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Ashland, Montana - Basic Facts

The Ashland Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rosebud County at latitude 45.5977 and longitude -106.2975. Rosebud County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,920 feet.

The formal official name is the Ashland Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ashland, Montana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Ashland indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Ashland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Ashland, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 848
Population in Households 848
Population in Familes 716
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $143,182


Median Household Income $48,451
Average Household Income $56,338
Per Capita Income $18,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.35%
Households 0.9% 0.4%
Families 3.06% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 106 71st
Population Density1 # 287 21st
Diversity Index2 # 15 96th
Median Household Income # 111 70th
Per Capita Income # 313 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.