Ashland, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ashland, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Ashland had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2016. Ashland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 32.1204 and longitude -93.1125 in Natchitoches Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Natchitoches Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Village of Ashland (GNIS ID: 2407410) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Ashland is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Natchitoches Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Ashland, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 277
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $49,468
Average Home Value $69,355
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $45,644
Per Capita Income $20,610
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.22%
Households 0.7% 0.34%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ashland, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 425 11th
Population Density1 # 474 0th
Diversity Index2 # 358 25th
Median Household Income # 322 32nd
Per Capita Income # 268 44th

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