Creston, Washington

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Creston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles W of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 99117, 99147
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.758
Longitude -118.518

Creston Climate

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  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WILBUR
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 53 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
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Creston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 232 100%
Male 115 49.6%
Female 117 50.4%
Under 18 45 19.4%
18+ 187 80.6%
65+ 62 26.7%
Median Age 48.4
Average Family Size 2.71
White 215 92.7%
African-American 2 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 3.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.9%

Estimated Creston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 231
Growth -1
Growth % -0.4%

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
French (except Basque) 16.7%
German 13.7%
English 11.3%
Irish 8.3%
US/American 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Scottish 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Italian 4.2%
Dutch 4.2%
Scandinavian 3.6%
French Canadian 3%
Canadian 2.4%
Norwegian 2.4%
European 1.8%
Austrian 1.8%
Finnish 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Creston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lincoln (99147)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Creston 232 $33,250
Almira 302 $34,107
Davenport 1,730 $47,708
Harrington 426 $45,000
Wilbur 914 $37,431
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Creston High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 55 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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