Ashland, Illinois

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Ashland
Nickname: 
The Heart of Lincolnland
Location of Ashland in Cass County, Illinois.
Location of Ashland in Cass County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Ashland is located in Illinois
Ashland
Ashland
Location in Illinois
Ashland is located in the United States
Ashland
Ashland
Ashland (the United States)
Ashland is located in North America
Ashland
Ashland
Ashland (North America)
Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 90°0′32″W / 39.88806°N 90.00889°W / 39.88806; -90.00889Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 90°0′32″W / 39.88806°N 90.00889°W / 39.88806; -90.00889
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCass
Government
 • MayorKitty Mau
Area
 • Total0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
623 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,218
 • Density1,600/sq mi (630/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62612
Area code217
FIPS code17-02505
Wikimedia CommonsAshland, Illinois
Websitehttps://www.ashlandil.com/

Ashland is a village in Cass County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,218 at the 2020 census.

Geography[edit]

Ashland is located at 39°53′17″N 90°0′32″W / 39.88806°N 90.00889°W / 39.88806; -90.00889 (39.887929, -90.008759).[2]

According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Ashland has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870203
1880609200.0%
18901,04571.6%
19001,20114.9%
19101,096−8.7%
19201,1222.4%
19301,007−10.2%
19401,13913.1%
19501,039−8.8%
19601,0642.4%
19701,1286.0%
19801,35119.8%
19901,257−7.0%
20001,3618.3%
20101,333−2.1%
20201,218−8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the 2020 census[5] there were 1,218 people, 539 households, and 381 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,628.34 inhabitants per square mile (628.71/km2). There were 571 housing units at an average density of 763.37 per square mile (294.74/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.75% White, 0.74% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 3.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 539 households, out of which 43.97% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.97% were married couples living together, 21.89% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.31% were non-families. 26.72% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.91% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 2.36.

The village's age distribution consisted of 22.5% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.0 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $60,104, and the median income for a family was $67,917. Males had a median income of $46,310 versus $36,467 for females. The per capita income for the village was $33,764. About 3.7% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Gazetteer Files". Census.gov. Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-06-28.

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