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Ashland, Maine - Basic Facts

The Ashland Census Designated Place had a population of 658 as of July 1, 2019. 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 Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 46.6312 and longitude -68.4062 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the Ashland Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Ashland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583553) 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.

The Ashland Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ashland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Aroostook County.


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Ashland, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashland, ME Housing Affordability Index is 225
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ashland, ME Wealth Index is 52
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 658
Population in Households 658
Population in Familes 496
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 148
Diversity Index1 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,405
Average Household Income $56,436
Per Capita Income $26,049
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $97,340
Housing Affordability Index2 225
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 322
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.8% -0.83%
Households -0.68% -0.82%
Families 0.51% -1.05%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Ashland, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 119 9th
Population Density # 121 8th
Diversity Index # 129 2nd
Median Household Income # 88 33rd
Per Capita Income # 81 38th

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