Ashland, Kentucky 

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Population

21,035

-2.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Best Places to Live in Ashland, Kentucky

Small river cities - Extreme western West Virginia along the Ohio River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Small-town atmosphere
-Revitalizing downtown
Cons
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment
-Isolation

Local Listings in Ashland, KY
 $69,900 
549 Gartrell St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 405 SqFt
 $69,900 
549 Gartrell St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 405 SqFt
 $89,900 
2021 Central Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1675 SqFt
 $74,900 
952 Prospect Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1568 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Huntington-Ashland Metro Area

Industrial Huntington, located along the Ohio River, is a transport center for traffic between Ohio, the Great Lakes, Kentucky, and points east of the Appalachians. The diverse industrial base includes chemicals, metal products, and glass and glass products manufacturing. The smaller Ashland, in Kentucky 10 miles downriver, plays a similar role.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Kentucky
County: Boyd County
Metro Area: Huntington-Ashland Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Ashland
Zip Codes: 41102 41101
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 565 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ashland is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ashland jobs have increased by 0.23%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ashland's cost of living is 20.90% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ashland's Cost of Living

VOTING
Boyd county voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ashland's population is 21,035 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.67%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ashland is $82,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.68%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Ashland

SCHOOLS
Ashland public schools spend $10,016 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Ashland. More Education


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Housing Market in Ashland

It's a good time to buy in Ashland. Home Appreciation is up 8.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Ashland Real Estate or Find top agents in Ashland

The median home price in Ashland is $82,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Ashland   7 Reviews
economic blight - 7/1/2014
I've lived in Ashland for 5 yrs now. It is lovely in its natural surroundings but if you need a job and aren't an engineer or truck driver--run far away. It is a dead... Read More

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Why in the world... - 2/1/2013
...Would anyone choose to move to Ashland? I moved from Wilmington, NC about 7 months ago, not by choice. There's not a whole lot to do around here, and unless you grew... Read More

Small town with big city stuff to do. - 6/23/2009
Living on the border of Huntington, WV & Ironton, Ohio and being the largest town in NE Ky. there are plenty of ways to enjoy life all within a half hour of home. There... Read More


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41102 41101

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NEW LISTINGS IN ASHLAND KY
$69,900
549 Gartrell St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$89,900
2021 Central Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$74,900
952 Prospect Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$79,900
323 Barber Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$93,900
3908 Cactus St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$85,900
1417 Wurts Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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