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The City of Ashland had a population of 831 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

The City of Ashland is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clark County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Clark.

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Ashland, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 831
Daytime Population: Workers 594
Daytime Population: Residents 427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,021
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 812
Population in Familes 655
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 495
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $42,685
Average Household Income $63,624
Per Capita Income $27,933


Total Housing Units 463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $69,880
Average Home Value $82,556


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.58% -0.98%
Households -0.59% -1.01%
Families -0.17% -1.13%
Median Household Income   4.49%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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, 2017 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 # 232 66th
Population Density # 483 28th
Diversity Index # 88 87th
Median Household Income # 511 24th
Per Capita Income # 214 68th

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