Ashkum is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 748, it is the 769th largest city in Illinois and the 16690th largest city in the United States. Ashkum is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -7.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 806 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ashkum has a population density of 914 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ashkum is $75,823 with a poverty rate of 7.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $122,300. The median age in Ashkum is 40.8 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashkumwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.24%.
99.06% of Ashkum residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashkum is White, with 8.13% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashkum is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.83%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ashkum
100.00% of Ashkum residents were born in the United States, with 89.45% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.