Preston

Demographics

  • Population: 5,025
  • Median Age: 44
  • Households: 1,807
  • Med HH Inc.: $69,475
  • Mill Rate: 19.43

Economics

  • Top Five Major Employers:
    • Preston School District
    • American Ref-Fuel CO
    • Overhead Door CO
    • Strawberry Park
    • Town of Preston

Local News

City/Town Website

Education

  • Total Town School Enrollment:: 770
  • Most public school students through grade 8 attend Preston School District, which has 491 students. Students then go to multiple school districts including Norwich Free Academy.
  • CT Mastery Test Percent Above Goal-
  • Average Class Size
    • Grade K: 20.0
    • Grade 2: 22.0
    • Grade 5: 19.0
    • Grade 7: N.A.
    • High School: N.A.

Quality of Life

Town
Banks 0
Lodging 6
Day Care Facilities 3
Crime Rates Per 100,000 Residents 850
Unemployment Rate: 9.6%

Hospitals

Residential Utilities

  • Electric Provider: Connecticut Light & Power – (800)286-2000
  • Gas Provider: n.a
  • Water Provider: Municipal Provider
  • Cable Provider: Comcast/Norwich – (800) 266-2278