Ashford, Alabama Population 2024

2,296

Ashford is a city located in Houston County Alabama. Ashford has a 2024 population of 2,296. Ashford is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,248 in 2020.

The average household income in Ashford is $71,600 with a poverty rate of 18.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ashford is 37.8 years, 37.4 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Ashford Demographics

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

  • White: 69.02%
  • Black or African American: 27.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
370.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.14% (48)
The current population of Ashford, Alabama is 2,296 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,248.

Ashford, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,70969.02%
Black or African American68027.46%
Two or more races722.91%
Other race120.48%
Asian30.12%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ashford Population by Race

Ashford Population Pyramid 2024

Ashford Median Age

37.8

Total

37.4

Male

38.5

Female

Ashford Adults

There are 1,845 adults, (463 of whom are seniors) in Ashford.

Ashford Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashford Sex Ratio

Female1,33653.96%
Male1,14046.04%

Ashford Population by Age

Ashford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8592.887327
Married3863.4991.28.8
Non Family2441.1161.138.9
Female1574.1463.136.9
Male722.9237.562.5
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3.45

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ashford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ashford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.77%.

Ashford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,333

Average Earnings

$56,406

Average Male

$29,365

Average Female

Ashford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ashford Language

99% of Ashford residents speak only English, while 1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Ashford Language

Ashford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black68022533.09%
White1,67922513.4%
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18.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.58%

Male Poverty Rate

20.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashford is Black, with 33.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashford is White, with 13.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.2%.

Ashford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.68%
High School23.52%
Bachelors or Greater13.55%
Some College6.36%
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Ashford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.43%
Female Unemployed26.67%
Female Employed5.03%
Male Employed1.33%
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Ashford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ashford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

202

Number of Veterans

183

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Ashford Veterans by War

count

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Ashford Veterans by Age

count

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Ashford Veterans by Race

Ashford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ashford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ashford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ashford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.34%

Born in Ashford

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Ashford residents were born in the United States, with 68.34% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ashford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,366140.6%
20282,352140.6%
20272,338140.6%
20262,324140.61%
20252,310140.61%
20242,296140.61%
20232,282140.62%
20222,268140.62%
20212,25460.27%
20202,248492.23%
20192,199251.15%
20182,17460.28%
20172,168-1-0.05%
20162,169-3-0.14%
20152,172-4-0.18%
20142,17620.09%
20132,174-9-0.41%
20122,183130.6%
20112,170100.46%
20102,160
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Ashford Population by Year