The Town of Ashland had a population of 7,443 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 37.7603 and longitude -77.4707 in Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.
The Town of Ashland (GNIS ID: 2390708) 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.
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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Slash Cottage, Slashes.
|Population in Households||6,381|
|Population in Familes||4,733|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,062|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,047 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,541 (50.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,287 (42.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||218 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$203,982|
|Average Home Value||$248,168|
|Median Household Income||$43,992|
|Average Household Income||$64,380|
|Per Capita Income||$28,508|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.21%|
|Per Capita Income||0.49%|
The table below compares Ashland to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 155||74th|
|Population Density1||# 237||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 220||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 352||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 229||62nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.