Ashland is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 19,792, it is the 18th largest city in Kentucky and the 1874th largest city in the United States. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -1.47% annually and its population has decreased by -8.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,684 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 31,283 in 1960. Spanning over 11 miles, Ashland has a population density of 1,843 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ashland is $55,612 with a poverty rate of 24.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $99,300. The median age in Ashland is 38.9 years, 36.5 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.