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People

Total Population 273
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 30.8%
Employed Population 16+ 74
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,964
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $594
Median House Value $89,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 11%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • 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
Station DAVENPORT
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
Station WELLPINIT
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

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)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Almira 263 $49,688
Davenport 1,610 $60,938
Harrington 327 $65,568
Wilbur 682 $43,750

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

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Creston High Schools

CRESTON JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
485 SE E STREET
509-636-2721
A Title I School.
Serves 55 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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