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Astoria is a township in Fulton County, in the Canton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Astoria. For links to other places called Astoria, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Astoria is 40.231N. The longitude is -90.399W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,517.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Astoria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton 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 61484 ZIP code.
32% of Astoria residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Astoria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Astoria was $13,598, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Astoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Astoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $228. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.
Fulton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Astoria political report.
The average commute time for Astoria workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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