Crete, Illinois Population 2022

8,507
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Crete is a city located in Will County Illinois. Crete has a 2020 population of 8,507. Crete is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,465 in 2010.

The average household income in Crete is $95,348 with a poverty rate of 5.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,091 per month, and the median house value is $166,500. The median age in Crete is 46.4 years, 45.2 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Crete Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cretewas:

  • White: 60.93%
  • Black or African American: 31.26%
  • Two or more races: 4.63%
  • Other race: 2.52%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Crete, Illinois is 8,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,465.

Crete, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,91060.93%
Black or African American2,51931.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.22%
Asian350.43%
Some Other Race2032.52%
Two or More Races3734.63%
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Crete Population by Race

Crete Population Pyramid 2022

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Crete Median Age

49.2


Total

48.5


Male

49.9


Female

Crete Adults

There are 6,696 adults, (2,067 of whom are seniors) in Crete.

Crete Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Crete Sex Ratio

Female

4,328

53.71%

Male

3,730

46.29%

Crete Population by Age

Crete Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Crete Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female95.7%4.3%
Married93.8%6.2%
All87.3%12.7%
Non Family79.3%20.7%
Male49%51%

87.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Crete Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1062.5687.3
Married1,5163.3893.8
Male983.849
Female3503.1695.7
Non Family1,1421.1979.3

3.3

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Crete Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1983.34%
9th to 12th Grade3185.37%
High School Graduate1,77229.92%
Some College1,06017.90%
Associates Degree5068.54%
Bachelors Degree1,26221.31%
Graduate Degree80713.62%
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Crete Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crete Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian353015
Black1,7461,639659
White3,5943,2541,243
2+ Races18818053
Hispanic38232699
Other Race14514529
Native American1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.86%.

Crete Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,715$60,485$40,190
Less Than 9th Grade$33,214$$
High School Graduate$37,500$51,250$
Some College$41,581$75,243$29,750
Bachelors Degree$44,934$68,750$44,063
Graduate Degree$63,500$75,938$60,833

$44,715

Average Earnings

$60,485

Average Male

$40,190

Average Female

Crete Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crete Language by Age

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Crete Language

93.26% of Crete residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.

Crete Language

Crete Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5532685.89%
Black2,5041355.39%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic632294.59%

5.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

5.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crete

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crete is White, with 5.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crete is Hispanic, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.04%.

Crete Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.77%
High School5.71%
Some College5.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%

Crete Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.62%
Male Unemployed21.95%
Female Employed5.67%
Female Unemployed15.38%

Crete Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crete Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,403$122,029
Families$86,224$102,350
Married Families$103,750-
Non Families$53,125$153,101
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Income by Household Type

Crete Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Crete Married by Age and Sex

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Crete 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 35-44.

Crete Marital Status by Race

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Crete Marital Status

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558

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War57
Vietnam232
Korea18
World War II46

Crete Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 54105
55 to 6482
65 to 74245
75+113

Crete Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3147.47%
Black1828.98%
Asian617.14%
2+ Races5624.24%

Crete Veterans by Race

Crete Veterans by Education

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1.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crete Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Crete Employment by Age

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Crete Employment by Race

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Crete Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.52%

Born in Crete

96.20%

Native Born

3.80%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.20% of Crete residents were born in the United States, with 75.52% having been born in Illinois. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Crete Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,4630.00%
19704,6561,1933.00%
19805,4177611.53%
19906,7731,3562.26%
20007,3465730.82%
20108,2599131.18%
20118,280210.25%
20128,301210.25%
20138,322210.25%
20148,343210.25%
20158,364210.25%
20168,385210.25%
20178,406210.25%
20188,427210.25%
20198,448210.25%
20208,465170.20%
20218,486210.25%
20228,507210.25%

Crete Population by Year