Ashton, Iowa Population 2024

421

Ashton is a city located in Osceola County Iowa. Ashton has a 2024 population of 421. Ashton is currently declining at a rate of -2.09% annually and its population has decreased by -7.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 453 in 2020.

The average household income in Ashton is $67,237 with a poverty rate of 5.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ashton is 37.7 years, 37.6 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Ashton Demographics

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

  • White: 98.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
424.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.06% (-32)
The current population of Ashton, Iowa is 421 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 453.

Ashton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White53398.52%
Two or more races81.48%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ashton Population by Race

Ashton Population Pyramid 2024

Ashton Median Age

37.7

Total

37.6

Male

38

Female

Ashton Adults

There are 400 adults, (73 of whom are seniors) in Ashton.

Ashton Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashton Sex Ratio

Female29855.08%
Male24344.92%

Ashton Population by Age

Ashton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2262.3982.317.7
Married1113.1191.98.1
Non Family811.277.822.2
Female312.6864.535.5
Male35.3333.366.7
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ashton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ashton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 12.5%.

Ashton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,977

Average Earnings

$45,125

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Ashton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ashton Language

98.02% of Ashton residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Ashton Language

Ashton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White519285.39%
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5.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.81%

Male Poverty Rate

4.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashton is White, with 5.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashton is White, with 5.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.25%.

Ashton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.86%
High School3.82%
Some College1.91%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ashton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed6.76%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Ashton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ashton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ashton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ashton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ashton Veterans by War

count

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Ashton Veterans by Age

count

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Ashton Veterans by Race

Ashton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.8%

Labor Force Participation

75.6%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ashton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ashton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ashton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.98%

Born in Ashton

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Ashton residents were born in the United States, with 70.98% having been born in Iowa. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Ashton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029376-9-2.34%
2028385-9-2.28%
2027394-9-2.23%
2026403-9-2.18%
2025412-9-2.14%
2024421-9-2.09%
2023430-9-2.05%
2022439-9-2.01%
2021448-5-1.1%
2020453348.11%
2019419-5-1.18%
2018424
2017424-5-1.17%
2016429-8-1.83%
2015437-3-0.68%
2014440-2-0.45%
201344230.68%
2012439-8-1.79%
2011447-11-2.4%
2010458
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Ashton Population by Year