Ashland is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 3,191 people and just one neighborhood, Ashland is the 76th largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland who work in sales jobs (14.30%), office and administrative support (11.43%), and teaching (8.49%).
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.
Ashland’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Ashland 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 education level of Ashland citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.14% of adults in Ashland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ashland in 2018 was $30,781, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,124 for a family of four. However, Ashland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ashland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ashland include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Ashland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you are planning to retire in Nebraska, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Nebraska, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.3% of neighborhoods in NE. If a Nebraska retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 7.7% have Swedish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ashland are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 34.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.8%), and 14.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.0%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Ashland, NE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report English roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (7.7%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (83.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.