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Ashland, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ashland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clark County at latitude 37.1867 and longitude -99.7697. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,975 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ashland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ashland, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ashland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Clark.

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Ashland, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 866
Population in Households 847
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 516
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 381
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $93,678
Average Home Value $156,924


Median Household Income $45,955
Average Household Income $61,355
Per Capita Income $26,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% 0.23%
Households 0.0% 0.31%
Families 0.87% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ashland, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 224 67th
Population Density1 # 469 30th
Diversity Index2 # 113 83rd
Median Household Income # 356 47th
Per Capita Income # 128 81st

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