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Lake Preston is a city in Kingsbury County.

The latitude of Lake Preston is 44.363N. The longitude is -97.376W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,722 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 687.


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Median household income
Local
$29,125
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake Preston demographic reports
Lake Preston was incorporated in 1906, however initial settlement occurred in the 1870s.
Local festivals include:
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Day - July 21, 2007
  • Town and Country Days - July 14-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lake Preston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Thompson Recreation Area

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Preston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kingsbury County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57249 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Lake Preston residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Preston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Preston was $16,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Lake Preston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lake Preston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $519.


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Libraries in Lake Preston include Lake Preston City Library ... View libraries

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Kingsbury County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Preston political report.

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The average commute time for Lake Preston workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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