Living in Ashland, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Ashland SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Ashland, KY Crime Report

804
Total Crimes
3,917.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
52.52%
Above National Average

Ashland, KY Cost Of Living

84
Ashland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Ashland, Kentucky Info Snack

Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Ashland, the largest city in Boyd County, is located upon the southern bank of the Ohio River. The population was 21,684 at the 2010 census. Ashland is a part of the Huntington-Ashland metropolitan area; with a population of 363,000. Ashland is the second-largest city within the MSA, after Huntington, West Virginia. Ashland serves as an important economic and medical center for northeast Kentucky and is part of the fifth-largest metropolitan area in Kentucky.
Population
20,822
Unemployment
10.3%
Poverty
24.8%
Median Home
$99,300
Median Income
$38,446
Median Rent
$633

Ashland, KY Photos

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Rankings for Ashland in Kentucky

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4

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5

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6

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7

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Map Of Ashland, KY

Population over time in Ashland

Year Population % Change
2017 20,822 -1.0%
2016 21,035 -1.2%
2015 21,294 -0.5%
2014 21,391 -0.7%
2013 21,551 -0.3%
2012 21,609 -0.0%
2011 21,611 -0.1%
2010 21,627 0.1%
2009 21,613 -
Crime/100k Ashland KY USA
Violent Crime 146.2 211.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 24.4 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 82.8 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 3771.0 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 594.4 384.7 376.0
Larceny 2962.2 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 214.4 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ashland

White
92.3% (19,223)
African American
2.3% (471)
American Indian
0.1% (23)
Asian
0.6% (133)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.0% (620)
Hispanic
1.7% (352)
Race Ashland KY USA
White 92.3% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 2.3% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.7% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Ashland, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
16.5% (343,266)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (164,377)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (242,166)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (212,668)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (248,113)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (345,883)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (218,139)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (198,157)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (51,620)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (57,805)
Income Ashland KY USA
Less than $10,000 16.5% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Ashland

Female
53.3% (11,093)
Male
46.7% (9,729)
Gender Ashland KY USA
Female 53.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ashland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,041)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,457)
High School / GED
30.0% (6,246)
Some College
25.0% (5,205)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,082)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (2,706)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,457)
Professional Degree
2.0% (416)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (208)
Education Ashland KY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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