Ashland, Kentucky 

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Population

21,108

11% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$37,789

Avg. Home Price

$81,500

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

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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
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 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ashland jobs have decreased by 3.92%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ashland's cost of living is 20.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Ashland's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Ashland's population is 21,108 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -10.64%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ashland is $81,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.68%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Ashland

It's a good time to buy in Ashland. Home Appreciation is up 2.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Ashland Real Estate.

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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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ZIP CODES IN ASHLAND, KENTUCKY
41102 41101
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