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Ashland
  • Town in Missouri

Report Card

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

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Ashland is a town in Missouri with a population of 3,956. Ashland is in Boone County. Living in Ashland offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Ashland and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ashland are above average.

About

About Ashland...
Population
3,956

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$196,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$955
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    75.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    25
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    175.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,401.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    25
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    19%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Ashland

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,085
National
$64,994

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