The City of Ashland had a population of 8,037 as of July 1, 2016. Ashland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 46.5818 and longitude -90.8719 in Ashland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Ashland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Ashland are located in Ashland County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Bayfield County.
The City of Ashland (GNIS ID: 1582723) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Bay City, Gichi-wiikwedong, Saint Mark, Whittlesey, Wikwedong, Zham-a-wa-mik.
|Population in Households||7,456|
|Population in Familes||5,293|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||581|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,902 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,010 (51.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,430 (36.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||462 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$113,380|
|Average Home Value||$146,741|
|Median Household Income||$40,319|
|Average Household Income||$52,908|
|Per Capita Income||$23,481|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.44%|
The table below compares Ashland to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 103||87th|
|Population Density1||# 412||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 113||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 653||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 544||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.