U.S. Beacon August 9, 2022

Ashford, AL

Houston County, Alabama

Latitude: 31.184032     Longitude: -85.235286
Population 1,932 (2005)
Elevation of Ashford, Alabama: 209 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0102836, place: Ashford city, Alabama)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 509 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 30 (5.89%)
Kindergarten: 36 (7.07%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 241 (47.35%)
High school (grades 9-12): 161 (31.63%)
College or graduate school: 41 (8.06%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,225 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 142 (11.59%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 210 (17.14%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 413 (33.71%)
Some college, no degree: 219 (17.88%)
Associate degree: 86 (7.02%)
Bachelor's degree: 110 (8.98%)
Graduate or professional degree: 45 (3.67%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 71.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,500 (100%)
Never married: 327 (21.8%)
Now married, except separated: 837 (55.8%)
Separated: 24 (1.6%)
Total Widowed: 157 (10.47%)
Widowed Female: 130 (8.67%)
Total Divorced: 155 (10.33%)
Divorced Female: 96 (6.4%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 50 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 27 (54%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,373 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 146 (10.63%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 490 (100%)
--With a disability: 39 (7.96%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 990 (100%)
--With a disability: 232 (23.43%)
----Percent employed: 47%
--No disability: 758 (76.57%)
----Percent employed: 73.9%
Population 65 years and over: 311 (100%)
--With a disability: 141 (45.34%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,791 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,020 (56.95%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 764 (42.66%)
--Same county: 559 (31.21%)
--Different county: 205 (11.45%)
----Same state: 47 (2.62%)
----Different state: 158 (8.82%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 7 (0.39%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,910 (100%)
Native: 1,901 (99.53%)
--Born in United States: 1,893 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,402 (73.4%)
----Different state: 491 (25.71%)
--Born outside United States: 8 (0.42%)
Foreign born: 9 (0.47%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 4 (0.21%)
--Naturalized citizen: 3 (0.16%)
--Not a citizen: 6 (0.31%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 9 (100%)
Europe: 5 (55.56%)
Asia: 1 (11.11%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 3 (33.33%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,791 (100%)
English only: 1,767 (98.66%)
Language other than English: 24 (1.34%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7 (0.39%)
--Spanish: 15 (0.84%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3 (0.17%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 6 (0.34%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2 (0.11%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 1 (0.06%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,910 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 1,387% (72.62%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 18 (0.94%)
English: 85 (4.45%)
French (except Basque): 15 (0.79%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 50 (2.62%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 124 (6.49%)
Italian: 7 (0.37%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 0 (0%)
Polish: 2 (0.1%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 30 (1.57%)
Scottish: 13 (0.68%)
Slovak: 3 (0.16%)
Subsaharan African: 2 (0.1%)
Swedish: 0 (0%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 461 (24.14%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 577 (30.21%)

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