Ashland, Clay County, Alabama

Ashland: County seat of Clay County, Alabama, USA

About

Ashland is a city located in the county of Clay in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,037. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,872 inhabitants.

The city was created 156 years ago in 1866.

Quick Facts about Ashland

Population : 1,872 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Clay County
Postal code : 36251
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.45%
Land as percent of area : 99.55%
Altitude : 1,119 feet / 341, 341 meters
Capital city : Ashland is capital of Clay County
Establishment : January 01, 1867 (156 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 09:03:55 (30th January 2023)
Population growth : -8.81% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Ashland is located at 33°16'25"N 85°50'10"W (33.2737300, -85.8360700).

Ashland map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ashland decreased by 8.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 1,965 -
2010 2,037 3.53% census
2011 2,003 -1.7% estimation process
2012 1,963 -2.04% estimation process
2013 1,955 -0.41% estimation process
2014 1,956 0.05% estimation process
2015 1,948 -0.41% estimation process
2016 1,940 -0.41% estimation process
2017 1,925 -0.78% estimation process
2018 1,909 -0.84% estimation process
2019 1,895 -0.74% estimation process
2020 1,872 -1.23% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 73,309
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 68,382
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 74,015
April 1, 2010 Population : 68,356
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.4%
People over 65 (%) : 13.8%
Female persons, % : 50.9%
White only, percent : 89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 85.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 6,686
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 30,115

Ashland zip code is 36251. County name: Clay, County fips: 01027

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 30,115
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $142,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,171
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $371
2015-2019 median gross rent : $796
Permits for construction, 2020 : 405
2015-2019 Households : 26,895
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 59,963
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 78,539
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 628,542
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 613,431
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,784
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,094
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,293
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,056
2019 total employment : 11,619
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 395,324
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 4,706
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,024
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,835
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,626
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 406
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,481
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 482
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,361
2010 population per square mile : 88.7
2010 land area in square miles : 770.73

Schools in Ashland

College & universities near Ashland, AL

Code Name City ZIP
251260 Southern Union State Community College Wadley (AL) 36276
102298 Talladega College Talladega (AL) 35160
100760 Central Alabama Community College Alexander City (AL) 35010

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ashland, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL
MGM Montgomery, AL 950 West South Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Ashland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ashland Post Office Ashland (AL) 36251
Linevill Post Office Lineville (AL) 36266
Cragford Post Office Cragford (AL) 36255
Delta Post Office Delta (AL) 36258
Munford Post Office Munford (AL) 36268

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Other cities in Clay County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clay County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Lineville 2,221 City in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ashland distances to largest Alabama cities