Ashland, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ashland, California - Basic Facts

The Ashland Census Designated Place had a population of 23,342 as of July 1, 2018. Ashland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ashland is located at latitude 37.6942 and longitude -122.1159 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the Ashland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Ashland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407773) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ashland Census Designated Place is located within Hayward CCD of Alameda 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashland: San Leandro South.

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Ashland, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,342
Population in Households 23,160
Population in Familes 18,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density2 12,698
Diversity Index3 92


Median Household Income $51,657
Average Household Income $70,138
Per Capita Income $23,317


Total Housing Units 7,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,565 (32.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,078 (63.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $380,619
Average Home Value $411,082


Total Households 7,643
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 5,264
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.76%
Households 0.61% 0.65%
Families 0.6% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Ashland, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashland to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 318 79th
Population Density # 33 98th
Diversity Index # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 956 37th
Per Capita Income # 1068 30th

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