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The Ashland Heights CDP(1) had a population of 673 as of July 1, 2022. Ashland Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland Heights is located at latitude 44.1297 and longitude -103.1252 in Pennington County. The formal boundaries for the Ashland Heights Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pennington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,166 feet.

The Ashland Heights Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Ashland Heights Census Designated Place is located within Unorganized Territory of Central Pennington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pennington County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Ashland Heights, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 673 (100%)
Population in Households 673 (100.0%)
Population in Families 514 (76.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 230
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $52,231
Average Household Income $57,201
% of Income for Mortgage4 5%
Per Capita Income $27,645
Wealth Index5 38


Total HU (Housing Units) 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $51,000
Average Home Value $90,377
Housing Affordability Index3 350


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.30
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.33% -0.24%
Households 0.00% -0.14%
Families   -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   5.62%
Owner Occupied HU   0.08%

Ashland Heights, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland Heights to the other 486 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 110 78th
Population Density # 296 39th
Median Household Income # 343 30th
Housing Affordability Index # 479 99th
Per Capita Income # 374 23rd
Diversity Index # 82 84th

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