For population 25 years and over in Ashland:
For population 15 years and over in Ashland town:
24 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (37.4 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (90.7 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (162.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wellsburg, NY (1.0 miles ), Southport, NY (2.1 miles ), Chemung, NY (2.4 miles ), Elmira, NY (2.4 miles ), Baldwin, NY (2.5 miles ), Elmira, NY (2.6 miles ), West Elmira, NY (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.02 N, Longitude: 76.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Ashland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ashland, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ashland-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Ashland town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from Ashland center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chemung County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: George Sanford (American football) - Football player and coach, Jerry Lane - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Ashland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. There were 40 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.64. This is about average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 20.9. This is about average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashland that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Ashland compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Ashland (based on Chemung County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,045 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,600 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($268 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:
Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:
TV broadcast stations around Ashland:
Ashland fatal accident list:
Feb 14, 2008 05:16 PM, Sr-23, Cr-63, Lat: 42.304947, Lon: -74.337931, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 2006 02:29 AM, Sr-23, Lat: 42.299583, Lon: -74.369928, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2005 11:25 AM, Sr-23, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 1975 07:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total costs: $2,651,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,884
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,201
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1