Creston, Illinois

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Creston
Location of Creston in Ogle County, Illinois.
Location of Creston in Ogle County, Illinois.
Creston is located in Ogle County, Illinois
Creston
Creston
Location within Ogle County
Creston is located in Illinois
Creston
Creston
Creston (Illinois)
Coordinates: 41°55′51″N 88°57′56″W / 41.93083°N 88.96556°W / 41.93083; -88.96556Coordinates: 41°55′51″N 88°57′56″W / 41.93083°N 88.96556°W / 41.93083; -88.96556
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
TownshipDement
Area
 • Total1.13 sq mi (2.94 km2)
 • Land1.13 sq mi (2.94 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total662
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
642
 • Density566.14/sq mi (218.63/km2)
Postal code
60113
Area code(s)815
FIPS code17-17471
Websitewww.villageofcreston.org

Creston is a village in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 662 at the 2010 census, up from 543 in 2000.

History[edit]

Creston was named for its supposed location on the highest point of land between Chicago and the Mississippi River.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

Creston is located at 41°55′51″N 88°57′56″W / 41.93083°N 88.96556°W / 41.93083; -88.96556 (41.930816, -88.965554).[5]

According to the 2010 census, Creston has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880364
1890329−9.6%
190038115.8%
1910323−15.2%
19203271.2%
1930315−3.7%
1940284−9.8%
195036227.5%
196045425.4%
197059531.1%
1980527−11.4%
19905351.5%
20005431.5%
201066221.9%
Est. 2016642[2]−3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 543 people, 195 households, and 154 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,299.3 people per square mile (499.2/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 488.2 per square mile (187.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.58% White, 1.10% African American, 0.37% Asian, 1.10% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.34% of the population.

There were 195 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $44,688. Males had a median income of $32,321 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,927. About 5.1% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age of 18 and 2.9% of those 65 and over.

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 95.
  4. ^ Company, Chicago and North Western Railway (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 61.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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