Ashland is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,289 people and just one neighborhood, Ashland is the 576th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Ashland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ashland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ashland is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland who work in office and administrative support (22.20%), sales jobs (12.59%) and management occupations (8.92%).
Also of interest is that Ashland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Ashland’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Ashland is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ashland, the average commute to work is 32.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Ashland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.