Ashland, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ashland, Montana - Basic Facts

The Ashland Census Designated Place had a population of 836 as of July 1, 2015. Ashland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 45.5977 and longitude -106.2975 in Rosebud County. 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. Rosebud County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,920 feet.

The Ashland Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

Ashland Census Designated Place, MT Boundary Map

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Ashland, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 836
Population in Households 836
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $121,250
Average Home Value $150,833
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,405
Average Household Income $55,296
Per Capita Income $17,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.21%
Households 0.4% 0.21%
Families 2.19% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 109 70th
Population Density1 # 288 21st
Diversity Index2 # 17 96th
Median Household Income # 137 63rd
Per Capita Income # 313 14th

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