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Ashville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Ashville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Clair County at latitude 33.8352 and longitude -86.27. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ashville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ashville, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ashville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ashville (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashville: Saint Clairsville.

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Ashville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,362
Population in Households 2,289
Population in Familes 2,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 123
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 642
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 695 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $111,111
Average Home Value $138,182


Median Household Income $42,554
Average Household Income $52,436
Per Capita Income $19,297
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.56% 1.49%
Households 1.76% 1.57%
Families 1.72% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ashville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashville to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 190 67th
Population Density1 # 431 26th
Diversity Index2 # 255 56th
Median Household Income # 163 72nd
Per Capita Income # 277 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.