Grants Pass is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 39,189 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Grants Pass is the 15th largest community in Oregon.
Grants Pass is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Grants Pass spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.87 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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.