Ashdown is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,479 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ashdown is the 69th largest community in Arkansas.
When you are in Ashdown, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.91% of Ashdown’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ashdown is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashdown who work in office and administrative support (10.23%), food service (7.30%), and sales jobs (6.88%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ashdown is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Ashdown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Ashdown is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.93% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ashdown in 2010 was $19,932, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,728 for a family of four. However, Ashdown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ashdown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ashdown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashdown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ashdown include English, German, Dutch West Indian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Ashdown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.