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Ashland is a township in Cass County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Ashland. For links to other places called Ashland, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ashland is 39.918N. The longitude is -90.032W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,440.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cass County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62612 ZIP code.
34% of Ashland residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashland was $20,706, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Ashland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ashland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $832.
Cass County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashland political report.
The average commute time for Ashland workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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