Creston, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Creston, Iowa Info Snack

Population
7,754
Unemployment
2.3%
Poverty
13.3%
Median Home
$101,700
Median Income
$44,631
Median Rent
$600

Creston SnackAbility

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

Creston, IA Crime Report

210
Total Crimes
2,726.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.24%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Creston
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 210 2,726.9 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 25 324.6 303.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 25 324.6 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 185 2,402.3 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 54 701.2 371.1 314.2
Larceny 114 1,480.3 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 220.8 197.1 246.0

Creston, IA Cost Of Living

81
Creston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Creston Iowa National Average
Overall 81 92 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 92 95 100
Health 94 102 100
Housing 48 74 100
Transportation 97 100 100
Utilities 89 99 100

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Rankings for Creston in Iowa

Map Of Creston, IA

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Population over time in Creston

Year Population % Change
2020 7,754 -1.0%
2019 7,832 -0.4%
2018 7,860 -0.2%
2017 7,877 -0.1%
2016 7,886 0.5%
2015 7,846 -0.0%
2014 7,847 0.3%
2013 7,821 0.4%
2012 7,788 0.6%
2011 7,738 -

Race / Ethnicity in Creston

White
92.5% (7,176)
African American
0.3% (21)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.6% (202)
Hawaiian
0.1% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (146)
Hispanic
2.6% (201)
Race Creston IA USA
White 92.5% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 0.3% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.6% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.6% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Creston

Female
51.9% (4,021)
Male
48.1% (3,733)
Gender Creston IA USA
Female 51.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Creston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (232)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (542)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,558)
Some College
26.0% (2,016)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (697)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,240)
Master's Degree
5.0% (387)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Creston IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Creston, Iowa

Less than $10,000
4.6% (35,317)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (58,486)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.6% (151,840)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (84,355)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (91,779)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (134,744)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (102,576)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (76,032)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (31,942)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (8,323)
Income Creston IA USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.6% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 5.0% 8.3%

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