Ashkum strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
Comparing Ashkum to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||45 miles S of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||69 miles S of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||60911|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WATSEKA 2 NW|
|Jan Temp||14 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||39.2 inches|
|Station||KANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR|
|Jan Temp||12 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||38.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||14 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||37.4 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||5||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||703|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||21.9%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.7%|
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