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  •   State: 
    Will County
      County FIPS: 
    41°25′54″N 87°36′03″W
      Area total: 
    44.38 sq mi (114.9 km²)
      Area land: 
    44.34 sq mi (114.8 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.04 sq mi (0.1 km²)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Crete, Will County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    536.2 residents per square mile of area (207.0/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 23,774 and it contained 10,286 housing units. Washington Township was formed from a portion of Crete. The township has a total area of 44.38 square miles (114.9 km²), of which 99.91% is land and 0.04 sq miles (0.10 km²) (or 0.09%) is water. The population as of 2016 was 23.530. The oldest elected official in Crete Township is Emma Clara Schweer, who served as tax collector for the township from 1961 to 1974. The town has a population of 23,530 as of the 2016 census. It is located on the Illinois River, which runs through Will County. It was named after Crete, an island in the Adriatic Sea, which was once part of the Greek island of Adriatic Richelieu-Drouot. The name of the town is derived from the Greek word "crete" which means "crescent" or "crest" and means "place" in Greek. The word "town" is also used to refer to the town of Willowbrook, which is also in Willow County, where the population is 22,856. It also means "town of the hills" or "(town) of the mountains" or (town of) the "hills" in English. The village of University Park is named after University Park, a small town in Illinois.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.38 square miles (114.9 km²) of which 99.91% is land and 0.04 sq miles (0.10km²) is water. The township is home to the University Park Forest, a national forest, and a small portion of the Plum Valley area. The town of Plum Valley has a population of 1,816. The village of Willowbrook has a resident population of 2,071. The city of Sauk Village has a citizenry population of 3,074. The county seat is Sauk City, which has a residents population of 4,077. The state's largest city is St. Louis, with a population in excess of 1.2 million. The largest county town is Middletown, where the population is 1,716. the state's population is 2,715. The district's largest county county is Oxford, with an area of 2.7 million. It is the only county in the state to have a town of more than 1,000 people. The population of the township was 1,084 in the 2010 Census. The total area is 44.34 square miles, of which 0.10 km² is land. It has a surface of 0.09 km², or 0.03 square miles. The area has a topography of 99.9% land, or 99.8% water.


The population as of 2016 was 23,530. The city has a population of about 23,000 people. The population of the city as of 2013 was around 22,000. The town is located in the province of Haut-Loup-D'Haut. It is located on the Haut River, which flows through the city. The capital city is located at the town of D'Holland, which is on the island of Crete. It has an estimated population of 23,500 people, with a population density of over 1,000 per square kilometre (1,200 per square mile) The city's population is around 23,400 people, according to the city's 2013 population statistics. The average age of the population is 23.5 years old. The City's population has been growing at a rate of about 1,200 people per year since the 1980s, when it was 2,500. The current population is about 22,530 people, and the population as a whole is 23,527. The mayor of D 'Hollan has a goal of reducing the population to under 20,000, and he has set a target of 15,000 by 2020. The largest city in the city is D' Hollan, which has an average population of 22,500, with the population of 1,500 per city, or 1,300 per city. It also has the highest percentage of people living in poverty, at 0.7 per cent.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Crete, Will County, Illinois = 77. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 36. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 69. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Crete = 3.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 11,661 individuals with a median age of 38.5 age the population grows by 14.92% in Crete, Will County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 536.2 residents per square mile of area (207.0/km²). There are average 2.56 people per household in the 10,512 households with an average household income of $62,340 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.20% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.06%. The number of physicians in Crete per 100,000 population = 98.7.


The annual rainfall in Crete = 36.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 28.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 110. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 189. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 13.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 43, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Crete, Will County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 76.82%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 31 years with median home cost = $121,180 and home appreciation of -15.69%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $18.40 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,458 per student. There are 18.6 students for each teacher in the school, 1435 students for each Librarian and 994 students for each Counselor. 7.32% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.97% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 7.06% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Crete's population in Will County, Illinois of 35,936 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,32-fold to 11,661 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.84% female residents and 49.16% male residents live in Crete, Will County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Crete, Will County, Illinois are married and the remaining 37.67% are single population.

  • 35.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Crete require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.88% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.45% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.24% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.47% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Crete, Will County, Illinois, 76.82% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.38% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.79% are vacant.

  • The 52.41% of the population in Crete, Will County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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