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0.41% decline
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0.84% growth


The economy of Ashland, WI employs 4,018 people. The economy of Ashland, WI is specialized in Healthcare & Social Assistance; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 1.55; 1.55; and 1.5 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Ashland, WI are Healthcare & Social Assistance (870), Retail trade (647), and Accommodation & Food Service (485), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($67,583), Transportation & Warehousing ($40,655), and Healthcare & Social Assistance ($28,984).

Median household income in Ashland, WI is $37,917. Males in Ashland, WI have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,626. The income inequality of Ashland, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.417 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Ashland, WI. In Ashland County, WI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 149 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,517. Milwaukee County, WI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Wisconsin.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Ashland, WI is from the county of Ashland County, WI.

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Ashland, WI is home to a population of 8,083 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Ashland, WI is composed of 6,761 White residents (83.6%), 669 Native residents (8.28%), 340 Two+ residents (4.21%), 180 Hispanic residents (2.23%), and 78 Asian residents (0.96%). The most common foreign languages in Ashland, WI are Spanish (74 speakers), Other Native North American (55 speakers), and Laotian (23 speakers), but compared to other places, Ashland, WI has a relative high number of Other Native North American (55 speakers), Laotian (23 speakers), and German (22 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Ashland, WI awarded 155 degrees. The student population of Ashland, WI is skewed towards females, with 64 male students and 91 female students. Most students in Ashland, WI are White (125 and 80.6%), followed by Unknown (15 and 9.7%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 3.87%), and American Indian (3 and 1.94%). The largest universities in Ashland, WI by number of graduates are Northland College (155 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Ashland, WI are General Biological Sciences (35 and 22.6%), Other Natural Resource & Conservation (20 and 12.9%), and Community Organization & Advocacy (10 and 6.45%). The median tuition costs in Ashland, WI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $31,980 and $31,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Ashland, WI is $107,800, which is 0.53 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $106,900 to $107,800, a 0.84% increase. The homeownership rate of Ashland, WI is 58.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Ashland, WI have an average commute time of 13.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ashland, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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