Best Places to Live in Preston, Idaho

College town - Extreme northern Utah, near Idaho border
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Nearby recreation
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts & culture
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Logan Metro Area

Logan, located at the south end of the Cache Valley against the Wasatch Range and the dramatic Wellsville Mountains to the west, is an attractive Western-style college town, well known for its scenic beauty and recreation. It is home to Utah State University and a center of Mormon culture and history. The economic base extends well beyond the university; a diverse set of businesses have discovered the area’s pleasant surroundings, good labor force, and low operating costs. Industries include high tech, biomedical research, food processing, printing and call centers with names like Pepperidge Farms, Moore Business Forms, Herff-Jones (yearbooks) Convergys and Tyco present.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Idaho
County: Franklin County
Metro Area: Logan Metro Area
City: Preston
Zip Codes: 83263
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 4507 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Preston is 2.90% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Preston jobs have increased by 2.45%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Preston's cost of living is 2.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Preston's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Preston's population is 5,212 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.49%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Preston is $178,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.72%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Preston public schools spend $5,372 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.2 students per teacher in Preston. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Preston

It's a good time to buy in Preston. Home Appreciation is up 1.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Preston Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN PRESTON, IDAHO
83263