Ashkum, Iroquois County, Illinois

Ashkum: Township in Iroquois County, Illinois

About

Ashkum is a township located in the county of Iroquois in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 761 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 710 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Ashkum

Population : 710 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Iroquois County
Area : 62.47 km2
Altitude : 673 feet / 205 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:15:43 (15th August 2022)
Postal code : 60911
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.18% (2010-2020)
Ashkum locator map
Location of Ashkum on Illinois map.
Ashkum Township soybean fields image
Ashkum Township soybean fields
Ashkum Township soybean fields image

Geography

Ashkum is located at 40°52'49"N 87°57'18"W (40.8803100, -87.9550400).

Ashkum map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ashkum decreased by 7.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 761 - census
2011 766 0.65% estimation process
2012 757 -1.19% estimation process
2013 746 -1.47% estimation process
2014 742 -0.54% estimation process
2015 737 -0.68% estimation process
2016 725 -1.66% estimation process
2017 713 -1.68% estimation process
2018 705 -1.13% estimation process
2019 693 -1.73% estimation process
2020 710 2.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,259
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,030
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,217
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,037
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.1%
People over 65 (%) : 14.4%
Female persons, % : 51.9%
White only, percent : 93.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.7%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 523
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.1%

Ashkum zip code is 60911. County name: Iroquois, County fips: 17075

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $401,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,961
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $702
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,372
2015-2019 Households : 3,048
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.5%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 110,647
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,558
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $90,037
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $53,190
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 951
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 416
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 283
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 50
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 873
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 84
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 755
2010 population per square mile : 3,017.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2.33

Schools in Ashkum

College & universities near Ashkum, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146348 Kankakee Community College Kankakee (IL) 60901

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ashkum, IL

Code Name Address Type
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
KKI Kankakee 199 South East Ave. RAIL
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL

Post offices near Ashkum

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ashkum Post Office Ashkum (IL) 60911

Other cities in Iroquois County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Iroquois County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Watseka 4,694 City in and county seat of Iroquois County, Illinois, United States
Gilman 1,625 Human settlement in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Hallock 1,532 Township in Peoria County, Illinois
Clifton 1,297 Village in Chebanse Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Onarga 1,241 Village in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Milford 1,155 Village in Milford Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Sheldon 935 Human settlement in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Cissna Park 771 Village in Pigeon Grove Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States
Crescent City 547 Village in Illinois, United States
Danforth 542 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Buckley 528 Human settlement in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Loda 396 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Martinton 338 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Fountain Creek 327 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Beaverville 319 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Woodland 287 Town in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States