Ashland, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ashland, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Ashland Census Designated Place had a population of 8,571 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 39.8762 and longitude -75.0083 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Ashland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Ashland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389152) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Ashland Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cherry Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Camden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ashland, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,571
Population in Households 8,348
Population in Familes 7,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 2,941
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 3,168
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,888 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $236,844
Average Home Value $248,952


Median Household Income $87,143
Average Household Income $102,372
Per Capita Income $38,737
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.34%
Households 0.43% 0.3%
Families 0.51% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Ashland, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 169 69th
Population Density1 # 231 58th
Diversity Index2 # 233 57th
Median Household Income # 191 65th
Per Capita Income # 248 55th

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