Crete Will County, Illinois

Crete: Town in the U.S. state of Illinois

About

Crete is a town located in the county of Will in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,259 and a population density of 854 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,493 inhabitants.

The town was created 186 years ago in 1835.

Crete Quick Facts

Population : 8,493 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Will County
Postal code : 60417
Plate code : 708
Phone Area Codes : 708
Area : 9.67 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1836 (186 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:59:24 (27th May 2022)
Density : 878 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.76% (2010-2020)
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Location of Crete on Illinois map.
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Geography

Crete is located at 41°26'40"N 87°37'53"W (41.4444800, -87.6314300).

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Demographics

The population of Crete increased by 2.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,259 - census
2011 8,267 0.1% estimation process
2012 8,263 -0.05% estimation process
2013 8,233 -0.36% estimation process
2014 8,209 -0.29% estimation process
2015 8,178 -0.38% estimation process
2016 8,164 -0.17% estimation process
2017 8,124 -0.49% estimation process
2018 8,081 -0.53% estimation process
2019 8,023 -0.72% estimation process
2020 8,493 5.53% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,565
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,649
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,481
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,640
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.0%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 84.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.2%
Asians alone % : 7.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 32.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 57.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 426
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.5%

Crete zip code is 60417. County name: Will, County fips: 17197

Crete, Woods Corners

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $334,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,943
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $489
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,712
2015-2019 Households : 2,486
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.00
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,161
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 87,562
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 21,601
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,160
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $79,455
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,014
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 502
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 207
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 222
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 217
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 255
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 103
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 389
2010 population per square mile : 3,658.0
2010 land area in square miles : 1.82

People born in Crete (12)

People born in Crete, including Catholic cardinal and antipope 1409 to 1410 Alexander V, Greek saint Saint Titos, Egyptian politician Mustafa Fahmi Pasha, .

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Schools in Crete

College & universities near Crete, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145336 Governors State University University Park (IL) 60484

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Crete, IL

Code Name Address Type
DYE Dyer station 913 Sheffield Avenue RAIL
HMW Homewood 18015 Park Ave. RAIL
HMI Hammond–Whiting station 1135 South Calumet Ave. RAIL
GRY Gary, IN 100 West 4th Avenue BUS
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL

Post offices near Crete

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cr Post Office Crete (IL) 60417

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Crete , Nebraska town in Saline County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 6,875 people.

Other cities in Will County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Will County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Joliet 85,583 City in Illinois, United States
Bolingbrook 74,025 Town in Illinois
Lockport 59,877 City in Niagara County, New York, United States
Romeoville 39,770 Town
New Lenox 27,088 Village in Illinois
Homer Glen 24,281 Village in Illinois, United States
Crest Hill 21,153 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Mokena 20,050 City in Illinois, United States of America
Goodings Grove 18,569 City in Illinois, United States of America
Shorewood 17,495 Village in Illinois
Channahon 13,409 City in Illinois, United States of America
Frankfort Square 9,276 Census-designated place in Will County, Illinois, United States
Manhattan 8,798 Village in Illinois
Braidwood 6,148 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Wilmington 5,597 Town in Will County, Illinois, United States
Monee 5,029 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

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