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 14.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $109,100. 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: 94.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • 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
201053,3210.00%
201153,252-69-0.13%
201253,239-13-0.02%
201353,153-86-0.16%
201453,16180.02%
201553,3101490.28%
201653,5202100.39%
201753,6621420.26%
201853,706440.08%
201953,484-222-0.42%
202053,262-222-0.42%
202153,040-222-0.42%

Ashland Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,11094.12%
Black or African American3581.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.08%
Asian1950.96%
Some Other Race680.33%
Two or More Races5572.74%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2022

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Ashland Median Age

35.2


Total

35.3


Male

35.1


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 15,912 adults, (3,864 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

10,710

52.75%

Male

9,594

47.25%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male41.5%58.5%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1972.2360.4
Married3,3312.8782.1
Male2942.9641.5
Female1,0153.3644.4
Non Family3,5571.2646.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2471.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,0928.49%
High School Graduate5,03139.12%
Some College2,40818.72%
Associates Degree7485.82%
Bachelors Degree2,20617.15%
Graduate Degree1,1288.77%
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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
Hispanic858574
Asian929253
Other Race373714
White12,31411,0003,182
Black20117625
2+ Races1501505

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 87.06%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,116$43,791$30,988
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$30,847$18,833
High School Graduate$30,098$34,901$24,775
Some College$36,102$43,984$31,608
Bachelors Degree$44,703$53,182$36,898
Graduate Degree$58,703$58,704$58,702

$36,116

Average Earnings

$43,791

Average Male

$30,988

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

97.19% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple53112623.73%
Hispanic2155123.72%
Asian1343123.13%
White17,1312,35213.73%
Black2573212.45%
Other11NaN%

14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

13.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Multiple, with 23.73% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.15%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.20%
High School13.27%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.93%
Male Unemployed12.96%
Female Employed9.37%
Female Unemployed52.17%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,663$63,027
Families$62,172$78,154
Married Families$79,354-
Non Families$29,752$42,348
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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 55-64.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Marital Status

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1,112

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War160
First Gulf War187
Vietnam479
Korea107
World War II12

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3471
35 to 54217
55 to 64213
65 to 74282
75+329

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0987.30%
2+ Races144.88%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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4.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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83.01%

Born in Ashland

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 83.01% having been born in Ohio. 1.21% 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
18702,6010.00%
18803,0044031.45%
18903,5665621.73%
19004,0875211.37%
19106,7952,7085.22%
19209,2492,4543.13%
193011,1411,8921.88%
194012,4531,3121.12%
195014,2871,8341.38%
196017,4193,1322.00%
197019,8722,4531.33%
198020,3264540.23%
199020,079-247-0.12%
200021,2491,1700.57%
201020,526-723-0.35%
201120,52820.01%
201220,526-2-0.01%
201320,377-149-0.73%
201420,268-109-0.53%
201520,349810.40%
201620,438890.44%
201720,481430.21%
201820,407-74-0.36%
201920,275-132-0.65%
202020,143-132-0.65%
202120,011-132-0.66%
202219,879-132-0.66%

Ashland Population by Year