2%
Two or more races0.8%
Black or African American1.3%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school83%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12.6%
Veterans3,098

Households and Housing

Households12,697
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more87.2%
Median household income$45,413
The Per capita income$21,457
Live below the poverty line13.2%
Housing units14,975
Multi-unit structures6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$106,300
Residents owning their homes80.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,833
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$221,141
Retail sales per capita$7,285
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data