Creston, Nebraska

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Creston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Platte
Standard Zip Codes 68631
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.706
Longitude -97.362

Creston Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MADISON 2 W
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
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Creston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 215 100%
Male 109 50.7%
Female 106 49.3%
Under 18 61 28.4%
18+ 154 71.6%
65+ 38 17.7%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 213 99.1%
African-American 1 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 2.3%

Estimated Creston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 213
Growth -2
Growth % -0.9%

Creston Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 67.9%
Irish 7.5%
Italian 4.3%
English 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
US/American 2.7%
Swedish 2.1%
Norwegian 2.1%
European 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Czech 1.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Creston 215 $30,781
Clarkson 685 $36,094
Humphrey 786 $46,645
Leigh 442 $40,481
Lindsay 276 $45,313
Madison 2,367 $40,733
Platte Center 359 $40,357
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