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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Ashland County is 53,202, which is 1.29% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 1.83% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Ashland County population density is 124.65 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 257.90 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Ashland County is white, which represent 97.01% of the total population. The average Ashland County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 53,202. #47

Population Growth Since 2000, #40

Ashland County
1.29%
Ohio
1.83%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #39

Ashland County
124.65 per square mile
Ohio
257.90 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:51,610 (97.01%, #16)
Black:397 (0.75%, #71)
Hispanic:582 (1.09%, #64)
Asian:294 (0.55%, #40)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):36 (0.07%, #78)
One Race, Other:217 (0.41%, see rank)
Two or More Races:648 (1.22%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

42,139 (79.21%) out of the total population of 53,202 reported first ancestry.

 Ashland County% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Arab4610.87%, see rank0.67%0.56%
Czech2250.42%, see rank0.57%0.47%
Danish470.09%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch1,1692.20%, see rank1.53%1.40%
English4,9299.26%, see rank8.71%8.02%
French1,5022.82%, see rank2.49%3.34%
German18,15234.12%, see rank26.30%15.03%
Greek370.07%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian1,0531.98%, see rank1.65%0.46%
Irish5,76110.83%, see rank13.79%10.80%
Italian2,4284.56%, see rank6.44%5.52%
Norwegian860.16%, see rank0.36%1.42%
Polish1,4672.76%, see rank3.79%3.01%
Portuguese250.05%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian2040.38%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7331.38%, see rank0.96%0.99%
Scottish1,0161.91%, see rank1.82%1.72%
Subsaharan African990.19%, see rank0.91%0.95%
Swedish4480.84%, see rank0.63%1.27%
Swiss1,0391.95%, see rank0.64%0.30%
Ukrainian1870.35%, see rank0.36%0.31%
American7,24913.63%, see rank8.47%7.12%
Welsh4090.77%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 26,006 (48.88%, see rank)
Females: 27,196 (51.12%, see rank)

Ashland County
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Ohio
Male: 48.89%
Female: 51.11%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Ashland County
40.00 years old
Ohio
39.10 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Ashland County
39.10 years old
Ohio
37.60 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Ashland County
41.00 years old
Ohio
40.50 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Ashland County% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Under 5 years3,0915.81%, see rank6.06%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,5526.68%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,4606.50%, see rank6.59%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,1687.83%, see rank6.87%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,8727.28%, see rank6.77%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,77210.85%, see rank12.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,12411.51%, see rank12.43%12.96%
45 to 54 years7,29913.72%, see rank14.45%14.09%
55 to 64 years7,10013.35%, see rank13.23%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,7808.98%, see rank7.99%7.64%
75 to 84 2,6675.01%, see rank4.67%4.25%
85 years and over1,3172.48%, see rank2.09%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Ashland CountyOhioU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population35,059, 100%7,781,111209,056,129
Less Than High School4,498, 12.83%, see rank11.18%13.67%
High School Graduate15,468, 44.12%, see rank34.47%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,176, 23.32%, see rank28.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,297, 12.26%, see rank16.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,620, 7.47%, see rank9.53%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.97, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Ashland County OhioU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,33768.06%31.94%70.31%29.69%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)5,81981.29%, see rank18.71%, see rank86.56%13.44%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,74094.67%, see rank5.33%, see rank88.02%11.98%90.60%9.40%
College3,55034.73%, see rank65.27%, see rank77.45%22.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School52933.46%, see rank66.54%, see rank67.20%32.80%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Ashland CountyOhioU.S.
Total Households20,339, 100%4,570,015116,211,092
Average Household Size2.51, see rank2.462.63
1 Person Households5,103, 25.09%, see rank29.80%27.57%
2 or More Person Households15,236, 74.91%, see rank70.20%72.43%
Family Households (Families)14,228, 69.95%, see rank64.42%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.143.32
Married-Couple Family11,565, 56.86%, see rank47.09%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,111, 30.05%, see rank35.58%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Ashland County%OhioU.S.
15 Years and Over Total43,099see rank9,357,659252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over20,900100%, see rank4,524,956123,281,364
Never Married6,33830.33%, see rank34.15%35.77%
Married12,18458.30%, see rank52.00%52.04%
Widowed4252.03%, see rank2.92%2.57%
Divorced1,9539.34%, see rank10.93%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over22,199100%, see rank4,832,703129,692,771
Never Married5,34824.09%, see rank28.33%29.48%
Married12,38655.80%, see rank48.65%49.19%
Widowed2,1419.64%, see rank9.91%9.16%
Divorced2,32410.47%, see rank13.11%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Ashland County%OhioU.S.
Native51,79397.35%, see rank95.94%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence44,35683.37%, see rank75.10%58.73%
Born in Different State7,30413.73%, see rank20.09%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1330.25%, see rank0.75%1.42%
Foreign Born1,4092.65%, see rank4.06%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5951.12%, see rank2.02%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship8141.53%, see rank2.03%7.09%
Born In Europe5571.05%, see rank0.99%1.53%
Born In Asia6111.15%, see rank1.62%3.82%
Born In Africa230.04%, see rank0.48%0.55%
Born In Oceania250.05%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1070.20%, see rank0.82%6.83%
Born In Northern America860.16%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Ashland County%OhioU.S.
English19,26594.72%, see rank92.18%79.39%
Spanish2321.14%, see rank2.68%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages5862.88%, see rank3.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1060.52%, see rank1.22%3.36%
Other1500.74%, see rank0.84%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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