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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$115,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$745
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    39
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    39
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    525
  • Theft
    430
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$54,318
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

    Ashland Reviews

    2 reviews
    Ashland, Nebraska is nice little community conveniently located between Omaha and Lincoln. I grew up in Ashland and it was overall a good experience. It definitely has the small town feel with local shops along the main street. It feels safe and secure and they have great public schools. It's a little town that has a lot to offer and it will only continue to grow.
    Review Ashland
    Small town living. Great for families. Great schools. Quiet and peaceful, not alot of hustle and bustle. Laid back relaxed.