Ashland, Oregon Population 2023

21,744

Ashland is a city located in Jackson County Oregon. With a 2023 population of 21,744, it is the 31st largest city in Oregon and the 2144th largest city in the United States.Ashland is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 1.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,360 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Ashland has a population density of 3,276 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ashland is $83,500 with a poverty rate of 20.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ashland is 45.2 years, 43.6 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Ashland Demographics

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

  • White: 90.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Ashland, Oregon is 21,744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,360.

Ashland, Oregon Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ashland Population by Race

Ashland Population Pyramid 2023

Ashland Median Age

45.2

Total

43.6

Male

47.2

Female

Ashland Adults

There are 18,292 adults, (5,168 of whom are seniors) in Ashland.

Ashland Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland Sex Ratio

Female11,03852.22%
Male10,10047.78%

Ashland Population by Age

Ashland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.63

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ashland Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.96%.

Ashland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$36,760

Average Earnings

$43,352

Average Male

$32,027

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

91.7% of Ashland residents speak only English, while 8.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.5% of the population.

Ashland Language

Ashland Poverty by Race

rate

20.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.26%

Male Poverty Rate

20.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Black, with 60.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland is Asian, with 3.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.61%.

Ashland Poverty

Ashland Poverty Rate by Education

Ashland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ashland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ashland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ashland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ashland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,243

Number of Veterans

1,117

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

Ashland Veterans by War

Ashland Veterans by Age

count

Ashland Veterans by Race

Ashland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5%

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

23.65%

Born in Ashland

93.11%

Native Born

5.85%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

3.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Ashland residents were born in the United States, with 23.65% having been born in Oregon. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ashland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Ashland Population by Year