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Demographics

People

Total Population546
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens24.9%
Employed Population 16+167
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,580
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,708
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,083
% Above Poverty Level86.7%
% Below Poverty Level13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$79,700

Ancestry

English25.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.4%
Irish14.3%
German5.5%
Italian5.1%
French Except Basque2.6%
Polish0.4%
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Ashland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes38603
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.83
Approximate Longitude-89.17

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)

StationRIPLEY
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationHOLLY SPRINGS 4 N
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationBOLIVAR WATERWORKS
Distance31.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 47 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip55 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blue Mountain1,077$49,219
Falkner627$61,513
Hickory Flat673$40,625
Potts Camp661$46,477
Ripley5,336$49,974
Snow Lake Shores380$54,464

Ashland Public Libraries

Benton County Library
247 COURT STREET
Ashland, Mississippi
(662) 224-6400

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Ashland Public Schools

Ashland Elementary School
768 Lamar Road
ZIP: 38603
(662) 224-6622
Primary
Total Enrollment 303
Ashland High School
101 School Street
ZIP: 38603
(662) 224-6247
Other
Total Enrollment 184
Ashland Middle School
123 School Street
ZIP: 38603
(662) 224-6485
Middle
Total Enrollment 153
Benton Co Regional Vocational Cen
25 Industrial Drive
ZIP: 38603
(662) 224-3108
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