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Population in 2012: 939 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 

Males: 472  (50.3%)
Females: 467  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61006.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,828 (it was $39,896 in 2000)
Ashton:

$43,828
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,896

Ashton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,764 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Ashton:

$84,764
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $111,270; Detached houses: $111,994; Townhouses or other attached units: $76,452; In 2-unit structures: $97,303; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,154; Mobile homes: $90,353

Median gross rent in 2012: $528.

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  • White alone - 905 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 13 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashton: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Irish (15.9%), English (8.0%), United States (6.4%), Swedish (4.6%), Polish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/05/1872

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,421 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ashton:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashton village:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ashton, Illinois as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashton to the number of sex offenders is 470 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,494 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,220 (2.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (29.0 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (79.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Franklin Grove, IL (2.1 miles ), Lost Nation, IL (2.8 miles ), Rochelle, IL (3.0 miles ), Hillcrest, IL (3.1 miles ), Grand Detour, IL (3.2 miles ), Steward, IL (3.2 miles ), Oregon, IL (3.4 miles ), Amboy, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 89.22 W

Area code: 815

Ashton household income distribution Ashton home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashton (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (437.4 per 100,000)
  • 13 thefts (1137.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Crime rates in Ashton (2011):

  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+9.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Ashton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Ashton village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.8 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:

Ashton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.8 miles away from Ashton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Josh Lawrence - College basketball player (Wisc. Green Bay Phoenix).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ashton:

  • ASHTON TERRACE (Hospital, 307 ALAN STREET)
  • FIRST STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, 407 NORTH FIRST STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ashton:

  • FRANKLIN GROVE LIVING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FRANKLIN GROVE, IL)
  • UNITY HOSPICE OF WESTERN ILLINOIS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ROCHELLE, IL)
  • ROCHELLE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROCHELLE, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Ashton, IL

Airports located in Ashton:

Operable nuclear power plants near Ashton:

  • 19 miles: Byron 1 and 2 in Byron, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashton:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 19 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 24 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)
  • Rock Valley College (about 33 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 40 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 40 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • Aurora University (about 46 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • Elgin Community College (about 48 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 4,230)

Public high school in Ashton:

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Library in Ashton:

  • MILLS & PETRIE MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND GYMNASIUM (Operating income: $48,195; Location: 704 NORTH FIRST STREET; 14,247 books; 246 audio materials; 195 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions; 62 electronic serial subscriptions)

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

Churches in Ashton include: Ashton Bible Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Ashton City Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Mills Petrie Memoria).

 
Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • ASHTON (Population served: 1142, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ashton, IL

15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
20 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Ashton compared to Illinois state average:

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  • Median house value below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Ashton (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank & Trust Company of Rochelle: Ashton Rochelle Branch at 803 Main Street, branch established on 1869/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $225.3 mil, Deposits: $189.5 mil, headquarters in Rochelle, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ogle County Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ashton travel time to work - commute


Ashton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ashton village (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.12%
Here64.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents51.9%16.2%13.3%2.6%2.4%
Congregations16.1%14.3%19.6%3.6%3.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.2%1.1%5.9%
Congregations5.4%5.4%3.6%1.8%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lee County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Lee County:

8.55 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

8.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
State:

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

13.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,494
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,624$31,4882$578
Streets and Highways 1$2,082$24,9840$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,250
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,250
Totals for Government 2$4,706$28,23612$4,572

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $137,000 ($145.90)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($85.20)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($84.13)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($55.38)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($50.05)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($46.86)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($43.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($34.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $27,000 ($28.75)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($10.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $145,000 ($154.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.06)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $74,000 ($78.81)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($52.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($31.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($14.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $73,000 ($77.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $108,000 ($115.02)
    Highways: $31,000 ($33.01)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($97.98)
    NEC: $10,000 ($10.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($21.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $35,000 ($37.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($37.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($21.30)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($3.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,228,000 ($1307.77)

6.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Whiteside County, IL  1.05% ($27,104 average AGI)
from Ogle County, IL  0.98% ($30,481)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.47% ($42,692)


6.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Whiteside County, IL  1.21% ($25,689 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.79% ($33,870)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.44% ($29,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashton:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRHL (1060 AM; 0 kW; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashton:

  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashton:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)

Ashton fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 1995 02:05 AM, 38, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 1, 1991 11:34 AM, Douglas, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1/2 Mi W Of On Rt 38 (Lat: 41.866139 Lon: -89.240944), Call Sign: KNCM961, Licensee ID: L00451058
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/1997, Expiration Date: 02/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2002
    Registrant: John Kenny, R 1, Ashton, IL 61006, Phone: (815) 453-2434
  • ISP TOWER, 1 M S Of Rt 38 I88 & Midway Rd (Lat: 41.853333 Lon: -89.226111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 62.4 m, Call Sign: WPVK584
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 07/02/2022, Certifier: Dean E Rhodes
    Registrant: Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Communications, 409 W. Nippersink Road, Round Lake, IL 60073, Phone: (847) 546-6001, Fax: (847) 546-0758, Email:
  • Lat: 41.831889 Lon: -89.141111, Call Sign: WQQC869
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.047 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2012, Expiration Date: 11/01/2022, Certifier: Albert Gittleson
    Registrant: L & K Electronics, 412 E. Lincoln Hwy, Franklin Grove, IL 61031, Phone: (815) 973-2850, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA9WZB, Licensee ID: L00563292
    Grant Date: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 02/25/2017, Certifier: Frederick A Reisinger
    Registrant: Frederick A Reisinger, 1765 Brooklyn Rd, Ashton, IL 61006-9729
  • Call Sign: KB9NFS, Licensee ID: L01125004
    Grant Date: 03/07/2006, Expiration Date: 04/02/2016
    Registrant: Steen A Albrecht, Ashton, IL 61006
  • Call Sign: KB9NVE, Licensee ID: L01166916
    Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 06/27/2016
    Registrant: Randall W Albrecht, 904 Hick Ave., Ashton, IL 61006
  • Call Sign: KB9UQW, Licensee ID: L01524112
    Grant Date: 10/17/2009, Expiration Date: 10/17/2019
    Registrant: Dale R Tulk, 2191 Pipeline Rd., Ashton, IL 61006
  • Call Sign: N9RFF
    Grant Date: 10/06/1992, Expiration Date: 10/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2004
    Registrant: Patty A Smith, Ashton, IL 61006
  • Call Sign: KB9WSJ, Licensee ID: L00270460
    Grant Date: 07/20/2000, Expiration Date: 07/20/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2012, Certifier: Mark D Wooden
    Registrant: Mark D Wooden, 7082a S Hoosier Rd, Ashton, IL 61006
  • Call Sign: KC9LYO, Licensee ID: L01307448
    Grant Date: 07/23/2007, Expiration Date: 07/23/2017, Certifier: Jerry G Scherer
    Registrant: Jerry G Scherer, 1503 Middlebury Road, Ashton, IL 61006

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • JOHNSON WARREN DBA, 7143 E Flagg Rd, Ashton, IL 61006
    Certificate: D004433 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2011, Expiration Date: 08/30/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53422 , Serial Number: 75-1652, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Warren A Dba Johnson, 7143 E Flagg Rd, Ashton, IL 61006, Other Owners: A Johnson Aviation Warren
  • Aircraft: MILLER NEIL W AVID FLYER MK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 61337 , Serial Number: 1518
    Registrant (Individual): Neil W Miller, 1470 Baldyville Rd, Ashton, IL 61006
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/22/1993, Exported to: Germany
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7732W , Serial Number: 28-1740, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Lefevre, 2257 Herman Rd, Ashton, IL 61006


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Ashton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1881.0 years
John1178.7 years
William1180.8 years
Clarence979.9 years
Mildred879.6 years
Henry885.6 years
Charles873.1 years
George874.9 years
Robert868.8 years
Edward879.9 years
Most common last names in Ashton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kersten1879.8 years
Henert879.8 years
Schafer884.1 years
Pfeiffer881.3 years
Wagner783.5 years
Ventler690.7 years
Krug674.3 years
Sword681.8 years
Smith686.8 years
Reitz687.3 years

Ashton on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #90 (61006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jerry Gene Scherer (3)
  • Lisa Ann Hayes (2)
  • Steven John Heng (1)
  • Terry Lanning (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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