Ashland, AL 36251 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 36251: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashland, AL 36251

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bluff Spring, AL 36251
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Harkins Crossroads, AL 36251
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.275, Longitude -85.832
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 168
  • PO Box Addresses: 446
  • Residential Addresses: 1,963
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,963

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ashland, AL 36251 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,474
Daytime Population: Workers 3,023
Daytime Population: Residents 3,466
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,489
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 5,328
Population in Familes 4,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $33,863
Average Household Income $45,253
Per Capita Income $19,023


Total Housing Units 2,580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,583 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 664 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $79,184
Average Home Value $117,040


Total Households 2,247
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,521
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.67% 0.52%
Households 0.54% 0.45%
Families 0.36% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.13%

Ashland, AL 36251 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36251 to the other 614 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 277 55th
Population Density # 389 37th
Diversity Index # 316 49th
Median Household Income # 473 23rd
Per Capita Income # 458 26th

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