Statewide Claims to Fame

Ashland is 3rd in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Ashland is 3rd in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

Ashland is 14th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 8,128 103rd 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.4 44th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 612.1 132nd 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 5.5% 106th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.0% 117th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.3% 44th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.1% 70th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.4% 62nd 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 87.0% 124th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 129th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 7.5% 3rd 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 136th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 122nd 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.0% 3rd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 112th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 85.9% 111th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.8% 46th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.8% 120th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 3,864 99th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.4% 71st 25.4% 25.9%
Households 3,593 99th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.1% 102nd 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $113,900 128th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 131st 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $21,415 125th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $36,768 135th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.8% 14th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ashland Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 852 91st 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $188,854 72nd $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,539 32nd $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,477 55th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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