Preston Heights
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Coordinates: 41°29′48″N 88°4′21″W / 41.49667°N 88.07250°W / 41.49667; -88.07250
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
Area
 • Total1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Land1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation617 ft (188 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total2,898
 • Density2,395.04/sq mi (924.94/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area codes815, 779
FIPS code17-61860

Preston Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Will County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2020 census, the CDP population was 2,898.[3]

Geography

Preston Heights is located at 41°29′48″N 88°4′21″W / 41.49667°N 88.07250°W / 41.49667; -88.07250 (41.496564, -88.072573).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
20002,527
20102,5751.9%
20202,89812.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2020[6]

2020 census

Preston Heights CDP, Illinois - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[7] Pop 2020[6] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 618 521 24.00% 17.98%
Black or African American alone (NH) 1,479 1,428 57.44% 49.28%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 9 5 0.35% 0.17%
Asian alone (NH) 3 6 0.12% 0.21%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 4 20 0.16% 0.69%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 72 86 2.80% 2.97%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 390 832 15.15% 28.71%
Total 2,575 2,898 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

2000 Census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 2,527 people, 875 households, and 655 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,691.4 inhabitants per square mile (653.1/km2). There were 930 housing units at an average density of 622.5 per square mile (240.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 30.99% White, 63.47% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 2.77% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.42% of the population.

There were 875 households, out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 24.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 32.1% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $46,331. Males had a median income of $38,875 versus $25,944 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,681. About 8.6% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "USGS detail on Preston Heights". Retrieved November 11, 2007.
  3. ^ "Preston Heights CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Preston Heights CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  7. ^ "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Preston Heights CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.