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People

Total Population 740
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 8%
Employed Population 16+ 386
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $38,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,514
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,281

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,094
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $142,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.4%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 21.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Creston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Ogle
Metro Area Rockford
P.O. Box Zip Codes 60113
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.93
Longitude -88.964

Creston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCHELLE
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
DeKalb 43,483 $57,508

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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107 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Creston, Illinois
(815) 384-3111

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