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Ashland, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ashland had a population of 870 as of July 1, 2015. Ashland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 37.1867 and longitude -99.7697 in Clark County. 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. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,975 feet.

The City of Ashland (GNIS ID: 2393999) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Clark.

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Ashland, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 870
Population in Households 851
Population in Familes 689
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 518
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $96,465
Average Home Value $163,134


Median Household Income $43,425
Average Household Income $53,687
Per Capita Income $23,420
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.11%
Households 0.15% 0.21%
Families 0.86% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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, 2015 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 # 226 66th
Population Density1 # 470 30th
Diversity Index2 # 106 84th
Median Household Income # 423 37th
Per Capita Income # 353 48th

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