Ashkum, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 744 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 369  (49.7%)
Females: 375  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60911.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,514 (it was $40,313 in 2000)
Ashkum:

$50,514
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,808 (it was $20,806 in 2000)

Ashkum village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,059 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Ashkum:

$110,059
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $665.

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  • Races in Ashkum, IL (2010)

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    • 74197.4%White alone
    • 111.4%Hispanic
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashkum: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.0%), Irish (17.0%), French (10.4%), United States (10.4%), English (4.5%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/25/1903

Elevation: 671 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 908 people per square mile   (low).

Ashkum,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Ashkum:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashkum village:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,031 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,343 (2.8%)

Ashkum satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (45.8 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (67.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clifton, IL (2.0 miles ), Danforth, IL (2.1 miles ), Gilman, IL (2.9 miles ), Chebanse, IL (2.9 miles ), Crescent City, IL (3.0 miles ), Sammons Point, IL (3.4 miles ), Onarga, IL (3.4 miles ), Irwin, IL (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $290,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 87.95 W

Area code: 815

Ashkum household income distribution Ashkum home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Ashkum: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ashkum, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashkum-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Ashkum village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.8 miles away from the village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashkum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from Ashkum center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 158.5 miles away from Ashkum center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashkum topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashkum:

  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CLIFTON, IL)
  • GILMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GILMAN, IL)
  • SUGAR CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • FORD IROQUOIS PUBLIC HEALTH DE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • WATSEKA REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS RESIDENT HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)

Amtrak stations near Ashkum:

  • 9 miles: GILMAN (U.S. 24 & U.S. 45) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashkum:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 16 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 20 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Governors State University (about 42 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 45 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 46 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Prairie State College (about 48 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Lewis University (about 51 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)

Public school in Ashkum:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a Catholic church in Ashkum. It's: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 204 N. Second St. Ashkum , IL 60911 Rectory phone: 815-698-2262

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Notable location: Ashkum Township Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ashkum include: Ashkum United Methodist Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iroquois County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Ashkum (2011 data):

  • Iroquois Farmers State Bank: Ashkum Branch at 101 S Bank Street, branch established on 1975/04/17. Info updated 2010/05/11: Bank assets: $84.9 mil, Deposits: $76.2 mil, headquarters in Iroquois, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: S & H Holdings, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.4

Ashkum travel time to work - commute Ashkum mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ashkum village (based on Iroquois County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,17638
Mainline Protestant4,54927
Catholic3,8909
Other932
None14,010-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Iroquois County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Iroquois County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iroquois County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Iroquois County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ashkum:

44.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ashkum:

33.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Ashkum:

27.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashkum:

16.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ashkum:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

25.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Ashkum:

49.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashkum, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,167
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$5,754
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$6,247
Health 0$0 24$1,766
Sewerage 0$0 1$4,953
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,060
Water Supply 1$6,512$78,1440$0
Gas Supply 1$5,706$68,4720$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,467
Totals for Government 2$12,218$73,30838$22,414

Ashkum government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $86,000 ($115.59)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($100.81)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($81.99)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($24.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $72,000 ($96.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($5.38)

Ashkum government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($32.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($12.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($110.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $124,000 ($166.67)
    Highways: $20,000 ($26.88)
  • Tax - Property: $46,000 ($61.83)
    NEC: $6,000 ($8.06)

Ashkum government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($80.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($67.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($13.44)

Ashkum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $655,000 ($880.38)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kankakee County, IL  1.45% ($31,977 average AGI)
from Ford County, IL  0.34% ($31,025)
from Champaign County, IL  0.29% ($17,114)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kankakee County, IL  1.16% ($31,791 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.46% ($33,091)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($32,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashkum:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashkum:

  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ashkum:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashkum)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Rr 2 Box 206 (Lat: 40.883917 Lon: -87.970028), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KZY879
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.1400 MHz, 47.3800 MHzGrant Date: 10/09/1998, Expiration Date: 10/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2003Registrant: State Of Illinois, Department Of Transportation, 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Room 009, Springfield, IL 62764, Phone: (217) 782-7234, Fax: (217) 782-1927, Email:
  • Jct Of Us Rt 45 And Il Rt 116 (Lat: 40.884472 Lon: -87.952250), Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: KLM608
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 45.0600 MHz, 42.4400 MHz, 42.5000 MHz, 42.5600 MHz, 154.680 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.460 MHz, 155.475 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2012Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Csb Suite 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • ASHKUM YARD, Sw Corner Jct 1-57 & Il Rt 116 (Lat: 40.883361 Lon: -87.970583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KZA240
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.460 MHz, 155.475 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • 1.73 Miles South Of Junction At State Road 52 & 1400e (Lat: 40.861556 Lon: -87.865694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPYS778
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.087 MHzGrant Date: 08/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/16/2023, Certifier: Dale R PeverlyRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • ASHKUM HQ, Se Cnr Of Jct Us Rt 45 And Il Rt 116 (Lat: 40.884139 Lon: -87.951917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.6 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQAC633
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.460 MHz, 155.475 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 05/05/2024, Certifier: Lambert P Fleck IiiRegistrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • ASHKUM, Rr 2 Box 206 @ Idot Yard (Lat: 40.883917 Lon: -87.970056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQQI912
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.1400 MHz, 47.3800 MHzGrant Date: 01/02/2013, Expiration Date: 01/02/2023, Certifier: Jeff SextonRegistrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashkum and their reported violations in the past:

ASHKUM (Population served: 724, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2010)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashkum that have no violations reported:

  • THE LOFT (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Ashkum, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2277.6 years
William1379.8 years
Mary983.6 years
Fred879.5 years
Henry884.0 years
Elmer780.0 years
George679.0 years
Donald672.2 years
Charles677.7 years
Arthur583.6 years
Most common last names in Ashkum, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson975.8 years
Petersen882.0 years
Peters876.2 years
Meents879.9 years
Anderson783.2 years
Gray680.5 years
Patnaude683.4 years
Brinkman678.7 years
Meier671.5 years
Lemenager677.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Businesses in Ashkum, IL

  • Subway: 1

Ashkum compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Ralph L. Morrison (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2017.