Ashland, Missouri
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Ashland, Missouri
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Location of Ashland, Missouri
Location of Ashland, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°46?24?N 92°15?28?W / 38.77333°N 92.25778°W / 38.77333; -92.25778Coordinates: 38°46?24?N 92°15?28?W / 38.77333°N 92.25778°W / 38.77333; -92.25778
Country United States
State Missouri
County Boone
Founded 1853
Government[1]
 o Mayor Gene Rhrorer
 o Administrator Josh Hawkins
Area[2]
 o Total 4.80 sq mi (12.43 km2)
 o Land 4.79 sq mi (12.41 km2)
 o Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 o Total 3,707
 o Estimate (2016)[4] 3,876
 o Density 770/sq mi (300/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 o Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 65010
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-02242[5]
GNIS feature ID 0713434[6]
Website ashlandmo.us

Ashland is a city in Boone County, Missouri, United States. Ashland is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,707 at the 2010 census.

History

Ashland was founded in 1853.[7] It was named for the Ashland estate of Kentucky Congressman Henry Clay in Lexington, Kentucky.[8] Clay was instrumental in the Missouri Compromise of 1820, which allowed Missouri's admission as the 24th state.

Geography

Ashland is located at 38°46?24?N 92°15?28?W / 38.77333°N 92.25778°W / 38.77333; -92.25778 (38.773394, -92.257856).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.80 square miles (12.43 km2), of which, 4.79 square miles (12.41 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,707 people, 1,428 households, and 990 families residing in the city. The population density was 773.9 inhabitants per square mile (298.8/km2). There were 1,530 housing units at an average density of 319.4 per square mile (123.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 1,428 households of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 33.9 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.4% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census,[5] there were 1,869 people, 748 households and 495 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,106.7 per square mile (810.8/km²). There were 820 housing units at an average density of 924.3 per square mile (355.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.27% White, 0.43% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.80% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.34% of the population.

There were 748 households of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.87.

27.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median household income was $34,750 and the median family income was $41,136. Males had a median income of $28,203 versus $24,180 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,938. About 8.9% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Ashland is served by the Southern Boone County R-1 Public School District. The district's schools include:

  • Southern Boone County High School (Grades 9 through 12)
  • Southern Boone County Middle School (Grades 6 through 8)
  • Southern Boone County Elementary School (Grades 3 through 5)
  • Southern Boone County Primary School (Pre-School through Second Grade and Parents As Teachers)

Southern Boone County R-1 Public School District enrollment doubled between 1991 and 2017. [11]

Ashland has a public library, a branch of the Daniel Boone Regional Library.[12]

References

  1. ^ Ashland City Government Archived August 3, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 22.
  8. ^ "Citizen's Handbook for the City of Ashland" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-04-08. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ "District and School Information". Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education. Retrieved 2018.
  12. ^ "Locations and Hours". Daniel Boone Regional Library. Retrieved 2018.

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