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Ashton is a village in Sherman County.
The community was named for Ashton, IL
The latitude of Ashton is 41.248N. The longitude is -98.793W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 220.
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22% of Ashton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashton was $12,909, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Ashton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ashton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $479.
Sherman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashton political report.
The average commute time for Ashton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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