Ashland, Alabama Population 2020

1,894

Ashland is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,894, it is the 187th largest city in Alabama and the 7804th largest city in the United States. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -7.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,037 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 2,032 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Ashland has a population density of 258 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $38,428 with a poverty rate of 33.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $394 per month, and the median house value is $97,700. The median age in Ashland is 42.6 years, 39.4 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 73.44%
  • Black or African American: 23.21%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Alabama is 1,894, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,914.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,037.

Ashland, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42773.44%
Black or African American45123.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native251.29%
Two or More Races241.24%
Some Other Race110.57%
Asian50.26%

Ashland Population Pyramid 2020

Ashland Median Age

42.6


Total

39.4


Male

47


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 1,560 adults, (402 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

1,048

53.94%

Male

895

46.06%

Ashland Households and Families

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married53.1%46.9%
All48%52%
Female43.3%56.7%
Non Family41.9%58.1%

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7772.3248
Non Family3441.0241.9
Married2543.3953.1
Female1503.2743.3
Male293.55100

3.22

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

0.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade997.94%
9th to 12th Grade25620.53%
High School Graduate37630.15%
Some College27522.05%
Associates Degree1038.26%
Bachelors Degree967.70%
Graduate Degree423.37%

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White891697123
Black28316010
Hispanic5726
Multiple Races114
Native American6
Asian555

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$40,192$22,091
Less Than High School$16,336$$16,134
High School Grad$$48,882$21,648
Some College$25,563$26,181$25,057
Bachelors Degree$45,156$$40,250
Graduate Degree$42,386$$55,875

$26,250

Average Earnings

$40,192

Average Male

$22,091

Average Female

Ashland Language

Ashland Language by Age

Ashland Language

96.98% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Ashland Poverty

Ashland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,24336028.96%
Black43321750.12%
Native1919100.00%
Multiple20735.00%

33.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.30%

Male Poverty Rate

36.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 28.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.10%
High School28.36%
Some College18.31%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed16.17%
Female Unemployed6.02%
Male Employed4.26%

Ashland Income

Ashland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,924$38,428
Families$39,867$54,420
Married Families$44,583-
Non Families$14,302$18,034

Ashland Marital Status

Ashland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

Ashland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Ashland Veterans

94

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War25
Korea22
World War II16
Second Gulf War

$Ashland Veterans by Education

13.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Employment Status

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.52%

Born in Alabama

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.12% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 81.52% having been born in Alabama. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,894-10-0.53%
20191,904-10-0.52%
20181,914-18-0.93%
20171,932-10-0.51%
20161,942-8-0.41%
20151,950-7-0.36%
20141,95720.10%
20131,955-7-0.36%
20121,962-40-2.00%
20112,002-30-1.48%
20102,0320.00%