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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ashkum Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 86

5 to 9 years : 100

10 to 14 years : 99

15 to 17 years : 36

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 47

30 to 34 years : 59

35 to 39 years : 21

40 to 44 years : 55

45 to 49 years : 84

50 to 54 years : 72

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 2

70 to 74 years : 41

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 53

5 to 9 years : 69

10 to 14 years : 18

15 to 17 years : 8

18 and 19 years : 13

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 29

30 to 34 years : 16

35 to 39 years : 56

40 to 44 years : 64

45 to 49 years : 28

50 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 17

65 and 66 years : 13

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 1

80 to 84 years : 1

85 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 778

Multiple ancestry : 540

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 9

Ancestry not reported : 130


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,457

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 139

5 to 17 years : 330

18 to 24 years : 49

25 to 34 years : 151

35 to 44 years : 196

45 to 54 years : 246

55 to 59 years : 119

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 98

75 years and over : 38

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 125

5 to 17 years : 309

18 to 24 years : 39

25 to 34 years : 132

35 to 44 years : 182

45 to 54 years : 219

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 42

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 78

75 years and over : 30

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 14

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 8

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 777

Female : 506

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 99

Female : 75

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,283

Born in other state in the United States : 167

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 131

Now married, except separated : 620

Divorced : 105

Separated : 5

Widowed : 29

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 113

Divorced : 15

Separated : 0

Widowed : 5

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 1,308

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ashkum Township, Illinois

  • German: 596   (32.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 291   (16.1%)
  • Irish: 252   (13.9%)
  • English: 156   (8.6%)
  • United States Or American: 91   (5.0%)
  • Italian: 60   (3.3%)
  • Dutch: 52   (2.9%)
  • Other Groups: 48   (2.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 44   (2.4%)
  • Swedish: 43   (2.4%)
  • Danish: 39   (2.2%)
  • Polish: 28   (1.5%)
  • Russian: 23   (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 16   (0.9%)
  • Belgian: 16   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 9   (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 8   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 4   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ashkum Township, Illinois is 1,457



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ashkum Township, Illinois: 876
Female Population in Ashkum Township, Illinois: 581


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ashkum Township, Illinois: 38.0
Median Female Resident Age in Ashkum Township, Illinois: 40.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ashkum Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

39.8

Male

38.6

Female

40.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.0

Male

23.5

Female

21.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

23.5

Male

0.0

Female

23.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.3

Male

30.5

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

18.5

Female

12.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.8

Male

26.3

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.1

Male

39.0

Female

40.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Ashkum Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,450
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 7



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ashkum Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ashkum Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (4.57%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (2.19%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (4.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (2.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (1.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 170   (33.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 60   (11.93%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 92   (18.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (7.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 38   (7.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (1.19%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (2.19%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.99%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (1.02%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (4.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (1.43%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (6.31%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.43%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 185   (37.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 52   (10.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 83   (16.9%)
  • Associate Degree: 46   (9.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29   (5.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (3.26%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (1.22%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ashkum Township, Illinois

  • Ashkum Early Literacy Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 158, Ashkum, IL 60911, Phone: (815) 698-2212, Students: 67 )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ashkum Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ashkum Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Ashkum Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Berns Airport  

Building


(1) Ashkum Township Fire Protection District   (2) Illinois State Police Department District 21  

Church


(1) Ashkum United Methodist Church   (2) Zion Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Ashkum   (2) Village Of Ashkum  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 293  

Locale


(1) Finegan Farm  

Populated Place


(1) Ashkum  

Post Office


(1) Ashkum Post Office   (2) Plato Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Ashkum Elementary School   (2) Beland School Historical   (3) Brayton School Historical   (4) Brown School Historical   (5) Cleary School Historical   (6) Dieter School Historical   (7) Green School Historical   (8) Henley School Historical   (9) Plato School Historical   (10) Ross Farm School Historical   (11) Swival School Historical   (12) Wade School Historical  

Stream


(1) Prairie Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ashkum Township, Illinois

60911 (pop. 1,415)


Cities Nearby Ashkum Township, Illinois

Ashkum Village, IL  (pop. 540) 0.7 Miles
Clifton Village, IL  (pop. 1,542) 3.7 Miles
Danforth Township, IL  (pop. 2,168) 4.5 Miles
Danforth Village, IL  (pop. 1,748) 4.5 Miles
Chebanse Township, IL  (pop. 2,914) 5.6 Miles
Milks Grove Township, IL  (pop. 133) 6.8 Miles
Gilman City, IL  (pop. 1,801) 8.3 Miles
Chebanse Village, IL  (pop. 1,258) 8.5 Miles
Iroquois Township, IL  (pop. 584) 8.8 Miles
Crescent City Village, IL  (pop. 471) 9.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ashkum Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Ashkum Township, Illinois is 686.0 ft. (209.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ashkum Township, Illinois

Lat: 40.885582 N        Long: -87.963786 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ashkum Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ashkum Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 42   (5.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 34   (4.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 24   (3.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 99   (13.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 84   (11.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 127   (17.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 130   (18.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 40   (5.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 29   (4.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 66   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 453

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 52

In 3-person carpool : 2

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 76

Other means : 13

Worked at home : 11


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 114

5 to 9 minutes : 29

10 to 14 minutes : 45

15 to 19 minutes : 66

20 to 24 minutes : 44

25 to 29 minutes : 52

30 to 34 minutes : 154

35 to 39 minutes : 19

40 to 44 minutes : 19

45 to 59 minutes : 7

60 to 89 minutes : 24

90 or more minutes : 23


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 149

No Social Security income : 395


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 72

No retirement income : 472


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 36

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $44,999 : 21

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 37

$60,000 to $74,999 : 79

$75,000 to $99,999 : 75

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,167


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ashkum Township, Illinois

  • WKAN (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Bradley, IL; Owner: Staradio)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; Watseka, IL; Owner: Iroquois County Broadcasting Company)

FM Radio Stations Near Ashkum Township, Illinois

  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; Braidwood, IL; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WIVR (101.7 FM; Donovan, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, Llc)
  • WFAV (103.7 FM; Crescent City, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Company)
  • WXNU (106.5 FM; Saint Anne, IL; Owner: Staradio Corporation)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; Aroma Park, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; Fairbury, IL; Owner: Csn International)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; Pontiac, IL; Owner: Csn International)
  • WEGN (88.7 FM; Kankakee, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Woodland, IL; Owner: Good News Radio, Inc.)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Olivet Nazarene University)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Thawville, IL; Owner: California Association For Research And Education Inc.)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Kankakee Community College)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Kankakee Community College)
  • WJCZ (91.3 FM; Buckley, IL; Owner: Csn International)
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Wkif, Inc.)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; Watseka, IL; Owner: Iroquois County Broadcasting Company)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; Aroma Park, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Company)
  • WMLF (95.9 FM; Watseka, IL; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; Dwight, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ashkum Township, Illinois

  • 960920WE (Channel 54; Bradley, IL; Owner: On-line Public Ed. Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ashkum Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 118  (27.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (10.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 32  (7.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 18  (4.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 92  (21.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 87  (24.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 102  (29.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 113  (32.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 80 Farms In Ashkum Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ashkum Township, Illinois

Iroquois Farmers State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $88.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ashkum Township, Illinois

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 14.2 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 33.6 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Rantoul National Aviation Center


    (about 42.0 miles in Rantoul, Illinois; Airport Code: II1)

  • Lewis University


    (about 50.4 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: II2)

  • Lewis University


    (about 50.4 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: LOT)

  • Vermilion Regional


    (about 51.2 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Vermillon County


    (about 51.3 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 57.7 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 58.1 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ashkum Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.92%

Carpooled

8.15%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.92%

Other Means

1.31%

Worked At Home

6.70%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ashkum Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 349

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 38

Female householder, no husband present : 23

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 134

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 17

All other households : 519


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 309

Renter-occupied housing units : 40

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 113

Renter-occupied housing units : 21


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 65

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 25

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 98

$75,000 to $99,999 : 81

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Total : 593


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 544

Vacant : 49


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 15

Built 1990 to 1999 : 36

Built 1980 to 1989 : 10

Built 1970 to 1979 : 125

Built 1960 to 1969 : 80

Built 1950 to 1959 : 57

Built 1940 to 1949 : 22

Built 1939 or earlier : 248


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 229

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 144

Electricity : 124

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 32

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 15

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $69,999 : 14

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 28

$90,000 to $99,999 : 32

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $174,999 : 93

$175,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 to $249,999 : 41

$250,000 to $299,999 : 35

$300,000 to $399,999 : 5

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 6

Home equity loan only : 17

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 247

Housing units without a mortgage : 196


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ashkum Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $163,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $160,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $154,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $56,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $145,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $202,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $117,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ashkum Township, Illinois: 74.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ashkum Township, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1 1 $150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $150,000
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $440,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $440,000
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $150,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $135,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $135,000
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $150,000
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $300,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $300,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ashkum Township, IL): $39,028
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ashkum Township): $96,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ashkum Township): $436
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ashkum Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 45.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 38.7%
Electricity: 10.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ashkum Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ashkum Township, Illinois

Iroquois Home Health


     Address: 200 North Laird Lane, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 9/30/1994

Ford Iroquois Public Health De


     Address: 114 North 3rd, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/23/1974

R.m.c. Home Health Care


     Address: 350 North Wall Street Ll100, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/16/1985

Provena Home Health Kankakee


     Address: 179 E Bethel Drive, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/28/1972

Saint James Hospital Home Heal


     Address: 608 North Ladd Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/27/1990

Hospitals Close To Ashkum Township, Illinois

Iroquois Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Fairman Street, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Provena St Marys Hospital


     Address: 500 W Court St, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Riverside Medical Center


     Address: 350 N Wall St, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Saint James Hospital


     Address: 2500 West Reynolds Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital


     Address: 701 East Orange Street, Hoopeston, Illinois 60942
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Ashkum Township, Illinois

A Merkle-c Knipprath N H


     Address: Rural Route 1, Clifton, Illinois 60927
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 55%

Prairieview Lutheran Home


     Address: 403 North 4th Street, Danforth, Illinois 60930
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 20
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Gilman Nursing Home


     Address: 1390 South Crescent Street, Box 307, Gilman, Illinois 60938
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Greenbrier Lodge


     Address: 600 Maple Street, Piper City, Illinois 60959
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Watseka Rehab & Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 715 East Raymond Road, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 67%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ashkum Township, Illinois

Name: Braidwood
Address: RR1, Box 84; Braceville, IL 60407
Distance: 29 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ashkum Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 180
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Iroquois County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.70%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.66%
  • Other 0.64%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ashkum Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Iroquois County, IL

5.25 % of Iroquois County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,523

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Iroquois County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Kankakee County , IL 1.46 % ($32,034 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.57 % ($33,565 AGI )
  • Ford County , IL 0.47 % ($36,053 AGI )

Relocation away from Iroquois County, IL

5.98 % of Iroquois County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,188

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Iroquois County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kankakee County , IL 1.59 % ($36,599 AGI )
  • Champaign County , IL 0.49 % ($25,559 AGI )
  • Ford County , IL 0.45 % ($31,963 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ashkum Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ashkum Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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