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Ashland
  • Town in Ohio

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Ashland is a town in Ohio with a population of 20,390. Ashland is in Ashland County. Living in Ashland offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ashland there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Ashland and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ashland are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$714
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    58.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    88.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    245
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,621.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Ashland

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,869
National
$62,843

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