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Ashford, Washington - Basic Facts

Ashford is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ashford Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pierce County at latitude 46.7584 and longitude -122.0309. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,772 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Ashford Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Ashford, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 224
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $193,056
Average Home Value $221,667


Median Household Income $45,713
Average Household Income $57,219
Per Capita Income $24,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 1.05%
Households 0.93% 0.94%
Families 4.83% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 544 14th
Population Density1 # 571 9th
Diversity Index2 # 458 27th
Median Household Income # 416 34th
Per Capita Income # 368 42nd

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