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People

Total Population 7,298
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,401
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 32.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $35,427
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,548
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,890

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,357
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.3%
Median Gross Rent $920
Median House Value $178,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.6%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 13.9%

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

Ashland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles N of Richmond, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles S of Washington, District of Columbia
County Hanover
Metro Area Richmond - Petersburg
Standard Zip Codes 23005
Phone Area Codes 804
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.758
Longitude -77.48

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 ASHLAND
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station CROZIER
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station WARSAW 2 NW
Distance 41.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ashaiiu (23005)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bowling Green 1,266 $55,000
Glen Allen 15,007 $80,319
Mechanicsville 37,210 $86,568
Richmond 213,735 $50,307

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

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Ashland High Schools

PATRICK HENRY HIGH
12449 WEST PATRICK HENRY ROAD
804-365-8000
Serves 1,586 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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