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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ashdown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.98% of the Ashdown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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.
Being a small city, Ashdown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Ashdown have a very low rate of college education: just 6.95% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
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.