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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a major factor in determining which facility is the best fit for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Ashland is around 20.8% of the average monthly income. Ashland has a median home value of about $392,279 and the median cost of rent is around $1,194 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Ashland has a population density of 1,228 people per square mile. The current population of Ashland consists of 21,117 people. In Ashland, 7.6% of the citizens are veterans. Racially, the population of Ashland is 3.1% mixed race, 1.6% black, 0.4% Native American, 5.7% Hispanic, 91.7% white, 0.9% other or not specified, 2.3% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Ashland, 18.6% live in poverty, 58.6% participate in the labor force, 5.4% consider themselves widows, and 11.8% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 11.3% have a high-school diploma, 58.5% have a college degree, and 27.0% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 53.8% are female and 46.2% are male. The median age of Ashland is 44 years old.
An overview of Oregon
The state of Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 110.3 and a housing index rating of 181.8. Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Oregon ranks 17th in healthcare and 27th in quality of life compared to other states. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Ohsu Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 29% of Oregon's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,026 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 50% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is around 65°F. The average high summer temperature is around 94°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Oregon drops to around 37°F. The average high winter temperature is around 57°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11°F in the month of December. On average, the humidity rating for Oregon is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 75.0 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. On average, the state receives 3.06 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of redwood pea, rayless ragwort, pinto violet, and prettyface. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the jerusalem cricket, the oregon giant earthworm, the brown catshark, or the gray-tailed vole. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.