Creswell is a city in the Willamette Valley of Lane County, Oregon, United States, located 13 miles (21 km) south of Eugene, Oregon. Take a look below for 15 amazing and fun facts about Creswell, Oregon, United States.
1. The population at the 2010 census was 5,031.
2. The first store opened at Creswell in 1872, and a town sprang up around it.
3. The city was named for John Creswell, 23rd United States Postmaster General.
4. A post office has been in operation in Creswell since 1872.
5. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.72 square miles (4.45 km2), of which, 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.
6. As of the census of 2010, there were 5,031 people, 1,906 households, and 1,366 families living in the city.
7. The population density was 2,959.4 inhabitants per square mile (1,142.6/km2). There were 2,023 housing units at an average density of 1,190.0 per square mile (459.5/km2).
8. The racial makeup of the city was 89.6% White, 0.4% African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.1% from other races, and 3.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.6% of the population.
9. There were 1,906 households, of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
10. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.01.
11. The median age in the city was 35.7 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older.
12. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
13. The Creswell School District has three schools: Creslane Elementary School, Creswell Middle School, and Creswell High School.
14. On 4th July 2021 citizens held an unauthorized Independence Day parade after the city cancelled the official one.
15. The Creswell Chronicle is the city’s weekly newspaper.