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Ashland, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Ashland had a population of 20,706 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 40.8687 and longitude -82.3182 in Ashland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland encompass a land area of 11.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Ashland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,066 feet.

The City of Ashland (GNIS ID: 1085702) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Uniontown.

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Ashland, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 20,706
Population in Households 18,546
Population in Familes 14,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,160
Population Density 1,828
Diversity Index1 14


Median Household Income $42,409
Average Household Income $57,569
Per Capita Income $22,492
Wealth Index3 56


Total Housing Units 9,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,568 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,575 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 924 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $109,023
Housing Affordability Index2 181


Total Households 8,143
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 4,866
Average Family Size 3
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.08%
Households 0.09% 0.12%
Families 0.1% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Ashland, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 84 93rd
Population Density # 327 73rd
Diversity Index # 534 56th
Median Household Income # 1007 17th
Per Capita Income # 963 21st

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