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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashtonwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ashton
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.