Ashland, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 20,275 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 9,769  (48.2%)
Females: 10,506  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 44805.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,594 (it was $34,250 in 2000)
Ashland:

$49,594
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,951 (it was $16,760 in 2000)

Ashland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,927 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Ashland:

$117,927
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $125,405; detached houses: $133,712; townhouses or other attached units: $167,632; in 2-unit structures: $78,238; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,878; mobile homes: $4,971

Median gross rent in 2019: $718.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ashland: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for other race residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ashland, OH (2019)
    • 19,04493.1%White alone
    • 4892.4%Two or more races
    • 3051.5%Black alone
    • 2421.2%Hispanic
    • 2251.1%Asian alone
    • 380.2%Other race alone
    • 110.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Ohio as of November 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashland is 288 to 1.


Crime rates in Ashland by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(51.0)
8
(36.5)
12
(54.8)
3
(13.7)
13
(59.8)
9
(44.2)
9
(44.2)
10
(49.2)
11
(54.2)
19
(94.3)
14
(69.0)
7
(34.2)
9
(44.0)
18
(88.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(27.8)
11
(50.1)
5
(22.8)
4
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
3
(14.7)
3
(14.8)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
4
(19.5)
1
(4.9)
2
(9.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.1)
7
(31.9)
2
(9.2)
6
(29.4)
7
(34.4)
1
(4.9)
2
(9.9)
1
(5.0)
7
(34.5)
14
(68.3)
10
(48.9)
12
(58.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
82
(380.1)
67
(305.4)
86
(392.7)
72
(328.5)
68
(312.8)
99
(485.8)
95
(466.5)
80
(394.0)
94
(463.2)
92
(456.7)
73
(360.0)
44
(214.8)
56
(273.9)
50
(245.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
519
(2,405)
473
(2,156)
504
(2,301)
439
(2,003)
500
(2,300)
488
(2,395)
497
(2,440)
433
(2,132)
390
(1,922)
382
(1,896)
325
(1,603)
326
(1,591)
305
(1,492)
331
(1,622)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(51.0)
11
(50.1)
10
(45.7)
10
(45.6)
10
(46.0)
6
(29.4)
7
(34.4)
6
(29.5)
14
(69.0)
7
(34.7)
7
(34.5)
5
(24.4)
8
(39.1)
3
(14.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.7)
6
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
1
(4.9)
City-Data.com crime index188.1155.8175.7129.6167.3176.3179.7160.1171.5187.1175.4127.5128.4178.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ashland, OH

Crime rate in Ashland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 34 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Ohio average:

1.06
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Ancestries: German (25.4%), American (17.5%), English (7.9%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (3.8%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,958 people per square mile   (low).

Ashland, Ohio map

437 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,497 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,469 (1.2%)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 82.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,280 (+16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,904 (61.1%)

Area codes: 419, 567

Distribution of median household income in Ashland, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ashland, OH in 2019
Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $243,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $327,700
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $327,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashland, OH residents
Average permit cost in Ashland, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Ashland, OH
Historical housing units in Ashland, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +600 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Ashland, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Machinery (7.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Ashland, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Ashland, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ashland, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

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

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

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Ashland center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 310.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from Ashland center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from Ashland center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ashland County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashland:

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

Airports and heliports located in Ashland:

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Colleges/Universities in Ashland:

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

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ashland:

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

Public high schools in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,131, Location: 1440 KING RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CLINTON-MASSIE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 570, Location: 1575 STATE ROUTE 96, Grades: 9-12)
  • MAPLETON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 537, Location: 1 MOUNTIE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • CRESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 400, Location: 1575 STATE ROUTE 96, Grades: 9-12)
  • ASHLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY ACADEMY (Location: 716 UNION ST, Grades: 8-12, Charter school)
  • ASHLAND-W HOLMES CAREER CENTER (Location: 1783 STATE ROUTE 60, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 546, Location: 345 COTTAGE ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • CRESTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 471, Location: 1575 STATE ROUTE 96, Grades: 4-8)
  • MAPLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451, Location: 2 MOUNTIE DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • CRESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 391, Location: 1575 STATE ROUTE 96, Grades: KG-3)
  • MAPLETON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 635 COUNTY ROAD 801, Grades: 6-8)
  • EDISON PRIMARY SCHOOL NORTH (Location: 1202 MASTERS AVE, Grades: KG-3)
  • MONTGOMERY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL EAST (Location: 725 US HIGHWAY 250 E, Grades: PK-6)
  • TAFT PRIMARY SCHOOL SOUTH (Location: 825 SMITH RD, Grades: KG-3)
  • OSBORN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL CENTRAL (Location: 544 E MAIN ST, Grades: 4-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Ashland:

  • ST EDWARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 143, Location: 433 COTTAGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ashland

Library in Ashland:

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

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • ODOT / REST AREA 3-36 (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ODOT REST AREA 3-40 PWS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAILEY LAKES VILLAGE (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ODOT REST AREA 3-34 WEST (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ODOT REST AREA 3-33 EAST (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOHNNY APPLESEED HERITAGE CENTER (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY TRANSPORTATION INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARADISE HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PW (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PWS (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2010:

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

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2000:

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

Banks with most branches in Ashland (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Ashland:

Marital status in Ashland, OH
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ashland
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Neighborhoods in Ashland:

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Religion statistics for Ashland, OH (based on Ashland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,72367
Mainline Protestant7,31836
Catholic1,5092
Other5683
Black Protestant611
Orthodox421
None29,918-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

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
Here:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ashland County:

10.2%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Ohio:

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

11.9%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

58.7%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ashland:

61.9%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Ashland:

27.3
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashland:

18.8%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.8%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.5%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

66.2%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Ashland:

82.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashland, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 37$194,149$62,9670$0
Judicial and Legal 27$92,672$41,1884$4,969
Police Protection - Officers 27$166,807$74,1361$293
Financial Administration 20$84,254$50,5520$0
Sewerage 17$65,959$46,5590$0
Water Supply 16$61,307$45,9800$0
Streets and Highways 14$50,348$43,1550$0
Solid Waste Management 12$32,256$32,2560$0
Transit 9$48,258$64,3445$8,467
Parks and Recreation 9$33,553$44,7370$0
Other and Unallocable 7$25,128$43,0771$1,647
Police - Other 7$18,556$31,8104$1,771
Other Government Administration 6$27,324$54,6487$6,377
Correction 4$13,031$39,0930$0
Fire - Other 1$3,496$41,9520$0
Natural Resources 1$3,975$47,7000$0
Totals for Government 214$921,072$51,64922$23,525

Ashland government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,611,000 ($178.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,573,000 ($176.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,930,000 ($144.51)
    Sewerage: $2,631,000 ($129.77)
    Regular Highways: $2,027,000 ($99.98)
    Central Staff Services: $1,806,000 ($89.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,764,000 ($87.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,730,000 ($85.33)
    General - Other: $1,071,000 ($52.82)
    Financial Administration: $1,068,000 ($52.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $776,000 ($38.27)
    Transit Utilities: $640,000 ($31.57)
    Corrections - Other: $425,000 ($20.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $376,000 ($18.55)
    Health - Other: $355,000 ($17.51)
    Public Welfare - Other: $198,000 ($9.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($14.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $556,000 ($27.42)
    Sewerage: $447,000 ($22.05)
    Regular Highways: $420,000 ($20.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $396,000 ($19.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $252,000 ($12.43)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,421,000 ($711.27)

Ashland government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,644,000 ($229.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,893,000 ($93.37)
    Other: $1,042,000 ($51.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $460,000 ($22.69)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,893,000 ($93.37)
    Interest Earnings: $581,000 ($28.66)
    Special Assessments: $429,000 ($21.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $402,000 ($19.83)
    Rents: $122,000 ($6.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,714,000 ($183.18)
    Transit Utilities: $116,000 ($5.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,221,000 ($60.22)
    General Local Government Support: $753,000 ($37.14)
    Transit Utilities: $452,000 ($22.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $236,000 ($11.64)
    Other: $157,000 ($7.74)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $11,165,000 ($550.68)
    Property: $1,193,000 ($58.84)
    Motor Vehicle License: $118,000 ($5.82)
    Other License: $32,000 ($1.58)

Ashland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $959,000 ($47.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,366,000 ($560.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,000 ($14.94)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, OH  1.14% ($32,439 average AGI)
from Wayne County, OH  0.63% ($37,122)
from Medina County, OH  0.33% ($51,754)


5.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, OH  1.16% ($35,921 average AGI)
to Wayne County, OH  0.51% ($49,708)
to Lorain County, OH  0.32% ($33,045)
Businesses in Ashland, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K3Popeyes1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Dennys1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell2
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS5
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's3
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

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

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W32AR (Channel 32; LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ashland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 102Number of bridges
  • 807ft / 246mTotal length
  • $560,000Total costs
  • 1,008,316Total average daily traffic
  • 220,884Total average daily truck traffic
  • 639,652Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ashland, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 491950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ashland, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 239 (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, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (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: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ashland)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 136. The highest number of fire incidents - 183 took place in 2008, and the least - 50 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashland, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.2%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashland, OH
    • 1,27755.2%Structure Fires
    • 59225.6%Outside Fires
    • 41918.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 271.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Ohio:

  • Quality Inn, 741 US 250 E, Ashland, Ohio 44805 , Phone: (419) 281-8090, Fax: (419) 281-9809
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2055 E Main St, Ashland, Ohio 44805 , Phone: (419) 903-0900
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Ohio
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashland, OH
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashland, OH
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Ashland compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
There are 39 pilots and 26 other airmen in this city.
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