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Creston, IA

Population (2010 Census)

Total: 7,834
Male: 3,739
Female: 4,095

Age (2010 Census)

AgeTotalMaleFemale
Under 5 years of age  7.0%  8.3%  6.5%
 5 to 9 years  6.4%  6.8%  6.5%
 10 to 14 years  6.4%  6.4%  7.0%
 15 to 19 years  7.1%  8.1%  6.7%
 20 to 24 years  6.7%  7.1%  6.9%
 25 to 29 years  6.6%  6.8%  7.1%
 30 to 34 years  5.5%  5.5%  5.9%
 35 to 39 years  5.9%  5.8%  6.5%
 40 to 44 years  4.9%  5.6%  4.7%
 45 to 49 years  6.6%  6.6%  7.3%
 50 to 54 years  6.8%  7.0%  7.2%
 55 to 59 years  6.5%  6.0%  7.5%
 60 to 64  years  5.6%  5.8%  6.0%
 65 to 69 years  4.3%  3.7%  5.3%
 70 to 74 years  3.8%  3.5%  4.4%
 75 to 79 years  3.5%  2.9%  4.4%
 80 to 84 years  2.8%  1.8%  4.1%
 85 years and over  3.5%  2.1%  5.4%
Median age (years)  38.8  35.7  41.8

Race (2010 Census)

 Total
White alone  96.0%
Black or African American alone  1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone  0.3%
Asian alone  0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone  0.0%
Some other race  0.8%
Two or more races  1.2%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)  2.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino  94.8%

Households and Families (2010 Census)

Total households in 2010: 3,378
Family households: 1,973
Married-couple families: 1436
  • With own children under 18: 508
Female householder, no husband present: 388
  • With own children under 18: 263
Average household size: 2.2
Average family size: 2.9

Median household income in the past 12 months (2005-2010 American Community Survey): 36,766

Tenure (2010 Census)

Owner-occupied housing units: 2201
Renter-occupied housing units: 1177

Educational Attainment (2005-2010 American Community Survey)

Percent high school graduate or higher: 87.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%

Housing Characteristics (2005-2010 American Community Survey)

Median housing value: 78,500
Median gross rent: 564


Population (2000 Census)

July 1, 2005: 7,359
Total: 7,597

Age (2000 Census)

AgeTotalMaleFemale
Under 5 years of age  6.1%  6.4%  5.9%
 5 to 9 years  5.7%  6.4%  5.1%
 10 to 14 years  6.7%  7.2%  6.3%
 15 to 19 years  8.4%  9.4%  7.5%
 20 to 24 years  6.1%  6.2%  5.9%
 25 to 34 years  11.0%  11.9%  10.3%
 35 to 44 years  14.0%  14.4%  13.6%
 45 to 54 years  13.3%  13.9%  12.9%
 55 to 59 years  4.6%  4.7%  4.4%
 60 to 64  years  4.1%  4.0%  4.3%
 65 to 74 years  8.2%  7.0%  9.2%
 75 to 84 years  8.2%  6.6%  9.6%
 85 years and over  3.5%  2.0%  4.9%
Median age (years)  39.3  37.0  41.3

Race (2000 Census)

 Total
White alone  98.1%
Black or African American alone  0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone  0.2%
Asian alone  0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone  0.0%
Some other race  0.4%
Two or more races  0.6%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)  1.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino  97.4%

Households and Families (2000 Census)

Total households in 2000: 3,346
Family households: 1,973
Married-couple families: 1,557
  • With own children under 18: 591
Female householder, no husband present: 330
  • With own children under 18: 236
Average household size: 2.2
Average family size: 2.86
Median household income: $29,831

Tenure (2000 Census)

Owner-occupied housing units: 2,240
Renter-occupied housing units: 1,106

Educational Attainment (2000 Census)

Percent high school graduate or higher: 30.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Housing Characteristics (2000 Census)

Median housing value: $57,700
Median gross rent: $343