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Ashford is in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The community was named for Walter A. Ashford, founder

The latitude of Ashford is 46.758N. The longitude is -122.029W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,762 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 267.


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Median household income
Local
$27,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ashford demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Rainier Mountain Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ashford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mount Rainier National Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tacoma area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98304 ZIP code.

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20% of Ashford residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashford was $19,996, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Ashford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ashford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,139.


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Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashford political report.

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The average commute time for Ashford workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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