Ashland is a city located in Hanover County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,979, it is the 44th largest city in Virginia and the 3636th largest city in the United States . Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 10.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,225 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of 7,979 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Ashland has a population density of 1,109 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ashland is $67,290 with a poverty rate of 12.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $992 per month, and the median house value is $191,900. The median age in Ashland is 33.2 years, 28.9 years for males, and 36 years for females.