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People

Total Population 493
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 30.4%
Employed Population 16+ 128
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 45.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $34,904
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,250
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.8%
Median Gross Rent $715
Median House Value $72,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 21.7%

Ashland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 54 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 38603
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.832
Longitude -89.175

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 RIPLEY
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Station HOLLY SPRINGS 4 N
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
Station BOLIVAR WATERWORKS
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 55 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Canaan (38603)

Cannon (38603)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Mountain 828 $48,864
Falkner 466 $47,083
Hickory Flat 763 $32,639
Potts Camp 417 $46,250
Ripley 5,349 $44,667
Snow Lake Shores 474 $40,000

Ashland Public Libraries

Library
Benton County Library
6 MAIN STREET
Ashland, Mississippi
(662) 224-6400
Library Web Site

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Ashland High Schools

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ASHLAND MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
101 SCHOOL STREET
662-224-6247
A Title I School.
Serves 442 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

BENTON CO REGIONAL VOCATIONAL CEN
25 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE
662-224-3108
A Vocational School

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