Ashford, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 2,164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.8%
 
Males: 1,077  (49.8%)
Females: 1,087  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36312.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,624 (it was $29,444 in 2000)
Ashford:

$40,624
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,496 (it was $15,135 in 2000)

Ashford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,253 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Ashford:

$117,253
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $151,940; Detached houses: $161,712; Mobile homes: $49,563

Median gross rent in 2013: $560.

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  • Races in Ashford, AL (2010)

    Ashford races chart
    • 1,68978.6%White alone
    • 41819.5%Black alone
    • 170.8%Hispanic
    • 150.7%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone

Races in Ashford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashford: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (45.9%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.5%), German (5.3%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 276 feet

Land area: 6.10 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashford, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Ashford:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashford city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $458 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $303 (0.4%)

Ashford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (10.6 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (102.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (612.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Avon, AL (1.6 miles ), Cowarts, AL (2.1 miles ), Webb, AL (2.4 miles ), Gordon, AL (3.0 miles ), Cottonwood, AL (3.1 miles ), Kinsey, AL (3.1 miles ), Columbia, AL (3.2 miles ), Dothan, AL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $12,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.18 N, Longitude: 85.24 W

Area code: 334

Ashford household income distribution Ashford home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashford by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.046.60.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001002000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.052.00.00.098.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0212321529225
per 100,000 0.0108.052.9104.0153.9101.749.0239.693.2417.191.991.9231.1
Burglaries 168210710716393023812
per 100,000 856.1432.2105.8519.8359.2508.4343.0766.71,817.31,390.21,057.0367.5554.5
Thefts 18143034152125284150414641
per 100,000 963.1756.31,586.51,767.2769.61,067.61,224.91,341.61,910.52,317.01,884.22,113.01,894.6
Auto thefts 4243431382404
per 100,000 214.0108.0211.5155.9205.2152.549.0143.7372.892.7183.80.0184.8
Arson N/A0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A46.3N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 120.394.5102.4162.3107.3115.4120.9173.6301.2292.3189.9133.9182.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ashford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -72 (-3.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Ashford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ashford, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Ashford city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.0 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 351.6 miles away from Ashford center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 245.4 miles away from Ashford center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashford:

  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • DAVITA WIREGRASS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • DCI DOTHAN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • EXTENDICARE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Ashford:

  • 11 miles: Joseph M. Farley 1 and 2 in Dothan, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashford:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 17 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 37 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 46 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Troy University (about 60 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Darton State College (about 67 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 68 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 70 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)

Public high schools in Ashford:

  • ASHFORD HIGH SCH (Students: 767, Location: 607 CHURCH ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • HOUSTON CO AREA VOC CTR (Location: 801 8TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Ashford:

  • ASHFORD ACADEMY (Students: 158, Location: 1100 N BROADWAY ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ashford:

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Notable locations in Ashford: Town of Ashford Sewage Lagoon (A), Ashford Ambulance / Rescue (B), Ashford Fire Department (C), Houston County Public Library Ashford Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ashford Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ashford include: Wayside Baptist Church (A), Ashford Assembly of God Church (B), Church of God and Christ (C), First Baptist Church (D), Ashford United Methodist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (G), Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ashford City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: City of Ashford (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 305 6th Avenue).

Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.3. This is about average.

City:

63.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Ashford, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ashford (2011 data):

  • MidSouth Bank, N. A.: Ashford Branch at 520 Bradway Street, branch established on 2003/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $374.8 mil, Deposits: $334.2 mil, headquarters in Dothan, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorporation
  • PeoplesSouth Bank: Ashford Branch at 414 Broadway, branch established on 1920/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.5 mil, Deposits: $446.4 mil, headquarters in Colquitt, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplessouth Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

11.9

Ashford travel time to work - commute Ashford mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Ashford city (based on Houston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,486152
Mainline Protestant12,24531
Black Protestant3,85518
Catholic2,5511
Other1,8827
Orthodox401
None20,488-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Houston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Houston County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Houston County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 70
Here:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

33.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Ashford:

28.4
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ashford:

7.0
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ashford:

83.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashford, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,819
Other Government Administration 1$3,280$39,3607$2,546
Police Protection - Officers 7$14,857$25,4692$1,217
Police - Other 5$7,184$17,2421$225
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,061
Streets and Highways 3$3,688$14,7523$2,879
Parks and Recreation 1$3,211$38,5320$0
Water Supply 11$19,871$21,6770$0
Totals for Government 28$52,091$22,32515$9,747

Ashford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $336,000 ($155.27)
    Water Utilities: $297,000 ($137.25)
    Regular Highways: $226,000 ($104.44)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($102.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($69.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($50.83)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($37.43)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($31.89)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($19.87)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($5.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($35.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $355,000 ($164.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($44.36)

Ashford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $172,000 ($79.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($71.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($135.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $176,000 ($81.33)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($5.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $320,000 ($147.87)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $475,000 ($219.50)
    Public Utilities: $134,000 ($61.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $95,000 ($43.90)

Ashford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,592,000 ($735.67)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,266,000 ($585.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,219,000 ($563.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,577,000 ($728.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($21.72)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($6.93)

Ashford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $203,000 ($93.81)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($13.86)

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($310 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dale County, AL  0.98% ($38,291 average AGI)
from Henry County, AL  0.44% ($25,911)
from Geneva County, AL  0.43% ($24,206)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dale County, AL  0.92% ($28,603 average AGI)
to Henry County, AL  0.46% ($29,679)
to Geneva County, AL  0.45% ($24,937)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashford:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WWNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WBBK (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashford:

  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTF (89.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOTHAN COMMUNITY EDUCL. RADIO, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WJRL-FM (103.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWGF (107.5 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ashford:

  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Ashford, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents176
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents292
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents11
See more detailed statistics of Ashford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $10,256,000Total costs
  • 21,755Total average daily traffic
  • 2,219Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,586Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashford, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • N Railroad Ave (Lat: 31.186833 Lon: -85.240222), Call Sign: KNCS599, Licensee ID: L00009851
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.570 MHzGrant Date: 11/27/1996, Expiration Date: 01/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2001Registrant: Charles S Weeks Company Inc, Ashford, AL 36312, Phone: (205) 899-5151
  • Lat: 31.175500 Lon: -85.283750, Call Sign: WQLS759
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.922 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: Rusty BurgessRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Ashford EBTS, 477 Clayton Road (Lat: 31.177778 Lon: -85.257028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQOX403
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.318 MHz, 932.318 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2022, Certifier: Larry F ButtsRegistrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 1129 20th Street, #350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 833-6803, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • DOTAL0002 FMH, 2881 Pansey Rd (Lat: 31.170000 Lon: -85.191389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPK462
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 06/13/2022, Certifier: Patricia MorrisonRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • ASHFORD, Nr Int Co Rds 26 & 61 (Lat: 31.196556 Lon: -85.261889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: WQTH786
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/05/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • ASHFORD, County Roads 26 & 61 (Lat: 31.196556 Lon: -85.261861), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WLN683, Licensee ID: L00025538
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/23/1999Registrant: Alltel Communications Inc, One Allied Dr, Little Rock, AR 72203
  • ASHFORD, 2.8 Mi E Of Ashford (Lat: 31.169889 Lon: -85.191306), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WLV257
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2012, Certifier: John T ScottRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Near Intersection County Roads 26 & 61 (Lat: 31.196556 Lon: -85.261889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KWH342
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz, 152.780 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2012Registrant: Knology, Inc., 1241 O.G. Skinner Driver, West Point, GA 31833, Phone: (706) 645-3966, Fax: (706) 645-0148, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1680F , Serial Number: 17255075, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Wayne Boyette, 400 Leo Pynes Rd, Ashford, AL 36312
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1724J , Serial Number: 28-24136, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald M Smith, 1715 Pansey Rd, Ashford, AL 36312, Other Owners: Joyce L Smith
  • Aircraft: BELL 47D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 63300 , Serial Number: 841, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy J Bassett, 325 Fowler Rd, Ashford, AL 36312
  • Aircraft: CONTINENTAL COPTERS INC. TOMCAT MK5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435 (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9096T , Serial Number: CCI-78-8, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Donald Bassett, 325 Fowler Rd, Ashford, AL 36312
  • Aircraft: CHARLES R WALLER MXII SPRINT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 933BW , Serial Number: 0698, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Waller, 3664 S County 55 Rd, Ashford, AL 36312
  • Aircraft: WALLER CHARLES R RANS S12-XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 933CW , Serial Number: 03030963, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Waller, 3664 S County 55 Rd, Ashford, AL 36312

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$94,2652$104,31012$140,4761$32,6002$79,4651$71,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$76,7404$162,0381$53,3900$02$38,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$135,3800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$164,4800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0419.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$134,5301$63,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0419.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashford and their reported violations in the past:

ASHFORD WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,934, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashford that have no violations reported:

  • AVON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 465, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Ashford, AL

  • Subway: 1

Ashford compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 19 other airmen in this city.
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