Ashland County OH Information


Ashland County Subdivisions

Ashland County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 53,772
Population in Households 51,646
Population in Familes 42,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,126
Population Density1 127
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 20,575
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 14,089
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,886 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,689 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,935 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $133,653
Average Home Value $160,337


Median Household Income $45,505
Average Household Income $57,729
Per Capita Income $22,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.13%
Households 0.3% 0.19%
Families 0.08% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ashland County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 47th
Population Density1 # 43 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 74 18th
Median Household Income # 44 51st
Per Capita Income # 57 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.