Ashland, Oregon Population 2021

21,311
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Ashland is a city located in Jackson County Oregon. With a 2020 population of 21,311, it is the 28th largest city in Oregon and the 1762nd largest city in the United States . Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 6.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,078 in 2010. Ashland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Ashland has a population density of 3,211 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $83,500 with a poverty rate of 18.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,085 per month, and the median house value is $441,900. The median age in Ashland is 44.8 years, 44.4 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashlandwas:

  • White: 92.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.07%
  • Asian: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Ashland, Oregon is 21,311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,281.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,078.

Ashland, Oregon Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,43292.29%
Two or More Races6473.07%
Asian3981.89%
Black or African American3001.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1340.64%
Some Other Race960.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.23%
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Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid $2021

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Ashland Median Age

44.8


Total

44.4


Male

46.2


Female

Ashland Adults

There are 17,941 adults, (4,975 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female

11,521

54.72%

Male

9,535

45.28%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ashland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male37.5%62.5%
Female38.5%61.5%
Non Family40.3%59.7%
All54.2%45.8%
Married80.1%19.9%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8792.0654.2
Non Family5,1901.440.3
Married3,5202.7180.1
Female8462.9238.5
Male3233.2437.5

2.66

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Ashland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2371.56%
9th to 12th Grade2311.52%
High School Graduate1,69911.17%
Some College3,33721.95%
Associates Degree7554.97%
Bachelors Degree4,52629.77%
Graduate Degree4,41929.06%
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Ashland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,71813,4318,404
Hispanic674530188
Asian273271177
2+ Races26222791
Black20320336
Other Race563417
Native American545439
Islander2525

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 native american people with a rate of 72.22%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,471$39,212$27,629
Less Than 9th Grade$15,682$30,306$14,643
High School Graduate$27,969$33,934$19,000
Some College$26,669$25,411$29,882
Bachelors Degree$32,553$43,778$22,456
Graduate Degree$52,042$75,433$42,966

$31,471

Average Earnings

$39,212

Average Male

$27,629

Average Female

Ashland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ashland Language by Age

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Ashland Language

92.84% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,6183,07017.43%
Hispanic1,37437527.29%
Multiple59716727.97%
Black2618733.33%
Asian357339.24%
Islander492448.98%
Other871011.49%

18.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Islander, with 48.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Asian, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.81%.

Ashland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.58%
Some College19.10%
High School15.79%
Bachelors or Greater7.83%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.87%
Female Employed18.34%
Male Employed11.02%
Female Unemployed2.80%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,315$83,500
Families$87,071$117,209
Married Families$99,044-
Non Families$34,969$50,386
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Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

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Ashland Marital Status

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1,272

Number of Veterans

1,152

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam558
First Gulf War244
Second Gulf War172
Korea82
World War II30

Ashland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74485
75+347
55 to 64242
35 to 54183
18 to 3415

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2317.42%
Hispanic221.91%
Black217.81%
Asian154.16%
2+ Races51.11%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

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5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland Employment by Age

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Ashland Employment by Race

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Ashland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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25.20%

Born in Ashland

94.14%

Native Born

5.86%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

3.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.14% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 25.20% having been born in Oregon. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,311150.07%
202021,296150.07%
201921,281150.07%
201821,2661840.87%
201721,0821750.84%
201620,9072201.06%
201520,6871050.51%
201420,5822291.13%
201320,353-16-0.08%
201220,369880.43%
201120,2812001.00%
201020,0815590.28%
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%

Ashland Population by Year