Ashkum, Illinois Population 2021

669
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Ashkum is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 669, it is the 763rd largest city in Illinois and the 12068th largest city in the United States . Ashkum is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -12.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 761 in 2010. Ashkum reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Ashkum has a population density of 817 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashkum is $75,823 with a poverty rate of 4.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Ashkum is 40.8 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Ashkum Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashkumwas:

  • White: 98.70%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashkum, Illinois is 669 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 693.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 761.

Ashkum, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75798.70%
Some Other Race70.91%
Two or More Races30.39%
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Ashkum Population by Race

Ashkum Population Pyramid $2021

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Ashkum Median Age

40.8


Total

39.5


Male

43.5


Female

Ashkum Adults

There are 557 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Ashkum.

Ashkum Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashkum Sex Ratio

Female

381

49.67%

Male

386

50.33%

Ashkum Population by Age

Ashkum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashkum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25%75%
Male60%40%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
All74.7%25.3%
Married88.4%11.6%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashkum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2962.5974.7
Married173388.4
Non Family851.3264.7
Female283.8625
Male102.860

3.06

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Ashkum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.76%
9th to 12th Grade285.49%
High School Graduate21141.37%
Some College16331.96%
Associates Degree5210.20%
Bachelors Degree377.25%
Graduate Degree101.96%
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Ashkum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashkum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50047047
Hispanic7
Other Race7
2+ Races33

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 9.40%.

Ashkum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,054$51,250$31,000
Less Than 9th Grade$36,042$36,667$
High School Graduate$35,781$44,583$28,750
Some College$43,594$56,500$30,375
Bachelors Degree$41,667$50,000$30,833
Graduate Degree$41,875$$41,875

$40,054

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$31,000

Average Female

Ashkum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashkum Language by Age

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Ashkum Language

98.17% of Ashkum residents speak only English, while 1.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Ashkum Language

Ashkum Poverty by Race

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4.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.13%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashkum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashkum is White, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashkum is White, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.33%.

Ashkum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
Some College6.51%
High School4.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ashkum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.84%
Male Employed1.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ashkum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashkum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,393$75,823
Families$76,103$89,811
Married Families$86,563-
Non Families$32,708$39,439
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Income by Household Type

Ashkum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashkum Married by Age and Sex

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Ashkum Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ashkum Marital Status by Race

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Ashkum Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II

Ashkum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
35 to 5413
75+12
55 to 644
18 to 343

Ashkum Veterans by Age

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Ashkum Veterans by Race

Ashkum Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashkum Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ashkum Employment by Age

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Ashkum Employment by Race

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Ashkum Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.35%

Born in Ashkum

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ashkum residents were born in the United States, with 87.35% 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.

Ashkum Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021669-12-1.76%
2020681-12-1.73%
2019693-12-1.70%
2018705-8-1.12%
2017713-12-1.66%
2016725-12-1.63%
2015737-5-0.67%
2014742-4-0.54%
2013746-11-1.45%
2012757-9-1.17%
201176630.39%
20107630.00%

Ashkum Population by Year