For population 25 years and over in Creston:
For population 15 years and over in Creston village:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,263 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Akron, OH (20.9 miles , pop. 217,074).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (305.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Seville, OH (1.7 miles ), Westfield Center, OH (1.9 miles ), Burbank, OH (2.2 miles ), Gloria Glens Park, OH (2.3 miles ), Rittman, OH (2.5 miles ), Chippewa Lake, OH (2.5 miles ), Lodi, OH (2.6 miles ), Smithville, OH (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 40.98 N, Longitude: 81.90 W
Area code: 330
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Crime in Creston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +285 (+15.2%).
Work and jobs in Creston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Creston, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Creston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Creston village center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.9 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Creston-area historical earthquake activity is above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from Creston center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from Creston center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 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 Wayne County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.4. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.334. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Creston and their reported violations in the past:CRESTON VILLAGE (Population served: 2160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - BURBANK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.4%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 91.7% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Creston (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.41%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 27
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
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4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,942 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($144 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,031 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Creston fatal accident list:
Nov 10, 1978 09:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1976 08:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Creston)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Creston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Creston, OH
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.