Ashland, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 20,684 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 9,451  (45.7%)
Females: 11,233  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97520.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,931 (it was $32,670 in 2000)
Ashland:

$44,931
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,120 (it was $21,292 in 2000)

Ashland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $306,756 (it was $185,000 in 2000)
Ashland:

$306,756
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $238,479; Detached houses: $275,447; Townhouses or other attached units: $229,633; In 2-unit structures: $305,126; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,272; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,947; Mobile homes: $87,412; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,738

Median gross rent in 2013: $932.

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  • Races in Ashland, OR (2013)

    Ashland races chart
    • 17,97487.7%White alone
    • 7453.6%Hispanic
    • 7243.5%Two or more races
    • 4822.4%Black alone
    • 4082.0%Asian alone
    • 1010.5%American Indian alone
    • 550.3%Other race alone
    • 90.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ashland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashland: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ashland, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (15.9%), English (13.6%), Irish (12.1%), French (4.5%), Scottish (3.5%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 1951 feet

Land area: 6.50 square miles.

Population density: 3,182 people per square mile   (average).

Ashland,OR real estate house value index trend

Ashland, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland city:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

1,159 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,390 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,035 (1.1%)

Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (12.8 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (221.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (607.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Talent, OR (2.3 miles ), Phoenix, OR (2.9 miles ), Southeast Jackson, OR (3.3 miles ), Medford, OR (3.6 miles ), Southwest Jackson, OR (3.7 miles ), Jacksonville, OR (4.0 miles ), Central Point, OR (4.1 miles ), Ruch, OR (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1998: 136 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 1999: 180 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2001: 171 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2004: 145 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2005: 148 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2006: 106 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $260,100
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2013: 48 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $241,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 122.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,904 (+9.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,767 (64.0%)

Area code: 541

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashland by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 002000001000
per 100,000 0.00.09.70.00.00.00.00.04.90.00.00.0
Rapes 599167116771053
per 100,000 24.944.043.776.133.251.127.833.434.549.124.414.4
Robberies 9103576387573
per 100,000 44.848.914.623.833.227.913.938.234.524.534.214.4
Assaults 11561451291011202120
per 100,000 5.073.429.166.623.755.741.647.854.298.2102.795.8
Burglaries 1479815012112498618168627658
per 100,000 731.6479.6727.9575.6588.6455.1282.3386.8335.1304.3371.5277.9
Thefts 739631597658458599474445602543585544
per 100,000 3,677.93,088.02,897.13,129.92,173.92,781.52,193.32,124.92,966.72,664.92,859.92,606.7
Auto thefts 463055282416132422141321
per 100,000 228.9146.8266.9133.2113.974.360.2114.6108.468.763.6100.6
Arson 1331167564994101
per 100,000 64.7151.777.633.323.727.918.543.044.419.648.94.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 223.5207.8225.0229.3159.0186.5130.9150.5186.5177.8174.4148.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ashland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 37 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Oregon average:

1.65

Ashland tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2,913 (+17.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Ashland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ashland, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 465% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 180.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 111.5 miles away from Ashland center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 290.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 145.9 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 151.5 miles away from Ashland center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 180.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Birthplace of: Harry D. Boivin - Oregon lawyer and political leader, Otto Klum - Basketball coache, Jason Allred - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 4/6/80), Mark Parent (baseball) - Baseball player, Don Barclay - Film actor, Forrest Kline - Male singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 280 MAPLE STREET)
  • ASHLAND HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1970 ASHLAND STREET, SUITE 1)
  • LINDA VISTA CARE CENTER (135 MAPLE ST)
  • LINDA VISTA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (135 MAPLE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Ashland:

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Amtrak station:

ASHLAND (STATE HWY. 99) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

College/University in Ashland:

  • Southern Oregon University (Full-time enrollment: 4,650; Location: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd; Public; Website: www.sou.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ashland:

  • Rogue Community College (about 39 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 48 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Shasta College (about 111 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Humboldt State University (about 116 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Lane Community College (about 127 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 130 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • University of Oregon (about 130 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)

Public high school in Ashland:

Private high school in Ashland:

  • LITHIA SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 695 MISTLETOE RD STE H, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

  • THE SISKIYOU SCHOOL (Students: 172, Location: 631 CLAY ST, Grades: 1-8)
  • PILOT ROCK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 50 W HERSEY ST, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Ashland

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Major Parks: Lithia Park, Garfield Park, Hunter Park

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Notable locations in Ashland: Southern Oregon University McNeal Pavilion (A), Oak Knoll Golf Course (B), Southern Oregon University Raider Stadium (C), Lithia Park Butler Bandshell (D), Belleview (E), Elizabethan Stage / Allen Pavilion (F), Ashland Wastewater Treatment Plant (G), Ashland Fire and Rescue Station 1 (H), Ashland Fire and Rescue Station 2 (I), Ashland Police Station (J), Carpenter Hall (K), Ashland School District Mountain Avenue Theatre (L), Ashland Public Works Department (M), Ashland Public Library (N), Ashland Municipal Court (O), Ashland Historic Railroad Museum (P), Ashland City Hall (Q), Angnus Bowmer Theatre (R), Ashland Rotary Centennial Outdoor Ice Rink (S), Oregon Cabaret Theatre (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hargadine Cemetery (1), Ashland Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Mount View Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Granite Street Reservoir (A), Crowson Reservoir (B), Black Swan Lake (C), Meyer Memorial Lake (D), Lower Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Neil Creek (A), Emigrant Creek (B), Kitchen Creek (C), Beach Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ashland include: Bluebird Park (1), Calle Guanajuato (2), Clay Steet Park (3), Garden Way Park (4), Garfield Park (5), Glenwood Park (6), Hald/Strawberry Park (7), Liberty Street Park (8), Railroad Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Scienceworks Hands-On Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1500 East Main Street), Schneider Museum of Art-Sou (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard), Golden Dream Productions (Arcades & Amusements; 1361 Quincy Street).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Exp Stes Ashland (565 Clover Lane), RODEWAY INN (1193 Siskiyou Blvd), LA Quinta Inn & Suites (434 South Valley View Road), Peerless Hotel (243 4th Street), Best Western Bard's Inn (132 N Main St), Plaza Inn & Suites @ Ashland Credit Union (98 Central Avenue), Columbia Hotel (262 East Main Street), Ashland Springs Hotel (212 East Main Street), All's Well Guest House (Po Box 621).

Court: Ashland City - Court (1175 East Main Street).

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 1.04. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

0.29

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for Black residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for American Indian residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 26.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.3%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2010:

  • 783 people in college/university student housing
  • 89 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2000:

  • 874 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in other group homes
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other types of correctional institutions

Ashland, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Umpqua Bank: Ashland Branch at 250 Pioneer Street, branch established on 1979/02/16. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ashland Branch at 2305 B Asland Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sterling Savings Bank: 512 Walker Branch at 512 Walker, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Ashland Branch at 243 East Main Street, branch established on 1970/12/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ashland Branch at 30 North Second, branch established on 1955/06/13. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • PremierWest Bank: Ashland Branch at 2235 Hwy 66, branch established on 2006/05/10. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $1,264.9 mil, Deposits: $1,128.9 mil, headquarters in Medford, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Premierwest Bancorp
  • Peoples Bank of Commerce: Ashland Branch at 1500 Siskiyou Boulevard, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.7 mil, Deposits: $110.6 mil, headquarters in Medford, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Ashland Branch at 183 East Main Street, branch established on 1993/12/31. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ashland Branch at 67 East Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Oregon average:

11.4

Ashland travel time to work - commute Ashland mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ashland city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,890122
Catholic16,5656
Other10,05744
Mainline Protestant5,25223
Orthodox1002
None145,342-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Jackson County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Jackson County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Jackson County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 199
Here:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

23.2%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.5%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Ashland:

28.2
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ashland:

9.7%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Ashland:

58.5%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Ashland:

79.4%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashland, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 28$141,667$60,7142$4,519
Other Government Administration 18$106,053$70,7020$0
Judicial and Legal 6$30,998$61,9962$1,818
Police Protection - Officers 27$183,290$81,4620$0
Police - Other 6$24,914$49,8282$2,737
Firefighters 30$208,893$83,5570$0
Fire - Other 2$6,892$41,3522$2,885
Streets and Highways 15$102,161$81,7290$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,505$54,0600$0
Sewerage 10$51,985$62,3820$0
Parks and Recreation 32$133,812$50,18013$18,815
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$5,216$62,5920$0
Natural Resources 1$6,657$79,8841$3,480
Water Supply 18$90,289$60,1932$8,367
Electric Power 17$110,603$78,0730$0
Other and Unallocable 16$76,739$57,5541$1,280
Totals for Government 228$1,284,674$67,61425$43,901

Ashland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,015,000 ($580.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,832,000 ($330.30)
    Police Protection: $4,606,000 ($222.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,238,000 ($204.89)
    Water Utilities: $3,699,000 ($178.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,753,000 ($133.10)
    Sewerage: $2,716,000 ($131.31)
    Regular Highways: $2,502,000 ($120.96)
    Central Staff Services: $2,100,000 ($101.53)
    Financial Administration: $1,549,000 ($74.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $696,000 ($33.65)
    General Public Buildings: $480,000 ($23.21)
    General - Other: $176,000 ($8.51)
    Air Transportation: $140,000 ($6.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $115,000 ($5.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,370,000 ($114.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $295,000 ($14.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $805,000 ($38.92)
    Sewerage: $561,000 ($27.12)
    Electric Utilities: $536,000 ($25.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $394,000 ($19.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000 ($15.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $10,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,552,000 ($606.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $191,000 ($9.23)

Ashland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,837,000 ($137.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,731,000 ($132.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,332,000 ($64.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $910,000 ($44.00)
    Air Transportation: $98,000 ($4.74)
    Parking Facilities: $94,000 ($4.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $142,000 ($6.87)
    Electric Utilities: $36,000 ($1.74)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($2.13)
    General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($1.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $758,000 ($36.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $730,000 ($35.29)
    Special Assessments: $361,000 ($17.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $137,000 ($6.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,036,000 ($581.90)
    Water Utilities: $3,728,000 ($180.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,209,000 ($58.45)
    General Local Government Support: $709,000 ($34.28)
    All Other: $101,000 ($4.88)
    Public Welfare: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $8,801,000 ($425.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,833,000 ($233.66)
    Other License: $3,818,000 ($184.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,784,000 ($86.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.24)

Ashland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,960,000 ($2415.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,030,000 ($2322.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,490,000 ($217.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,560,000 ($123.77)

Ashland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,296,000 ($884.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,337,000 ($112.99)

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Josephine County, OR  0.51% ($28,795 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.23% ($27,605)
from Lane County, OR  0.22% ($31,415)


5.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Josephine County, OR  0.46% ($30,343 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.31% ($34,159)
to Lane County, OR  0.25% ($30,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KSJK (1230 AM; 1 kW; TALENT, OR; Owner: ST. OF OR. ACT & ST. BD. OF HGR ED.)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVB (730 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, OR)
  • KCMX (880 AM; 1 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAGO (1150 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KIFS (107.5 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K216DR (91.1 FM; CENTRAL POINT, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K204CY (88.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K209CP (89.7 FM; TALENT, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSRG (88.3 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: ST. BOARD OF HIGHER ED/SO. OR ST COL)
  • KSMF (89.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON/STATE BD HIGHER EDUC)
  • K227AA (93.3 FM; ASHLAND, ETC., OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K201BG (88.1 FM; DEAD INDIAN ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K284AE (104.7 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K214BO (90.7 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K254AD (98.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZZE (106.3 FM; EAGLE POINT, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCMX-FM (101.9 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K204DM (88.5 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • KTVL (Channel 10; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KMVU (Channel 26; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: BROADCASTING LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K34DJ (Channel 34; PHOENIX, ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K04EO (Channel 4; ASHLAND, ETC., OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K16CU (Channel 16; PHOENIX, TALENT, OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K32DY (Channel 32; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ashland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 70m230ftTotal length
  • $1,225,000Total costs
  • 116,973Total average daily traffic
  • 11,373Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashland, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ashland, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 204 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashland)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ashland)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 100 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$268,47376$246,310300$227,9904$213,1332$715,16565$216,2811$31,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$220,2609$277,18321$256,4651$16,1701$236,0006$281,9771$46,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$237,90514$222,66487$268,1197$185,0210$020$229,7342$36,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$209,7337$255,00731$258,4081$27,7900$05$257,2400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$181,3101$205,7908$227,3452$109,3400$01$298,5101$49,060

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00 , 0019.00, 0020.00, 0021.00, 0022.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$281,1860$01$176,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$316,3001$210,1300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$295,4301$348,6501$176,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$135,8501$150,9501$150,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00 , 0019.00, 0020.00, 0021.00, 0022.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashland and their reported violations in the past:

ASHLAND WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 21,505, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
JACKSON WELL SPRINGS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2005), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2005), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-27-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2005), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WHISKEY RIVER CAFE & LOUNGE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY VIEW MH ESTATES (Population served: 112, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 44 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
ASHLAND COUNTRY ESTATES (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TEMPLE EMEK SHALOM (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PARAMATMAN DHARMA (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ASHLAND ACRES MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 118
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Oregon:

  • Econo Lodge, 50 Lowe Rd, Ashland, Oregon 97520 , Phone: (541) 482-4700, Fax: (541) 482-8278
  • Ashland Springs Hotel, 212 East Main St, Ashland, Oregon 97520 , Phone: (541) 488-1700, Fax: (541) 488-1701
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 565 Clover Ln, Ashland, Oregon 97520 , Phone: (541) 201-0202, Fax: (541) 201-0707
  • Ashland Hills Hotel And Suites, 2525 Ashland St, Ashland, Oregon 97520 , Phone: (541) 482-8310
  • BEST WESTERN BARD'S INN, 132 N MAIN St, Ashland, Oregon 97520 , Phone: (800) 533-9627
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashland, Oregon
Most common first names in Ashland, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11776.0 years
Robert11774.4 years
William11577.1 years
Mary9881.9 years
James7872.8 years
George7080.7 years
Dorothy6481.7 years
Helen6283.4 years
Charles6178.3 years
Ruth6081.3 years
Most common last names in Ashland, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4777.9 years
Johnson4178.8 years
Taylor3279.3 years
Jones3175.5 years
Williams2776.4 years
Brown2678.5 years
Miller2679.9 years
Davis2579.9 years
Clark2175.3 years
Lewis2183.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Ashland, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La Quinta1
AT&T1New Balance1
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Albertsons1RadioShack1
Best Western2Rite Aid1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
Burger King1Starbucks3
Chevrolet1Subway2
Circle K1Super 81
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile1
FedEx5Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1U.S. Cellular1
Goodwill5UPS2
H&R Block1Vons1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Jones New York2YMCA1

Ashland compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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