Creston, WA Profile: Facts & Data

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Creston, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Creston had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2018. Creston ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Creston is located at latitude 47.7594 and longitude -118.5199 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Creston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,441 feet.

The Town of Creston (GNIS ID: 2412386) 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.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Creston is located within Wilbur Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Creston: Benson.

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Creston, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 247
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 603
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,828
Average Household Income $64,398
Per Capita Income $28,111

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $242,500
Average Home Value $336,856
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 0.95%
Households 0.96% 0.99%
Families 3.65% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Creston, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Creston to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington 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 # 534 15th
Population Density # 392 37th
Diversity Index # 615 2nd
Median Household Income # 460 27th
Per Capita Income # 363 42nd

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