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. 36.98% of Ashdown’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ashdown is a city of professionals, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashdown who work in food service (8.08%), healthcare (7.32%), and sales jobs (7.19%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ashdown has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ashdown a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Ashdown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Ashdown has a very low overall level of education: only 6.95% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Ashdown in 2010 was $18,699, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,796 for a family of four.
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, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Ashdown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.