Ashland, Alabama Population 2021

1,867
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Ashland is a city located in Clay County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Clay County. With a 2020 population of 1,867, it is the 191st largest city in Alabama and the 7874th largest city in the United States . Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -8.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,037 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 2,034 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Ashland has a population density of 255 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $29,809 with a poverty rate of 41.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $365 per month, and the median house value is $87,900. The median age in Ashland is 48.4 years, 43 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 67.73%
  • Black or African American: 30.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Alabama is 1,867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,909.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,037.

Ashland, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98067.73%
Black or African American44430.68%
Two or More Races100.69%
Asian70.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.41%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid $2021

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Ashland Median Age

48.4


Total

43


Male

53.6


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 1,245 adults, (397 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

802

55.43%

Male

645

44.57%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married58.6%41.4%
All47.3%52.7%
Female46.7%53.3%
Non Family40.1%59.9%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6771.9447.3
Non Family3441.0440.1
Married1912.6558.6
Female1353.1446.7
Male73.86100

2.85

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11010.17%
9th to 12th Grade22520.79%
High School Graduate38835.86%
Some College20218.67%
Associates Degree585.36%
Bachelors Degree726.65%
Graduate Degree272.50%
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Ashland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White72756980
Black33416312
Hispanic115
Asian777
Native American6
2+ Races33

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

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

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,098$40,865$23,125
Less Than 9th Grade$16,012$$
High School Graduate$$48,462$12,000
Some College$24,615$$25,060
Bachelors Degree$40,357$$39,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,098

Average Earnings

$40,865

Average Male

$23,125

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

99.29% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 0.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White87028833.10%
Black42626161.27%

41.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.23%

Male Poverty Rate

40.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Black, with 61.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 33.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 58.83%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.91%
High School31.67%
Some College26.29%
Bachelors or Greater9.68%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed24.00%
Female Employed11.02%
Male Employed2.99%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,154$29,809
Families$28,705$40,077
Married Families$40,179-
Non Families$15,305$19,725
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

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Ashland 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 55-64.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War23
Vietnam12
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6422
35 to 5421
75+5
65 to 745
18 to 34

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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42.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Employment by Age

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Ashland Employment by Race

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Ashland 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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86.39%

Born in Ashland

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 86.39% having been born in Alabama. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ashland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,867-14-0.74%
20201,881-14-0.74%
20191,895-14-0.73%
20181,909-16-0.83%
20171,925-15-0.77%
20161,940-8-0.41%
20151,948-8-0.41%
20141,95610.05%
20131,955-8-0.41%
20121,963-40-2.00%
20112,003-31-1.52%
20102,0340.00%

Ashland Population by Year