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Ashland, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Ashland had a population of 21,062 as of July 1, 2016. Ashland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 42.1922 and longitude -122.6982 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,949 feet.

The City of Ashland (GNIS ID: 2409740) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ashland is located within Ashland Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Ashland, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,062
Population in Households 20,089
Population in Familes 12,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 973
Population Density1 3,173
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,826
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 4,672
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,783 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,043 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,159 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $416,046
Average Home Value $455,610
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,468
Average Household Income $68,562
Per Capita Income $32,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.93%
Households 0.7% 0.92%
Families 0.45% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ashland, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 93rd
Population Density1 # 66 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 175 54th
Median Household Income # 208 45th
Per Capita Income # 51 87th

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