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Ashmore, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ashmore had a population of 760 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.5331 and longitude -88.0223 in Coles County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ashmore 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.


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Ashmore, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashmore, IL Housing Affordability Index is 300
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ashmore, IL Wealth Index is 81
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 760 (100%)
Population in Households 760 (100.0%)
Population in Families 631 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 908
Diversity Index2 4
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,410
Average Household Income $70,847
Per Capita Income $28,341
Wealth Index4 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 256 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $88,793
Housing Affordability Index3 300
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.29% -0.53%
Households -0.32% -0.54%
Families -0.2% -0.67%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.99%

Ashmore, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashmore to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 785 43rd
Population Density # 800 42nd
Diversity Index # 1290 6th
Median Household Income # 736 46th
Per Capita Income # 746 46th

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