Ashland, Indiana Population 2024

1,749

Ashland is a city located in Johnson County, Monroe County, Morgan County, Owen County, and Putnam County Indiana. Ashland has a 2024 population of 1,749. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,768 in 2020.

The average household income in Ashland is $106,613 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median age in Ashland is 45.1 years: 45.1 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 94.52%
  • Other race: 3.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
31.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
55.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.07% (-19)
The current population of Ashland, Indiana is 1,749 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,768.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,13994.52%
Other race703.09%
Two or more races361.59%
Black or African American180.8%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2024

Ashland Median Age

45.1

Total

45.1

Male

45.1

Female

Ashland Adults

There are 1,881 adults, (384 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female1,14450.55%
Male1,11949.45%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8452.6891.28.8
Married5183.194.25.8
Non Family2321.4783.216.8
Female593.6494.95.1
Male362.8194.45.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

91.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ashland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade563.3%
Associates Degree1247.32%
Bachelors Degree26015.34%
Graduate Degree844.96%
High School Graduate88752.33%
Less Than 9th Grade442.6%
Some College24014.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ashland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6501,565341
2+ Races31163
Hispanic14140
Other Race990

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 white people with a rate of 20.67%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,987$64,625$75,563
Graduate Degree$94,167$118,250$48,750
High School Graduate$44,257$45,299$27,813
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,124$57,981$38,304
Some College$54,500$105,987$38,929

$46,124

Average Earnings

$57,981

Average Male

$38,304

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ashland Language

98.89% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,1181175.52%

5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.36%

Male Poverty Rate

5.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.58%.

Ashland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College6.04%
High School1.92%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.16%
Female Employed0.61%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$108,553$108,097
Households$98,625$106,613
Married Families$109,719$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,318$99,714

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ashland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ashland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

250

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam151
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War50
Korea5
World War II0

Ashland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7499
35 to 5457
75+37
18 to 3429
55 to 6428

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White24113.09%
Other Race9100%
Hispanic964.29%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ashland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ashland 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

77.99%

Born in Ashland

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.73% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 77.99% having been born in Indiana. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,699-10-0.59%
20281,709-10-0.58%
20271,719-10-0.58%
20261,729-10-0.58%
20251,739-10-0.57%
20241,749-10-0.57%
20231,759-10-0.57%
20221,769-10-0.56%
20211,779110.62%
20201,768181.03%
20191,75050.29%
20181,74560.35%
20171,73970.4%
20161,73210.06%
20151,73100%
20141,73120.12%
20131,72900%
20121,729-3-0.17%
20111,73210.06%
20101,73100%

Ashland Population by Year