Livability Score

80
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Java J's Coffee & Gifts
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (3) F
Strand Theatre
Cinema
Unknown Name
Stadium
Unknown Name
Stadium
Food and Drink (9) F
charley's
Bar
twilight_zone
Bar
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Taco John's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Willy's Bar and Grill
Bar
Domino's
Fast Food
Fitness (2) F
Hanson Fitness
Gym
Southern Prairie Family Fitness Center
Gym
Groceries (3) F
Fareway
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (7) F
Unknown Name
Playground
Rainbow Park
Park
Veterans of Foreign Wars Ballfield
Park
McKinley Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Green Valley State Park
Park
Shops (14) F
Uptown Styles
Hairdresser
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
Hanson Fitness Nutrition
Nutrition Supplements
Dollar General
Discount Store
Russell Cellular - Verizon Authorized Retailer
Electronics
Lori's Boutique
Clothing
The Pier Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
Akin Best Bulding Supply
Home Improvement
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
True Value
Home Improvement
Maurices
Clothing
U.S. Cellular
Electronics
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
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commute C

Of all people who commute, 0.5% take public transportation in Creston.
Public Transit Stops (1)
Stops & Stations
D-
Creston
Transit Station
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.5%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Creston is 83/100 - which is 7% lower than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime C+

Creston crime rates are 1,533 per 100k, which is 5% lower than Iowa
Property Crime
1,183 crimes per 100k
B+
Violent Crime
350 crimes per 100k
C
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employment C-

The median income in Creston is $44,631 - which is 18% lower than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$44,631
F
Unemployment Rate
1.4%
A+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (10)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Union County Sheriff Office
Police
Creston Fire Department
Fire Station
Dr Wm Todd Scott, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Dentist
Family Vision Center
Doctor
Medicap Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Creston Vision Clinic
Doctor
Southwest Foot and Ankle Center
Doctor
Greater Regional Medical Center
Hospital
Internal Medicine Consultants
Doctor
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A+

Creston home prices are $101,700 - which is 23% lower than Iowa
Home Price
$101,700
F
Home Appreciation Rate
18%
A+
Home Affordability
2.3x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools B+

The Creston graduation rate is 89% - which is 1% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
65%
C
High School Grad. Rates
89%
B
Elementary Schools (5) D-
St Malachy School
Creston Early Childhood Center
Mayflower Heritage Christian
Creston Elementary School
Creston Middle School
High Schools (1) F
Creston High School
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ratings B+

Creston has an overall rating of 75% from 1 reviews.
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User Surveys (1)
From AreaVibes
B+
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Creston? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Rainbow Park
Veterans of Foreign Wars Ballfield
McKinley Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Green Valley State Park

Entertainment

Strand Theatre
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Food & Drink

charley's
twilight_zone
Dairy Queen
McDonald's
Taco John's
Subway
Hardee's
Willy's Bar and Grill

D Commute

Is public transit available in Creston? Of all people who commute, 0.5% take public transportation in Creston.
Drive to Work
79%

3% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
9%

6% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Creston a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Greater Regional Medical Center

Pharmacies

Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Medicap Pharmacy

Doctors

Family Vision Center
Creston Vision Clinic
Southwest Foot and Ankle Center
Internal Medicine Consultants

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