Ashland SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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Ashland, Virginia Info Snack

Ashland is a town located 15 miles north of Richmond along Interstate-95 and historic Route 1 in Hanover County, Virginia, United States. Ashland is named after the Lexington, Kentucky estate of Hanover County native and statesman Henry Clay. It is the only incorporated town in Hanover County chartered by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although comprising only one square mile when originally incorporated in 1858, today Ashland has grown through several annexations to a size of 7.12 square miles, one of Virginia's larger towns in terms of land area.
Population
7,554
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
17.1%
Median Home
$186,000
Median Income
$48,903
Median Rent
$898

Rankings for Ashland in Virginia

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Map Of Ashland, VA

Population over time in Ashland

Year Population % Change
2017 7,554 2.0%
2016 7,406 1.5%
2015 7,298 0.5%
2014 7,264 0.5%
2013 7,231 -0.1%
2012 7,239 -0.2%
2011 7,255 0.4%
2010 7,225 -

Crime in Ashland Per 100k

Crime Ashland VA USA
Violent Crime 401.5 208.2 382.9
Murder 13.0 5.3 5.3
Robbery 51.8 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 323.8 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 2072.0 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 168.4 218.0 430.4
Larceny 1826.0 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 77.7 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ashland

White
64.2% (4,848)
African American
22.6% (1,705)
American Indian
0.5% (38)
Asian
2.1% (162)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (180)
Hispanic
8.2% (621)
Race Ashland VA USA
White 64.2% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 22.6% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.2% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Ashland, Virginia

Less than $10,000
7.4% (55,899)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (46,079)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (80,827)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (79,317)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (121,619)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (136,727)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (75,540)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (101,223)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (27,949)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (30,216)
Income Ashland VA USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Ashland

Female
52.2% (3,941)
Male
47.8% (3,612)
Gender Ashland VA USA
Female 52.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ashland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.7% (355)
9-12th Grade
8.7% (660)
High School / GED
29.8% (2,248)
Some College
22.8% (1,718)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (632)
Bachelor's Degree
15.6% (1,174)
Master's Degree
5.7% (431)
Professional Degree
1.8% (136)
Doctorate Degree
2.6% (195)
Education Ashland VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.7% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.7% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.8% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 22.8% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.6% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.7% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.8% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.6% 1.8% 1.4%

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