Ashland City is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,649 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ashland City is the 130th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ashland City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ashland City is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland City who work in office and administrative support (23.81%), sales jobs (12.18%), and management occupations (9.24%).
One downside of living in Ashland City is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ashland City, the average commute to work is 31.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Ashland City is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Ashland City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.41% of adults 25 and older in Ashland City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ashland City in 2010 was $22,546, 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 $90,184 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 German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Ashland City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).