Also See: Ashland, WI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Ashland had a population of 7,813 as of July 1, 2021. 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 46.5924 and longitude -90.8838 in Ashland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Bay City, Gichi-wiikwedong, Saint Mark, Whittlesey, Wikwedong, Zham-a-wa-mik.
|Total Population||7,813 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,271 (93.1%)|
|Population in Families||5,085 (65.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||542 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$42,147|
|Average Household Income||$58,505|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,303|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,868 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,982 (51.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,378 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||508 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$120,779|
|Average Home Value||$144,046|
|Housing Affordability Index3||168|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.43%|
The table below compares Ashland to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 117||85th|
|Population Density||# 412||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 743||5th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 281||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 675||13th|
|Diversity Index||# 116||85th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.