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Creston is a village in Platte County, in the Columbus metro area.
The community was named for its location atop a hill
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Creston. For links to other places called Creston, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Creston is 41.706N. The longitude is -97.362W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,624 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 211.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Creston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Platte County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68631 ZIP code.
51% of Creston residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Creston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Creston was $14,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Creston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Creston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.
Platte County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Creston political report.
The average commute time for Creston workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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