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Creston, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Creston had a population of 2,207 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Creston is located at latitude 40.9763 and longitude -81.9 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Creston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Creston are located in Wayne County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Medina County.

The Village of Creston (GNIS ID: 2398646) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Creston is located within Township of Canaan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Creston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Creston: Jackson, Old Hickory, Pike Station, Pikes Station, Saville, Seville Station, Sink Hole.

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Creston, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,207
Population in Households 2,205
Population in Familes 1,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 979
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 892
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 640
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 672 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $114,935
Average Home Value $154,030


Median Household Income $45,647
Average Household Income $51,493
Per Capita Income $20,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.24%
Households 0.49% 0.4%
Families 0.59% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Creston, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Creston to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 457 62nd
Population Density1 # 748 39th
Diversity Index2 # 693 43rd
Median Household Income # 721 41st
Per Capita Income # 948 22nd

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