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Ashland, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Ashland had a population of 22,330 as of July 1, 2019. 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 42.1946 and longitude -122.7095 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashland 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.


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Ashland, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashland, OR Housing Affordability Index is 56
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ashland, OR Wealth Index is 115
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 22,330 (100%)
Population in Households 20,639 (92.4%)
Population in Families 12,669 (56.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,691 ( 7.6%)
Population Density 3,365
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,651
Average Household Income $89,068
Per Capita Income $40,527
Wealth Index4 115

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,084 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,056 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,025 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $491,161
Housing Affordability Index3 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,140
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 4,803
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.16% 0.86%
Households 0.81% 0.93%
Families 0.61% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

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, 2019 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 Density # 63 84th
Diversity Index # 166 56th
Median Household Income # 158 58th
Per Capita Income # 42 89th

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