U.S. Beacon November 14, 2019

Creston, IA

Union County, Iowa

Latitude: 41.059039     Longitude: -94.364378
Population 7,359 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1917265, place: Creston city, Iowa)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,877 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 155 (8.26%)
Kindergarten: 113 (6.02%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 741 (39.48%)
High school (grades 9-12): 418 (22.27%)
College or graduate school: 450 (23.97%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,089 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 232 (4.56%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 440 (8.65%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,164 (42.52%)
Some college, no degree: 1,128 (22.17%)
Associate degree: 371 (7.29%)
Bachelor's degree: 572 (11.24%)
Graduate or professional degree: 182 (3.58%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 86.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,213 (100%)
Never married: 1,377 (22.16%)
Now married, except separated: 3,451 (55.54%)
Separated: 23 (0.37%)
Total Widowed: 719 (11.57%)
Widowed Female: 598 (9.62%)
Total Divorced: 643 (10.35%)
Divorced Female: 332 (5.34%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 26 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 13 (50%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 5,894 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 893 (15.15%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,678 (100%)
--With a disability: 126 (7.51%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 3,913 (100%)
--With a disability: 661 (16.89%)
----Percent employed: 67.5%
--No disability: 3,252 (83.11%)
----Percent employed: 85.2%
Population 65 years and over: 1,391 (100%)
--With a disability: 598 (42.99%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,138 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 4,271 (59.83%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,794 (39.14%)
--Same county: 1,386 (19.42%)
--Different county: 1,408 (19.73%)
----Same state: 786 (11.01%)
----Different state: 622 (8.71%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 73 (1.02%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 7,641 (100%)
Native: 7,552 (98.84%)
--Born in United States: 7,518 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,994 (78.45%)
----Different state: 1,524 (19.95%)
--Born outside United States: 34 (0.44%)
Foreign born: 89 (1.16%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 28 (0.37%)
--Naturalized citizen: 55 (0.72%)
--Not a citizen: 34 (0.44%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 89 (100%)
Europe: 28 (31.46%)
Asia: 24 (26.97%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 19 (21.35%)
Northern America: 18 (20.22%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,138 (100%)
English only: 6,933 (97.13%)
Language other than English: 205 (2.87%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 59 (0.83%)
--Spanish: 119 (1.67%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 38 (0.53%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 37 (0.52%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 10 (0.14%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 37 (0.52%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 11 (0.15%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 7,641 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 6,764% (88.52%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 103 (1.35%)
Danish: 106 (1.39%)
Dutch: 291 (3.81%)
English: 816 (10.68%)
French (except Basque): 267 (3.49%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 1,829 (23.94%)
Greek: 11 (0.14%)
Hungarian: 6 (0.08%)
Irish: 946 (12.38%)
Italian: 81 (1.06%)
Lithuanian: 13 (0.17%)
Norwegian: 275 (3.6%)
Polish: 65 (0.85%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 24 (0.31%)
Scotch-Irish: 109 (1.43%)
Scottish: 197 (2.58%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 225 (2.94%)
Swiss: 19 (0.25%)
Ukrainian: 16 (0.21%)
United States or American: 918 (12.01%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 447 (5.85%)

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