Creston is located in southwest Iowa. Creston is between the Union, Adair, Adams county. Creston has 5.19 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Creston population is 7,846, which has grown 3.28% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Creston median household income is $40,551 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.94% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Creston median house value is $87,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 51.30% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 53.09% and is higher 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 Creston is much better than the state average in quality. The Creston area code is 641.