|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ashland is 7,573. Ashland, Virginia is the 3,777th largest city in the US.
Ashland is located entirely in Hanover County.
The current population of Ashland (7,573) is it's peak population.
Ashland has grown 13.8% since the 2000. Ashland, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Ashland has a population density of 1,012.9 people per square mile.
|3773||Hartsville, South Carolina||7,588||0.3%|
|3776||Clear Lake, Iowa||7,574||-7.3%|
|3779||Dunellen, New Jersey||7,568||10.7%|
|3780||Ellwood City, Pennsylvania||7,564||-12.9%|
|3781||Breaux Bridge, Louisiana||7,561||-0.5%|
The total voting age population of Ashland, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,057. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.2% of the residents of Ashland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ashland are 70.3% White, 21.3% Black, 3.3% Two or more races, 3.2% Other, 1.1% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 12.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ashland, 12.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.7%. On a per-household basis, 6.3% of families are below the poverty line in Ashland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Ashland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of Ashland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.3% have a bachelor's degree and 13.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ashland residents aged 5 and older, 12.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ashland is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ashland, 14.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ashland is $55,000.
In Ashland, 51.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.7% of housing units in Ashland.
Of all the housing units in Ashland, 11.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Ashland, 20.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 610 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ashland is $992.
In Ashland, 78.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.