Ashland is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 543 people and just one neighborhood, Ashland is the 199th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ashland, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.84% of Ashland’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ashland is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland who work in healthcare suport services (13.28%), office and administrative support (11.72%) and sales jobs (7.81%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ashland is worth considering.
In Ashland, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.51 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Ashland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.