Creston demographics profile

StatisticCrestonIowaNational
Population7,8773,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5185591
Median age38.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Creston, IA has a population of 7,877 and is the 4,752nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,518 per sq mi which is 2679% higher than the Iowa average and 1576% higher than the national average. The median age in Creston is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Creston, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 74% of Creston residents were born in Iowa, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Creston is 2679% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Creston is 2% higher than Iowa.
  • In Creston 96.34% of the population is White.
  • In Creston 1.55% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Creston 0.84% of the population is Asian.

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Creston population breakdown by race

RaceCrestonIowaNational
White96.34%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American1.55%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.84%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.30%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.09%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.88%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Creston, 3.4% 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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Source: The Creston, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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