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People

Total Population 4,297
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,405
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.7%
Median Earnings25+ $49,012
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,465
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,135

Wealth

Median Family Income $96,950
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $886
Median House Value $233,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 20.1%

Ashford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles E of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windham
Metro Area Hartford
Standard Zip Codes 06250, 06278
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.873
Longitude -72.121

Ashford 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 STORRS
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 80 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Station MANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Station NORTH FOSTER 1 E
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Mansfield Hollow (06250)

Warrenville (06278)

West Ashford (06250)

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

Ashford Public Libraries

Library
Babcock Library
25 POMPEY HOLLOW RD.
Ashford, Connecticut
(860) 429-0287

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