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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$156,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$734
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    48
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    193
    525
  • Theft
    1,493
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    145
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$45,938
National
$53,889
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

    Ashland Reviews

    3 reviews
    As a new resident in Ashland I've come to enjoy living here. The school system has good reviews for kids and the location is excellent for commuting to Concord and other nearby towns. Good restaurants and a average cost of living.
    Review Ashland
    This place doesn't have much crime its a small safe community, however it does have some areas that are not the most clean.
    It is the area I grew up in Though i may now wanna leave it was great for my early years