Ashmore, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Ashmore, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ashmore had a population of 764 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Ashmore, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 764
Population in Households 764
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 913
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $45,871
Average Household Income $64,595
Per Capita Income $26,233


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $86,051
Average Home Value $109,653


Total Households 306
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 218
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.33% -0.48%
Households -0.2% -0.33%
Families 0.0% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

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, 2018 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 # 784 43rd
Population Density # 807 41st
Diversity Index # 1265 7th
Median Household Income # 1017 26th
Per Capita Income # 808 41st

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