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Creston water tower
Location of Creston, Ohio
Location of Creston in Wayne County
|• Total||2.19 sq mi (5.67 km2)|
|• Land||2.19 sq mi (5.67 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||991 ft (302 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||991.32/sq mi (382.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1061007|
Creston had its start in the 1860s when the railroad was extended to that point. An old variant name was Pike Station. A post office called Pike Station was established in 1865, and the name was changed to Creston in 1881.
Creston is located at(40.981230, -81.899189).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.26 square miles (5.85 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,171 people, 865 households, and 617 families living in the village. The population density was 960.6 inhabitants per square mile (370.9/km2). There were 921 housing units at an average density of 407.5 per square mile (157.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 865 households, of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.01.
The median age in the village was 40.2 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
Norwayne High School is a public high school located on South Main Street that educates around 450 students.
Creston is served by a branch of the Wayne County Public Library.
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