Ashford, Alabama Population 2021

2,221
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Ashford is a city located in Houston County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,221, it is the 170th largest city in Alabama and the 7223rd largest city in the United States . Ashford is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 3.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,148 in 2010. Ashford reached it's highest population of 2,221 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Ashford has a population density of 358 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashford is $63,377 with a poverty rate of 13.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $669 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. The median age in Ashford is 38.8 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Ashford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashford was:

  • White: 72.69%
  • Black or African American: 26.38%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ashford, Alabama is 2,221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,161.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,148.

Ashford, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,79472.69%
Black or African American65126.38%
Two or More Races150.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.20%
Asian30.12%
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Ashford Population by Race

Ashford Population Pyramid $2021

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Ashford Median Age

38.8


Total

36.4


Male

40.8


Female

Ashford Adults

There are 1,863 adults, (436 of whom are seniors) in Ashford.

Ashford Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashford Sex Ratio

Female

1,356

54.94%

Male

1,112

45.06%

Ashford Population by Age

Ashford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Non Family67%33%
All65%35%
Male35.3%64.7%
Female26.5%73.5%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8652.8565
Married4523.4678.5
Non Family2301.0767
Female1323.7726.5
Male513.1235.3

3.46

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Ashford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade674.12%
9th to 12th Grade1408.61%
High School Graduate63238.87%
Some College39924.54%
Associates Degree16810.33%
Bachelors Degree1428.73%
Graduate Degree784.80%
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Ashford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1871,050206
Black41134211
Hispanic1515
2+ Races54
Native American55
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ashford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,202$51,328$25,587
Less Than 9th Grade$26,719$33,958$
High School Graduate$28,929$43,417$17,356
Some College$37,045$55,682$26,875
Bachelors Degree$43,281$76,875$17,500
Graduate Degree$54,444$$52,778

$32,202

Average Earnings

$51,328

Average Male

$25,587

Average Female

Ashford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashford Language by Age

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Ashford Language

99.65% of Ashford residents speak only English, while 0.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.22% of the population.

Ashford Language

Ashford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black65122634.72%
White1,7371045.99%
Hispanic5735.26%

13.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashford is Black, with 34.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashford is Hispanic, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.87%.

Ashford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.36%
High School13.13%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Ashford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed5.60%
Male Employed3.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ashford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,489$63,377
Families$55,586$75,070
Married Families$84,231-
Non Families$20,313$28,360
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Income by Household Type

Ashford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashford Married by Age and Sex

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Ashford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ashford Marital Status by Race

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Ashford Marital Status

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167

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War63
Vietnam48
Second Gulf War21
Korea14
World War II

Ashford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5459
65 to 7435
55 to 6435
75+33
18 to 345

Ashford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1238.95%
Black377.79%
Hispanic633.33%
Native American5100.00%
2+ Races240.00%

Ashford Veterans by Race

Ashford Veterans by Education

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2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashford Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ashford Employment by Age

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Ashford Employment by Race

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Ashford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.22%

Born in Ashford

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.80% of Ashford residents were born in the United States, with 73.22% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ashford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,221200.91%
20202,201200.92%
20192,181200.93%
20182,16150.23%
20172,156-1-0.05%
20162,157-6-0.28%
20152,163-5-0.23%
20142,16830.14%
20132,165-10-0.46%
20122,175130.60%
20112,162110.51%
20102,1510.00%

Ashford Population by Year