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Ashland is a township in Riley County, in the Manhattan metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Ashland. For links to other places called Ashland, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ashland is 39.108N. The longitude is -96.583W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,325 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 150.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66502 ZIP code.
39% of Ashland residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashland was $27,725, compared with $21,587 nationally.
78% of Ashland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ashland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,268.
Riley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashland political report.
The average commute time for Ashland workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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