Ashland, Missouri Population 2020

4,009

Ashland is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,009, it is the 164th largest city in Missouri and the 5398th largest city in the United States. Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 8.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,707 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Ashland has a population density of 683 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $71,719 with a poverty rate of 7.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $178,400. The median age in Ashland is 34.3 years, 30.3 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 95.16%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Missouri is 4,009, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,947.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,707.

Ashland, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,71695.16%
Two or More Races1072.74%
Some Other Race471.20%
Black or African American240.61%
Asian110.28%

Ashland Population Pyramid 2020

Ashland Median Age

34.3


Total

30.3


Male

37


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 2,722 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

2,007

51.40%

Male

1,898

48.60%

Ashland Households and Families

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male82.5%17.5%
Female76.6%23.4%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family26%74%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4422.6566.9
Married7383.2786.4
Non Family4271.1926
Female2143.5576.6
Male632.1982.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade381.47%
9th to 12th Grade1666.43%
High School Graduate68226.43%
Some College69626.98%
Associates Degree2248.68%
Bachelors Degree57322.21%
Graduate Degree2017.79%

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5092,305774
Multiple Races2929
Hispanic2626
Other Race2626
Black1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,274$44,080$37,535
Less Than High School$24,583$$32,583
High School Grad$40,568$41,932$37,692
Some College$40,625$46,583$38,537
Bachelors Degree$45,331$47,167$36,346
Graduate Degree$62,656$$50,313

$41,274

Average Earnings

$44,080

Average Male

$37,535

Average Female

Ashland Language

Ashland Language by Age

Ashland Language

99.81% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 0.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Ashland Poverty

Ashland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6682657.22%
Black2424100.00%

7.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.59%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.93%.

Name Poverty
Some College11.21%
High School7.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed86.32%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed1.03%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ashland Income

Ashland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,357$71,719
Families$80,689$86,170
Married Families$94,167-
Non Families$20,957$34,063

Ashland Marital Status

Ashland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Ashland Veterans

214

Number of Veterans

199

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
World War II29
First Gulf War23
Korea15
Second Gulf War12

$Ashland Veterans by Education

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

7%

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

74.93%

Born in Missouri

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.54% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 74.93% having been born in Missouri. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,009310.78%
20193,978310.79%
20183,947160.41%
20173,931310.79%
20163,900200.52%
20153,880110.28%
20143,869170.44%
20133,852200.52%
20123,832370.97%
20113,795651.74%
20103,7300.00%