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Ashley township, IL map Land area: 24.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 922 (all rural)
Males: 455  (49.3%)
Females: 467  (50.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 922 (788 owner occupied, 134 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

33%


Races in Ashley township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.8%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.5
Median age of females: 38.2

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Average household size: 2.51

Ashley township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.15

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,541 ($35,000 in 1999)
This township:

$40,541
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $374 (lower quartile is $285, upper quartile is $457)
Here:

$374
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $53,481 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Ashley township:

$53,481
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,574 - $90,492

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $77,815
Here:

$77,815
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $66,772
Here:

$66,772
State:

$35,670
Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

14.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Ashley.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Brick Cemetery (1), Liberty Cemetery (2), Logan Cemetery (3), Indepent Order of Odd fellows Cemetery (4), Topping Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ashley Lake (A), Ashley Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (36% naturalized citizens)

Ashley township:  1.2%
State:  12.3%

62% of Ashley township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 730
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 111
  • South: 34
  • West: 14

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $11,300

Ashley township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 326
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • Mobile homes: 53

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,200


Housing units in Ashley township with a mortgage: 76 (6 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 139

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 12
  • 1990 to 1994: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 31
  • 1970 to 1979: 58
  • 1960 to 1969: 36
  • 1950 to 1959: 58
  • 1940 to 1949: 58
  • 1939 or earlier: 130

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashley township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 55
  • 5 rooms: 108
  • 6 rooms: 64
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashley township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 24
  • 6 rooms: 8
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ashley township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 104
  • 3 bedrooms: 135
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashley township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 41
  • 3 bedrooms: 15
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 64
  • 2 vehicles: 141
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 25
  • 2 vehicles: 37
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (21%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ashley township:

  • German (27.8%)
  • Polish (24.2%)
  • United States or American (11.5%)
  • Irish (11.1%)
  • English (6.7%)
  • Italian (3.2%)
  • Norwegian (2.9%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (45%)
  • United Kingdom (18%)
  • Hungary (18%)
  • Poland (18%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 344 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 27 (7%)
  • Walked: 2 (0%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (4%)

95.5% of residents of Ashley township speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 919
  • In family households: 778 (205 male householders, 36 female householders)
    182 spouses, 303 children (271 natural, 0 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 2 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 141 (64 male householders (53 living alone)), 57 female householders (53 living alone)), 20 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 92 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 106 1-person, 14 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

187 married couples with children.
46 single-parent households (19 men, 27 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

15.7%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

17.4%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Ashley township:

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