Ashland County is located in North Wisconsin. The County Seat is Ashland and the largest city is Ashland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.ashland.wi.us . The 2014 population estimate is 16,103 and the 2010 census population was 16,157. The land area is 1,045.04 square miles and there are 15.5 persons per square mile.
84.7% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 11.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.4% is two or more races. 90.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,400, there are 6,775 households, an average of 2.27 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,115, the median household income is $38,550, and 18.8% of the persons in Ashland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,488. Retail sales (in $1000) were $193,578, and sales per capita were $11,918. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.4%.
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