Demographics

People

Total Population621
Male Share of the Population52.2%
Female Share of the Population47.8%
Senior Citizens27.2%
Employed Population 16+193
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married36.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,324
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,818
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,147

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,250
% Above Poverty Level85%
% Below Poverty Level15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.7%
Median Gross Rent$654
Median House Value$83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.7%
English22.7%
Irish10.3%
German6%
Italian4.2%
French Except Basque2.6%
Scottish1.3%
Canadian0.8%
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Ashland Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBenton 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 Mountain1,132$40,987
Falkner819$51,705
Hickory Flat587$44,286
Potts Camp613$32,197
Ripley5,282$52,202
Snow Lake Shores289$69,167

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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