Ashland, Oregon Population 2020

21,621

Ashland is a city located in Oregon. With a 2020 population of 21,621, it is the 28th largest city in Oregon and the 1738th largest city in the United States. Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 7.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,078 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Ashland has a population density of 3,258 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $79,488 with a poverty rate of 20.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,003 per month, and the median house value is $428,100. The median age in Ashland is 44 years, 43.1 years for males, and 44.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.6 males.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 92.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Ashland, Oregon is 21,621, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,263.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,078.

Ashland, Oregon Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,33992.48%
Two or More Races6463.09%
Asian4882.33%
Black or African American2981.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.40%
Some Other Race400.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.09%

Ashland Population Pyramid 2020

Ashland Median Age

44


Total

43.1


Male

44.6


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 17,544 adults, (4,610 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

11,387

54.45%

Male

9,525

45.55%

Ashland Households and Families

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All53.7%46.3%
Non Family41%59%
Female37.9%62.1%
Male37.2%62.8%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8162.0653.7
Non Family5,2481.3841
Married3,4192.7778.6
Female8402.937.9
Male3093.4737.2

2.73

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1921.29%
9th to 12th Grade2051.37%
High School Graduate1,54010.31%
Some College3,22921.62%
Associates Degree8715.83%
Bachelors Degree4,59830.78%
Graduate Degree4,30228.80%

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,53513,2658,438
Hispanic621530175
Asian311309185
Multiple Races25221857
Black17717720
Other Race313131
Native American252515
Islander1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,688$36,657$27,607
Less Than High School$27,188$31,146$13,313
High School Grad$25,868$30,217$20,302
Some College$25,309$19,858$27,944
Bachelors Degree$29,750$41,123$22,083
Graduate Degree$52,157$82,841$42,561

$30,688

Average Earnings

$36,657

Average Male

$27,607

Average Female

Ashland Language

Ashland Language by Age

Ashland Language

93.03% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Ashland Poverty

Ashland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,5813,38019.23%
Hispanic1,29933926.10%
Multiple58019633.79%
Black27112345.39%
Asian451398.65%
Other401947.50%

20.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.45%

Male Poverty Rate

21.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Other, with 47.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Asian, with 8.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Name Poverty
Some College22.04%
High School18.16%
Less Than High School16.49%
Bachelors or Greater9.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.73%
Female Employed18.25%
Male Employed14.64%
Female Unemployed3.48%

Ashland Income

Ashland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,613$79,488
Families$81,911$114,360
Married Families$94,327-
Non Families$31,910$46,741

Ashland Marital Status

Ashland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

Ashland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Ashland Veterans

1,200

Number of Veterans

1,077

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam551
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War159
Korea136
World War II61
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74492
75+344
55 to 64187
35 to 54157
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1737.21%
Hispanic161.44%
Asian163.87%
2 or More112.28%

$Ashland Veterans by Education

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Employment Status

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

24.89%

Born in Oregon

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.13% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 24.89% having been born in Oregon. 2.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,6211790.83%
201921,4421790.84%
201821,2631710.81%
201721,0921790.86%
201620,9132171.05%
201520,6961050.51%
201420,5912311.13%
201320,360-13-0.06%
201220,373900.44%
201120,2832001.00%
201020,0835610.28%
200019,5223,2881.86%
199016,2341,2910.83%
198014,9432,6011.93%
197012,3423,2233.07%
19609,1191,3801.65%
19507,7392,9955.02%
19404,7442000.43%
19304,5442610.59%
19204,283-737-1.58%
19105,0202,3866.66%
19002,6348503.97%
18901,7849427.80%
18808420.00%