Creston, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 647 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.2%
Males: 344  (53.2%)
Females: 303  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60113, 61068.

Creston Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,906 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Creston:

$56,906
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,132 (it was $18,927 in 2000)

Creston village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,743 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Creston:

$130,743
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,251; detached houses: $178,084; townhouses or other attached units: $130,743; in 2-unit structures: $179,837; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,233; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,458; mobile homes: $50,920

Median gross rent in 2017: $802.

March 2019 cost of living index in Creston: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
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  • Races in Creston, IL (2010)
    • 59189.3%White alone
    • 406.0%Hispanic
    • 162.4%Black alone
    • 71.1%Asian alone
    • 71.1%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Other race alone

Races in Creston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Creston, Illinois as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Creston is 239 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (16.6%), American (15.7%), Irish (8.8%), Polish (5.4%), English (4.2%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/25/1873

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,548 people per square mile   (low).

Creston, Illinois map

52 residents are foreign born (6.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This village:

7.8%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,467 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,283 (3.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (24.0 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (66.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rochelle, IL (2.3 miles ),
Malta, IL (2.3 miles ),
Hillcrest, IL (2.3 miles ),
Steward, IL (2.5 miles ),
Lee, IL (3.1 miles ),
DeKalb, IL (3.3 miles ),
Monroe Center, IL (3.4 miles ),
Shabbona, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 88.97 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Creston, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Creston, IL in 2017
Creston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Creston, IL residents
Average permit cost in Creston, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in Creston, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Machinery (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.8%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Creston, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)

Average climate in Creston, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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AQI PM2.5
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Tornado activity:

Creston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.2 miles away from the Creston village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Creston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from Creston center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 222.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 246.2 miles away from Creston center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ogle County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Creston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Creston:

  • ROCHELLE GARDENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ROCHELLE, IL)
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; ROCHELLE, IL)
  • ROCHELLE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROCHELLE, IL)
  • UNITY HOSPICE OF WESTERN ILLINOIS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ROCHELLE, IL)
  • DEKALB COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • DEKALB COUNTY REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • OAK CREST (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DEKALB, IL)

Airports located in Creston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Creston:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 5 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 11 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Rock Valley College (about 27 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 28 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Elgin Community College (about 34 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Aurora University (about 35 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • McHenry County College (about 39 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)

Public elementary/middle school in Creston:

See full list of schools located in Creston

Library in Creston:

  • CRESTON-DEMENT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $43,704; Location: 107 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 13,168 books; 703 video materials; 1 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ogle - Lee Fire Protection District Creston Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Creston include: First Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ogle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Creston that have no violations reported:

  • CRESTON (Address: 220 S TRANSIT ST , Population served: 535, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

12.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Creston (2011 data):

  • Holcomb State Bank: Creston Branch at 400 East Route 38, branch established on 2005/03/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.9 mil, Deposits: $148.8 mil, headquarters in Holcomb, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Holcomb Bancorp, Incorporated, Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Creston:

Marital status in Creston, IL
  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Creston:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Creston, IL (based on Ogle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,51231
Catholic7,6754
Evangelical Protestant5,46441
Other2533
None31,593-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Ogle County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ogle County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ogle County:

26.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Creston:

11.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Creston:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Creston:

77.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Creston, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$728
Water Supply 0$0 1$224
Financial Administration 0$0 1$670
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$632
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,254

Creston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $122,000 ($188.56)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($131.38)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($126.74)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($100.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($26.28)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($18.55)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($4.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($3.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,000 ($57.19)

Creston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,000 ($94.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($30.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($80.37)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $116,000 ($179.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000 ($176.20)
    Highways: $18,000 ($27.82)
  • Tax - Other License: $40,000 ($61.82)
    Property: $19,000 ($29.37)

Creston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $855,000 ($1321.48)

5.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, IL  1.19% ($41,771 average AGI)
from Lee County, IL  0.68% ($46,317)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.62% ($46,894)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  1.20% ($46,825 average AGI)
to Lee County, IL  0.74% ($36,570)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.52% ($39,884)

Strongest AM radio stations in Creston:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WRHL (1060 AM; 0 kW; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1 kW; DEKALB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Creston:

  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Creston:

  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Creston fatal accident list:

Oct 7, 2015 12:12 AM, Sr-38, Lat: 41.934981, Lon: -88.981022, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.9mTotal length
  • 81,300Total average daily traffic
  • 18,240Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Creston, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Creston, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Creston)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3.7 Km S Il Rt 38 & Woodlawn Rd (Lat: 41.902250 Lon: -88.960917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76 m, Overall height: 79 m, Call Sign: WPET658,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.460 MHz, 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025, Certifier: Lambert P Fleck Iii, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Creston, Lat: 41.929722 Lon: -88.965556, Type: Mast, Structure height: 21.2 m, Overall height: 22.7 m, Call Sign: WQKS447,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 09/01/2019, Certifier: Aaron L Palmer, Registrant: Leaf River Telephone Company, 102 W 2nd St, Leaf River, IL 61047, Phone: (815) 738-2211, Fax: (815) 738-6060, Email:
  • CH96671A, 5555 South Beck (Lat: 41.941417 Lon: -88.969806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WRCQ334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 12/04/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • CRESTON, E Of Beck Rd 1/2 Mi N Of (Lat: 41.941417 Lon: -88.969806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WLV551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2017, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,8403$79,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$88,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9611.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Creston, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Creston, IL - Value
Most common first names in Creston, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary778.3 years
William481.8 years
Hazel378.0 years
Clarence379.6 years
Dorothy380.0 years
Howard380.0 years
Ruth376.7 years
Charles275.0 years
Alice286.0 years
Eugene277.0 years
Most common last names in Creston, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Colwill383.3 years
Erickson378.7 years
Govig382.7 years
Pierce391.7 years
Sanderson384.0 years
Schroeder383.3 years
Allen294.5 years
Elkin282.0 years
Finnestad269.5 years
Crawford285.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Creston, IL
  • 95.8%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Creston, IL
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Creston compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Creston on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christopher Norkus (4)
  • Garry Mccombs (2)
  • Mark Thomas Hibshman (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.