Ashland

  1. Ashland Legal Resources
  2. Ashland Statistics
  3. Ashland Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Ashland Employment Information
  5. Ashland Family Information
  6. Ashland Education Information
  7. Ashland Business Information
  8. Ashland Public Benefits Information
  9. Ashland Criminal Information
  10. Ashland Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Ashland Zip Codes


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Ashland Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 14,674
  • Land Area (2000): 32.228 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.237 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508
  • Alias(es) (2003): ASHLAND

Ashland Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 13,543 2002 14,856 2005 15,485
2000 14,235 2003 15,405 2006 15,644
2001 14,744 2004 15,433 2007 15,818

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Houses (2000): 5,794

Ashland Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 14,276 97.29%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 398 2.71%

Ashland Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 3,759
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $137,416,000 / $30,593,000

Ashland Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 7,587 7,188 399 5.26% 53
1991 7,582 7,011 572 7.54% 75
1992 7,604 7,029 575 7.56% 76
1993 7,700 7,232 468 6.07% 61
1994 7,891 7,505 385 4.88% 49
1995 7,801 7,477 324 4.16% 42
1996 8,014 7,734 280 3.50% 35
1997 8,291 8,051 240 2.90% 29
1998 8,575 8,371 204 2.38% 24
1999 8,846 8,630 215 2.44% 25
2000 8,852 8,659 193 2.18% 22
2001 9,145 8,864 281 3.07% 31
2002 9,217 8,763 454 4.92% 49
2003 9,114 8,659 455 4.99% 50
2004 9,143 8,761 382 4.18% 42
2005 9,234 8,890 344 3.73% 37
2006 9,344 9,000 344 3.69% 37
2007 9,411 9,089 321 3.42% 34
2008 9,463 9,100 363 3.83% 38
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 9,449 9,093 356 3.77% 38
Feb 2008 9,350 9,021 329 3.52% 35
Mar 2008 9,384 9,064 320 3.41% 34
Apr 2008 9,366 9,105 261 2.79% 28
May 2008 9,365 9,015 350 3.74% 37
Jun 2008 9,592 9,186 406 4.23% 42
Jul 2008 9,638 9,223 415 4.31% 43
Aug 2008 9,592 9,182 410 4.27% 43
Sep 2008 9,430 9,011 419 4.44% 44
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Ashland Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 490 11.39%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 466 10.83%
3. Educational Services 395 9.18%
4. Finance and Insurance 295 6.86%
5. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 267 6.20%
6. Public Administration 186 4.32%
7. Health Care 166 3.86%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 132 3.07%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 126 2.93%
10. Repair and Maintenance 97 2.25%
11. Other Transportation 93 2.16%
12. Accommodation and Food Services 92 2.14%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 91 2.11%
14. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 89 2.07%
15. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 88 2.05%
16. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 73 1.70%
17. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 69 1.60%
18. Printing and Related Manufacturing 67 1.56%
19. U.S. Postal Service 58 1.35%
20. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 54 1.25%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 573 14.32%
2. Educational Services 527 13.17%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 438 10.94%
4. Finance and Insurance 350 8.75%
5. Social Assistance 210 5.25%
6. Public Administration 169 4.22%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 165 4.12%
8. Personal and Laundry Services 116 2.90%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 107 2.67%
10. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 98 2.45%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 91 2.27%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 87 2.17%
13. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 84 2.10%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 80 2.00%
15. Construction 69 1.72%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 68 1.70%
17. Department and Other General Stores 67 1.67%
18. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 57 1.42%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 57 1.42%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 56 1.40%

Ashland Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 369 8.58%
2. Computer Specialists 265 6.16%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 252 5.86%
4. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 197 4.58%
5. Engineers 193 4.49%
6. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 186 4.32%
7. Top Executives 138 3.21%
8. Other Installation / Maintenance 132 3.07%
9. Carpenters 118 2.74%
10. Operations Managers Non Finance 107 2.49%
11. Other Production Occupations 103 2.39%
12. Business Operations Specialists 100 2.32%
13. Accountants and Auditors 94 2.18%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 93 2.16%
15. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 92 2.14%
16. Financial Managers 88 2.05%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 85 1.98%
18. Other Office and Admin Support 84 1.95%
19. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 81 1.88%
20. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 71 1.65%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 269 6.72%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 194 4.85%
3. Other Management Occupations 182 4.55%
4. Registered Nurses 177 4.42%
5. Business Operations Specialists 176 4.40%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 175 4.37%
7. Computer Specialists 162 4.05%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 152 3.80%
9. Child Care Workers 145 3.62%
10. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 132 3.30%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 111 2.77%
12. Financial Managers 110 2.75%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 99 2.47%
14. Customer Service Representatives 96 2.40%
15. Accountants and Auditors 94 2.35%
16. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 93 2.32%
17. Personal Appearance Workers 89 2.22%
18. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 85 2.12%
19. Top Executives 81 2.02%
20. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 79 1.97%

Ashland Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 7,374 65.41%
15-35 hours 1,486 13.18%
1-14 hours 365 3.24%
No regular hours 2,048 18.17%

Ashland Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 103 1.30%
5 AM-5:29 AM 79 1.00%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 130 1.64%
6 AM-6:29 AM 643 8.12%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,063 13.43%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,629 20.58%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,278 16.14%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,156 14.60%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 628 7.93%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 385 4.86%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 202 2.55%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 63 0.80%
Noon-3:59 PM 343 4.33%
4 PM-11:59 PM 214 2.70%

Ashland Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 153 1.93%
5-9 546 6.90%
10-14 896 11.32%
15-19 1,092 13.79%
20-24 902 11.39%
25-29 337 4.26%
30-34 828 10.46%
35-39 304 3.84%
40-44 402 5.08%
45-59 1,358 17.16%
60-89 836 10.56%
At least 90 262 3.31%

Ashland Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 7 0.09% 3,919 49.51%
30-44 17 0.21% 1,517 19.16%
45-59 56 0.71% 1,302 16.45%
At least 60 319 4.03% 779 9.84%

Ashland Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 491 5.96%
 Car / truck / van, solo 6,957 84.39%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 43 0.52%
 Public transportation 399 4.84%
 Walked 26 0.32%
 Worked at home 328 3.98%

Ashland Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Family Information

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Households (2000): 5,729 (14,642 people)
Families (2000): 4,072 (12,421 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,181
People at same address in 1995: 8,240

Ashland Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 133 2.32%
$10,000-$14,999 166 2.90%
$15,000-$19,999 147 2.57%
$20,000-$24,999 278 4.85%
$25,000-$29,999 235 4.10%
$30,000-$34,999 237 4.14%
$35,000-$39,999 267 4.66%
$40,000-$44,999 216 3.77%
$45,000-$49,999 191 3.33%
$50,000-$59,999 483 8.43%
$60,000-$74,999 839 14.64%
$75,000-$99,999 987 17.23%
$100,000-$124,999 715 12.48%
$125,000-$149,999 293 5.11%
$150,000-$199,999 347 6.06%
$200,000 or more 195 3.40%

Ashland Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,296 22.66%
 Family, 2 people 1,596 27.90%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 340 5.94%
 Family, 3 people 1,029 17.99%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 38 0.66%
 Family, 4 people 975 17.05%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 19 0.33%
 Family, 5 people 315 5.51%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 79 1.38%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 29 0.51%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.02%

Ashland Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 5,127 31.13%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,884 17.51%
Public Assistance 65 0.39%
Retirement 751 4.56%
Self Employment 889 5.40%
Social Security 1,079 6.55%
Supplemental Security 101 0.61%
Wage / Salary 4,968 30.16%
Other 606 3.68%

Ashland Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,735 49.42%
 With children under 18 1,776 50.58%

Ashland Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 419 7.69%
 Married 3,668 67.33%
 Never Married 1,279 23.48%
 Widowed 82 1.51%

Ashland Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 617 10.28%
 Married 3,655 60.90%
 Never Married 1,333 22.21%
 Widowed 397 6.61%

Ashland Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Education Information

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Ashland Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 149 1.36%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 542 4.94%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,581 23.52%
 Some college, no degree 2,069 18.85%
 Associate degree 824 7.51%
 Bachelors degree 2,845 25.92%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,965 17.90%

Ashland Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 168 1.14% 223 1.52% 391 2.66%
Kindergarten 220 1.50% 5 0.03% 225 1.53%
Grades 1-4 789 5.38% 71 0.48% 860 5.86%
Grades 5-8 665 4.53% 103 0.70% 768 5.23%
Grades 9-12 618 4.21% 41 0.28% 659 4.49%
Undergrad college 220 1.50% 186 1.27% 406 2.77%
Graduate or professional school 62 0.42% 162 1.10% 224 1.53%
Total 2,742 18.69% 791 5.39% 3,533 24.08%

Ashland Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 396
Ashland Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Public Benefits Information

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Ashland Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 14,340 97.98%
 Below Poverty Level 295 2.02%

Ashland Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Criminal Information

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Ashland Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 1.846 0.148 0.000 0.000 1.994 0.222 1.477 4.135 0.148 5.981
2000 3.161 0.140 0.000 0.000 3.302 0.140 1.124 3.793 0.140 5.198
2001 1.356 0.203 0.000 0.203 1.763 0.203 2.170 5.155 0.271 7.800
2002 2.221 0.135 0.000 0.067 2.423 0.000 2.221 4.308 0.269 6.799
2003 0.584 0.260 0.065 0.065 0.974 0.065 1.688 2.597 0.195 4.479
2004 1.166 0.324 0.000 0.000 1.490 0.130 0.972 2.462 0.259 3.693
2005 0.840 0.452 0.000 0.065 1.356 0.129 1.098 3.100 0.258 4.456
2006 1.215 0.447 0.000 0.000 1.662 0.064 1.662 2.749 0.447 4.858
2007 1.012 0.316 0.000 0.316 1.644 0.126 1.580 3.161 0.569 5.310

Ashland Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 7 25
2005 5 26
2006 4 27
2007 4 27

Ashland Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 108
2000 121
2001 141
2002 137

Ashland Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Ashland Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,245 15.30%
10-19 Years 1,663 11.33%
20-29 Years 1,383 9.42%
30-39 Years 2,857 19.47%
40-49 Years 2,774 18.90%
50-59 Years 1,825 12.44%
60-69 Years 959 6.54%
70-79 Years 698 4.76%
80-89 Years 245 1.67%
90+ Years 25 0.17%

Ashland Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 7,100 48.38%
 Female 7,574 51.62%

Ashland Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 13,226 90.13%
 Hispanic/Latino 428 2.92%
 Asian 363 2.47%
 Multiracial 265 1.81%
 African-American 250 1.70%
 Other Race 130 0.89%
 Amerindian 11 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.01%

Ashland Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 3,626 22.05%
2. Italian 2,979 18.11%
3. English 2,293 13.94%
4. German 945 5.75%
5. French Non-Basque 827 5.03%
6. United States Or American 792 4.82%
7. Russian 601 3.65%
8. Polish 548 3.33%
9. French Canadian 469 2.85%
10. Scottish 416 2.53%

Ashland Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 11,971 88.78%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 292 2.17%
3. Russian 281 2.08%
4. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 252 1.87%
5. Chinese 167 1.24%
6. Italian 143 1.06%
7. Greek 124 0.92%
8. French 73 0.54%
9. Persian 28 0.21%
10. Gujarathi 28 0.21%

Ashland Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 13,241 90.23%
 Naturalized immigrant 669 4.56%
 Not a citizen 764 5.21%

Ashland Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Ashland Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ashland Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01721