Grants Pass is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 39,364 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Grants Pass is the 15th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities, Grants Pass isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grants Pass are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grants Pass is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grants Pass who work in office and administrative support (12.99%), healthcare suport services (9.19%), and sales jobs (9.06%).
One of the benefits of Grants Pass is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Grants Pass with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.61% of adults in Grants Pass have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grants Pass in 2018 was $24,632, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,528 for a family of four. However, Grants Pass contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grants Pass is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grants Pass home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grants Pass residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Grants Pass also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grants Pass include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Grants Pass is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.