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Ashland, Nebraska - Basic Facts

Ashland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Ashland.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Saunders County at latitude 41.0392 and longitude -96.3683. Saunders County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland (see map) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: Saline Ford.

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


Total Population 2,620
Population in Households 2,544
Population in Familes 2,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density1 2,381
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,023
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 712
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 710 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $129,854
Average Home Value $153,662


Median Household Income $52,649
Average Household Income $61,601
Per Capita Income $24,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.56% 1.21%
Households 1.73% 1.35%
Families 2.58% 1.26%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.35%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 51 91st
Population Density1 # 21 97th
Diversity Index2 # 324 45th
Median Household Income # 206 65th
Per Capita Income # 332 43rd

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