Ashland City, TN

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Living in Ashland City

Ashland City is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,193 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ashland City is the 113th largest community in Tennessee.

Ashland City real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Ashland City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Ashland City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ashland City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ashland City is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland City who work in sales jobs (14.53%), healthcare suport services (10.46%), and business and financial occupations (8.72%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ashland City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ashland City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Ashland City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.03 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Ashland City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.25% of adults 25 and older in Ashland City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ashland City in 2018 was $26,390, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,560 for a family of four. However, Ashland City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ashland City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ashland City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashland City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ashland City include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Ashland City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.