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Ashland: The Fountain at Randolph-Macon College Ashland: Fall on the Ashland Park walkway beside the train tracks Ashland: A walkway at Randolph-Macon College Ashland: Duncan Memorial Chapel - Erected in 1879, it is part of the Randolph-Macon College Complex and is a registered Virginia Historic Landmark.
Ashland: Washington-Franklin Hall - A National and Virginia Historic Landmark. It is the first brick building constructed on the campus of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
 

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Population in 2012: 7,289 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 

Males: 3,418  (46.9%)
Females: 3,871  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23005.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,700 (it was $36,125 in 2000)
Ashland:

$43,700
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,522

Ashland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,273 (it was $98,400 in 2000)
Ashland:

$176,273
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $209,311; Detached houses: $253,060; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,216; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,735; Mobile homes: $46,334

Median gross rent in 2012: $879.

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  • White alone - 5,166 (71.4%)
  • Black alone - 1,292 (17.8%)
  • Asian alone - 235 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 232 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic - 219 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 95 (1.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashland: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (17.2%), German (11.4%), Irish (8.8%), United States (7.7%), Italian (4.6%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 221 feet

Land area: 7.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,015 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland town:

  • Never married: 46.6%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

413 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).

This town:  5.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Virginia as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashland to the number of sex offenders is 235 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,681 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,306 (1.0%)

Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (15.3 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (83.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (199.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hanover, VA (2.4 miles ), Glen Allen, VA (2.6 miles ), Wyndham, VA (2.9 miles ), Laurel, VA (3.0 miles ), Innsbrook, VA (3.0 miles ), Chamberlayne, VA (3.0 miles ), Lakeside, VA (3.2 miles ), Dumbarton, VA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.76 N, Longitude: 77.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,455 (+47.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,372 (39.4%)

Area code: 804

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ashland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 011000000000
per 100,000 0.014.714.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 144462230322
per 100,000 14.958.657.757.685.228.328.142.10.041.727.427.3
Robberies 1112971468810404
per 100,000 163.7175.9129.9100.8198.884.9112.5112.3139.855.60.054.5
Assaults 178578691319191720
per 100,000 252.9117.372.2100.8113.684.9126.6182.5265.7264.3232.5272.6
Burglaries 263319223133222521222812
per 100,000 386.8483.8274.3316.8440.2467.0309.4350.9293.6306.1383.0163.6
Thefts 261255260215242234247210234165183214
per 100,000 3883.43738.53753.43096.23436.03311.63473.52947.43271.82295.52503.12917.1
Auto thefts 16201913171419201811198
per 100,000 238.1293.2274.3187.2241.4198.1267.2280.7251.7153.0259.9109.1
Arson 141012110401
per 100,000 14.958.614.40.014.228.314.114.00.055.60.013.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 293.7337.1300.0241.6317.1230.9247.2252.1250.1214.3202.7215.3

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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: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Virginia average:

2.27

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Ashland, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +258 (+4.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Ashland town center killed 2 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from Ashland center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from Ashland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hanover County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Birthplace of: Martha Dodd - Spy for the Soviet Union, Erron Kinney - College football player, Darek (Skip) Mitchell - College basketball player (Howard Bison).

Main business address for: BEAR ISLAND PAPER CO LLC (PAPER MILLS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ashland:

  • US RENAL CARE - ASHLAND (Dialysis Facility, 113 N WASHINGTON HWY)
  • ASHLAND CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, PO BOX 2050)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ashland:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-ELIZABETH ADAM CRUMP (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GLEN ALLEN, VA)
  • PARHAM HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • HENRICO DOCTORS HOSPITAL PARHAM (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)

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Airports located in Ashland:


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Amtrak station:

ASHLAND (112 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.town.ashland.va.us

College/University in Ashland:

  • Randolph-Macon College (Full-time enrollment: 1,218; Location: 204 Henry St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rmc.edu/Offices/Institutional-Research/ipeds.aspx)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 9 miles; Richmond, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,961)
  • University of Richmond (about 14 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,590)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 15 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 24,100)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 29 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • Virginia State University (about 37 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 38 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 3,922)
  • Germanna Community College (about 46 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 2,296)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Church addition- The Master's House, 303-A Ashcake Rd. www.mastershouse.net

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Notable locations in Ashland: Ashcake Village Industrial Park (A), Ashland Business Center (B), Ashland Business Park (C), Highland Industrial Park (D), Jordan Wheat Lambert Historic Campus (E), Hugh Stephens Baseball Complex (F), Garner Industrial Park (G), Hanover County Fire / Emergency Medical Services Company 16 - Ashland Volunteer Rescue Squad (H), Washington and Franklin Hall (I), Thomas Branch Hall (J), Theta Chi House (K), The Brock Center (L), Taylor Street House (M), Starr Residence Hall (N), Sigma Alpha Epsilon House (O), Saint Ann's Building (P), Rhodeen House (Q), Ragland - Henry House (R), President's House - Randolph-Macon College (S), Phi Mu House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Ashland Plaza Shopping Center (1), Henry Clay Shopping Center (2), Ashland-Hanover Shopping Center (3), Ashland Junction Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ashland include: Saint Annes Roman Catholic Church (A), Ashland Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Union Church (D), Ashland Baptist Church (E), Ashland Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sewage Disposal Pond (A), Jones Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Ashland include: Carter Park (1), Ashland Historic District (2), DeJarnette Park (3), South Taylor Street Park (4), Blincoe Field (5), Keeble Observatory (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (107 Carter Road South), Hampton Inn (705 England Street), Best Western Hanover House (10296 Sliding Hill Road), Days Inn Ashland (806 England Street), Econo Lodge King's Dominion - South (103 North Carter Road), Econo Lodge-Ashland (Interstate 95 & Route 5), Cadillac Motel (11418 Washington Highway), Holiday Inn Exp Stes North (107 South Carter Road), Hampton Inn Richmond-North/Ashland (705 England Street).

 
Hanover County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2 NO2 PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.8. This is about average.
City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.464
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.64. This is about average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.64
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.3
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00407. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00407
U.S.:

0.10719

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

OSCAR S FIELDS, INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.4%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 19.0% for other race residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ashland, VA

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2010:

  • 972 people in college/university student housing
  • 177 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2000:

  • 974 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other group homes

Ashland compared to Virginia state average:

Ashland, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Union First Market Bank: Atlee Branch, Ashland Branch, Ashland Ukrops. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ashland Branch at 700 England Street, branch established on 1903/02/05; Kings Charter Branch at 9707 Sliding Hill Road, branch established on 1976/05/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Village Bank: Sliding Hill Branch at 10035 Sliding Hill Road, branch established on 2008/11/17. Info updated 2008/11/26: Bank assets: $580.7 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Midlothian, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Village Bank And Trust Financial Corp.
  • EVB: Ashland Branch at 201 North Washington Hwy., branch established on 2001/11/15. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $1,061.5 mil, Deposits: $834.3 mil, headquarters in Tappahannock, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Capital Bank: Ashland Branch at 409 South Washington Highway, branch established on 2000/12/18. Info updated 2010/03/04: Bank assets: $541.4 mil, Deposits: $441.7 mil, headquarters in Glen Allen, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Capital Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ashland Branch at 101 South Washington Highway, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Sliding Hill Branch at 9695 Sliding Hill Road, branch established on 2000/05/10. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ashland Branch at 400 England Street, branch established on 1960/01/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Virginia:

  • Ho Jo Inn, 101 S Carter Rd, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 798-9291
  • Comfort Inn Ashland, 101 Cottage GRN Dr, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 752-7777
  • Best Western Hanover House Motor Lodge, 10296 Sliding Hill Rd, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 550-2805
  • Hampton Inn Ashland, 705 England St, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 752-8444, Fax: (804) 752-8445
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 810 England St, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 798-4231, Fax: (804) 798-9074
  • Econo Lodge, 100 N Carter Rd, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 798-9221, Fax: (804) 364-4449
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 107 S Carter Rd, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 752-7889, Fax: (804) 752-7180
  • Sleep Inn, Inn & Suites, 80 Cottage Green Dr, Ashland, VA 23005 , Phone: (804) 752-2355, Fax: (804) 752-2855
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ashland town (based on Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.73%
Here47.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents38.1%14.8%11.3%7.0%4.6%
Congregations25.8%18.0%10.1%1.1%9.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.5%4.3%4.2%3.2%8.0%
Congregations9.0%2.2%6.7%1.1%16.9%
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: 17
Hanover County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Hanover County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Here:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hanover County:

9.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hanover County:

25.1%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,228$44,9120$0
Other Government Administration 12$33,266$33,2660$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$84,568$44,1220$0
Police - Other 3$6,864$27,4560$0
Streets and Highways 24$63,256$31,6280$0
Other and Unallocable 4$10,614$31,8420$0
Totals for Government 69$209,796$36,4860$0

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,453,000 ($199.34)
    Regular Highways: $822,000 ($112.77)
    Central Staff Services: $679,000 ($93.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $347,000 ($47.61)
    Financial Administration: $262,000 ($35.94)
    General Public Buildings: $154,000 ($21.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $121,000 ($16.60)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($5.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $220,000 ($30.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,795,000 ($383.45)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $61,000 ($8.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($3.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $335,000 ($45.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $133,000 ($18.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $953,000 ($130.74)
    All Other: $19,000 ($2.61)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $1,103,000 ($151.32)
    NEC: $842,000 ($115.52)
    Property: $698,000 ($95.76)
    Public Utilities: $261,000 ($35.81)
    Motor Vehicle License: $119,000 ($16.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,755,000 ($652.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,005,000 ($549.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $750,000 ($102.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,418,000 ($468.93)

8.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($189 average AGI)
Hanover County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henrico County, VA  2.85% ($54,269 average AGI)
from Richmond city, VA  0.64% ($45,043)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.51% ($59,246)


7.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henrico County, VA  2.50% ($40,935 average AGI)
to Richmond city, VA  0.70% ($33,281)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.54% ($51,796)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WHAN (1430 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: FIFTH ESTATE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCE (90.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ashland, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

See more detailed statistics of Ashland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ashland, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (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: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashland)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ashland)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED34$181,89315$173,791105$181,0644$127,7887$142,2592$39,595
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$288,6502$18,2058$183,1661$368,6300$03$19,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$230,0536$61,74226$191,8541$4,5501$123,7907$28,866
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$241,0502$207,51019$205,1970$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$16,3804$172,2102$200,0300$01$16,380
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3206.01 , 3206.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$241,2603$221,767
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$208,6431$156,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$215,2600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3206.01 , 3206.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 194
  • Hazardous Condition: 172
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ashland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, VA

Most common first names in Ashland, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12269.9 years
William12272.6 years
Mary10981.1 years
John9875.1 years
Robert9070.8 years
Thomas4769.4 years
Charles4672.6 years
Margaret4378.1 years
Elizabeth4378.1 years
George4370.2 years
Most common last names in Ashland, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6671.9 years
Johnson5376.7 years
Lewis5074.4 years
Harris4372.6 years
Stanley4177.8 years
Jackson4067.2 years
Taylor4080.4 years
Smith3976.0 years
Carter3975.4 years
Davis3676.9 years
Businesses in Ashland, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
Applebee's1Nike2
Arby's2Penske2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Popeyes1
CVS1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sleep Inn1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx6Starbucks1
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Home Depot1Waffle House1
Howard Johnson1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Ashland, VA

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