Creston SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9.5

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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
7,860
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
17.4%
Median Home
$85,100
Median Income
$42,198
Median Rent
$587

Rankings for Creston in Iowa

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Map Of Creston, IA

Population over time in Creston

Year Population % Change
2017 7,860 -0.2%
2016 7,877 -0.1%
2015 7,886 0.5%
2014 7,846 -0.0%
2013 7,847 0.3%
2012 7,821 0.4%
2011 7,788 0.6%
2010 7,738 -

Crime in Creston Per 100k

Crime Creston IA USA
Violent Crime 166.0 293.4 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 0.0 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 166.0 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 2107.5 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 306.6 479.3 430.4
Larceny 1711.6 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 89.4 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Creston

White
92.0% (7,230)
African American
1.9% (147)
American Indian
0.3% (26)
Asian
0.9% (71)
Hawaiian
0.1% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (63)
Hispanic
4.0% (315)
Race Creston IA USA
White 92.0% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 1.9% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.0% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Creston, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.4% (42,444)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (62,880)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.7% (123,402)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.7% (115,542)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (118,686)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (143,838)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (75,456)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (88,032)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (14,934)
$200,000 or more
0.1% (786)
Income Creston IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.7% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.7% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.1% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Creston

Female
53.2% (4,180)
Male
46.8% (3,679)
Gender Creston IA USA
Female 53.2% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Creston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.7% (213)
9-12th Grade
5.6% (437)
High School / GED
37.8% (2,971)
Some College
26.7% (2,098)
Associate's Degree
13.1% (1,028)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (787)
Master's Degree
3.0% (239)
Professional Degree
1.0% (81)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Creston IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.7% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.6% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.8% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 26.7% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 13.1% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.2% 1.4%

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