Ashland, Montana Population 2024

833

Ashland is a city located in Powder River County and Rosebud County Montana. Ashland has a 2024 population of 833. Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 3.09% annually but its population has decreased by -2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 850 in 2020.

The average household income in Ashland is $51,305 with a poverty rate of 28.02%. The median age in Ashland is 37.6 years: 35.3 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • Native American: 65.26%
  • White: 28.99%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
20.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
40.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2% (-17)
The current population of Ashland, Montana is 833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 850.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American51165.26%
White22728.99%
Two or more races445.62%
Black or African American10.13%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2024

Ashland Median Age

37.6

Total

35.3

Male

47.5

Female

Ashland Adults

There are 614 adults, (163 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female39049.81%
Male39350.19%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3622.1521.378.7
Non Family1961.245.194.9
Married1062.8853.846.2
Female333.3615.284.8
Male274.4118.581.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

21.3%

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 Grade50.95%
Associates Degree10219.43%
Bachelors Degree346.48%
Graduate Degree509.52%
High School Graduate20438.86%
Less Than 9th Grade203.81%
Some College11020.95%

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
Native American33131735
White17816740
2+ Races16169
Hispanic999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$88,269$0$70,000
Graduate Degree$63,281$57,500$63,438
High School Graduate$38,490$38,906$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$43,456$39,356$45,000
Some College$35,833$39,028$30,250

$43,456

Average Earnings

$39,356

Average Male

$45,000

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

81.46% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 18.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.48% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native50916833.01%
White2123014.15%
Hispanic221359.09%
Multiple44715.91%

28.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.82%

Male Poverty Rate

26.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Hispanic, with 59.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 14.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.02%.

Ashland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.33%
Some College23.58%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Male Employed20.98%
Female Employed19.9%
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$76,667$73,765
Households$39,000$51,305
Married Families$76,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,518$28,746

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.2%

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 45-54, 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

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War7
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ashland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 547
65 to 746
55 to 643
18 to 340
75+0

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White94.07%
Native American71.86%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

15.7%

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

59.51%

Born in Ashland

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 59.51% having been born in Montana. 0% 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
2024833253.09%
2023808253.19%
2022783253.3%
2021758-92-10.82%
2020850-107-11.18%
2019957-25-2.55%
2018982-66-6.3%
20171,048393.87%
20161,009282.85%
201598113015.28%
201485116323.69%
2013688-66-8.75%
2012754233.15%
2011731-93-11.29%
201082400%

Ashland Population by Year