Creston, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Creston had a population of 646 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Creston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Creston: Dement.

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Creston, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 646
Daytime Population: Workers 213
Daytime Population: Residents 333
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 635
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 570
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $54,676
Average Household Income $65,482
Per Capita Income $24,198


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $150,943
Average Home Value $168,333


Total Households 240
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.34% -0.63%
Households -0.17% -0.51%
Families -0.74% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

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, 2017 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 # 844 38th
Population Density # 1036 24th
Diversity Index # 132 90th
Median Household Income # 635 54th
Per Capita Income # 936 32nd

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