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People

Total Population 524
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 28.6%
Employed Population 16+ 139
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 3

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 $60,536
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.8%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $75,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 16.2%
Irish 11.6%

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

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 937 $42,000
Falkner 551 $55,938
Hickory Flat 729 $34,659
Potts Camp 525 $39,167
Ripley 5,350 $46,915
Snow Lake Shores 354 $42,000

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

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

(Sorted by Number of Students)

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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