Ashland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,00611091
Median age42.038.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Ashland, KY has a population of 21,551 and is the 1,975th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,006 per sq mi which is 1725% higher than the Kentucky average and 2114% higher than the national average. The median age in Ashland is 42 which is approximately 10% higher than the Kentucky average of 38. In Ashland, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 64% of Ashland residents were born in Kentucky, 33% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Ashland is 1725% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Ashland is 10% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Ashland 94.10% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Ashland 2.57% of the population is African American.
  • In Ashland 0.97% of the population is Asian.

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Ashland population breakdown by race

African American2.57%7.87%12.60%
American Indian0.09%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.17%
Mixed race2.15%1.98%2.91%
Other race0.13%0.95%4.70%
In Ashland, 1.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ashland, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.