Ashland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Ashland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Large City||54 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee|
|Standard Zip Codes||38603|
|Phone Area Codes||662|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.68|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||1.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||564|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||17.5%|
|French (except Basque)||1.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, Ashland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Canaan (38603)
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