Ashton, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ashton, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Ashton had a population of 1,123 as of July 1, 2016. Ashton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashton is located at latitude 44.0734 and longitude -111.4485 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,259 feet.

The City of Ashton (GNIS ID: 2409741) 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.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ashton is located within Ashton Division of Fremont County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ashton, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,123
Population in Households 1,111
Population in Familes 973
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,707
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $127,273
Average Home Value $154,828


Median Household Income $36,988
Average Household Income $49,354
Per Capita Income $17,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.02%
Households -0.08% 0.0%
Families 0.06% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Ashton, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashton to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 85 63rd
Population Density1 # 56 76th
Diversity Index2 # 77 67th
Median Household Income # 176 23rd
Per Capita Income # 190 17th

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