Ashford, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ashford, Washington - Basic Facts

The Ashford Census Designated Place had a population of 238 as of July 1, 2015. Ashford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashford is located at latitude 46.7513 and longitude -122.0203 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Ashford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,772 feet.

The Ashford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407772) 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.

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, 2015.

Ashford Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Ashford, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 238
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (41.5%)
Median Home Value $209,722
Average Home Value $238,924
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,461
Average Household Income $57,347
Per Capita Income $23,653
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.78% 1.55%
Households 1.83% 1.59%
Families 5.07% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.

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Ashford, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashford to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 538 14th
Population Density1 # 565 10th
Diversity Index2 # 428 32nd
Median Household Income # 407 35th
Per Capita Income # 400 36th

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