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People

Total Population 3,865
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,759
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $619
Median House Value $87,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 10%

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

Cresco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles S of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Howard
Standard Zip Codes 52136
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.381
Longitude -92.113

Cresco 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 CRESCO 1 NE
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station PRESTON
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station GRAND MEADOW
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Florenceville (52136)

Kendallville (52136)

Schley (52136)

Vernon Springs (52136)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chester 241 $45,000
Decorah 8,009 $67,734
Lime Springs 429 $60,893

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

Cresco Public Libraries

Library
Cresco Public Library
320 NORTH ELM ST
Cresco, Iowa
(563) 547-2540

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Cresco High Schools

CRESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
1000 SCHRODER DR
563-547-2764
Serves 554 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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