Most Expensive Ashland Neighborhoods
Ashland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 20,684 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Ashland is the 27th largest community in Oregon.
Ashland home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Ashland real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Ashland is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ashland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashland who work in office and administrative support (12.82%), teaching (11.72%) and management occupations (10.84%).
Of important note, Ashland is also a city of artists. Ashland has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ashland’s character.
Also of interest is that Ashland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Ashland telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.38% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Ashland, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Ashland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Ashland, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ashland spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.45 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Ashland, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Ashland is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.79% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ashland in 2010 was $29,658, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,632 for a family of four. However, Ashland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ashland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ashland include German, English, Irish, Italian, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ashland is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,324|
|ASHLAND HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||52.31%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||47.70%|
|TYPE OF ASHLAND HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||61.75%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.01%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.20%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.47%|
|SIZE OF ASHLAND HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.53%|
|AGE OF ASHLAND HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.72%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||45.07%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.75%|
|ASHLAND REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$449,718|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,101|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $65,000||6.35%|
|$65,001 - $130,000||0.65%|
|$130,001 - $260,000||6.96%|
|$260,001 - $390,000||25.59%|
|$390,001 - $521,000||24.04%|
|$521,001 - $651,000||13.46%|
|$651,001 - $976,000||17.55%|
|$976,001 - $1,301,000||4.13%|
|PEOPLE OF ASHLAND||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.22%|
|5 TO 17||14.02%|
|18 TO 24||13.67%|
|25 TO 34||11.05%|
|35 TO 54||21.64%|
|55 TO 64||17.26%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.13%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.25%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$43,500|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$29,658|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||18.74%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.91%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.56%)
Public Service (3.69%)
Information Technology (3.44%)
Real estate (2.01%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.18%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.49%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.12%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.95%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.06%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.28%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (19.19%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.21%)
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