The Town of Ashland had a population of 7,993 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 37.759 and longitude -77.48 in Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ashland 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Slash Cottage, Slashes.
|Total Population||7,993 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,902 (86.4%)|
|Population in Families||5,067 (63.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,091 (13.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,066|
|Average Household Income||$83,245|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,715|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,222 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,759 (54.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,288 (40.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||175 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$196,609|
|Average Home Value||$250,540|
|Housing Affordability Index3||172|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.65%|
|Per Capita Income||0.84%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.27%|
The table below compares Ashland to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 152||75th|
|Population Density||# 217||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 277||53rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 312||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 195||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 193||68th|
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