Latest Data (2018)
Population 7,788
Nationwide Rank 3672

Quick Facts

Creston, Iowa is the 3,672nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Creston, Iowa is a city.

Creston, Iowa is currently 1.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Creston, Iowa's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Creston, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3662 Butner, North Carolina 7,820 21.1%
3663 Antigo, Wisconsin 7,819 -8.5%
3664 St. Francis, Minnesota 7,817 54.9%
3665 Blair, Nebraska 7,815 3.9%
3666 Ripon, Wisconsin 7,810 4.9%
3667 Wendell, North Carolina 7,809 76.7%
3668 Crookston, Minnesota 7,806 -5.9%
3669 Hood River, Oregon 7,806 28.5%
3670 Bonner Springs, Kansas 7,804 15.1%
3671 Altoona, Wisconsin 7,794 16.2%
3672 Creston, Iowa 7,788 2.8%
3673 Floresville, Texas 7,786 31.7%
3674 Woodland Park, Colorado 7,785 14.7%
3675 Livingston, Montana 7,784 10.2%
3676 Kenai, Alaska 7,778 11.9%
3677 Centerville, Georgia 7,776 47.7%
3678 Sebastopol, California 7,768 -0.4%
3679 Fort Scott, Kansas 7,765 -6.4%
3680 Union, South Carolina 7,764 -11.7%
3681 Winnemucca, Nevada 7,763 9.2%
3682 Pittston, Pennsylvania 7,755 -4.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2265 Newton 15,209 -2.5%
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%
2786 Norwalk 11,517 63.2%
2804 Oskaloosa 11,426 3.9%
2868 Spencer 11,031 -2.6%
2974 Fort Madison 10,468 -10.0%
2977 Storm Lake 10,458 4.0%
2989 Fairfield 10,414 8.5%
3009 Pella 10,335 3.9%
3024 Keokuk 10,274 -9.6%
3054 Waverly 10,153 13.1%
3069 Pleasant Hill 10,064 91.6%
3087 Le Mars 9,996 8.1%
3123 Carroll 9,812 -2.5%
3210 Grinnell 9,320 2.4%
3354 Mount Pleasant 8,737 0.1%
3448 Denison 8,406 14.5%
3672 Creston 7,788 2.8%
3687 Webster City 7,723 -5.4%
3725 Sioux Center 7,614 25.3%
3732 Decorah 7,594 -7.0%
3734 Clear Lake 7,578 -7.3%
3770 Perry 7,456 -2.8%
3790 Hiawatha 7,393 13.3%
3797 Charles City 7,369 -5.4%
3814 Washington 7,309 3.4%
3853 Knoxville 7,204 -6.9%
3971 Eldridge 6,813 61.4%
3997 Nevada 6,751 0.9%
4039 Bondurant 6,646 255.2%
4068 Atlantic 6,577 -9.3%
4237 Orange City 6,107 8.4%
4247 Independence 6,073 0.1%
4266 Maquoketa 5,998 -2.2%
4288 Oelwein 5,942 -11.0%
4404 Estherville 5,686 -14.1%
4413 Asbury 5,665 128.1%
4479 Anamosa 5,507 0.0%
4494 Centerville 5,478 -7.2%
4519 Algona 5,428 -5.3%
4546 Clarinda 5,376 -5.2%
4560 Red Oak 5,333 -14.2%
4568 Winterset 5,318 11.7%
4570 Glenwood 5,316 -1.4%
4630 Osceola 5,193 8.8%
4643 DeWitt 5,169
4665 Sheldon 5,110 1.8%
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 7,788 3,672
2017 7,839 3,625
2016 7,829 3,610
2015 7,854 3,588
2014 7,839 3,575
2013 7,887 3,542
2012 7,874 3,522
2011 7,846 3,521
2010 7,834 3,512
2009 7,556 3,569
2008 7,497 3,567
2007 7,427 3,565
2006 7,384 3,545
2005 7,344 3,531
2004 7,331 3,515
2003 7,331 3,492
2002 7,418 3,452
2001 7,517 3,400
2000 7,570 3,377
1990 7,932 2,947