Ashdown is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,406 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. 42.22% of Ashdown’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ashdown is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashdown who work in teaching (12.40%), healthcare (9.30%), and food service (5.23%).
Ashdown is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Ashdown have a very low rate of college education: just 8.08% 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 $22,572, 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 $90,288 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 Irish, German, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ashdown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.