Creston, Illinois Population 2024

612

Creston is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Creston has a 2024 population of 612. Creston is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 627 in 2020.

The average household income in Creston is $120,358 with a poverty rate of 3.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Creston is 31.2 years, 30.1 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Creston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Creston was:

  • White: 79.78%
  • Two or more races: 9.75%
  • Other race: 7.58%
  • Black or African American: 2.89%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
534.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.39% (-15)
The current population of Creston, Illinois is 612 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 627.

Creston, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White44279.78%
Two or more races549.75%
Other race427.58%
Black or African American162.89%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Creston Population by Race

Creston Population Pyramid 2024

Creston Median Age

31.2

Total

30.1

Male

33.3

Female

Creston Adults

There are 398 adults, (78 of whom are seniors) in Creston.

Creston Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Creston Sex Ratio

Female24944.95%
Male30555.05%

Creston Population by Age

Creston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2002.777426
Married843.6592.97.1
Non Family691.2255.144.9
Female313.0674.225.8
Male164.2556.343.8
showing: 5 rows

3.59

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Creston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Creston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Creston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.8%.

Creston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,531

Average Earnings

$59,063

Average Male

$45,625

Average Female

Creston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Creston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Creston Language

96% of Creston residents speak only English, while 4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4% of the population.

Creston Language

Creston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White431173.94%
Multiple5435.56%
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3.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.92%

Male Poverty Rate

2.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Creston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Creston is Multiple, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Creston is White, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.09%.

Creston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.39%
Some College0.68%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Creston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed3.17%
Female Employed1.31%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Creston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Creston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Creston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Creston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Creston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Creston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Creston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Creston Veterans by War

count

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Creston Veterans by Age

count

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Creston Veterans by Race

Creston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Creston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Creston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Creston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Creston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.17%

Born in Creston

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.65% of Creston residents were born in the United States, with 89.17% having been born in Illinois. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Creston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029592-4-0.67%
2028596-4-0.67%
2027600-4-0.66%
2026604-4-0.66%
2025608-4-0.65%
2024612-4-0.65%
2023616-4-0.65%
2022620-4-0.64%
2021624-3-0.48%
2020627-22-3.39%
2019649-1-0.15%
2018650
201765010.15%
2016649-9-1.37%
2015658-5-0.75%
2014663-1-0.15%
2013664-4-0.6%
201266810.15%
201166710.15%
2010666
showing: 20 rows

Creston Population by Year