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Ashland
  • Town in Kentucky

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 minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Ashland is a town in Kentucky with a population of 21,695. Ashland is in Boyd County. Living in Ashland offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Ashland and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ashland are above average.

About

About Ashland...
Population
21,695

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$693
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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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
    105.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    50.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    25.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    482.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,204.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    235.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Ashland

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,414
National
$69,021

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