Living in Creston, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Creston SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
10

Creston, IA Crime Report

178
Total Crimes
2,273.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-11.48%
Below National Average

Creston, IA Cost Of Living

81
Creston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Creston, Iowa Info Snack

Creston is a city in and the county seat of Union County, Iowa, United States. The population was 7,834 at the 2010 census.
Population
7,832
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
17.5%
Median Home
$89,200
Median Income
$43,432
Median Rent
$616

Creston, IA Photos

Rankings for Creston in Iowa

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Map Of Creston, IA

Population over time in Creston

Year Population % Change
2017 7,832 -0.4%
2016 7,860 -0.2%
2015 7,877 -0.1%
2014 7,886 0.5%
2013 7,846 -0.0%
2012 7,847 0.3%
2011 7,821 0.4%
2010 7,788 0.6%
2009 7,738 -
Crime/100k Creston IA USA
Violent Crime 166.0 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 166.0 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 2107.5 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 306.6 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1711.6 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 89.4 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Creston

White
91.7% (7,180)
African American
0.8% (63)
American Indian
0.1% (9)
Asian
1.9% (150)
Hawaiian
0.1% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.1% (89)
Hispanic
4.3% (333)
Race Creston IA USA
White 91.7% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.3% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Creston, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.7% (44,632)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (72,408)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (120,601)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (102,321)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (108,494)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (126,062)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (97,810)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (84,753)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (21,129)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (4,985)
Income Creston IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Creston

Female
52.8% (4,137)
Male
47.2% (3,694)
Gender Creston IA USA
Female 52.8% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Creston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (313)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (548)
High School / GED
38.0% (2,976)
Some College
25.0% (1,958)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (939)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (783)
Master's Degree
3.0% (234)
Professional Degree
1.0% (78)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Creston IA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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