StatisticAshlandKentuckyNational
Population21,2944,467,673328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,98311491
Median age39.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%42%43%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ashland is 1639% higher than Kentucky
  • The median age in Ashland is 2% higher than Kentucky
  • In Ashland 92.83% of the population is White
  • In Ashland 2.68% of the population is Black
  • In Ashland 0.88% of the population is Asian

Compare Ashland, KY Demographics

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      Ashland population breakdown by race

      RaceAshlandKentuckyNational
      White92.83%87.48%73.35%
      Black2.68%7.94%12.63%
      Asian0.88%1.29%5.22%
      American Indian0.23%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race2.93%2.10%3.06%
      Other race0.44%0.92%4.75%
      In Ashland, 1.8% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Ashland age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Ashland, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).