Latest Data (2017)
Population 7,839
Nationwide Rank 3625

Quick Facts

Creston, Iowa is the 3,625th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Creston, Iowa is a city.

Creston, Iowa is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Creston, Iowa's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Creston, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3615 St. Johns, Michigan 7,887 1.6%
3616 Wyoming, Minnesota 7,887 25.0%
3617 Baldwinsville, New York 7,885 11.3%
3618 Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 7,875 2.1%
3619 Senatobia, Mississippi 7,869 12.1%
3620 Carl Junction, Missouri 7,864 46.7%
3621 York, Nebraska 7,862 -2.6%
3622 Newton, New Jersey 7,860 -4.7%
3623 Selah, Washington 7,859 23.3%
3624 Dexter, Missouri 7,844 3.8%
3625 Creston, Iowa 7,839 3.5%
3626 Olivette, Missouri 7,832 5.0%
3627 Farmville, Virginia 7,831 14.4%
3628 Los Fresnos, Texas 7,830 72.4%
3629 Ione, California 7,827 9.2%
3630 Lampasas, Texas 7,826 13.4%
3631 Wahpeton, North Dakota 7,826 -8.5%
3632 Ashland, Wisconsin 7,823 -9.0%
3633 Wellington, Kansas 7,822 -9.6%
3634 Union, South Carolina 7,821 -11.0%
3635 Wilson, Pennsylvania 7,819 2.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2264 Newton 15,109 -3.1%
2569 Grimes 12,742 148.6%
2598 Boone 12,510 -2.3%
2767 Oskaloosa 11,546 5.0%
2853 Spencer 11,045 -2.5%
2877 Norwalk 10,896 54.4%
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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