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Income/capita 34%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 64%
IndexAshlandCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,787$31,458$29,829
Median household income$47,437$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,400$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,752$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$33,262$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$26,139$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level18.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ashland is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ashland is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ashland is 64% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ashland is 25% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,621$47,437$94,874
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Ashland median earnings by income bracket

      Ashland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.8%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector11.7%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%14.3%
      Public administration0.6%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%3.5%
      Education, health & social services7.9%30.2%
      Other38.7%31.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Norris Canyon, CA1,046$223,542304%
      Hillsborough, CA11,312$216,292291%
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265%
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,000$187,604239%
      Blackhawk, CA9,468$180,515226%
      Ashland, CA24,288$47,43714%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Daphne, AL24,295$61,50811%
      North Platte, NE24,311$46,40416%
      Chantilly, VA24,312$117,553112%
      Rockville Centre, NY24,262$102,80786%
      Watauga, TX24,322$65,32918%
      Ashland, CA24,288$47,43714%
      Source: The Ashland, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).