Ashland, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2,663
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Ashland is a city located in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 2,663, it is the 352nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6630th largest city in the United States . Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -5.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,817 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Ashland has a population density of 1,606 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $47,685 with a poverty rate of 19.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $59,000. The median age in Ashland is 38.5 years, 37 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 94.49%
  • Black or African American: 3.40%
  • Native American: 1.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ashland, Pennsylvania is 2,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,679.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,817.

Ashland, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,55694.49%
Black or African American923.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native271.00%
Two or More Races160.59%
Some Other Race140.52%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid $2021

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Ashland Median Age

38.5


Total

37


Male

38.9


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 2,083 adults, (461 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

1,328

49.09%

Male

1,377

50.91%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male20.3%79.7%
Female41.8%58.2%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
All55.8%44.2%
Married89.6%10.4%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2512.1655.8
Non Family5971.2445.9
Married3753.0889.6
Female1463.3841.8
Male1332.3820.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1296.84%
9th to 12th Grade22812.08%
High School Graduate76640.59%
Some College36219.18%
Associates Degree25013.25%
Bachelors Degree1347.10%
Graduate Degree180.95%
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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
White1,7711,429139
Black6666
Native American2712
Other Race14147
2+ Races996

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 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,471$43,235$28,424
Less Than 9th Grade$29,236$44,148$16,136
High School Graduate$36,696$42,417$27,250
Some College$36,875$40,893$30,417
Bachelors Degree$$60,417$28,661
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,471

Average Earnings

$43,235

Average Male

$28,424

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

99.19% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,49447819.17%
Native2727100.00%

19.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.18%

Male Poverty Rate

22.09%

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 19.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.92%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.89%
High School23.24%
Some College9.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed80.49%
Male Unemployed38.89%
Male Employed1.97%
Female Employed1.21%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,457$47,685
Families$57,424$63,281
Married Families$81,576-
Non Families$20,150$28,738
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

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

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Marital Status

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115

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War33
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7438
35 to 5436
55 to 6432
75+9
18 to 34

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1125.69%
2+ Races333.33%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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9.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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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89.61%

Born in Ashland

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 89.61% 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.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,663-8-0.30%
20202,671-8-0.30%
20192,679-8-0.30%
20182,687-14-0.52%
20172,701-18-0.66%
20162,719-16-0.59%
20152,735-23-0.83%
20142,758-22-0.79%
20132,780-11-0.39%
20122,791-12-0.43%
20112,803-14-0.50%
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%

Ashland Population by Year