Cresco is located in northeast Iowa. Cresco is between the Howard, Winneshiek county. Cresco has 3.35 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cresco population is 3,871, which has shrunk 0.87% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Cresco median household income is $45,656 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.63% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Cresco median house value is $88,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.51% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Cresco is much better than the state average in quality. The Cresco area code is 563.