Creston, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Creston, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Creston had a population of 625 as of July 1, 2018. Creston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Creston is located at latitude 41.9335 and longitude -88.9741 in Ogle County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Creston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ogle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The Village of Creston (GNIS ID: 2398647) 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 Creston is located within Township of Dement, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogle County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Creston: Dement.

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Creston, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 625
Population in Households 614
Population in Familes 500
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 551
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $55,129
Average Household Income $65,581
Per Capita Income $24,021


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $156,250
Average Home Value $169,805


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.69% -0.85%
Households -0.51% -0.7%
Families -1.02% -0.77%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Creston, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Creston to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 854 38th
Population Density # 1047 24th
Diversity Index # 129 91st
Median Household Income # 674 51st
Per Capita Income # 1037 24th

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