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Ashton township, IL map Land area: 17.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,317 (all rural)
Males: 629  (47.8%)
Females: 688  (52.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,297 (949 owner occupied, 348 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%


Races in Ashton township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.3%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 36.4
Median age of females: 37.5

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Average household size: 2.59

Ashton township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.99

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,746 ($40,357 in 1999)
This township:

$46,746
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $442 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $577)
Here:

$442
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $110,635 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Ashton township:

$110,635
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,308 - $134,710

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $139,205
Here:

$139,205
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $447,368
Here:

$447,368
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $459,196
Here:

$459,196
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $514,032
Here:

$514,032
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $266,364
Here:

$266,364
State:

$35,670
Population density: 74 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

5.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Ashton.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Ashton township: Sundial Farms (A), Heng Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ashton township: Ashton Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ashton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 17 (12% naturalized citizens)

Ashton township:  1.3%
State:  12.3%

60% of Ashton township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1063
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 130
  • South: 53
  • West: 35

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,000

Ashton township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 413
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • Mobile homes: 13
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $65,000


Housing units in Ashton township with a mortgage: 191 (25 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 135

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 1
  • 1995 to 1998: 21
  • 1990 to 1994: 20
  • 1980 to 1989: 14
  • 1970 to 1979: 59
  • 1960 to 1969: 38
  • 1950 to 1959: 50
  • 1940 to 1949: 48
  • 1939 or earlier: 291

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 50
  • 6 rooms: 94
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9 or more rooms: 60

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 44
  • 5 rooms: 26
  • 6 rooms: 23
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 83
  • 3 bedrooms: 160
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 19

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashton township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 64
  • 3 bedrooms: 33
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 97
  • 2 vehicles: 158
  • 3 vehicles: 62
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

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

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 66
  • 2 vehicles: 47
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Food (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Warehousing and storage (7%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Food (18%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ashton township:

  • German (44.1%)
  • United States or American (11.7%)
  • Irish (10.4%)
  • English (7.2%)
  • Swedish (2.8%)
  • Italian (2.4%)
  • Dutch (2.0%)

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

  • Yugoslavia (41%)
  • Mexico (35%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Germany (12%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 468 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 76 (12%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 37 (6%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

96.9% of residents of Ashton township speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,292
  • In family households: 1,119 (262 male householders, 89 female householders)
    275 spouses, 427 children (396 natural, 8 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 15 other relatives, 26 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 173 (50 male householders (34 living alone)), 81 female householders (67 living alone)), 42 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 20 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 152 2-persons, 64 3-persons, 86 4-persons, 28 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 101 1-person, 21 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 2 5-persons,

239 married couples with children.
90 single-parent households (21 men, 69 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

4.7%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

14.9%
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 Ashton township:

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