Ashland, Pennsylvania Population 2020

2,650

Ashland is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 2,650, it is the 355th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6630th largest city in the United States. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,817 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 7,346 in 1890. Spanning over 2 miles, Ashland has a population density of 1,598 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $47,700 with a poverty rate of 17.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $53,300. The median age in Ashland is 44.5 years, 46.7 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 91.83%
  • Black or African American: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Native American: 1.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Pennsylvania is 2,650, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,686.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,817.

Ashland, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,48391.83%
Black or African American983.62%
Some Other Race531.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native411.52%
Two or More Races291.07%

Ashland Population Pyramid 2020

Ashland Median Age

44.5


Total

46.7


Male

42.2


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 2,147 adults, (507 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

1,408

52.07%

Male

1,296

47.93%

Ashland Households and Families

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Female71.8%28.2%
All63.2%36.8%
Male49.1%50.9%
Non Family45.8%54.2%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2722.1363.2
Non Family6351.2145.8
Married4313.0987.7
Female1493.0171.8
Male572.7249.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

11.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1226.21%
9th to 12th Grade24512.47%
High School Graduate84543.00%
Some College34517.56%
Associates Degree21110.74%
Bachelors Degree1718.70%
Graduate Degree261.32%

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8281,478183
Black7171
Native American4124
Other Race18189
Multiple Races775

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 71.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,067$37,256$24,875
Less Than High School$29,219$43,640$17,250
High School Grad$32,110$35,563$
Some College$31,667$34,886$22,614
Bachelors Degree$46,375$51,500$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,067

Average Earnings

$37,256

Average Male

$24,875

Average Female

Ashland Language

Ashland Language by Age

Ashland Language

98.54% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Ashland Poverty

Ashland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,45638615.72%
Hispanic5353100.00%
Native4141100.00%
Other533566.04%
Multiple291862.07%

17.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

20.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is White, with 15.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.15%
Some College14.75%
High School12.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.57%
Male Unemployed27.97%
Female Employed3.74%
Male Employed0.00%

Ashland Income

Ashland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,750$47,700
Families$51,394$62,535
Married Families$65,938-
Non Families$24,779$32,227

Ashland Marital Status

Ashland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

Ashland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Ashland Veterans

187

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War31
Korea25
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6452
65 to 7446
35 to 5446
75+43
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1859.28%
2 or More228.57%

$Ashland Veterans by Education

22.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

16.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.80%

Born in Pennsylvania

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 86.80% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,650-18-0.67%
20192,668-18-0.67%
20182,686-12-0.44%
20172,698-18-0.66%
20162,716-16-0.59%
20152,732-25-0.91%
20142,757-19-0.68%
20132,776-13-0.47%
20122,789-13-0.46%
20112,802-15-0.53%
20102,817-466-1.52%
20003,283-576-1.60%
19903,859-376-0.93%
19804,235-502-1.11%
19704,737-270-0.55%
19605,007-1,185-2.10%
19506,192-853-1.28%
19407,045-119-0.17%
19307,1644980.72%
19206,666-189-0.28%
19106,8554170.63%
19006,438-908-1.31%
18907,3461,2941.96%
18806,0523380.58%
18705,7141,8343.95%
18603,8800.00%