Ashton, Illinois Population 2022

967
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Ashton is a city located in Lee County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 967, it is the 693rd largest city in Illinois and the 15083rd largest city in the United States. Ashton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 967 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ashton has a population density of 1,444 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashton is $63,702 with a poverty rate of 15.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $95,900. The median age in Ashton is 43.9 years, 45.5 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Ashton Demographics

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

  • White: 92.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Asian: 2.30%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Ashton, Illinois is 967 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 967.

Ashton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76392.26%
Black or African American111.33%
Asian192.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.36%
Some Other Race40.48%
Two or More Races273.26%
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Ashton Population by Race

Ashton Population Pyramid 2022

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Ashton Median Age

45.9


Total

47.2


Male

44.8


Female

Ashton Adults

There are 686 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Ashton.

Ashton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashton Sex Ratio

Female

405

48.97%

Male

422

51.03%

Ashton Population by Age

Ashton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Male62.1%37.9%
All60.5%39.5%
Female52.4%47.6%
Non Family39.9%60.1%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3722.1760.5
Married1692.6979.9
Male292.9362.1
Female214.2952.4
Non Family1531.1639.9

2.78

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Ashton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade152.38%
9th to 12th Grade447.00%
High School Graduate25941.18%
Some College20432.43%
Associates Degree335.25%
Bachelors Degree568.90%
Graduate Degree182.86%
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Ashton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic191915
2+ Races232315
White57051155
Black66
Asian1919
Islander33
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 78.95%.

Ashton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,927$44,861$23,167
Less Than 9th Grade$21,771$21,042$
High School Graduate$37,344$43,750$32,188
Some College$24,000$39,375$21,382
Bachelors Degree$$80,357$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,927

Average Earnings

$44,861

Average Male

$23,167

Average Female

Ashton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashton Language by Age

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Ashton Language

94.10% of Ashton residents speak only English, while 5.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Ashton Language

Ashton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11545.45%
White74512316.51%
OtherNaN%

15.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.51%

Male Poverty Rate

15.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashton is Black, with 45.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.78%.

Ashton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.81%
High School8.88%
Some College18.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ashton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.56%
Male Unemployed53.85%
Female Employed8.43%
Female Unemployed25.00%

Ashton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,125$60,328
Families$69,792$68,738
Married Families$82,798-
Non Families$40,234$46,822
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Income by Household Type

Ashton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashton Married by Age and Sex

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Ashton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Ashton Marital Status by Race

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Ashton Marital Status

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43

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War14
Vietnam17
Korea
World War II

Ashton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5414
55 to 646
65 to 7419
75+4

Ashton Veterans by Age

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Ashton Veterans by Race

Ashton Veterans by Education

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9.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashton Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Ashton Employment by Age

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Ashton Employment by Race

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Ashton 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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76.06%

Born in Ashton

93.23%

Native Born

6.77%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

4.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.23% of Ashton residents were born in the United States, with 76.06% having been born in Illinois. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ashton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109720.00%
20119720.00%
20129720.00%
20139720.00%
20149720.00%
20159720.00%
20169720.00%
20179720.00%
20189720.00%
20199720.00%
2020967-5-0.51%
20219670.00%
20229670.00%

Ashton Population by Year