Ashland SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
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
7,655
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
19.7%
Median Home
$180,600
Median Income
$52,216
Median Rent
$979

Rankings for Ashland in Virginia

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Map Of Ashland, VA

Population over time in Ashland

Year Population % Change
2017 7,655 1.3%
2016 7,554 2.0%
2015 7,406 1.5%
2014 7,298 0.5%
2013 7,264 0.5%
2012 7,231 -0.1%
2011 7,239 -0.2%
2010 7,255 0.4%
2009 7,225 -
Crime/100k Ashland VA USA
Violent Crime 469.8 200.0 368.9
Murder 12.7 4.6 5.0
Robbery 76.2 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 342.8 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 2526.7 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 165.1 182.8 376.0
Larceny 2247.3 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 114.3 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ashland

White
63.3% (4,842)
African American
20.7% (1,586)
American Indian
0.3% (22)
Asian
1.6% (123)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (158)
Hispanic
12.1% (924)
Race Ashland VA USA
White 63.3% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 20.7% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.1% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Ashland, Virginia

Less than $10,000
7.2% (55,019)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (48,843)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (104,705)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (53,896)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (114,810)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (137,267)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (68,774)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (111,161)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (35,088)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (35,931)
Income Ashland VA USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 528.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 365.7% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 739.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 771.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 1129.3% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 1672.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 1292.3% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 1678.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 816.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 1005.4% 697.9%

Gender in Ashland

Female
53.2% (4,075)
Male
46.8% (3,580)
Gender Ashland VA USA
Female 53.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ashland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (459)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (612)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,526)
Some College
19.0% (1,454)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (382)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,224)
Master's Degree
9.0% (688)
Professional Degree
2.0% (153)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (153)
Education Ashland VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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