Ashland Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Ashland Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
20,146

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
16.4%
18 - 24:
7.9%
25 - 34:
12.3%
35 - 54:
23.7%
55 - 64:
14.0%
Over 65 Years:
18.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.1%
4.1%
High School Graduates
88.4%
88.4%
College Graduated
23.6%
23.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Ashland
$24,096
$24,096
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Ashland
$40,917
$40,917
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.5%

Employment Industries in Ashland

 
Healthcare
21.7%
21.7%
Accommodation
12.4%
12.4%
Retail
11.4%
11.4%
Education
9.9%
9.9%
Manufacturing
8.5%
8.5%
Administration
4.4%
4.4%
Other
4.2%
4.2%
Public Service
4.0%
4.0%
Construction
3.5%
3.5%
Information Technology
3.5%
3.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.4%
3.4%
Transportation
3.2%
3.2%
Wholesale
2.8%
2.8%
Finance
2.7%
2.7%
Real estate
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
92.5%
92.5%
Black Or African American
1.9%
1.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
0.7%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
1.4%
1.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
13.2%
13.2%
Irish
10.4%
10.4%
English
9.8%
9.8%
Italian
3.0%
3.0%
Scottish
2.2%
2.2%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
French
1.0%
1.0%
Greek
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
Polish
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Jordanian
0.2%
0.2%
Eastern European
0.2%
0.2%
Northern European
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
97.8%
97.8%
Spanish
0.8%
0.8%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Ashland Residents:
1.8%