Ashland, Ohio Population 2020

20,535
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Ashland is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 20,535, it is the 81st largest city in Ohio and the 1806th largest city in the United States. Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,362 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 21,249 in 2000. Spanning over 11 miles, Ashland has a population density of 1,818 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $60,020 with a poverty rate of 12.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $105,200. The median age in Ashland is 36 years, 35.1 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 95.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Ohio is 20,535, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,423.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,362.

Ashland, Ohio Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202053,865600.11%
201953,805600.11%
201853,745600.11%
201753,6851790.33%
201653,5062170.41%
201553,2891310.25%
201453,15860.01%
201353,152-85-0.16%
201253,237-10-0.02%
201153,247-76-0.14%
201053,3230.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,38695.05%
Two or More Races4001.96%
Black or African American3121.53%
Asian2261.11%
Some Other Race720.35%
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Ashland Population Pyramid 2020

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Ashland Median Age

36


Total

35.1


Male

38.1


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 16,132 adults, (3,731 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

10,653

52.23%

Male

9,743

47.77%

Ashland Households and Families

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All58.1%41.9%
Female53.1%46.9%
Non Family42.7%57.3%
Male31.1%68.9%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0572.2858.1
Married3,4452.9977
Non Family3,2531.2642.7
Female1,0052.9953.1
Male3542.8431.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ashland Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3122.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,1578.94%
High School Graduate4,88137.70%
Some College1,98715.35%
Associates Degree8526.58%
Bachelors Degree2,41018.62%
Graduate Degree1,34710.40%
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Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,48111,0333,572
Multiple Races17016952
Asian12612665
Hispanic969660
Black624218
Other Race464625

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 62.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,977$40,332$30,033
Less Than High School$20,577$30,701$17,730
High School Grad$28,314$34,566$22,500
Some College$36,170$38,133$32,400
Bachelors Degree$40,615$53,889$32,500
Graduate Degree$55,885$56,360$55,039

$33,977

Average Earnings

$40,332

Average Male

$30,033

Average Female

Ashland Language

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

96.25% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Ashland Poverty

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,4312,22512.76%
Hispanic1833217.49%
Asian1553019.35%
Black1891910.05%
Multiple347102.88%
Other691014.49%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.04%

Male Poverty Rate

12.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Asian, with 19.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Multiple, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.93%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.31%
Some College10.13%
High School9.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.04%
Male Unemployed16.76%
Female Employed9.03%
Male Employed7.20%

Ashland Income

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,757$60,020
Families$57,462$71,839
Married Families$70,444-
Non Families$28,716$41,373
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Ashland Marital Status

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Veterans

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1,271

Number of Veterans

1,170

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam447
First Gulf War146
Second Gulf War109
Korea108
World War II41
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Age Group Veterans
75+334
35 to 54325
65 to 74277
55 to 64259
18 to 3476
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2638.21%
2 or More83.09%

Ashland Veterans by Education

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8.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Employment Status

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.53%

Born in Ohio

96.68%

Native Born

3.32%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.68% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 80.53% having been born in Ohio. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,535560.27%
201920,479560.27%
201820,423-70-0.34%
201720,493560.27%
201620,437930.46%
201520,344720.36%
201420,272-109-0.53%
201320,381-149-0.73%
201220,5300.00%
201120,530-2-0.01%
201020,532-717-0.34%
200021,2491,1700.57%
199020,079-247-0.12%
198020,3264540.23%
197019,8722,4531.33%
196017,4193,1322.00%
195014,2871,8341.38%
194012,4531,3121.12%
193011,1411,8921.88%
19209,2492,4543.13%
19106,7952,7085.22%
19004,0875211.37%
18903,5665621.73%
18803,0044031.45%
18702,6010.00%