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Overview

Introduction to Ashland, Ohio

Ashland, Ohio, in Ashland county, is 36 miles S of Elyria, Ohio (center to center) and 54 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio.

Ashland History

Ashland was originally known as Uniontown but its name was eventually changed because another city in Ohio was named Uniontown. Ashland was named after the ranch of Henry Clay in Lexington, Kentucky. The present day Ashland High School was originally named after Henry Clay and was known as the Henry Clay High School.

Ashland and Nearby Attractions

  • Ashland County Historical Museum
  • Malabar Farm State Park
  • Allen Memorial Art Museum
  • Wayne County Historical Society and Museum
  • Mohican State Park

Things To Do In Ashland

In Ashland, basketball, tennis and fishing can be enjoyed at the Davis Road Park, Emmons Field and Spring Run. The Brookside Park offers a beautiful, scenic hiking trail. You can also play sand volleyball at the Cahn Grove Park. The historic Hayesville Opera House can be reached within a few minutes. The city also includes a number of golf courses.

Ashland Transportation

The nearest airport is Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport.

Ashland Higher Education

Ashland University, Oberlin College, University of Akron Main Campus, Lorain County Community College and other colleges offer facilities for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,419
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+8,971
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married42.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,105
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,713
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,135

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,598
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$680
Median House Value$99,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.5%
Irish11.7%
English9.6%
Italian5.1%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2.6%
Polish2.5%
Welsh1.6%
Arab1.5%
Hungarian1.3%
Swiss1.2%
Swedish0.7%
German0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Austrian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
African0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Ashland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ashland County
Standard Zip Codes44805
Phone Area Codes419,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.86
Approximate Longitude-82.31

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)

StationASHLAND 2 SW
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationMANSFIELD 5 W
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches
StationCHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bailey Lakes440$53,750
Hayesville434$56,500
Jeromesville578$60,446
Lucas527$58,750
Polk293$56,250
Savannah425$50,833

Ashland Public Libraries

Ashland Public Library
224 CLAREMONT AVE.
Ashland, Ohio
(419) 289-8188

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Ashland Hospitals

Samaritan Hospital - Peoples Hospital
(Non-profit)
1025 Center St
(419) 289-0491

Ashland Public Schools

Ashland County Community Academy
716 Union St
ZIP: 44805
(419) 903-0295
High
Total Enrollment 109
Ashland High School
1440 King Rd
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-7968
High
Total Enrollment 968
Ashland Middle School
345 Cottage St
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-7966
Middle
Total Enrollment 503
Ashland-w Holmes Career Center
1783 State Route 60
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-3313
High
Clinton-massie High School
1575 State Route 96
ZIP: 44805
(937) 289-2109
High
Total Enrollment 536
Crestview Elementary School
1575 State Route 96
ZIP: 44805
(419) 895-1700
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
Crestview High School
1575 State Route 96
ZIP: 44805
(419) 895-1700
High
Total Enrollment 290
Crestview Middle School
1575 State Route 96
ZIP: 44805
(419) 895-1700
Middle
Total Enrollment 466
Edison Primary School North
1202 Masters Ave
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-7965
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Mapleton Elementary School
2 Mountie Dr
ZIP: 44805
(419) 945-2188
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Mapleton High School
1 Mountie Dr
ZIP: 44805
(419) 945-2188
High
Total Enrollment 257
Mapleton Middle School
635 County Road 801
ZIP: 44805
(419) 945-2188
Middle
Total Enrollment 214
Montgomery Intermediate School East
725 Us Highway 250 E
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-7967
Middle
Total Enrollment 373
Osborn Intermediate School Central
544 E Main St
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-7969
Middle
Total Enrollment 311
Taft Primary School South
825 Smith Rd
ZIP: 44805
(419) 289-7964
Primary
Total Enrollment 487

Ashland Private Schools

Ashland Montessori School
1515 Mifflin Ave
ZIP: 44805
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
St Edward Elementary School
433 Cottage St
ZIP: 44805
Elementary
Total Enrollment 136
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