Ashland, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2021: 2,481 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.4%
 
Males: 1,254  (50.6%)
Females: 1,227  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 17921, 17945.

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Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,257 (it was $27,234 in 2000)
Ashland:

$52,257
PA:

$68,957

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $32,093 (it was $15,036 in 2000)

Ashland borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $62,169 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Ashland:

$62,169
PA:

$222,300

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $102,344; detached houses: $107,372; townhouses or other attached units: $95,145; mobile homes: $177,835

Median gross rent in 2021: $662.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ashland: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 15.0%
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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Pennsylvania as of March 02, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashland is 686 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ashland by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.1)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.4)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(32.0)
1
(32.2)
3
(97.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(70.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.1)
3
(109.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(64.1)
0
(0.0)
9
(292.2)
4
(142.0)
4
(141.5)
4
(142.5)
4
(144.0)
4
(144.5)
23
(838.5)
9
(331.1)
12
(445.4)
3
(111.9)
4
(149.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(544.7)
14
(451.2)
15
(487.0)
15
(532.5)
17
(601.6)
17
(605.6)
16
(576.0)
7
(252.8)
24
(875.0)
11
(404.7)
16
(593.9)
8
(298.5)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(1,634)
76
(2,449)
54
(1,753)
42
(1,491)
33
(1,168)
53
(1,888)
40
(1,440)
48
(1,733)
55
(2,005)
66
(2,428)
67
(2,487)
25
(932.8)
5
(187.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(32.0)
4
(128.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(178.1)
1
(36.0)
6
(216.7)
9
(328.1)
4
(147.2)
4
(148.5)
3
(111.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
1
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.0)
1
(36.1)
2
(72.9)
1
(36.8)
2
(74.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index128.5149.5191.9131.0138.4160.7129.6173.0470.3203.5353.4119.437.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ashland, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 3 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
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Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (29.0%), Polish (13.3%), Italian (5.2%), American (4.4%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1857

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,425 people per square mile   (low).

Ashland, Pennsylvania map

6 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,494 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,312 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (37.5 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fountain Springs, PA (1.1 miles),
Centralia, PA (1.2 miles),
Locustdale, PA (1.3 miles),
Gordon borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Lavelle-Locustdale, PA (1.5 miles ),
Lavelle, PA (1.5 miles ),
Aristes, PA (1.6 miles ),
Wilburton Number Two, PA (1.7 miles)

Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 76.34 W

Distribution of median household income in Ashland, PA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Ashland, PA in 2021
Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Ashland tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.8%
Historical population in Ashland, PA
Historical housing units in Ashland, PA
Most common industries in Ashland, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Paper (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Apparel (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Paper (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.1%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Apparel (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Ashland, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)

Average climate in Ashland, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ashland, Pennsylvania average temperatures Ashland, Pennsylvania average precipitation Ashland, Pennsylvania humidity Ashland, Pennsylvania wind speed Ashland, Pennsylvania snowfall Ashland, Pennsylvania sunshine Ashland, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Ashland borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from Ashland center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 216.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 291.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashland:

  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (101 BROAD STREET)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (325 PETER STREET)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (101 BROAD STREET)

Heliports located in Ashland:

Operable nuclear power plants near Ashland:

  • 20 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 10 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Susquehanna University (about 28 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 31 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 34 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 36 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)

Public high school in Ashland:

Public elementary/middle school in Ashland:

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Library in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $100,508; Location: 1229 CENTRE ST; 17,261 books; 204 audio materials; 590 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ashland: American Hose Company 1 (A), Washington Fire Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ashland Area Historic Preservation Society (318 Center St), Ashland Community Enterprises Inc (Tours & Charters; 19 Oak Sts).

Birthplace of: Dennis Joseph Dougherty - Catholic cardinal, Frank Bolick - Baseball player, Janet Asimov - (born 1926), author, Jack Stivetts - Baseball player, Mickey Doolan - Baseball player.

Schuylkill 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 AREA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 4,200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-09-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
ST JOHNS UCC CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Ashland Branch at 800-804 Centre Street, branch established on 1964/08/10. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Ashland Branch at 735 Centre Street, branch established on 1875/06/24. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ashland:

Marital status in Ashland, PA
  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Ashland
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ashland, PA (based on Schuylkill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Schuylkill County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
This county:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Schuylkill County:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.6%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.4%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
State:

20.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.4
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

59.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashland, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,707$40,2421$1,661
Sewerage 2$9,134$54,8040$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$11,158$66,9487$6,924
Solid Waste Management 1$4,300$51,6001$1,415
Water Supply 1$4,336$52,0320$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,061$48,7320$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,462
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$733
Health 0$0 1$733
Totals for Government 9$39,696$52,92812$12,928

Ashland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $472,000 ($190.25)
    Sewerage: $469,000 ($189.04)
    Police Protection: $467,000 ($188.23)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($110.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $167,000 ($67.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($67.31)
    Central Staff Services: $154,000 ($62.07)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($31.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($18.54)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($4.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($3.22)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.21)

Ashland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $468,000 ($188.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $215,000 ($86.66)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($4.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.81)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($3.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($8.06)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($7.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($5.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $480,000 ($193.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $177,000 ($71.34)
  • Tax - Property: $616,000 ($248.29)
    Individual Income: $188,000 ($75.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $60,000 ($24.18)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $9,000 ($3.63)

Ashland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $615,000 ($247.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($161.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($86.66)

Ashland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $400,000 ($161.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,028,000 ($414.35)
Businesses in Ashland, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
Kroger2U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
Ashland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Ashland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • $280,000Total costs
  • 12,488Total average daily traffic
  • 729Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,142Total future (year 2001) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Robert C Green, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 100.3 m, Registrant: Jordan Realty, Inc., Rcgreen@schmobile.Com, , Potts-ville, Phone: (570) 628-5209
  • Robert C Green, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 100.3 m, Registrant: Jordan Realty, Inc., Rcgreen@schmobile.Com, , Potts-ville, Phone: (570) 628-5209
  • Robert C Green, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 100.3 m, Registrant: Jordan Realty, Inc., Rcgreen@schmobile.Com, , Potts-ville, Phone: (570) 628-5209
  • Robert C Green, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 100.3 m, Registrant: Jordan Realty, Inc., Rcgreen@schmobile.Com, , Potts-ville, Phone: (570) 628-5209

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Ashland Hospital Route 61 (Lat: 40.770361 Lon: -76.329944), Call Sign: WXR349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 08/20/2013, Expiration Date: 11/15/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2015, Registrant: 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5556, Fax: (570) 628-6666, Email:
  • Rt 901 2 Mi S I81 (Lat: 40.700083 Lon: -76.319111), Call Sign: WNCK985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2000, Expiration Date: 05/09/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Registrant: Walter R Lindenmuth, Ashland, PA 17921, Phone: (717) 875-3546
  • 38 Line St (Lat: 40.774444 Lon: -76.294278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQHC816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2017, Expiration Date: 06/28/2027, Certifier: Thomas Kowalonek, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Schu62, 198 South 19th Street (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 100.3 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WQSL470,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4957.50 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2013, Expiration Date: 10/24/2023, Certifier: Charles K Leto, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 425-5490, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ASHLAND, Rte 61 Butler (Lat: 40.782028 Lon: -76.280778), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMS770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • EPA0166, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.3 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WQTE238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/14/2024, Certifier: Brett Lindsey, Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Email:
  • ASHLAND, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.3 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WQWK643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2015, Expiration Date: 09/22/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • PORT CLINTON, 60 Broad St (Lat: 40.581389 Lon: -76.032389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQXR901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2016, Expiration Date: 05/20/2026, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • On Sr-61 1 Mile Se Of (Lat: 40.770361 Lon: -76.329944), Call Sign: KGA589,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.180 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Schuylkill Mobile Fone, Inc, 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5559, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7170W, N7170W, N-7170W, Serial Number: 28-979, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Skylar High, 1391 Taylorsville Rd, Ashland, PA 17921
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32305, N32305, N-32305, Serial Number: 28-7525047, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce R Mccormick, 467 Malones Rd, Ashland, PA 17921
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/18/2019

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashland, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.0%), and Outside Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashland, PA
    • 10162.0%Structure Fires
    • 4125.2%Outside Fires
    • 159.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 63.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashland, PA
  • 60.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.5%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashland, PA
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 26.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.6%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Coal or coke
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood


Ashland compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2024.