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Ashland City, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Ashland City had a population of 5,501 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland City is located at latitude 36.2742 and longitude -87.0642 in Cheatham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ashland City encompass a land area of 10.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Cheatham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Town of Ashland City (GNIS ID: 2405175) 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 Town of Ashland City is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cheatham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland City: Ashland.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashland City, TN Housing Affordability Index is 174
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
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 City, TN Wealth Index is 47
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
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 5,501 (100%)
Population in Households 5,330 (96.9%)
Population in Families 4,138 (75.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 171 ( 3.1%)
Population Density 516
Diversity Index2 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,668
Average Household Income $58,916
Per Capita Income $22,605
Wealth Index4 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,312 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 835 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $146,754
Housing Affordability Index3 174
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,148
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,376
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 1.79% 1.14%
Households 1.74% 1.16%
Families 2.08% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Ashland City, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland City to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 102 76th
Population Density # 212 51st
Diversity Index # 129 70th
Median Household Income # 152 65th
Per Capita Income # 217 50th

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