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Ashton, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Ashton had a population of 1,164 as of July 1, 2019. 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 44.0716 and longitude -111.4483 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashton 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.


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Ashton, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashton, ID Housing Affordability Index is 136
State of Idaho Housing Affordability Index is 118
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

Ashton, ID Wealth Index is 44
State of Idaho Wealth Index is 76
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 1,164 (100%)
Population in Households 1,152 (99.0%)
Population in Families 1,006 (86.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,825
Diversity Index2 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,385
Average Household Income $54,909
Per Capita Income $19,237
Wealth Index4 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $161,154
Housing Affordability Index3 136
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 294
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 0.37% 0.38%
Households 0.3% 0.39%
Families 0.34% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

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, 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 # 85 63rd
Population Density # 55 76th
Diversity Index # 78 66th
Median Household Income # 172 25th
Per Capita Income # 190 17th

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