Ashland County WI Information


Ashland County Subdivisions

Ashland County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,674
Population in Households 15,105
Population in Familes 11,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 569
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $42,373
Average Household Income $55,514
Per Capita Income $23,568


Total Housing Units 9,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,457 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,078 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,121 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $122,978
Average Home Value $154,628


Total Households 6,535
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,915
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.37% -0.52%
Households -0.37% -0.55%
Families -0.53% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.22%


Ashland County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 17th
Population Density # 65 11th
Diversity Index # 11 86th
Median Household Income # 71 3rd
Per Capita Income # 70 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.