Ashford, AL

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Ashford Profile


Overview

Ashford is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,181 people and just one neighborhood, Ashford is the 197th largest community in Alabama.

Occupations and Workforce

Ashford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ashford is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashford who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (13.18%), and healthcare (8.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ashford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ashford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ashford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ashford may be for you.

Ashford is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Ashford Demographics

The education level of Ashford citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.23% of adults 25 and older in Ashford have a college degree.

The per capita income in Ashford in 2018 was $23,569, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,276 for a family of four. However, Ashford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ashford is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ashford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ashford include English, Irish, German, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Ashford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Ashford, AL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Ashford VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ashford Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Ashford Elementary School
100 Barfield St
Ashford, AL 36312
PK-05
Ashford High School
607 Church St
Ashford, AL 36312
06-12
Cottonwood High School
663 Houston St
Cottonwood, AL 36320
PK-12
Dothan High School
1236 S Oates St
Dothan, AL 36301
09-12
Hidden Lake Elementary School
1475 Prevatt Rd
Dothan, AL 36301
KG-05
Honeysuckle Middle School
1665 Honeysuckle Rd
Dothan, AL 36305
06-08
Houston County High School
200 W Church St
Columbia, AL 36319
07-12
Webb Elementary School
178 De Pot St
Webb, AL 36376
PK-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

DOTHAN CITY


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.1% 55.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.2% 49.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 6.1%

Educational Expenditures

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HOUSTON COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

GET FULL REPORTS FOR ANY SCHOOL IN THIS DISTRICT

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.4% 55.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 50.3% 49.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 6.1%

Educational Expenditures

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