Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,455
Nationwide Rank 1788

Quick Facts

Ashland, Ohio is the 1,788th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Ashland, Ohio is a city.

Ashland, Ohio is currently 3.7% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Ashland, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Ashland, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1778 Battle Ground, Washington 20,576 104.9%
1779 Golden, Colorado 20,571 19.5%
1780 Lockport, New York 20,569 -7.4%
1781 Universal City, Texas 20,532 41.9%
1782 Kinston, North Carolina 20,509 -13.8%
1783 North Salt Lake, Utah 20,507 132.4%
1784 Libertyville, Illinois 20,490 -1.5%
1785 Hammond, Louisiana 20,480 15.8%
1786 Northfield, Minnesota 20,474 18.7%
1787 Evans, Colorado 20,470 95.0%
1788 Ashland, Ohio 20,455 -3.7%
1789 Elko, Nevada 20,451 20.4%
1790 Portsmouth, Ohio 20,443 -2.0%
1791 Elmwood Park, New Jersey 20,429 7.9%
1792 Clemmons, North Carolina 20,420 29.0%
1793 La CaƱada Flintridge, California 20,413
1794 Pickerington, Ohio 20,402 103.4%
1795 Mountain Brook, Alabama 20,381 -1.9%
1796 Dickinson, Texas 20,359 18.9%
1797 Forney, Texas 20,336 252.5%
1798 Ellensburg, Washington 20,326 30.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
952 Lancaster 40,280 13.4%
965 Westerville 39,737 11.9%
969 Warren 39,562 -17.7%
981 Delaware 39,267 51.6%
1014 Huber Heights 37,986 -0.6%
1020 Reynoldsburg 37,847 17.5%
1036 Lima 37,149 -11.0%
1072 Marion 35,997 -3.4%
1073 Hilliard 35,939 47.2%
1091 Upper Arlington 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna 35,297 8.4%
1103 Brunswick 34,867 3.9%
1105 Stow 34,769 7.1%
1141 Fairborn 33,541 6.5%
1143 North Ridgeville 33,436 49.0%
1152 Mason 33,235 47.8%
1183 Massillon 32,342 2.3%
1187 Westlake 32,297 1.6%
1198 Bowling Green 31,820 7.2%
1202 North Olmsted 31,734 -6.9%
1255 North Royalton 30,294 5.5%
1267 Kent 29,915 6.2%
1352 Garfield Heights 27,835 -9.2%
1368 Shaker Heights 27,440 -6.4%
1410 Wooster 26,618 5.2%
1415 Xenia 26,562 9.2%
1436 Medina 26,190 3.6%
1439 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1450 Troy 25,865 17.0%
1458 Green 25,747 12.2%
1474 Zanesville 25,388 -0.6%
1484 Athens 25,214 17.9%
1497 Riverside 25,094 -7.0%
1517 Sandusky 24,845 -10.7%
1547 Trotwood 24,386 -10.9%
1559 Avon Lake 24,184 31.7%
1578 Marysville 23,912 47.2%
1583 Centerville 23,787 3.2%
1599 Wadsworth 23,476 26.2%
1621 Avon 23,054 98.6%
1627 Solon 22,962 5.1%
1633 Willoughby 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford 22,859 4.0%
1657 Maple Heights 22,400 -14.1%
1666 Hudson 22,245 -1.1%
1693 Alliance 21,791 -6.0%
1705 South Euclid 21,598 -8.0%
1712 Chillicothe 21,499 -2.9%
1714 Perrysburg 21,482 21.7%
1747 Piqua 20,987 1.0%
1776 Lebanon 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney 20,614 1.3%
1788 Ashland 20,455 -3.7%
1790 Portsmouth 20,443 -2.0%
1794 Pickerington 20,402 103.4%
1807 Rocky River 20,216 -2.3%
1817 Parma Heights 20,053 -7.3%
1821 Miamisburg 19,985 2.1%
1824 Oregon 19,973 3.4%
1832 Norwood 19,870 -7.9%
1837 Painesville 19,813 12.3%
1882 Broadview Heights 19,227 20.1%
1902 Twinsburg 18,959 11.0%
1907 Sylvania 18,941 -0.5%
1908 Whitehall 18,913 -1.4%
1910 Berea 18,850 -0.5%
1927 Forest Park 18,690 -3.6%
1929 Mayfield Heights 18,682 -3.3%
1932 Brook Park 18,626 -12.0%
1934 Springboro 18,610 47.4%
1946 Niles 18,473 -11.5%
1971 Eastlake 18,172 -10.1%
1972 Ashtabula 18,144 -13.2%
1984 Steubenville 18,003 -9.3%
2025 Tallmadge 17,552 6.7%
2027 Tiffin 17,546 -3.2%
2041 New Philadelphia 17,424 1.8%
2045 North Canton 17,290 3.3%
2055 East Cleveland 17,187 -36.7%
2082 Norwalk 16,824 1.3%
2096 Defiance 16,687 0.3%
2099 Mount Vernon 16,659 5.8%
2131 Streetsboro 16,365 32.5%
2143 Fairview Park 16,292 -7.0%
2152 Fremont 16,193 -7.8%
2177 Aurora 15,982 17.0%
2216 Middleburg Heights 15,587 0.2%
2218 Pataskala 15,566 49.9%
2242 Bay Village 15,344 -4.4%
2269 Vandalia 15,053 2.9%
2305 Worthington 14,646 3.8%
2352 Washington Court House 14,215 4.6%
2355 New Franklin 14,165 -2.6%
2360 Willowick 14,148 -1.3%
2391 Circleville 13,930 3.1%
2409 Sharonville 13,797 0.6%
2411 Maumee 13,787 -8.0%
2412 Bexley 13,786 4.5%
2430 Monroe 13,683 72.3%
2432 Marietta 13,673 -6.5%
2435 Brecksville 13,632 1.7%
2450 Lyndhurst 13,557 -11.0%
2464 Englewood 13,470 9.7%
2483 Fostoria 13,256 -4.6%
2484 Warrensville Heights 13,251 -12.1%
2489 Clayton 13,215 -0.9%
2491 Powell 13,204 109.0%
2498 Bellefontaine 13,161 0.0%
2518 University Heights 13,028 -7.6%
2536 West Carrollton 12,924
2537 Trenton 12,912 46.3%
2561 Greenville 12,771 -5.9%
2562 Loveland 12,770 8.9%
2564 Dover 12,766 3.9%
2571 Wickliffe 12,736 -5.4%
2582 Conneaut 12,642 1.3%
2585 Bedford 12,627 -10.9%
2621 Wilmington 12,398 3.6%
2654 Blue Ash 12,199 -2.5%
2671 Amherst 12,088 2.6%
2686 Norton 12,013 4.1%
2696 Macedonia 11,940 28.9%
2717 Bucyrus 11,817 -10.5%
2722 Salem 11,782 -5.3%
2732 Franklin 11,735 2.1%
2741 Beachwood 11,696 -3.7%
2746 Seven Hills 11,663 -3.4%
2780 Ravenna 11,461 -2.9%
2791 Urbana 11,405 -1.7%
2808 Harrison 11,300 50.9%
2824 Springdale 11,213 6.5%
2854 Coshocton 11,044 -5.3%
2889 Brooklyn 10,792 -6.6%
2898 Montgomery 10,746 6.0%
2902 Ironton 10,722 -5.1%
2903 New Albany 10,718 164.8%
2904 Heath 10,713 24.7%
2910 East Liverpool 10,691 -18.3%
2918 Van Wert 10,654 -2.1%
2936 Bedford Heights 10,580 -6.8%
2963 Vermilion 10,453 -4.3%
2970 Richmond Heights 10,417 -4.7%
2974 Cambridge 10,411 -9.7%
3007 Celina 10,290 -0.9%
3015 Reading 10,260 -8.7%
3016 Struthers 10,254 -12.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 20,455 1,788
2016 20,489 1,769
2015 20,317 1,775
2014 20,218 1,769
2013 20,337 1,747
2012 20,320 1,730
2011 20,362 1,712
2010 20,362 1,694
2009 21,741 1,603
2008 21,754 1,585
2007 21,778 1,577
2006 21,634 1,571
2005 21,443 1,560
2004 21,402 1,553
2003 21,362 1,535
2002 21,239 1,528
2001 21,203 1,517
2000 21,245 1,494
1990 20,628 1,330