Ashland, Kansas

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Ashland, Kansas

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High Points

Ashland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Short Commute Times
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College Educated Adults
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Top 19% Ashland College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Ashland, Kansas

Comparing Ashland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 5 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Ashland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 137 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 67831
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.188
Longitude -99.765

Ashland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 95 F
Oct Temp 41 to 73 F
Annual Precip 23.1 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station GATE
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
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Ashland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 975 100%
Male 470 48.2%
Female 505 51.8%
Under 18 246 25.2%
18+ 729 74.8%
65+ 224 23%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 2.86
White 914 93.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.2%
Other 34 3.5%
Mixed Race 13 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 4.6%

Estimated Ashland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 943
Growth -32
Growth % -3.3%

Ashland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.2%
US/American 13.2%
Irish 11.1%
English 10.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Swedish 1.7%
Scottish 1.2%
Swiss 1.1%
European 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Syrian 1.1%
Dutch 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ashland 975 $40,682
Coldwater 792 $36,786
Englewood 109 $28,750
Minneola 717 $41,750
Protection 558 $36,705

Ashland Public Libraries

Ashland Library
604 MAIN
Ashland, Kansas
(620) 635-2589

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Ashland Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(620) 635-2241
Emergency Service: Yes

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Ashland High Schools (2004)

Serves 77 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.1

Ashland Colleges

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