Ashland SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

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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
21,294
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$93,400
Median Income
$39,742
Median Rent
$611

Rankings for Ashland in Kentucky

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Map Of Ashland, KY

Population over time in Ashland

Year Population % Change
2016 21,294 -0.5%
2015 21,391 -0.7%
2014 21,551 -0.3%
2013 21,609 -0.0%
2012 21,611 -0.1%
2011 21,627 0.1%
2010 21,613 -

Crime in Ashland Per 100k

Crime Ashland KY USA
Violent Crime 186.4 225.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.9 5.3
Robbery 14.3 66.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 119.5 116.2 248.9
Property Crime 4128.6 2129.1 2362.0
Burglary 540.0 453.4 430.4
Larceny 3335.4 1445.7 1694.0
Car Theft 253.3 230.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ashland

White
92.1% (19,618)
African American
2.6% (556)
American Indian
0.1% (25)
Asian
0.7% (157)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.6% (554)
Hispanic
1.8% (384)
Race Ashland KY USA
White 92.1% 85.4% 60.6%
African American 2.6% 7.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 1.8% 3.3% 17.3%

Household Income For Ashland, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
14.8% (3,151)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (1,639)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (2,491)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (2,321)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (2,640)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (3,854)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (2,129)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (1,895)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (596)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (574)
Income Ashland KY USA
Less than $10,000 14.8% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 6.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 12.4% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 11.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 14.4% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.8% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 11.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 10.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 3.1% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 2.9% 5.7%

Gender in Ashland

Female
53.0% (11,289)
Male
47.0% (10,004)
Gender Ashland KY USA
Female 53.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ashland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.6% (773)
9-12th Grade
6.7% (1,417)
High School / GED
31.7% (6,740)
Some College
25.4% (5,402)
Associate's Degree
9.4% (1,993)
Bachelor's Degree
13.5% (2,875)
Master's Degree
7.5% (1,595)
Professional Degree
2.0% (418)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (77)
Education Ashland KY USA
< 9th Grade 3.6% 6.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 6.7% 8.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 31.7% 33.3% 27.5%
Some College 25.4% 20.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.4% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 13.5% 13.4% 18.8%
Master's Degree 7.5% 6.7% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 0.9% 1.3%

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