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Population: 21611Total Males: 10168
Total Females: 11443
Median Household Income: $ 33045
Total Households: 9363
Full U.S. census data is available here.
Business Industries in Ashland
Below is a list of the types of businesses in the City of Ashland for which we have Yellow Pages business listings. If you do not see your industry within the list below, adding your business will automatically create it.
Brief Information About Ashland
Ashland, formerly known as Poage Settlement, is a city in Boyd County, Kentucky. It's along the banks of the Ohio River. Its population at the 2000 census was 21,981. It is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city serves as an important medical and economic center for the Metropolitan Statistical Area.
AK Steel, a major steel producer, is in Ashland. The King's Daughters Medical Center, the fourth largest hospital in the state of Kentucky, the 465-bed not-for-profit institution is the city's largest employer at over 4,000 employees. The former Ashland Tuberculosis Hospital is now used as the Kentucky State Police Crime Lab for the past many years.
The city has a number of festivals, an Art Deco theater as well as other art centers. It also has a sprawling Central Park, along with other smaller parks. Ashland publishes one newspaper.
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