Ashland, WI Population

Population: 8,620. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,306 (-3.6% change)
Males: 4,112 (47.7%), Females: 4,508 (52.3%)

Ashland County

Zip code: 54806

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $30,853
Median house value: $64,000

Races in Ashland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.6%)
  • American Indian (8.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)

Ancestries: German (29.5%), Norwegian (12.2%), Polish (12.0%), Swedish (11.8%), Irish (10.9%), English (7.0%).

Elevation: 671 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ashland

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland city

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -97 (-1.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Ashland:

  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (1615 MAPLE LANE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ashland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ashland:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 54 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 92 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 119 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ashland:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEMORIAL (about 5 miles; ASHLAND, WI; Abbreviation: ASX)
  • MADELINE ISLAND (about 17 miles; LA POINTE, WI; Abbreviation: 4R5)
  • CABLE UNION (about 37 miles; CABLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3CU)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Ashland:

  • NORTHLAND COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 738; Location: 1411 ELLIS AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.northland.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 84 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 85 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 92 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 96 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 131 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 131 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 139 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)

Schools

Public high school in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND HI (Students: 809; Location: 1900 BEASER AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Ashland:

  • CELEBRATION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: PO BOX 651; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND MID (Students: 492; Location: 203 11TH ST E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR PRIMARY (Students: 412; Location: 1101 BINSFIELD RD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR INTERMEDIATE (Students: 404; Location: 1101 BINSFIELD RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • MARENGO VALLEY EL (Students: 169; Location: RR 4 BOX 211; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Ashland:

  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 215 EAST LAKESHORE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN CRHISTIAN SCH (Students: 13; Location: 1111 11TH AVE PO BOX 31; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ASHLAND 7TH DAY ADVENTIST SCH (Students: 6; Location: 622 10TH AVE W; Grades: 3 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Ashland:

  • VAUGHN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $384,821; Location: 502 W. MAIN ST.; 29,767 books; 1,396 audio materials; 1,354 video materials; 156 serial subscriptions)