The size of Prestons is approximately 9 km2. It has 2 parks covering nearly 4% of the total area. There is 1 school and 3 childcare centres located in Prestons.

The population of Prestons in 2001 was 8,980 people. By 2006 the population was 12,820 showing a population growth of 43% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Prestons is 0 - 9 years.

Households in Prestons are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1200.00 - $1400.00 per month on mortgage repayments.

In general, people in Prestons work in a non-specific occupation.

In 2001, 77% of the homes in Prestons were owner-occupied compared with 82% in 2006.

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $479,750.