Ashland, Oregon Population 2024

21,169

Ashland is a city located in Jackson County Oregon. Ashland has a 2024 population of 21,169. Ashland is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,401 in 2020.

The average household income in Ashland is $94,159 with a poverty rate of 17.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ashland is 48.2 years, 47.4 years for males, and 50 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 86.84%
  • Two or more races: 8.42%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,190.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.08% (-232)
The current population of Ashland, Oregon is 21,169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,401.

Ashland, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,58586.84%
Two or more races1,8038.42%
Asian3691.72%
Other race2771.29%
Black or African American1410.66%
Native American1330.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander930.43%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2024

Ashland Median Age

48.2

Total

47.4

Male

50

Female

Ashland Adults

There are 18,604 adults, (5,947 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female11,52953.87%
Male9,87246.13%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,1202.0352.847.2
Non Family4,9701.3135.864.2
Married3,9762.7177.922.1
Female8752.9337.362.7
Male2992.2348.851.2

2.61

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ashland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2501.61%
9th to 12th Grade4202.7%
High School Graduate1,4729.46%
Some College3,07919.78%
Associates Degree6394.1%
Bachelors Degree4,93931.73%
Graduate Degree4,76830.63%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,37312,9048,388
Hispanic1,1641,005640
2+ Races1,0701,056768
Asian243215146
Other Race16311847
Black14114193
Native American492929
Islander19190

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.78%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,637$45,801$35,436
Less Than 9th Grade$20,642$28,200$20,169
High School Graduate$19,464$26,042$11,302
Some College$29,272$30,100$27,768
Bachelors Degree$38,941$53,295$35,965
Graduate Degree$67,875$87,345$53,194

$38,637

Average Earnings

$45,801

Average Male

$35,436

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

91.27% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 8.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,8972,80216.58%
Hispanic2,05051325.02%
Multiple1,66732519.5%
Islander897078.65%
Other2395824.27%
Asian3093912.62%
Black1411712.06%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.29%

Male Poverty Rate

18.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Islander, with 78.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Black, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.9%.

Ashland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.2%
Less Than 9th Grade16.94%
Some College16.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.39%
Female Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed17.84%
Male Employed11.3%

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,767$94,159
Families$108,403$128,994
Married Families$119,924$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,322$53,629

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

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 55-64.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ashland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,100

Number of Veterans

1,001

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam419
First Gulf War293
Second Gulf War143
Korea21
World War II1

Ashland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74310
55 to 64290
75+275
35 to 54202
18 to 3423

Ashland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0166.22%
2+ Races423.19%
Black2920.57%
Hispanic271.51%
Asian133.98%

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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

22.36%

Born in Ashland

91.82%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

5.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.82% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 22.36% having been born in Oregon. 2.51% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,879-58-0.28%
202820,937-58-0.28%
202720,995-58-0.28%
202621,053-58-0.27%
202521,111-58-0.27%
202421,169-58-0.27%
202321,227-58-0.27%
202221,285-348-1.61%
202121,6332321.08%
202021,4012751.3%
201921,126-171-0.8%
201821,2971800.85%
201721,1171780.85%
201620,9392251.09%
201520,7141070.52%
201420,6072331.14%
201320,374-12-0.06%
201220,386900.44%
201120,2962041.02%
201020,0925702.92%
200019,5223,28820.25%
199016,2341,2918.64%
198014,9432,60121.07%
197012,3423,22335.34%
19609,1191,38017.83%
19507,7392,99563.13%
19404,7442004.4%
19304,5442616.09%
19204,283-737-14.68%
19105,0202,38690.58%
19002,63485047.65%
18901,784942111.88%
188084200%
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Ashland Population by Year