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Ashland, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Ashland,MA index of house prices

Total population: 16,593 (Urban population: 14,276, Rural population: 398 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,794 (5,720 occupied: 4,794 owner occupied, 1,193 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

38%

Housing density: 466 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $407,418.

Median contract rent in 2015: $738 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $885)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,484


Median gross rent in Ashland, MA in 2015: $824

Housing units in Ashland with a mortgage: 3,149 (228 second mortgage, 432 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 727



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Ashland, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $386,611 (it was $209,600 in 2000)
Ashland:

$386,611
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $310,387 - $524,659

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,642
  • In family households: 12,603 (3,058 male householders, 1,014 female householders)
    3,522 spouses, 4,479 children (4,081 natural, 245 adopted, 153 stepchildren), 130 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 107 parents, 61 other relatives, 182 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,039 (646 male householders (480 living alone)), 1,011 female householders (818 living alone)), 382 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 32 (26 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,586 2-persons, 1,047 3-persons, 1,011 4-persons, 332 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,298 1-person, 339 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 4 4-persons.

3,046 married couples with children.
495 single-parent households (118 men, 377 women).

88.8% of residents of Ashland speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
7.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,433 (9.8%)
(46.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ashland, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 1,3512 bedrooms
  • 1,6493 bedrooms
  • 1,3324 bedrooms
  • 1655+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashland, Massachusetts:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 4411 bedroom
  • 5142 bedrooms
  • 1673 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 65no vehicle
  • 1,0361 vehicle
  • 2,7282 vehicles
  • 4933 vehicles
  • 1944 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population

Cars and other vehicles available in Ashland in renter-occupied apartments

  • 93no vehicle
  • 6231 vehicle
  • 4082 vehicles
  • 423 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashland, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 3594 rooms
  • 1,0085 rooms
  • 9846 rooms
  • 7297 rooms
  • 7808 rooms
  • 6689+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashland, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 1232 rooms
  • 3273 rooms
  • 3114 rooms
  • 2075 rooms
  • 1536 rooms
  • 387 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Ashland, MA household income distribution

  • 133Less than $10,000
  • 166$10,000 to $14,999
  • 147$15,000 to $19,999
  • 278$20,000 to $24,999
  • 235$25,000 to $29,999
  • 237$30,000 to $34,999
  • 267$35,000 to $39,999
  • 216$40,000 to $44,999
  • 191$45,000 to $49,999
  • 483$50,000 to $59,999
  • 839$60,000 to $74,999
  • 987$75,000 to $99,999
  • 715$100,000 to $124,999
  • 293$125,000 to $149,999
  • 347$150,000 to $199,999
  • 195$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3731995 to March 2000
  • 2791990 to 1994
  • 1481985 to 1989
  • 851980 to 1984
  • 1001975 to 1979
  • 1401970 to 1974
  • 1531965 to 1969
  • 155Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Ashland population
Ashland commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 153
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 546
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 896
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,092
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 902
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 337
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 828
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 304
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 402
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,358
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 836
  • 90 or more minutes: 262
Ashland, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.8%
Number of people working at home: 328 (4.0% of all workers)

Ashland mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,957 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 491 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 41 (0%)
  • Railroad: 332 (4%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 26 (0%)
  • Other means: 43 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 328 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 2,790
 Italian: 2,578
 English: 1,399
 Other groups: 1,371
 United States or American: 792
 Russian: 544
 German: 499
 French (except Basque): 439
 French Canadian: 315
 Polish: 295
 Scottish: 277
 Greek: 227
 Brazilian: 177
 Scotch-Irish: 157
 Swedish: 141
 Portuguese: 140
 European: 128
 Armenian: 115
 Norwegian: 88
 Canadian: 87
 Eastern European: 62
 Danish: 58
 British: 53
 Lithuanian: 50
 Iranian: 41
 Hungarian: 40
 Austrian: 38
 Ukrainian: 36
 Arab:: 35
 Lebanese: 35
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 32
 Jamaican: 32
 Albanian: 30
 Dutch: 29
 Pennsylvania German: 23
 Czech: 18
 Welsh: 16
 Ghanian: 15
 Subsaharan African:: 15
 Serbian: 11
 Yugoslavian: 10
 Romanian: 8
 Celtic: 8
 Slavic: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 4

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

  • 16%Russia
  • 13%Brazil
  • 8%Canada
  • 6%Italy
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Greece
  • 5%India

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

  • This state: 9,789
  • Northeast: 2,116
  • Midwest: 560
  • South: 445
  • West: 205

63% of Ashland residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 81
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,098
  • Less than 1 year of college: 238
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 546
  • Associate degree: 358
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,304
  • Master's degree: 794
  • Professional school degree: 144
  • Doctorate degree: 158

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 83
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 66
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,330
  • Less than 1 year of college: 388
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 644
  • Associate degree: 458
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,418
  • Master's degree: 709
  • Professional school degree: 114
  • Doctorate degree: 46

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 16.4%Females
Ashland marital status for males
Ashland marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,506
  • One, attached: 824
  • Two: 292
  • 3 or 4: 581
  • 5 to 9: 238
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 175
  • 50 or more: 94
  • Mobile homes: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $160,032

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Ashland:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 32.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 55.0%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 20.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 174
Here:

10.7%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

6.2%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 186
Here:

45.8%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)