Creston, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,572 housing units in Creston. This represents a 1.3% decline from 3,618 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,489 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 83 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Creston is about 67.1%. Creston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.1%. Average household size is 2.21 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Creston were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom14.70%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms39%
Four Bedrooms12.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$57,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$12,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.86
Median year structure was built1950
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$277

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage3.30%
Home Equity Loan3.30%
Simple Mortgage49%
Debt Free43.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.8%