Ashton, IL 61006 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61006: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashton, IL 61006

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.848, Longitude -89.202
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61006 has segments in 2 Counties (Lee, Ogle).

  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • PO Box Addresses: 313
  • Residential Addresses: 383
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 359

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ashton, IL 61006 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,619
Daytime Population: Workers 838
Daytime Population: Residents 713
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,551
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,606
Population in Familes 1,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $53,192
Average Household Income $66,270
Per Capita Income $26,074


Total Housing Units 732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $129,259
Average Home Value $151,155


Total Households 635
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 440
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 -0.74% -0.83%
Households -0.61% -0.77%
Families -0.79% -0.88%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Ashton, IL 61006 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61006 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes 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 # 762 45th
Population Density # 1004 27th
Diversity Index # 628 54th
Median Household Income # 738 46th
Per Capita Income # 824 40th

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