Ashland Oregon Chamber of Commerce / Your Business / ASHLAND ECONOMY / DEMOGRAPHICS
POPULATION: In 2006-2010, Ashland had a total population of 20,103 – 11,312 (56.3 percent) females and 8,791 (43.7 percent) males. The median age was 39.5 years. 80.3 percent of the population was over 18 years and 16 percent was 65 years and older.
For people reporting one race alone, 89.3 percent was White; 1.7 percent was Black or African American; 1.2 percent was American Indian and Alaska Native; 2.6 percent was Asian; less than 0.5 percent was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and less than 0.5 percent was some other race. 4.7 percent reported two or more races. 3.9 percent of the people in Ashland city were Hispanic or Latino. 86.1 percent of the people in Ashland were White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
INCOME: The median income of households in Ashland was $40,140 for 2006-2010. 77.5 percent of the households received earnings and 16.4 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. 27.2 percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $16,238. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.