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Ashley, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Ashley had a population of 1,051 as of July 1, 2019. Ashley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashley is located at latitude 41.5262 and longitude -85.0668 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ashley encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Ashley are located in DeKalb County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Steuben County.

The Town of Ashley (GNIS ID: 2397441) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Ashley is located within Township of Smithfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashley: Ashley-Hudson.

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Ashley, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashley, IN Housing Affordability Index is 300
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ashley, IN Wealth Index is 42
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,051 (100%)
Population in Households 1,051 (100.0%)
Population in Families 853 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 553
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,271
Average Household Income $54,978
Per Capita Income $21,199
Wealth Index4 42

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $88,125
Housing Affordability Index3 300
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 277
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.73% 0.58%
Households 0.78% 0.63%
Families 0.9% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Ashley, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashley to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 327 52nd
Population Density # 560 18th
Diversity Index # 335 51st
Median Household Income # 453 33rd
Per Capita Income # 575 15th

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