Cresco demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,1475591
Median age41.038.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Cresco, IA has a population of 3,839 and is the 7,631st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,147 per sq mi which is 1999% higher than the Iowa average and 1166% higher than the national average. The median age in Cresco is 41 which is approximately 8% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Cresco, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 78% of Cresco residents were born in Iowa, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cresco is 1999% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Cresco is 8% higher than Iowa.
  • In Cresco 97.16% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Cresco 0.47% of the population is African American.
  • In Cresco 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Cresco population breakdown by race

African American0.47%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.32%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.05%1.27%4.75%
In Cresco, 3.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Cresco age breakdown

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Source: The Cresco, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).