Ashland, Mississippi Population 2021

515
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Ashland is a city located in Benton County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Benton County. With a 2020 population of 515, it is the 202nd largest city in Mississippi and the 13181st largest city in the United States . Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -9.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 569 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 568 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ashland has a population density of 282 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $49,087 with a poverty rate of 17.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $83,000. The median age in Ashland is 47.9 years, 40.6 years for males, and 56.7 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 84.49%
  • Black or African American: 11.31%
  • Other race: 2.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Mississippi is 515 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 521.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 569.

Ashland, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52384.49%
Black or African American7011.31%
Some Other Race142.26%
Two or More Races121.94%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid $2021

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Ashland Median Age

47.9


Total

40.6


Male

56.7


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 489 adults, (172 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

299

48.30%

Male

320

51.70%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female90.2%9.8%
Married89.6%10.4%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2242.4270.1
Non Family1141.2350.9
Married673.9189.6
Female412.7390.2
Male214.5100

3.44

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade459.83%
9th to 12th Grade7917.25%
High School Graduate11725.55%
Some College11024.02%
Associates Degree6113.32%
Bachelors Degree378.08%
Graduate Degree91.97%
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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
White38128737
Black4717
Hispanic18184
Other Race1414
2+ Races12125

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 41.67%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,898$44,375$
Less Than 9th Grade$27,143$38,047$
High School Graduate$46,442$50,000$35,208
Some College$35,417$46,250$
Bachelors Degree$58,750$$59,583
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,898

Average Earnings

$44,375

Average Male

$

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

94.23% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 5.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.58% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4627816.88%
Black511223.53%
Multiple12325.00%

17.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.32%

Male Poverty Rate

22.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Multiple, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 16.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.47%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.74%
Some College16.67%
Bachelors or Greater15.38%
High School12.00%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.63%
Female Employed7.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,875$49,087
Families$59,231$66,638
Married Families$59,712-
Non Families$28,750$31,598
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.3%

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 20-34, 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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12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
55 to 644
75+3
35 to 54
18 to 34

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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65.11%

Born in Ashland

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 65.11% having been born in Mississippi. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ashland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021515-2-0.39%
2020517-2-0.39%
2019519-2-0.38%
2018521-5-0.95%
2017526-3-0.57%
201652950.95%
2015524-12-2.24%
2014536-17-3.07%
2013553-8-1.43%
2012561-5-0.88%
2011566-2-0.35%
20105680.00%

Ashland Population by Year