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Cresco is a city in Howard County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Latin for "I grow"
The latitude of Cresco is 43.381N. The longitude is -92.113W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,840.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cresco demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Howard 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 52136 ZIP code.
34% of Cresco residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cresco ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cresco was $18,190, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Cresco residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Cresco, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $724.
Libraries in Cresco include Cresco Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cresco include Northeast Iowa Focus
Howard County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cresco political report.
The average commute time for Cresco workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Cresco include Super 8.
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