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ZIP Code 97520

Primary City:Ashland, OR (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Pacific (12:16am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -122.5
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97520. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97520, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ashland, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97520 is located in southwest Oregon and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97520 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97520 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,469
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,614
Median Home Value $349,700
Land Area 308.39 sq mi
Water Area 3.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,292
Median Household Income $46,398

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4315035868621,1617575455495786407881,0631,050709430328233246
Female4385566001,0301,1736666035676438171,0711,3021,158745507364336434
Total8691,0591,1861,8922,3341,4231,1481,1161,2211,4571,8592,3652,2081,454937692569680

Gender

 Male 11,459 47%
 Female 13,010 53%
Gender

Race

 White 22,215 90.8%
 Black Or African American 241 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 224 0.9%
 Asian 464 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 65 0.3%
 Other Race 335 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 925 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner351865471,2172,0611,253711329
Renter8591,063785791766329176184
Total8941,2491,3322,0082,8271,582887513

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,188 37%
 Single Guardian 1,532 14%
 Singles 4,070 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,502 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,872 79%
 Households with Kids 2,420 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male681118087869710610610811911311898138142128137201254264
Female86100939911088105120133119103120135123129144165253339314
Total154211173186196185211226241238216238233261271272302454593578

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97520 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97520 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 97520 real estate data, the median home value of $349,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97520. Rentals in 97520 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,488 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 67 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 789 3.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 125 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,991 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,348 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,953 39%
 Households Vacant 1,322 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 341 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 67 5%
 For Sale Only 160 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 506 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 205 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 280 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,052 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,796 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,344 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $46,398 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97520 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 97520 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 97520 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97520 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,312 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,616 41%
 No Earnings 6,904 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,312 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,616 41%
 No Earnings 6,904 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,874 65.1%
 Public transportation 220 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,740 16.5%
 Worked at Home 1,702 16.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 97520 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 215 3%
 High School Graduate 3,084 40%
 Associate's degree 435 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,749 23%
 Master's degree 1,314 17%
 Professional school degree 422 5%
 Doctorate degree 461 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,105 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 512 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 351 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97520

ZIP Code 97520 is in the Ashland School District 5. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97520.

Bellview Elementary School
1070 Tolman Creek Rd
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District 5
Helman Elementary School
705 Helman St
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District 5
Walker Elementary School
364 Walker Ave
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District 5
Ashland Middle School
100 Walker Ave
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ashland School District 5
John Muir Elementary School
100 Walker Ave
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District 5
Pinehurst Elementary School
15337 Hwy 66
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pinehurst School District 94
Ashland High School
201 South Mountain Ave
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ashland School District 5
The Siskiyou School
631 Clay St
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S World Bilingual Montessori Pre & Kdgn
320 Beach St Ste 2
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lithia Springs School
695 Mistletoe Rd Ste H
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Pilot Rock Christian School
50 W Hersey St
Ashland, OR 97520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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