Ashland, California Population 2024

23,164

Ashland is a city located in Alameda County California. Ashland has a 2024 population of 23,164. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,566 in 2020.

The average household income in Ashland is $94,373 with a poverty rate of 15.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ashland is 36.2 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashland was:

  • Asian: 26.37%
  • Other race: 23%
  • White: 22.62%
  • Black or African American: 16.07%
  • Two or more races: 9.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.79%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
12,605.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.71% (-402)
The current population of Ashland, California is 23,164 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,566.

Ashland, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian6,10926.37%
Other race5,32823%
White5,23922.62%
Black or African American3,72216.07%
Two or more races2,3089.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2761.19%
Native American1820.79%
showing: 7 rows

Asian

Other race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2024

Ashland Median Age

36.2

Total

35.1

Male

37.6

Female

Ashland Adults

There are 17,963 adults, (2,773 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female12,35853.35%
Male10,80646.65%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4313.0838.161.9
Married2,8173.8851.348.7
Non Family2,0621.4938.661.4
Female1,7803.4317.382.7
Male7723.6336.763.3
showing: 5 rows

3.48

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

38.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ashland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ashland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.16%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,271

Average Earnings

$54,804

Average Male

$40,316

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ashland Language

40.28% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 59.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.86% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,5041,84119.37%
Other5,2761,21523.03%
Black3,67687723.86%
Asian6,0895839.57%
White2,52330111.93%
Multiple2,3082058.88%
Islander27619671.01%
Native182179.34%
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15.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.25%

Male Poverty Rate

16.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Islander, with 71.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Multiple, with 8.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.17%.

Ashland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.08%
Less Than 9th Grade17.06%
Some College16.6%
Bachelors or Greater7.98%
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Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.31%
Male Employed7.1%
Male Unemployed7.01%
Female Employed6.02%
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Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ashland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ashland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

574

Number of Veterans

546

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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Ashland Veterans by War

count

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Ashland Veterans by Age

count

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Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ashland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ashland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.56%

Born in Ashland

60.69%

Native Born

39.31%

Foreign Born

20.1%

Non Citizen

19.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.69% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 52.56% having been born in California. 20.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202423,164
202323,164
202223,164-476-2.01%
202123,640740.31%
202023,566-864-3.54%
201924,4307953.36%
201823,635-842-3.44%
201724,4771890.78%
201624,288620.26%
201524,2268663.71%
201423,3604602.01%
201322,9001220.54%
201222,7786723.04%
201122,1061810.83%
201021,925
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Ashland Population by Year