Ashland, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Ashland, Montana - Basic Facts

The Ashland Census Designated Place had a population of 829 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: 2407774) 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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ashland Census Designated Place is located within Northern Cheyenne Reservation Division of Rosebud County.

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Ashland, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $49,388
Average Household Income $57,758
Per Capita Income $18,307


Total Housing Units 370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $129,545
Average Home Value $157,895


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.19%
Households -0.04% -0.21%
Families 0.96% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

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, 2018 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 # 112 70th
Population Density # 287 21st
Diversity Index # 19 95th
Median Household Income # 162 56th
Per Capita Income # 331 9th

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