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The Village of Ashmore had a population of 769 as of July 1, 2017. Ashmore ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashmore is located at latitude 39.5305 and longitude -88.0202 in Coles County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ashmore (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Village of Ashmore (GNIS ID: 2397998) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Ashmore is located within Township of Ashmore, a minor civil division (MCD) of Coles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashmore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ashmore, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 769
Daytime Population: Workers 114
Daytime Population: Residents 392
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 506
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 769
Population in Familes 640
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 919
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $47,469
Average Household Income $64,459
Per Capita Income $25,502


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $83,696
Average Home Value $103,869


Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.29%
Households -0.5% -0.4%
Families -0.32% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Ashmore, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashmore to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 783 43rd
Population Density # 800 42nd
Diversity Index # 1277 7th
Median Household Income # 925 32nd
Per Capita Income # 803 41st

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