Ashland, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Ashland, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Ashland had a population of 538 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 34.8341 and longitude -89.1777 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The Town of Ashland (GNIS ID: 2405174) 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 Town of Ashland is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

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Ashland, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 538
Population in Households 511
Population in Familes 402
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 295
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $33,138
Average Household Income $50,157
Per Capita Income $21,673


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $115,057


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.68% -0.68%
Households -0.62% -0.68%
Families -0.74% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Ashland, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 257 29th
Population Density # 262 28th
Diversity Index # 241 34th
Median Household Income # 198 46th
Per Capita Income # 120 67th

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