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The City of Ashland had a population of 4,166 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 38.7733 and longitude -92.2679 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Ashland (GNIS ID: 2393998) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Ashland is located within Township of Cedar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ashland, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,166
Population in Households 4,115
Population in Familes 3,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 854
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,592
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,112
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,120 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 472 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $172,545
Average Home Value $196,518


Median Household Income $61,917
Average Household Income $77,835
Per Capita Income $30,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.61% 1.72%
Households 1.49% 1.63%
Families 1.6% 1.57%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ashland, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 169 84th
Population Density1 # 472 54th
Diversity Index2 # 730 30th
Median Household Income # 135 87th
Per Capita Income # 123 88th

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