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Preston Trail

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This tiny pocket neighborhood, Preston Trail, sits alongside the ultra-exclusive golf club of the same name.

What the Locals Say About Preston Trail

Locals Love

The area’s schools are highly rated and the residents of this community are diverse, spanning from young professionals to the elderly. The area is known for its access to restaurants and parks (Frankford Park, Preston Green Park, and Katie Jackson Park) for an amenity-rich, suburban feel. 

Locals Complain

Residents miss some of the mature trees that  were recently chopped down near the Preston Ridge Trail.

Don't Miss

The neighborhood is known for its exclusive golf course, the Preston Trail Golf Club. The course was constructed in 1962 and maintained the reputation as one of the best PGA courses for about 20 years. Today, it’s open to club members.

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Preston Trail Demographics


The 2016 population of Preston Trail is estimated to be 125.

47.7% of residents are male, 52.3% are female. The median age is 59.5.

92.4% of the Preston Trail population are White, 2.0% are Black, 2.6% are Asian, and identify as some other race. 3.5% are of Hispanic heritage.

Among adult residents, 19.6% have earned a master's degree, 7.3% have a professional school degree, 2.0% have a doctorate, and have a bachelor’s degree.

The number of households is 59. The average household size is .

Income & Employment

The median household income is $132,692.

of residents are employed and are unemployed. are not in the labor force.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 23 minutes.


67.3% of Preston Trail homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $594,079

76.2% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 14.2 years. The average renter has been in the same home 6.9 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1990.


Preston Trail includes portions of these police beats: 622

Throughout those beats from 2017 to 2023, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 0
Aggravated Assaults (family violence)
Business Burglaries 28
Home Burglaries 38
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 85
Auto Thefts 22
Business Robberies
Robberies of Individuals 4
Shoplifting Incidents 2
Murders 1

Preston Trail Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing


Number of Households


Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

14.2 years

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Sources: Demographic data pulled from Nielsen SiteReports and represents sampling based on most recent U.S. Census estimates. Crime data provided by local police departments.