Ashland, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 264 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 115  (43.9%)
Females: 149  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71070.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,706 (it was $23,438 in 2000)
Ashland:

$42,706
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,443 (it was $12,652 in 2000)

Ashland village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,069 (it was $37,100 in 2000)
Ashland:

$57,069
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $167,468; Detached houses: $228,965; Mobile homes: $22,052

Median gross rent in 2013: $760.

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  • Races in Ashland, LA (2010)

    Ashland races chart
    • 22382.9%White alone
    • 4516.7%Black alone
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashland: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.3%), English (12.6%), United States (12.6%), German (11.0%), Scottish (2.8%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1963

Land area: 27.1 square miles.

Population density: 9.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashland,LA real estate house value index trend

Ashland, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland village:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

12 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This village:

4.0%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $284 (0.5%)

Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (43.7 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (45.4 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (211.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Martin, LA (2.5 miles ), Saline, LA (3.0 miles ), Castor, LA (3.1 miles ), Lucky, LA (3.2 miles ), Hall Summit, LA (3.4 miles ), Goldonna, LA (3.7 miles ), Edgefield, LA (3.7 miles) , Coushatta, LA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.12 N, Longitude: 93.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (36%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (34%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (3%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Ashland, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Ashland village center caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/2/1984, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the village center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 217.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.1 miles away from Ashland center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 343.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 291.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from Ashland center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Natchitoches Parish (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Birthplace of: H. Welborn Ayres - Judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashland:

  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF COUSHATTA (Hospital, about 15 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • GREEN MEADOW HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • SPRINGVILLE NURSING CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, IN (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 26 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Grambling State University (about 37 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 40 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 41 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 43 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 52 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 68 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

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Notable locations in Ashland: Iron Springs School (A), Natchitoches Fire Protection District 8 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hathorn Cemetery (1), Ramah Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bucket Creek (A), Topy Creek (B), McGee Branch (C), Iron Springs Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Natchitoches Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ashland village (based on Natchitoches Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,74776
Catholic4,60215
Mainline Protestant1,74212
Black Protestant1,0697
Other4023
None20,004-
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: 7
Natchitoches Parish:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Natchitoches Parish:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Natchitoches Parish:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Natchitoches Parish:

30.8%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ashland:

47.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Ashland:

29.1
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashland:

25.6%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ashland:

10.9%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Ashland:

52.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Ashland:

76.0%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashland, LA 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$250
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$600
Totals for Government 0$0 3$850

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.48% ($28,600 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.36% ($27,133)
from Sabine Parish, LA  0.32% ($40,200)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.75% ($31,708 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.60% ($27,623)
to Sabine Parish, LA  0.31% ($43,051)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMGG (920 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRRP (950 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: FRANCIS V. HOBBS)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KZBL (100.7 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDBH-FM (97.3 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)

Ashland fatal accident list:

Nov 15, 1987 10:30 PM, Hwy155west, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $160,000Total costs
  • 2,920Total average daily traffic
  • 140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,138Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashland, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Clair M Billington, 1 Mi N Of Brown Off 155 4 Mi E (Lat: 32.181111 Lon: -93.067222), Type: 106.0, Overall height: 106 m, Registrant: 3183712337, Harr6815@bellsouth.Net, 608 FORT STREET
  • George Davis, Near 165 Powell Road (Lat: 32.133222 Lon: -93.097639), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 22069 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 9048808887, Gdavis@towercomenterprises.Com, 12276 SAN JOSE BLVD., SUITE 122
  • George Davis, Near 165 Powell Road (Lat: 32.133222 Lon: -93.097639), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 22069 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: 9048808887, Gdavis@towercomenterprises.Com, 12276 SAN JOSE BLVD., SUITE 122
  • 1 Mi N Of Brown Off 155 4 Mi E (Lat: 32.181111 Lon: -93.067222), Type: 106.0, Overall height: 106 m, Registrant: 3184432102, , 3200 N BOLTON AVE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi N Brown Off 155 4 Mi (Lat: 32.181000 Lon: -93.067111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106 m, Call Sign: WPIH749, Licensee ID: L00562777
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2000, Expiration Date: 09/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2010, Certifier: Thomas D GarnerRegistrant: Cellpage Inc, 995 San Antonio Ave, Many, LA 71449, Phone: (318) 256-2170

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • RPTR, 1 Mi N Of Brown Off 155 4 Mi E (Lat: 32.181111 Lon: -93.067222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106 m, Call Sign: WNCZ330
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2015, Expiration Date: 06/06/2025Registrant: Bienville Parish Police Jury, 100 Courthouse Drive, Suite 2100, Arcadia, LA 71001, Phone: (318) 263-2019, Fax: (318) 263-7404, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Ashland, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James267.5 years
Annie273.9 years
Orron279.5 years
Robert278.5 years
Most common last names in Ashland, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mccain684.3 years
Pullig581.0 years
Rigdon470.0 years
Bumgardner475.7 years
Moore465.0 years
Martin389.6 years
Thomas381.7 years
Fair380.0 years
Coffey373.0 years
Quick277.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Ashland compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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