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Ashland County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 53,469 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 52,523 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,098
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,078
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,764
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,020 (it was 4,760 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 424 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashland County: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.7%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Ashland County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 26,136  (48.9%)
Females: 27,333  (51.1%)
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Ashland County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ashland County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,098 ($39,179 in 1999)

This county:

$50,098
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $437, upper quartile is $653)
This county:

$532
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,204 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Ashland:

$128,204
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,180 - $187,469
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,005
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $409

Institutionalized population: 441

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 201
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 99
  • Thefts: 167
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $161,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,537 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,476 (1.2%)

Ashland County household income distribution in 2009 Ashland County home values distribution Ashland County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.6%
Ashland County:

14.6%
Ohio:

14.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.0% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.0 years old
(Males: 39.0 years old, Females: 41.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.0 years old, Black residents: 21.7 years old, American Indian residents: 56.8 years old, Asian residents: 23.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ashland County is $430 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $557 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ashland, Loudonville, Cinnamon Lake, Perrysville, Jeromesville, Bailey Lakes, Savannah, Polk, Hayesville, Mifflin.

Ashland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44805Ashland217147.10.17.083.214.51204.83.301.606.38
44838Hayesville523.716.723.229.65143.592.501.034.60
44840Jeromesville1070.60.314.685.1923.25158.354.301.808.70
44842Loudonville23260.15.92.667.35124.683.401.486.93
44848Nankin210.96.88.858.612.932.768.855.008.85
44859Nova28.22.35.254.344.1779.475.251.805.25
44864Perrysville261150.918.18.4326.6146.976.902.8518.80
44866Polk32.10.61.41.240.7553.931.501.121.65
44880Sullivan64.70.72.371.761.7875.292.050.753.55

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: Chase County, Nebraska , Dawson County, Nebraska , Dodge County, Nebraska , New York County, New York , Kearney County, Nebraska , Merrick County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,200 (49.6% naturalized citizens)

Ashland County:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 518
  • 2000 to 2009: 292
  • 1990 to 1999: 127
  • 1980 to 1989: 74
  • 1970 to 1979: 77
  • Before 1970: 271
Note: State values scaled to Ashland County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.8%

Ashland County marital status for males Ashland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,774
  • One, attached: 597
  • Two: 1,201
  • 3 or 4: 653
  • 5 to 9: 686
  • 10 to 19: 475
  • 20 to 49: 276
  • 50 or more: 242
  • Mobile homes: 1,222
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Ashland County with a mortgage: 8,781 (266 second mortgage, 1,234 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,749

Here:

61.5% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ashland County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,72367
Mainline Protestant7,31836
Catholic1,5092
Other5683
Black Protestant611
Orthodox421
None29,918-
Ashland County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Ashland County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This 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.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ashland County:

10.2%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Ashland County:

28.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Ashland County:

Average size of farms: 148 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,126
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $152.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.56%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,767
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 63.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,764
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.03%
Corn for grain: 26841 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9182 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34152 harvested acres
Vegetables: 229 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 301 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ashland County-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 108.2 miles away from Ashland County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the county 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 202.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from the county 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 108.6 miles away from Ashland County 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 340.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 17, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3187: September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3187, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1444: November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-266: July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: 266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Ashland County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Saudi Arabia (18%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Russia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ashland County (%):

  • German (31%)
  • American (19%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Ashland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,836 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,389 (6.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 47 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 82 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 952 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 896 (4.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Ashland County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 1,349 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 527 people in nursing homes
  • 172 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 88 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
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Ashland County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 1,529 people in college/university student housing
  • 427 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 81 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,216.

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.
3.67% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($24,904 average AGI)
1.08% relocated from other states ($7,534 average AGI)
Ashland County:

1.08%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.24% ($27,102)
from Lorain County, OH  0.23% ($32,787)
from Huron County, OH  0.22% ($47,489)
from Franklin County, OH  0.21% ($29,512)


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%

4.06% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($22,028 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($9,515 average AGI)
Ashland County:

1.59%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Lorain County, OH  0.23% ($27,167)
to Huron County, OH  0.22% ($25,478)
to Medina County, OH  0.19% ($33,947)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.19% ($34,605)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Ashland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Ashland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ashland County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,721 (7,656 aged, 1,065 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,158 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Ashland County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (794)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (573)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (508)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (425)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (367)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (297)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (168)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (166)
  • Unspecified dementia (134)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.85
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,475
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 129
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,276

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,371
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 798
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 107.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.6
  • Other - 37.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,469
  • In family households: 42,766 (7,450 male householders, 6,340 female householders)
    10,733 spouses, 15,032 children (13,753 natural, 591 adopted, 708 stepchildren), 1,202 grandchildren, 280 brothers or sisters, 271 parents, 453 other relatives, 953 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,477 (3,659 male householders (2,817 living alone)), 3,018 female householders (2,681 living alone)), 1,821 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,193

Size of family households: 6,751 2-persons, 2,831 3-persons, 2,361 4-persons, 1,131 5-persons, 384 6-persons, 362 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,488 1-person, 868 2-persons, 170 3-persons, 106 4-persons, 42 5-persons.

8,200 married couples with children.
2,503 single-parent households (852 men, 1,651 women).

94.0% of residents of Ashland speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (29% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $205,234,000 ($3,797 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,776,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $110,270,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $45,055,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,648,000
Federal grants: $31,528,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,662,000 ($1,075,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,072,000 ($5,930,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $57,045,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $16,971,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,110,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,441
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,635
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +119
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +747
Here +14 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ashland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.84 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 90
  • 2010 to 2013: 323
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,612
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,967
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,874
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,848
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,115
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,404
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,029
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,847
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ashland County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ashland County population
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 246
  • 4 rooms: 1,266
  • 5 rooms: 2,572
  • 6 rooms: 3,600
  • 7 rooms: 2,556
  • 8 rooms: 1,928
  • 9+ rooms: 2,234
  • 1 room: 133
  • 2 rooms: 269
  • 3 rooms: 717
  • 4 rooms: 1,646
  • 5 rooms: 1,174
  • 6 rooms: 843
  • 7 rooms: 585
  • 8 rooms: 226
  • 9+ rooms: 350
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ashland County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ashland County population
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 321
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,849
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,158
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,310
  • 5+ bedrooms: 820
  • no bedroom: 170
  • 1 bedroom: 1,054
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,334
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,809
  • 4 bedrooms: 426
  • 5+ bedrooms: 164
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ashland County population
  • no vehicle: 602
  • 1 vehicle: 3,230
  • 2 vehicles: 6,243
  • 3 vehicles: 3,003
  • 4 vehicles: 984
  • 5+ vehicles: 467
  • no vehicle: 786
  • 1 vehicle: 2,615
  • 2 vehicles: 1,794
  • 3 vehicles: 595
  • 4 vehicles: 80
  • 5+ vehicles: 144

86% of Ashland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Ohio.

Ashland County:

85.7%
State average:

85.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 44,923
  • Other state: 7,067
  • Northeast: 1,967
  • Midwest: 1,515
  • South: 2,853
  • West: 724

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ashland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.7%)
  • Electricity (17.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.7%)
  • Wood (10.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (57.9%)
  • Electricity (23.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.7%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 809
Here:

14.6%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 201
Here:

7.4%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,185
Here:

63.7%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Ashland County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $982,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,272,000
    Health Services - Other: $6,855,000
    Welfare - Other: $5,401,000
    Police Protection: $4,065,000
    Regular Highways: $3,336,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,932,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,779,000
    Financial Administration: $1,468,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,419,000
    General - Other: $646,000
    Corrections - Other: $353,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $403,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $471,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $33,000
    General - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,375,000

Ashland County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,680,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,195,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,305,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,095,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,717,000
    Public Welfare: $3,265,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,144,000
    General Support: $1,838,000
    Housing & Community Development: $968,000
    All Other: $363,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,108,000
    Property: $3,659,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $178,000
    NEC: $144,000

Ashland County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,855,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,705,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,773,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,343,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,750,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $105,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $12,200,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000,000

Ashland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,534,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,614,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,912,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 584
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 557
  • Number of recipients under 18: 113
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 409
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 62
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 186
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 279
Ashland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ashland County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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Most common first names in Ashland County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary35680.9 years
Robert30672.9 years
John30576.5 years
Charles26176.9 years
William25374.6 years
James19672.9 years
George18876.9 years
Helen18481.8 years
Ruth16680.3 years
Paul14976.5 years
Most common last names in Ashland County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18777.7 years
Miller15077.7 years
Young6477.2 years
Brown5874.5 years
Myers5575.9 years
Johnson5273.8 years
Jones4981.2 years
Taylor4676.8 years
Clark4276.1 years
Martin4174.1 years
Businesses in Ashland County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1New Balance2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Circle K3Pizza Hut2
Curves2Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway5
FedEx4Super 81
Ford2T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell2
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS5
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's2
KFC1YMCA1

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  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"