Ashley, Illinois

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Ashley, Illinois

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High Points

Ashley strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Ashley Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ashley, Illinois

Comparing Ashley to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Ashley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 62 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 62808
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.329
Longitude -89.19

Ashley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station MT VERNON 3 NE
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Ashley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 613 100%
Male 298 48.6%
Female 315 51.4%
Under 18 169 27.6%
18+ 444 72.4%
65+ 90 14.7%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.12
White 602 98.2%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Ashley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 581
Growth -32
Growth % -5.2%

Ashley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.5%
Polish 18.1%
US/American 14.2%
Irish 13%
English 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Italian 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Scottish 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Hungarian 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
European 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ashley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bolo (62808)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ashley 613 $41,000
Du Bois 222 $32,500
Irvington 736 $51,250
Radom 395 $44,375
Richview 308 $39,000
Waltonville 422 $32,750
Woodlawn 630 $46,250

Ashley Public Libraries

Ashland P.l.d.
Ashley, Illinois
(217) 476-3417
Ashley P.l.
Ashley, Illinois
(618) 485-2295

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