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Crete, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Crete had a population of 8,250 as of July 1, 2016. Crete ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crete is located at latitude 41.4394 and longitude -87.6236 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Crete (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The Village of Crete (GNIS ID: 2398650) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Crete is located within Township of Crete, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crete population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crete: Woods Corners.


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Crete, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,250
Population in Households 8,173
Population in Familes 6,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 858
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,196
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,239
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,636 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 560 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $182,295
Average Home Value $208,510
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,228
Average Household Income $88,838
Per Capita Income $34,579
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.4%
Households 0.04% 0.39%
Families -0.09% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Crete, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crete to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 251 82nd
Population Density1 # 857 37th
Diversity Index2 # 109 92nd
Median Household Income # 206 85th
Per Capita Income # 194 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.