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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ashton is 953. Ashton, Illinois is the 10,417th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ashton was in 2000, when its population was 1,148. In 2000, Ashton was the 9,595th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,417th largest city in the US. Ashton is currently 17.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Ashton has shrunk 16.9% since the year 2000. Ashton, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Ashton, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 741. The voting age population is 51.1% male and 48.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.7% of the residents of Ashton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ashton are 91.6% White, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.3% Asian, 1.7% Black and 0.8% Other. Additionally, 4.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ashton, 9.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.3%. On a per-household basis, 4.6% of families are below the poverty line in Ashton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.1% of Ashton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.2% of Ashton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ashton residents aged 5 and older, 4.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ashton is 9.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ashton, 5.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ashton is $54,844.
In Ashton, 64.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.9% of housing units in Ashton.
Of all the housing units in Ashton, 48.2% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ashton is $777.
In Ashton, 74.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.