Ashland, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Ashland city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     20,079
Urban population....................................................     20,079
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      5,585
Preprimary school...................................................        404
Elementary or high school...........................................      3,258
  Percent in private school.........................................        6.9
College.............................................................      1,923

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     12,232
Less than 9th grade.................................................        877
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      2,020
High school graduate................................................      5,029
Some college, no degree.............................................      1,627
Associates degree...................................................        464
Bachelor's degree...................................................      1,461
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        754

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       76.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       18.1

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     18,675
Lived in same house.................................................      9,463
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      9,038
  Same State........................................................      7,808
    Same county.....................................................      5,407
    Different county................................................      2,401
  Different State...................................................      1,230
Lived abroad........................................................        174

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     12,285
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        350
  With a mobility limitation........................................        178
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        274
With a work disability..............................................        888
    In labor force..................................................        383
  Prevented from working............................................        438
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      2,878
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        595
  With a mobility limitation........................................        466
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        329

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        283
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,604
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,120

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      2,113
  65 years and over.................................................        660

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     19,730
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       81.8
Foreign-born population.............................................        349
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        137

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     18,675
Speak a language other than English.................................        737
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        285
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        133
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         36
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................         94
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         81

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     24,069
Arab................................................................         47
Austrian............................................................         29
Belgian.............................................................          0
Canadian............................................................         12
Czech...............................................................         69
Danish..............................................................         65
Dutch...............................................................        956
English.............................................................      3,293
Finnish.............................................................         32
French (except Basque)..............................................        633
French Canadian.....................................................         98
German..............................................................      9,217
Greek...............................................................         35
Hungarian...........................................................        211
Irish...............................................................      2,861
Italian.............................................................        784
Lithuanian..........................................................         11
Norwegian...........................................................         59
Polish..............................................................        420
Portuguese..........................................................          0
Romanian............................................................          7
Russian.............................................................         15
Scotch-Irish........................................................        615
Scottish............................................................        541
Slovak..............................................................        300
Subsaharan African..................................................          6
Swedish.............................................................        208
Swiss...............................................................        196
Ukrainian...........................................................         53
United States or American...........................................      1,087
Welsh...............................................................        296
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         63
Yugoslavian.........................................................         73
Other ancestries....................................................      1,777

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     15,603
In labor force......................................................      9,626
      Percent in labor force........................................       61.7
  Civilian labor force..............................................      9,609
    Employed........................................................      8,986
    Unemployed......................................................        623
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.5
  Armed Forces......................................................         17
Not in labor force..................................................      5,977

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      7,092
In labor force......................................................      5,010
      Percent in labor force........................................       70.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,993
    Employed........................................................      4,651
    Unemployed......................................................        342
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.8
  Armed Forces......................................................         17
Not in labor force..................................................      2,082

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      8,511
In labor force......................................................      4,616
      Percent in labor force........................................       54.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,616
    Employed........................................................      4,335
    Unemployed......................................................        281
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.1
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      3,895

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      8,511
With own children under 6 years.....................................      1,131
  Percent in labor force............................................       57.4
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,362
  Percent in labor force............................................       84.9

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      1,676
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        878

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      3,174
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      2,327

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      1,448
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         58
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         14
  Unemployed........................................................         19
  Not in labor force................................................         25

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      8,825
Percent drove alone.................................................       79.9
Percent in carpools.................................................        9.5
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.3
Percent using other means...........................................        0.3
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        9.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       13.6

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      8,986
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............        944
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,291
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        252
Sales occupations...................................................        857
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      1,060
Private household occupations.......................................         28
Protective service occupations......................................        205
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,140
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         82
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        877
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      1,346
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        347
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        557

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      8,986
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         70
Mining..............................................................          5
Construction........................................................        328
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      1,733
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      1,448
Transportation......................................................        225
Communications and other public utilities...........................        121
Wholesale trade.....................................................        193
Retail trade........................................................      1,374
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        252
Business and repair services........................................        227
Personal services...................................................        185
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................         55
Health services.....................................................        580
Educational services................................................      1,326
Other professional and related services.............................        507
Public administration...............................................        357

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      8,986
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      7,225
Government workers..................................................      1,163
  Local government workers..........................................        815
  State government workers..........................................        273
  Federal government workers........................................         75
Self-employed workers...............................................        565
Unpaid family workers...............................................         33

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      7,672
Less than $5,000....................................................        460
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        863
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        954
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,637
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,313
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,310
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        810
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        167
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         89
$150,000 or more....................................................         69
Median household income (dollars)...................................     24,536

  Families..........................................................      5,188
Less than $5,000....................................................        258
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        270
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        421
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,033
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,048
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,126
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        740
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        147
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         89
$150,000 or more....................................................         56
Median family income (dollars)......................................     30,345

  Nonfamily households..............................................      2,484
Less than $5,000....................................................        216
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        608
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        552
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        578
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        260
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        189
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         54
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         20
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          0
$150,000 or more....................................................          7
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     13,691

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     12,029

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      7,672
With wage and salary income.........................................      5,733
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     30,309
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        815
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     13,066
With farm self-employment income....................................         61
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      1,606
With Social Security income.........................................      2,320
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,817
With public assistance income.......................................        475
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,719
With retirement income..............................................      1,467
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,946

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     18,538
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,248

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     13,589
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,375
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      2,878
    Below poverty level.............................................        290

Related children under 18 years.....................................      4,945
    Below poverty level.............................................        869
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,382
    Below poverty level.............................................        298
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      3,563
    Below poverty level.............................................        571

Unrelated individuals...............................................      2,940
    Below poverty level.............................................        560

  All families......................................................      5,188
    Below poverty level.............................................        523
With related children under 18 years................................      2,650
    Below poverty level.............................................        390
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,070
    Below poverty level.............................................        199

  Female householder families.......................................        714
    Below poverty level.............................................        281
With related children under 18 years................................        529
    Below poverty level.............................................        263
  With related children under 5 years...............................        169
    Below poverty level.............................................        125

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       12.1%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       10.1%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       10.1%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       17.6%
    Related children under 5 years..................................       21.6%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       16.0%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       19.0%

All families........................................................       10.1%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       14.7%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       18.6%

Female householder families.........................................       39.4%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       49.7%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       74.0%

      Total housing units...........................................      8,020

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        125
1985 to 1988........................................................        276
1980 to 1984........................................................        370
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,326
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,166
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,394
1940 to 1949........................................................        810
1939 or earlier.....................................................      2,553

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................         82
1 bedroom...........................................................        896
2 bedrooms..........................................................      2,655
3 bedrooms..........................................................      3,210
4 bedrooms..........................................................      1,073
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        104

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         32
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................         52
Condominium housing units...........................................        101

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      7,911
Individual drilled well.............................................         92
Individual dug well.................................................          9
Some other source...................................................          8

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      7,941
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................         56
Other means.........................................................         23

      Occupied housing units........................................      7,632

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      6,382
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         55
Electricity.........................................................        975
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        124
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................         86
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         10
No fuel used........................................................          0

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,585
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,205
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,046
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,391
1960 to 1969........................................................        603
1959 or earlier.....................................................        802

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        399

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      7,632
None................................................................        818
1...................................................................      2,944
2...................................................................      2,761
3 or more...........................................................      1,109

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,154
  With a mortgage...................................................      2,366
    Less than $300..................................................        108
    $300 to $499....................................................        902
    $500 to $699....................................................        848
    $700 to $999....................................................        362
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        131
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         15
    $2,000 or more..................................................          0
    Median (dollars)................................................        536
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,788
    Less than $100..................................................         31
    $100 to $199....................................................        957
    $200 to $299....................................................        675
    $300 to $399....................................................         85
    $400 or more....................................................         40
    Median (dollars)................................................        192

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,154
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,862
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        617
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        239
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        170
  35 percent or more................................................        260
  Not computed......................................................          6

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,722
  Less than $200....................................................        294
  $200 to $299......................................................        655
  $300 to $499......................................................      1,426
  $500 to $749......................................................        251
  $750 to $999......................................................         16
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................         80
  Median (dollars)..................................................        341

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,722
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        999
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        306
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        299
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        226
  35 percent or more................................................        741
  Not computed......................................................        151
 
 

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