Ashford, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 2,144 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.7%
 
Males: 976  (45.5%)
Females: 1,168  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36312.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,282 (it was $29,444 in 2000)
Ashford:

$45,282
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,705 (it was $15,135 in 2000)

Ashford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,329 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Ashford:

$140,329
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,890; detached houses: $149,262; mobile homes: $158,349

Median gross rent in 2017: $627.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ashford: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.5%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.8% for American Indian residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ashford, AL (2017)
    • 1,67975.7%White alone
    • 41318.6%Black alone
    • 572.6%Two or more races
    • 371.7%Hispanic
    • 221.0%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Ashford, Alabama as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashford is 117 to 1.


Crime rates in Ashford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(52.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(98.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(104.0)
3
(153.9)
2
(101.7)
1
(49.0)
5
(239.6)
2
(93.2)
9
(417.1)
2
(91.9)
2
(91.9)
5
(231.1)
5
(230.4)
3
(138.8)
7
(325.4)
4
(186.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(519.8)
7
(359.2)
10
(508.4)
7
(343.0)
16
(766.7)
39
(1,817)
30
(1,390)
23
(1,057)
8
(367.5)
12
(554.5)
5
(230.4)
5
(231.4)
2
(93.0)
2
(93.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(1,767)
15
(769.6)
21
(1,068)
25
(1,225)
28
(1,342)
41
(1,911)
50
(2,317)
41
(1,884)
46
(2,113)
41
(1,895)
54
(2,488)
25
(1,157)
13
(604.4)
24
(1,119)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(155.9)
4
(205.2)
3
(152.5)
1
(49.0)
3
(143.7)
8
(372.8)
2
(92.7)
4
(183.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(184.8)
4
(184.3)
2
(92.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(279.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(46.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)155.9103.1110.8116.1166.7289.4280.8182.4128.6175.6176.597.695.8111.0

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City-data.com crime index in Ashford, AL

Crime rate in Ashford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (51.6%), English (5.5%), Irish (3.1%), German (2.1%), European (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 276 feet

Land area: 6.10 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashford, Alabama map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $574 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $359 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.18 N, Longitude: 85.24 W

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Ashford, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ashford, AL in 2017
Ashford satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashford, AL residents
Average permit cost in Ashford, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Ashford, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
  • Paper (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Utilities (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Paper (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Ashford, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)

Average climate in Ashford, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ashford, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3

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 Ashford 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 Ashford 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 5, 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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Ashford:

Marital status in Ashford, AL
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ashford:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ashford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashford, AL (based on Houston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Alabama:

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
This county:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Houston County:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

33.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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
Water Supply 11$19,871$21,6770$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$14,857$25,4692$1,217
Police - Other 5$7,184$17,2421$225
Streets and Highways 3$3,688$14,7523$2,879
Parks and Recreation 1$3,211$38,5320$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,280$39,3607$2,546
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,061
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,819
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$52,091$22,32515$9,747

Ashford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $547,000 ($255.13)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($3.73)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.33)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($366.60)
    Police Protection: $435,000 ($202.89)
    Central Staff Services: $210,000 ($97.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($71.36)
    Regular Highways: $142,000 ($66.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($65.30)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($49.44)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($48.97)
    Public Welfare - Other: $104,000 ($48.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($32.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($25.19)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($8.86)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($7.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($34.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($17.26)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($8.86)
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($4.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $119,000 ($55.50)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($25.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($7.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $707,000 ($329.76)

Ashford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $272,000 ($126.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000 ($108.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $542,000 ($252.80)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,000 ($1.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($1.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $61,000 ($28.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($7.00)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.33)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $425,000 ($198.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,000 ($9.79)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($9.33)
    Highways: $15,000 ($7.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $599,000 ($279.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000 ($104.94)
    Property: $94,000 ($43.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $49,000 ($22.85)
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000 ($21.92)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $35,000 ($16.32)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $35,000 ($16.32)
    Public Utility License: $27,000 ($12.59)

Ashford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,523,000 ($2109.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,479,000 ($2089.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,000 ($38.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($18.19)

Ashford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $646,000 ($301.31)

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dale County, AL  0.99% ($32,519 average AGI)
from Geneva County, AL  0.43% ($31,367)
from Henry County, AL  0.42% ($34,941)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dale County, AL  0.90% ($36,661 average AGI)
to Henry County, AL  0.43% ($31,694)
to Geneva County, AL  0.34% ($30,216)

Businesses in Ashford, AL

  • Subway: 1

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 count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents44
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count12566
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18772
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4394
  • Fatalities14019
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31167
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1012
See more detailed statistics of Ashford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.0mTotal length
  • $19,577,000Total costs
  • 27,326Total average daily traffic
  • 2,499Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,411Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ashford, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • N Railroad Ave (Lat: 31.186833 Lon: -85.240222), Call Sign: KNCS599, Licensee ID: L00009851,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.570 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/1996, Expiration Date: 01/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2001, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: Rusty Burgess, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Furine Jackson Rd (Lat: 31.189139 Lon: -85.251972), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQVU260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2022, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 06/13/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2017, Certifier: Patricia Morrison, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/05/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • ASHFORD, 477 Clayton Road (Lat: 31.177778 Lon: -85.257028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQZB457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/23/1999, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2012, Certifier: John T Scott, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2012, Registrant: 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:

13 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/14/2007
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2014
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/1983
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2000
    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 582SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 933BW , Serial Number: 0698, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2013
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Brian R Waller, 3664 S County Road 55, 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 in Ashford, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ashford, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashford, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.2%), and Structure Fires (42.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashford, AL
    • 11147.2%Outside Fires
    • 10042.6%Structure Fires
    • 177.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashford, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashford, AL
  • 92.3%Electricity
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashford, AL
  • 96.9%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ashford compared to Alabama state average:

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