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Creston is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 30,080. Creston is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Creston offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Creston there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Creston and residents tend to lean conservative.

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About Creston...
Population
30,080

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,323
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$961
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$58,768
National
$62,843
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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