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See what Preston Heights, IL has to offer.

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Living in Preston Heights, IL

Preston Heights, Illinois is a small town with a population of approximately 3,000. Families with young children are commonplace, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 8% of the population, while retirees appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 35, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in Preston Heights, and 55% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $1,022 per month is roughly on par with the state average.

Preston Heights has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

Many Preston Heights residents work in one of three industries: retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 19% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of around $57,000, Preston Heights workers bring in about $20,000 less than the average Illinois resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Preston Heights has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (22%) compared to the national average. Further, 9% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Preston Heights

It feels away from city. Great nearby local pizza. Close to a few parksandother open areas. Not far from supermarket or regular stores. Pharmacy nearby as well

Within 30 mins able to reach the airport, downtown, supermarkets, shopping malls and outlets. Easy access

Near by school and convenient store and bar plus a liquor store and two restaurants it's so lowkey. Transportation isn't so bad. It's all well water neighborhood.

Centrally located to many stores and restaurants. Traffic has been increasing on the main road outside our neighborhood.

Doc the v for getting here for you Andrew and I are going to the store. your family have fun at your house.

new school built 2 years ago and its a great school new housed are being built finally everryone around here is friendly and nice

What Renters Are Saying

Preston Heights Features

Busy Streets

No

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Noise Late At Night

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Area Has Litter

No

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Mostly Older Buildings

No

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Near Highways

Yes

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Near Schools

Yes

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Area Has Potholes

No

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Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

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Nearby Parks

Yes

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Pet Friendly

Yes

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Quiet Area

Yes

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Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

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Safe For Families

Yes

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Mostly Newer Buildings

No

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Near Downtown

No

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Near Grocery Stores

No

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Nice Views

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Tree Lined Streets

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Well Lit

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Maintained Yards

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Preston Heights Education

Schools

Percentage: 2/52/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Preston Heights

NRNo Rating

Oak Valley Elementary School

Grades PK-1 • Public

2/10

Edna Keith Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

4/10

Woodland Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

2/10

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

2/10

Farragut Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

5/10
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All About

Living in Preston Heights, IL

Preston Heights, Illinois is a small town with a population of approximately 3,000. Families with young children are commonplace, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 8% of the population, while retirees appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 35, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in Preston Heights, and 55% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $1,022 per month is roughly on par with the state average.

Preston Heights has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

Many Preston Heights residents work in one of three industries: retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 19% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of around $57,000, Preston Heights workers bring in about $20,000 less than the average Illinois resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Preston Heights has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (22%) compared to the national average. Further, 9% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.