Preston in New London county, Connecticut

Preston, CT

Covering 31 square miles, Preston is a charming town in southeast Connecticut. Preston was settled way back in 1686, and was incorporated as a town in 1687.

At the time of its founding, it included much of present-day Griswold.

The modern economy of Preston relies mainly on farming and agriculture. Many attractive older homes punctuate the rolling vistas and fertile green pastures of this quaint rural town.

Preston's schools, town services and active community life have given it quite the reputation as a quiet, peaceful town, a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The town features several working farms and a beautiful variety of historic homes on winding country roads.

Preston City Village Historic District and the Poquetanuck Village Historic District are both on the National Register of Historic Places. A busy recreation program makes sure citizens have activities year round.

Preston, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Preston, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$202K
Up 12.5 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$210K
Up 22.5 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
158
Down 31.6 % since February 2016

Preston, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Preston, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.15 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 153.6
Household Size (people) 2.53
Households w/ Children 23.89 %
Annual Residential Turnover 7.58 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $947
One Bedroom $1,110
Two Bedroom $1,444
Three Bedroom $1,897
Four Bedroom $2,199

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 4,733
Households: 1,871
Median Age: 48.07

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $73,510)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Preston, CT

Public Elementary

School

PRESTON VETERANS' MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
325 SHETUCKET TPKE
PRESTON, CT 06365

Public Middle

School

PRESTON PLAINS SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
1 ROUTE 164
PRESTON, CT 06365

Public High

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Private/Catholic

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Preston, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Preston, CT

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