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Ashland County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2017: 15,867 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 16,866 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,562
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,135
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,744
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,039 (it was 1,974 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 1044 sq. mi.

Water area: 1249.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ashland County: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (41.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Ashland County, WI (2017)
    • 13,02477.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6299.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 5373.2%Two or more races
    • 4352.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 700.4%Asian alone
    • 690.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years
Males: 7,999  (50.4%)
Females: 7,868  (49.6%)
Average household size:
Ashland County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,366 ($31,628 in 1999)
This county:

$43,366
Wisconsin:

$59,305

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $379, upper quartile is $651)
This county:

$532
State:

$699


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,490 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Ashland:

$113,490
Wisconsin:

$178,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,331 - $184,536
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,103
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 239

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 55
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashland, WI residents
Average permit cost in Ashland, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,272 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,757 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Ashland, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ashland, WI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ashland, WI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
Ashland County:

13.4%
Wisconsin:

11.3%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.0% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.6% for American Indian residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.0 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 15.0 years old, American Indian residents: 35.7 years old, Asian residents: 52.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.4 years old, Other race residents: 41.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ashland County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ashland, Sanborn, White River, Mellen, Jacobs, Gingles, Morse, Agenda, Glidden, New Odanah.

Ashland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Ashland County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Clearwater County, Idaho , Oliver County, North Dakota , Sioux County, North Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Wisconsin:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Ashland, WI
County total employment by year in Ashland, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Ashland, WI

Current college students: 1,192
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 127 (35.9% naturalized citizens)

Ashland County:

0.8%
Whole state:

5.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 472010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,359
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 447
  • 3 or 4: 295
  • 5 to 9: 175
  • 10 to 19: 232
  • 20 to 49: 170
  • 50 or more: 80
  • Mobile homes: 875
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Ashland County with a mortgage: 2,218 (71 second mortgage, 262 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,272

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ashland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,9528
Evangelical Protestant2,63314
Mainline Protestant2,07811
Other3344
None6,160-
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: 8
Ashland County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ashland County:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

18.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ashland County:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Ashland County:

26.4%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Ashland County:

Average size of farms: 259 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,455
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $40.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,666
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,528
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.89%
Corn for grain: 768 harvested acres
Vegetables: 15 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ashland County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 259.7 miles away from Ashland County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 349.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 297.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 447.3 miles away from Ashland County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 11, 2016 to July 12, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4276: August 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4276, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4141: August 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4141, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 19, 2012 to June 20, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4076: August 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4076, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2000 to July 19, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1332: June 24, 2000, FEMA Id: 1332, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 1999 to July 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1284: August 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1284, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-352: September 10, 1972, FEMA Id: 352, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Wisconsin FLOODING, Incident Period: May 01, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-260: May 01, 1969, FEMA Id: 260, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ashland County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ashland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,368 (74.8%)
  • Carpooled: 893 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 92 (1.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 73 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 49 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 601 (7.1%)
  • Worked at home: 363 (4.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (12%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Sweden (10%)
  • Japan (9%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Other Northern Europe (6%)
  • Laos (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ashland County


  • German (27%)
  • Finnish (8%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 430 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 4 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 369 people in college/university student housing
  • 183 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,289.

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.21% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($24,742 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($18,277 average AGI)
Ashland County:

1.88%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bayfield County, WI  1.02% ($35,492 average AGI)
from Price County, WI  0.36% ($37,182)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.02% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($23,964 average AGI)
2.16% relocated to other states ($15,275 average AGI)
Ashland County:

2.16%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bayfield County, WI  1.25% ($39,615 average AGI)
to Price County, WI  0.56% ($29,543)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Ashland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Ashland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ashland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ashland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ashland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,183 (2,632 aged, 551 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 343 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (271)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (196)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (176)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (136)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (116)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (102)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (93)
  • Congestive heart failure (87)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (57)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,139
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 598
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 72,134

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,233
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,263
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,867
  • In family households: 11,916 (2,019 male householders, 1,852 female householders)
    2,868 spouses, 4,267 children (3,993 natural, 156 adopted, 120 stepchildren), 289 grandchildren, 129 brothers or sisters, 80 parents, 138 other relatives, 273 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,353 (1,348 male householders (1,076 living alone)), 1,352 female householders (1,077 living alone)), 647 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 606

Size of family households: 2,024 2-persons, 820 3-persons, 540 4-persons, 285 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,152 1-person, 496 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 2 5-persons.

2,163 married couples with children.
1,040 single-parent households (421 men, 619 women).

97.1% of residents of Ashland speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $125,147,000 ($7,485 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,589,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,083,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,128,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,218,000
Federal grants: $33,586,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,208,000 ($-79,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,923,000 ($111,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,517,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,363,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,148,000

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

Births: 1,075
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,024
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -286
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State +3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ashland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.12 millions of gallons per day (19% from ground, 81% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • 702014 or later
  • 1762010 to 2013
  • 1,0652000 to 2009
  • 8741990 to 1999
  • 8901980 to 1989
  • 1,3071970 to 1979
  • 8521960 to 1969
  • 1,0251950 to 1959
  • 7801940 to 1949
  • 2,6561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • 131 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1613 rooms
  • 6994 rooms
  • 8595 rooms
  • 9466 rooms
  • 6877 rooms
  • 3858 rooms
  • 6789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • 1191 room
  • 922 rooms
  • 3543 rooms
  • 4754 rooms
  • 5195 rooms
  • 2836 rooms
  • 1197 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1101 bedroom
  • 1,1962 bedrooms
  • 2,1363 bedrooms
  • 7384 bedrooms
  • 2705+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin
  • 131no bedroom
  • 5201 bedroom
  • 7122 bedrooms
  • 5333 bedrooms
  • 1354 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 203no vehicle
  • 1,0741 vehicle
  • 1,9862 vehicles
  • 8313 vehicles
  • 2514 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 368no vehicle
  • 1,0341 vehicle
  • 5412 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

87.2% 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, 72% lived in Wisconsin.

Ashland County:

87.2%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 11,181
  • Other state: 4,494
  • Northeast: 177
  • Midwest: 3,189
  • South: 406
  • West: 709
Year householders moved into unit in Ashland County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ashland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.0%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Wood
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 21.5%Electricity
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

4.4%
Wisconsin:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

5.4%
Wisconsin:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 403
Here:

51.7%
Wisconsin:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Ashland County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $881,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,863,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Regular Highways: $2,265,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,364,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $974,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $659,000
    Central Staff Services: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $638,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $50,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $184,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $73,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $292,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,776,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $97,000
    Interest Earnings: $37,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $192,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,040,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,107,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,065,000
    Highways: $1,671,000
    Other: $1,590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $112,000
    Transit Utilities: $68,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,980,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,043,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,653,000

Ashland County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $881,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,863,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Regular Highways: $2,265,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,364,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $974,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $659,000
    Central Staff Services: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $638,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $50,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $184,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $73,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $292,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,776,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $97,000
    Interest Earnings: $37,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $192,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,040,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,107,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,065,000
    Highways: $1,671,000
    Other: $1,590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $112,000
    Transit Utilities: $68,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,980,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,043,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,653,000

Ashland County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $881,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,863,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Regular Highways: $2,265,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,364,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $974,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $659,000
    Central Staff Services: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $638,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $50,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $184,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $73,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $292,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,776,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $97,000
    Interest Earnings: $37,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $192,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,040,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,107,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,065,000
    Highways: $1,671,000
    Other: $1,590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $112,000
    Transit Utilities: $68,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,980,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,043,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,653,000

Ashland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $881,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,863,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Regular Highways: $2,265,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,364,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $974,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $659,000
    Central Staff Services: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $638,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $50,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000
    Public Welfare: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $184,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $73,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $292,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,776,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $97,000
    Interest Earnings: $37,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $192,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,040,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,107,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,065,000
    Highways: $1,671,000
    Other: $1,590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $112,000
    Transit Utilities: $68,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,980,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,043,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $20,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,653,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 380
  • Number of aged recipients: 35
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 345
  • Number of recipients under 18: 38
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 276
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 66
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 172
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 159
Most common first names in Ashland County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26876.5 years
Mary16382.7 years
William15772.6 years
Joseph12477.0 years
George11976.0 years
Frank10377.3 years
Robert10172.2 years
Anna9786.8 years
Edward9375.0 years
Helen9081.1 years
Most common last names in Ashland County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16479.8 years
Anderson10479.0 years
Nelson5778.3 years
Peterson5676.8 years
Olson4878.6 years
Erickson4176.8 years
Hanson3774.8 years
Carlson3676.6 years
Larson3578.9 years
Miller3575.9 years
Businesses in Ashland County, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1The Room Place1
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value2
Haagen-Dazs1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS4
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Ashland County on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"