A warm climate, sunny winters, magnificent scenery and a relaxed attitude are some of the reasons people are making Creston their home. Whether you are seeking to relocate with your growing family, looking to carry on business, or thinking about retirement, the Valley offers a comfortable and satisfying lifestyle.
In a Smart Growth BC Study recently published, and received by Town Council,
Creston was rated 12 th OVERALL in a Study of 24 BC municipalities.
Communities that rated higher than Creston (Vancouver, Victoria, New Westminster,
Kelowna, etc.), and those rated lower (Abbotsford, Kamloops, Penticton,
Vernon, Campbell River, Maple Ridge, etc.), were rated under three categories:
Urban Form (population density, housing density, housing type,
Livability (% of owners/renters spending more than 30% of income
on housing, housing diversity index, hectares of park, etc.)
Economic Vitality (number of businesses/1,000 people, incorporations/10,000
Creston rated 8 th under the Urban Form Index, 13 th under the Livability
Index, and 20 th under the Economic Vitality Index. The Overall rating
of these numbers found Creston as 12 th (2 points behind Kelowna and 3
points ahead of Penticton).