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Creston, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Creston had a population of 2,227 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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, 2018)


Total Population 2,227
Population in Households 2,225
Population in Familes 1,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 988
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $48,411
Average Household Income $55,587
Per Capita Income $21,748


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $122,750
Average Home Value $168,731


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 641
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.36%
Households 0.44% 0.44%
Families 0.46% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

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, 2018 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 # 455 63rd
Population Density # 741 39th
Diversity Index # 627 48th
Median Household Income # 785 35th
Per Capita Income # 968 20th

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