Prestons is a recent residential and industrial area. The suburb experienced growth primarily in the late 1980s and rapid development in the 1990s, which saw its population quadruple between 1996 and 2001.
Prestons is perfect for growing families with a number of schools and sporting fields, including Ash Road Sports Ground.
Population quick facts
- Total Population: 15,313
- Top age groups and lifestyles: Families with kids
- Private dwellings: 4249
- Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2167
- Median weekly rent: $480
*Data based on the Census 2016.