DEMOGRAPHICS

Ashland County, Ohio

Our county in northern Ohio is home to Ashland University and the City of Ashland. According to Wikipedia, “Ashland city is well known in the state for its ‘welcome sign’ that proclaims the city to be ‘The World Headquarters of Nice People.'”

But Ashland is more than just a special place with nice people.The city and county alike hold many opportunities that are perfect for the germination of new businesses and cultivation of current industry.

The links to the left and in the drop down menu above show specific demographics and other data about Ashland City and County that will help you see why Ashland is a great place for business and industry.

Transportation Demographic Characteristics

City of Ashland, Ohio Demographic Characteristics

Population (Source: US Census Bureau)199020002010
Population by Age Group
Total20,07921,40520,362
Under-195,9245,9905,326
20-344,8474,8044,621
35-544,4595,3864,547
55-743,2793,2883,871
75-Older1,5701,9371,997
Percentage Distribution by Age Group
Under-1929.5%28.0%26.2%
20-3424.1%22.4%22.7%
35-5422.2%25.1%22.3%
55-7416.3%15.4%19.1
75-Older7.8%9.0%9.7%
Median AgeN/A34.636.1
Households (Source: US Census Bureau)199020002010
Number7,6728,2957,802
Median Household Income$24,536$34,250$38,633
Household Income Distribution
Under $35,0005,2274,2253,503
$35,001-$50,0001,3101,6301,251
$50,001-$75,0008101,4451,266
$75,001-Above3259851,782
Net Migration Last Five Years Available (Source: Ohio Dept. of Development)
1990-20001326
Workforce Education Attainment
(25-64 Years of Age)
Percentage (Source: 2010 Census)
Less than a high school graduate10.7%
High school graduate (or equivalent)40.3%
Some college, no degree16.2%
Associate's degree6.9%
Bachelor's degree14.2%
Graduate or professional degree11.7%

Ashland County, Ohio Demographic Characteristics

Population (Source: US Census Bureau)Projections (Source: Ohio Department of Development)
Population by Age Group19902000201020202030
Total47,50752,52353,13959,01261,052
Under-1914,71715,53714,502N/AN/A
20-3410,3319,8509,528N/AN/A
35-5411,67914,82913,920N/AN/A
55-747,9188,71611,289N/AN/A
75-Oldr2,8623,5913,900N/AN/A
Percentage Distribution by Age Group199020002010
Under-1931.0%29.6%27.3%
20-3421.7%18.8%18.0%
35-5424.6%28.2%26.2%
55-7416.6%16.6%21.30%
75-Older6.00%6.80%7.30%
Median AgeN/A36.339.3
Households (Source: US Census Bureau)199020002010
Number17,10119,48920,196
Median Household Income$26,668$39,179$42,147
Household Income Distribution199020002010
Under $35,00010,9238,6258,290
$35,001- $50,0003,3773,9083,758
$50,001 - $75,0002,1934,0193,550
$75,001 - Above6652,9374,485
Net Migration Last Five Years Available (Source: Ohio Dept. of Development)1999-20002000-20012001-20022002-20032003-2004
-3032-76231-91
Workforce Education Attainment (25-64 Years of Age)Percentage (Source: 2010 Census)
Less than High School Graduate14.4%
High School Graduate (or equivalent)44.0%
Some College16.5%
Associate's Degree7.70%
Bachelor's Degree10.5%
Graduate or Professional Degree7.00%

View the Ashland County Profile PDF here.

 

Data Compiled by the Ashland Area Council for Economic Development   –   Updated 2012

Demographics