Ashland, Ohio Population 2022

19,879
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Ashland is a city located in Ashland County Ohio. Ashland has a 2020 population of 19,879. It is also the county seat of Ashland County. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,526 in 2010.

The average household income in Ashland is $63,197 with a poverty rate of 13.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $109,300. The median age in Ashland is 35.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashlandwas:

  • White: 94.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Black or African American: 1.48%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Ohio is 19,879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,879.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,526.

Ashland, Ohio Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202153,040-222-0.42%
202053,262-222-0.42%
201953,484-222-0.42%
201853,706440.08%
201753,6621420.26%
201653,5202100.39%
201553,3101490.28%
201453,16180.02%
201353,153-86-0.16%
201253,239-13-0.02%
201153,252-69-0.13%
201053,3210.00%

Ashland Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,29094.61%
Two or More Races5162.53%
Black or African American3011.48%
Asian2121.04%
Some Other Race590.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.06%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid $2022

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Ashland Median Age

35.9


Total

35.5


Male

36.6


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 16,146 adults, (3,967 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

10,572

51.85%

Male

9,818

48.15%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.7%63.3%
Non Family45%55%
Female52.2%47.8%
All60.5%39.5%
Married82.8%17.2%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0592.2860.5
Non Family3,5361.2845
Married3,2043.0382.8
Female9273.2652.2
Male3922.936.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2882.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,1448.84%
High School Graduate4,82537.27%
Some College2,26017.46%
Associates Degree8996.94%
Bachelors Degree2,27517.57%
Graduate Degree1,2559.69%
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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
White12,48511,0783,379
2+ Races16816821
Asian10810868
Hispanic989855
Black815620
Other Race363617

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 asian people with a rate of 62.96%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,116$38,997$30,423
Less Than 9th Grade$18,039$22,931$17,794
High School Graduate$30,120$33,427$23,657
Some College$33,365$38,039$31,120
Bachelors Degree$42,334$54,375$35,793
Graduate Degree$57,572$58,419$55,282

$34,116

Average Earnings

$38,997

Average Male

$30,423

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

97.17% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2522,23312.94%
Multiple4794910.23%
Black2003216.00%
Asian1473020.41%
Hispanic1942512.89%
Other10NaN%

13.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Asian, with 20.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Multiple, with 10.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.96%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.13%
Some College12.59%
High School11.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.69%
Male Unemployed18.45%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed7.82%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,869$63,197
Families$59,863$78,850
Married Families$74,438-
Non Families$29,185$41,729
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

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 55-64.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Marital Status

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1,280

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam449
First Gulf War182
Second Gulf War178
Korea116
World War II23

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+359
55 to 64294
65 to 74272
35 to 54264
18 to 3491

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2538.14%
2+ Races279.89%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3%

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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81.23%

Born in Ashland

97.90%

Native Born

2.10%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.90% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 81.23% having been born in Ohio. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202219,879-132-0.66%
202120,011-132-0.66%
202020,143-132-0.65%
201920,275-132-0.65%
201820,407-74-0.36%
201720,481430.21%
201620,438890.44%
201520,349810.40%
201420,268-109-0.53%
201320,377-149-0.73%
201220,526-2-0.01%
201120,52820.01%
201020,526-723-0.35%
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%

Ashland Population by Year