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Coordinates: 37°41′41″N 122°06′50″W / 37.69472°N 122.11389°W / 37.69472; -122.11389

Ashland, California
—  CDP  —
Location in Alameda County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°41′41″N 122°06′50″W / 37.69472°N 122.11389°W / 37.69472; -122.11389
Country United States
State California
County Alameda
 - State Senate Ellen Corbett (D)
 - State Assembly Mary Hayashi (D)
 - U. S. Congress Barbara Lee (D)
 - Total 1.8 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 20,793
 - Density 11,551.7/sq mi (4,331.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 94541
Area code(s) 510
FIPS code 06-02980
GNIS feature ID 1657955

Ashland (formerly, San Leandro South) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Alameda County, California, United States. The population was 20,793 at the 2000 census.



Ashland is located at 37°41′41″N 122°06′50″W / 37.69472°N 122.11389°W / 37.69472; -122.11389.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land.


Ashland developed in the 1940s.[1] It was named for an Oregon ash tree.[1]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 20,793 people, 7,223 households, and 4,868 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 11,284.9 people per square mile (4,363.2/km²). There were 7,372 housing units at an average density of 4,001.0/sq mi (1,546.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 39.03% White, 20.13% Black or African American, 1.29% Native American, 14.87% Asian, 1.14% Pacific Islander, 16.09% from other races, and 7.45% from two or more races. 32.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,223 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 35.1% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,811, and the median income for a family was $43,202. Males had a median income of $33,943 versus $31,092 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,134. About 11.9% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.


Ashland is an unincorporated community and thus is governed directly by Alameda County.


  1. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 597. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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