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People

Total Population 2,667
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 977
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,875
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $413
Median House Value $86,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.9%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 5.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ashland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles E of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 36251
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.273
Longitude -85.836

Ashland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ASHLAND 3 SE
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 52 to 73 F
Annual Precip 59.4 inches
Station TALLADEGA
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Station HEFLIN
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ashland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bluff Spring (36251)

Carr Mill (36251)

Gibsonville (36251)

Harkins Crossroads (36251)

Idaho (36251)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Daviston 271 $52,708
Goodwater 1,537 $29,375
Lineville 2,549 $41,181
Talladega 15,931 $33,510
Wadley 809 $31,042
Wedowee 714 $29,833

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ashland Public Libraries

Library
Ashland City Public Library
11 2ND AVENUE NORTH
Ashland, Alabama
(256) 354-3427

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Ashland Hospitals

CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
83825 HIGHWAY 9
(256) 354-2131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Ashland High Schools

CLAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
220 3RD ST SW
256-354-7510
Serves 497 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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