Ashland, Alabama Population 2022

1,974
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Ashland is a city located in Clay County Alabama. Ashland has a 2020 population of 1,974. It is also the county seat of Clay County. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,984 in 2010.

The average household income in Ashland is $29,809 with a poverty rate of 33.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $361 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. 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 Ashlandwas:

  • White: 72.02%
  • Black or African American: 26.96%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Alabama is 1,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,984.

Ashland, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,21072.02%
Black or African American45326.96%
Asian100.60%
Two or More Races70.42%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2022

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Ashland Median Age

43.8


Total

41.8


Male

47.2


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 1,369 adults, (399 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

985

58.63%

Male

695

41.37%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married75.7%24.3%
All49.6%50.4%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Female34%66%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7322.1349.6
Married2472.475.7
Male64.83100
Female1563.8334
Non Family3231.0536.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15313.01%
9th to 12th Grade19816.84%
High School Graduate40534.44%
Some College21218.03%
Associates Degree332.81%
Bachelors Degree16413.95%
Graduate Degree110.94%
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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
Asian101010
Hispanic441
2+ Races551
White838668153
Black32114011

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$25,673$43,571$22,772
Less Than 9th Grade$15,647$13,906$
High School Graduate$24,538$$
Some College$23,382$43,068$
Bachelors Degree$47,946$51,061$43,106
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,673

Average Earnings

$43,571

Average Male

$22,772

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

99.64% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black43123354.06%
White1,11228725.81%
OtherNaN%

33.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.70%

Male Poverty Rate

30.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Black, with 54.06% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.06%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.25%
High School19.61%
Some College17.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.48%
Female Unemployed22.86%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,793$32,222
Families$40,426$42,613
Married Families$43,068-
Non Families$15,475$18,929
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

22.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War3
Vietnam8
Korea2
World War II

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 541
55 to 6416
65 to 747
75+8

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White313.19%
2+ Races120.00%
Hispanic125.00%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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90.36%

Born in Ashland

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 90.36% having been born in Alabama. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0370.00%
20112,032-5-0.25%
20122,027-5-0.25%
20132,022-5-0.25%
20142,017-5-0.25%
20152,012-5-0.25%
20162,007-5-0.25%
20172,002-5-0.25%
20181,997-5-0.25%
20191,992-5-0.25%
20201,984-8-0.40%
20211,979-5-0.25%
20221,974-5-0.25%

Ashland Population by Year