The Town of Ashford had a population of 2,359 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Ashford is located at latitude 31.1853 and longitude -85.2362 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ashford (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.
The Town of Ashford (GNIS ID: 2405172) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ashford is located within Dothan Division of Houston County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||923|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,337|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,260|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.96|
|Population in Households||2,359|
|Population in Familes||2,002|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$41,772|
|Average Household Income||$56,156|
|Per Capita Income||$22,306|
|Total Housing Units||1,100 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||684 (62.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||266 (24.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||150 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,143|
|Average Home Value||$168,823|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.97%|
|Per Capita Income||3.09%|
The table below compares Ashford to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 192||67th|
|Population Density||# 195||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 309||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 224||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 231||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.