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Ashton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ashton had a population of 922 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ashton is located at latitude 41.8682 and longitude -89.2224 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ashton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Village of Ashton (GNIS ID: 2397999) 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 Ashton is located within Township of Ashton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashton: Ogle Station.

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


Total Population 922
Population in Households 913
Population in Familes 731
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,407
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $49,073
Average Household Income $59,124
Per Capita Income $24,455


Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $111,436
Average Home Value $134,495


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 254
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 -0.64% -0.73%
Households -0.43% -0.57%
Families 0.14% -0.72%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

Ashton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashton 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 # 731 47th
Population Density # 520 62nd
Diversity Index # 587 58th
Median Household Income # 917 33rd
Per Capita Income # 993 27th

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