Ashton, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ashton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Ashton had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016. Ashton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashton is located at latitude 41.2477 and longitude -98.7952 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ashton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,037 feet.

The Village of Ashton (GNIS ID: 2398000) 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 Village of Ashton is located within Ashton Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sherman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ashton, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 198
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 335
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $78,571
Average Home Value $116,987


Median Household Income $41,559
Average Household Income $59,993
Per Capita Income $27,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.1%
Households 0.68% 0.41%
Families 2.24% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Ashton, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashton to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 352 39th
Population Density1 # 467 20th
Diversity Index2 # 558 4th
Median Household Income # 437 25th
Per Capita Income # 273 53rd

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