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Ashland, Illinois

Ashland
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cass
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Coordinates
Area 0.74 sq mi (2 km2)
 - land 0.74 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,333 (2010)
Density 1,832.3 / sq mi (707 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62612
Area code 217
Location of Ashland within Illinois
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Ashland is a village in Cass County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,333 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Geography

Ashland is located at (39.887929, -90.008759).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.74 square miles (1.9 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,361 people, 546 households, and 386 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,832.3 people per square mile (710.1/km²). There were 581 housing units at an average density of 782.2 per square mile (303.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.60% White, 0.15% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 546 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $50,227. Males had a median income of $31,086 versus $25,150 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,090. About 5.1% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  2. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • Ashland Scoop (Village Newsletter)
  • Prairie Skies Library (Ashland Library)
  • Printers Ink (Printer)
  • Ashland High School (Yearbook Archive)
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