Ashton, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Ashton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Ashton had a population of 188 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Ashton, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 188
Population in Households 179
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 318
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $43,269
Average Household Income $56,425
Per Capita Income $25,234


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $142,857


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.38% -0.43%
Households -0.27% -0.45%
Families 0.66% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

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, 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 # 362 38th
Population Density # 471 19th
Diversity Index # 559 4th
Median Household Income # 465 20th
Per Capita Income # 454 22nd

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