Crete demographics profile

StatisticCreteIllinoisNational
Population8,21512,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)85122291
Median age43.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%44%43%
Speak English95%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%
Crete, IL has a population of 8,215 and is the 4,606th largest city in the United States. The population density is 851 per sq mi which is 283% higher than the Illinois average and 840% higher than the national average. The median age in Crete is 44 which is approximately 16% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Crete, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 77% of Crete residents were born in Illinois, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Crete is 283% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Crete is 16% higher than Illinois.
  • In Crete 64.55% of the population is White.
  • In Crete 29.75% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Crete 1.22% of the population is Asian.

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Crete population breakdown by race

RaceCreteIllinoisNational
White64.55%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American29.75%14.30%12.63%
Asian1.22%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.40%2.34%3.06%
Other race2.08%5.86%4.75%
In Crete, 5.5% 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 Crete, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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