Ashland, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 20,337 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 9,356  (46.0%)
Females: 10,981  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 44805.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,685 (it was $34,250 in 2000)
Ashland:

$38,685
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,710 (it was $16,760 in 2000)

Ashland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,877 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Ashland:

$100,877
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $116,244; Detached houses: $124,278; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,446; In 2-unit structures: $90,180; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,287; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,461; Mobile homes: $19,720

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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  • White alone - 19,237 (94.0%)
  • Hispanic - 342 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 297 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 274 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 177 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 65 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 17 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashland: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Irish (12.1%), United States (11.7%), English (9.8%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,963 people per square mile   (low).

Ashland,OH real estate house value index trend

Ashland, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

677 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This city:  3.3%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Ohio as of April 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashland to the number of sex offenders is 339 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,318 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,392 (1.3%)

Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elyria, OH (36.7 miles , pop. 55,953).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (44.0 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bailey Lakes, OH (2.4 miles ), Mifflin, OH (2.6 miles) , Hayesville, OH (2.7 miles ), Savannah, OH (2.7 miles ), Polk, OH (2.7 miles ), Jeromesville, OH (2.8 miles ), Cinnamon Lake, OH (3.2 miles ), New Pittsburg, OH (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 82.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,648 (+22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,870 (67.3%)

Area codes: 419, 567

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashland by Year
Type 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.04.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 121071181231399
per 100,000 56.446.532.451.036.554.813.759.844.244.2
Robberies 37961154023
per 100,000 14.132.641.627.850.122.818.30.09.814.7
Assaults 10473027267
per 100,000 47.018.632.413.90.09.131.99.229.434.4
Burglaries 81748282678672689995
per 100,000 380.5344.3379.0380.1305.4392.7328.5312.8485.8466.5
Thefts 497501514519473504439500488497
per 100,000 2334.82331.02375.72405.52156.02301.42003.12300.22394.92440.3
Auto thefts 31110111110101067
per 100,000 14.151.246.251.050.145.745.646.029.434.4
Arson 0421010203
per 100,000 0.018.69.24.60.04.60.09.20.014.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.6) 176.9169.3167.3185.0153.3172.8127.5164.5173.4176.7

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

Crime rate in Ashland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Ohio average:

1.99
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +600 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Ashland, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Ashland city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Ashland center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from Ashland center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 340.3 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 Ashland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Birthplace of: Edmund G. Ross - Politician, Ernest Cline - Writer, Johnny Roseboro - Baseball player and coach, Ed Wells (baseball) - Baseball player, Todd Shafer - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Ashland, OH), Jessica Canseco - Writer, Tim Seder - Football player, Tom Van Meter - Politician, William Boyd Allison - (1813-1894), lawyer, politician, Alfred P. Swineford - (1836-1909), politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashland:

  • HOSPICE OF NORTH CENTRAL OHIO (1605 COUNTY ROAD 1095)
  • SAMARITAN REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1025 CENTER ST)
  • FMC ASHLAND COUNTY (1100 REDWOOD DRIVE)
  • SAMARITAN HOME CARE (663 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • BRETHREN CARE INC (2000 CENTER ST)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CENTER OF ASHLAND (1251 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD THE (622 CENTER ST)
  • KINGSTON OF ASHLAND (20 AMBERWOOD PKWY)

Airports and heliports located in Ashland:

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Colleges/Universities in Ashland:

  • Ashland University (Full-time enrollment: 5,151; Location: 401 College Ave 206G Founders Hall; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www1.ashland.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center (FT enrollment: 103; Location: 1783 State Route 60; Public; Website: www.acwhcc.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ashland:

  • The College of Wooster (about 21 miles; Wooster, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Oberlin College (about 30 miles; Oberlin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 40 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 43 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 45 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • Stark State College (about 46 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 46 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)

Public high schools in Ashland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

  • ST EDWARD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 433 COTTAGE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ASHLAND MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 1515 MIFFLIN AVE; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Ashland

Library in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,363,319; Location: 224 CLAREMONT AVE.; 118,994 books; 10,000 audio materials; 12,515 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 286 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY MONTESSORI (Students: 56; Location: JACOBS HALL-ASHLAND UNIVERSITY; Grades: PK - KG) should be removed from the private school listings as it closed last year.

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Notable locations in Ashland: Brookside Golf Course (A), Ashland Country Club (B), Ashland County Fairgrounds (C), Ashland Water Treatment Plant (D), Ashland County Childrens Home (E), Ashland County Courthouse (F), Ashland City Hall (G), Ashland Public Library (H), City of Ashland Division of Fire (I), Redwood Hall (J), Phyllis Jacobson Kates Center for Human Services (K), Patterson Student Center (L), Myers Hall (M), Miller Hall (N), Kilhefner Hall (O), Kettering Science Center (P), Kem Hall (Q), Kates Gymnasium (R), John M Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs (S), John C Myers Convocation Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Ashland Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Luray Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ashland include: Saint Edwards Catholic Church (A), Park Street Brethren Church (B), Memorial Chapel (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Christ United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ashland Cemetery (1), Old Hopewell Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Emmons Lake (A), Sprinkle Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ashland include: Brookside Park (1), Center Street Historic District (2), Sarver Field (3), Emmons Field (4), Davis Road Park (5), Cahn Grove Park (6), Brookside West Park (7), Donges Field (8), Myers Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ashland County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 414 Center Street), Jenny Wade Bed & Breakfast (Historical Places & Services; 302 Center St), Ashland University - Ashbrook Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Library).

Hotels: Amerihost Inn - Ashland (741 Us Highway 250 E), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1392 Enterprise Parkway), Ashland Super 8 (736 Us Highway 250 E), Days Inn (1423 County Road 1575), Ashland Motel (1423 Cleveland Road), Jenny Wade Bed & Breakfast (302 Center St).

Courts: County of Ashland - Juvenile Court- School Attendance Officer (1260 Center Street), County of Ashland - Juvenile Court- Detention Center (1264 Center Street).

Ashland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.7. This is about average.

City:

81.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14

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

ASHLAND CITY (Population served: 21,249, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2009)
ODOT / REST AREA 3-35 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
PERKINS RESTAURANT (Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2009)
LITTLE FLOCK FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MIFFLIN INN (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PARADISE HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE CABIN (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-13-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013)
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
FOREST HILLS MHP (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ODOT / REST AREA 3-36 (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ODOT REST AREA 3-40 PWS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAILEY LAKES VILLAGE (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ODOT REST AREA 3-34 WEST (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ODOT REST AREA 3-33 EAST (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOHNNY APPLESEED HERITAGE CENTER (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY TRANSPORTATION INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARADISE HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PW (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PWS (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.2% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2010:

  • 1,529 people in college/university student housing
  • 355 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2000:

  • 1,349 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 406 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Ashland, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Ashland compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Mifflin Drive Up Branch, East Ashland Branch, Ashland Main Branch. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Ashland Main Branch at 19 West Main Street, branch established on 1874/01/01; Ashland East Branch at Eastern Avenue And East Main Street, branch established on 1957/08/15. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Farmers State Bank: Ashland Branch at 2017 S Baney Rd, branch established on 1991/04/01; East Main Street Branch at 1690 East Main Street, branch established on 1998/09/19. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $90.1 mil, Deposits: $73.9 mil, headquarters in West Salem, OH, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Independent Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Main Branch at 26 West Main Street, branch established on 1905/07/05; Claremont Branch at 1353 Claremont Avenue, branch established on 1979/10/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ashland Branch at 10 West Second Street, branch established on 1852/01/31; Claremont Branch at 1220 Claremont Avenue, branch established on 1957/07/09. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wayne Savings Community Bank: 233 Claremont Branch at 233 Claremont, branch established on 1899/01/01; Sugarbush Branch at 1055 Sugarbush Drive, branch established on 2001/05/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $410.1 mil, Deposits: $335.6 mil, headquarters in Wooster, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Sutton Bank: Ashland Claremont Branch at 1804 Claremont Avenue, branch established on 2000/02/10; East Main Street Branch at 1521 East Main Street, branch established on 2007/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $352.9 mil, Deposits: $276.4 mil, headquarters in Attica, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Sutton Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ashland Wal-Mart Branch at 1996 East Main Street, branch established on 2006/07/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company: Ashland Branch at 30 East Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $2,035.1 mil, Deposits: $1,617.8 mil, headquarters in Youngstown, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Ohio:

  • Surrey Inn Hotel, 1065 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH 44805 , Phone: (419) 289-7700, Fax: (419) 281-7724
  • Amerihost Inn Ashland, 741 US 250 E, Ashland, OH 44805 , Phone: (419) 281-8090, Fax: (419) 281-9809
  • Super 8 Motel, 736 US 250 East, Ashland, OH 44805 , Phone: (419) 281-0567
  • Days Inn, 1423 County Rd 1575, Ashland, OH 44805 , Phone: (419) 289-0101, Fax: (419) 281-7515
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Ashland, 1392 Montgomery TRL #73, Ashland, OH 44805 , Phone: (419) 281-2900
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Ohio

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Ashland:

(Ashland, Ohio Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Ashland city (based on Ashland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.54%
Here: 41.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents21.2%21.1%8.6%7.8%4.6%
Congregations19.8%11.6%3.5%1.2%1.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The (Ashland, Ohio) Brethren ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.8%3.5%3.3%22.3%
Congregations5.8%5.8%2.3%3.5%45.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Ashland County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Ashland County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Ashland County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ashland County:

28.7%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$47,417$37,9340$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,332$54,9967$6,069
Judicial and Legal 25$73,268$35,16910$7,488
Police Protection - Officers 25$129,614$62,2150$0
Police - Other 7$17,196$29,4793$1,328
Firefighters 33$141,999$51,6360$0
Fire - Other 1$2,528$30,3360$0
Correction 6$25,213$50,4261$1,818
Streets and Highways 16$53,550$40,1630$0
Health 6$8,349$16,6985$3,403
Solid Waste Management 11$28,348$30,9250$0
Sewerage 16$48,626$36,4700$0
Parks and Recreation 12$34,981$34,9813$2,588
Water Supply 22$71,576$39,0410$0
Other and Unallocable 11$32,012$34,9220$0
Totals for Government 210$733,009$41,88629$22,694

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $900,000 ($44.25)
    General: $94,000 ($4.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,764,000 ($135.91)
    Fire Protection: $2,619,000 ($128.78)
    Sewerage: $1,927,000 ($94.75)
    Water Utilities: $1,700,000 ($83.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,591,000 ($78.23)
    Central Staff Services: $1,582,000 ($77.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,484,000 ($72.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,221,000 ($60.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,174,000 ($57.73)
    Transit Utilities: $425,000 ($20.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $355,000 ($17.46)
    Financial Administration: $317,000 ($15.59)
    Corrections - Other: $261,000 ($12.83)
    General Public Buildings: $256,000 ($12.59)
    Health Services - Other: $241,000 ($11.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($7.13)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $334,000 ($16.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $487,000 ($23.95)
    Water Utilities: $468,000 ($23.01)
    General - Other: $359,000 ($17.65)
    Fire Protection: $341,000 ($16.77)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($10.57)
    Sewerage: $129,000 ($6.34)
    Police Protection: $104,000 ($5.11)
    Corrections - Other: $30,000 ($1.48)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($0.54)
    Judicial: $11,000 ($0.54)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,467,000 ($465.51)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,506,000 ($123.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,101,000 ($54.14)
    All Other: $691,000 ($33.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $639,000 ($31.42)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $287,000 ($14.11)
    Transit Utilities: $112,000 ($5.51)
    All Other: $44,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($3.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,013,000 ($49.81)
    Interest Earnings: $963,000 ($47.35)
    Special Assessments: $31,000 ($1.52)
    Rents: $31,000 ($1.52)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,946,000 ($95.69)
    Transit Utilities: $147,000 ($7.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,113,000 ($54.73)
    General Support: $805,000 ($39.58)
    Transit Utilities: $126,000 ($6.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $99,000 ($4.87)
    Health & Hospitals: $15,000 ($0.74)
    All Other: $13,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $7,245,000 ($356.25)
    Property: $1,004,000 ($49.37)
    NEC: $379,000 ($18.64)
    Motor Vehicle License: $94,000 ($4.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($0.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,425,000 ($119.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $385,000 ($18.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,040,000 ($100.31)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $6,515,000 ($320.35)
    End of Fiscal Year: $5,775,000 ($283.97)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,640,000 ($129.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,580,000 ($569.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $205,000 ($10.08)

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Ohio average:

4.72%

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 Richland County, OH  0.92% ($29,941 average AGI)
from Wayne County, OH  0.46% ($33,745)
from Medina County, OH  0.27% ($42,091)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Ashland County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, OH  1.07% ($30,266 average AGI)
to Wayne County, OH  0.52% ($34,112)
to Franklin County, OH  0.34% ($35,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WNCO (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WRDL (88.9 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: ASHLAND UNIVERSITY)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216AH (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: MANSFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYHT (105.3 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W210BG (89.9 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWBK (98.3 FM; FREDERICKTOWN, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLRD (96.9 FM; WILLARD, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WVMC-FM (90.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MANSFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WSWR (100.1 FM; SHELBY, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZW (107.7 FM; LOUDONVILLE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXN-FM (102.3 FM; GALION, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYXZ (98.7 FM; CRESTLINE, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W32AR (Channel 32; LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ashland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 29
Total length: 62 meters (203ft)
Total costs: $295,000
Total average daily traffic: 129,389
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,874

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 14
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashland, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ashland, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ashland)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 162
  • Hazardous Condition: 103
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Ashland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, OH
Businesses in Ashland, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K3Popeyes1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Dennys1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell2
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS5
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's3
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC1
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