Population density (sq mi)85122891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Crete is 273% 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
  • In Crete 1.22% of the population is Asian

Compare Crete, IL Demographics


      Crete population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Crete age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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