Grants Pass, OR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
87,097
0.981% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
47.5
0.419% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16%
11.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,733
4.64% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$281,500
6.03% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
32,773
2.46% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Grants Pass, OR had a population of 87.1k people with a median age of 47.5 and a median household income of $47,733. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Grants Pass, OR grew from 86,251 to 87,097, a 0.981% increase and its median household income grew from $45,616 to $47,733, a 4.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grants Pass, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), White (Hispanic) (5.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.29%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%).

None of the households in Grants Pass, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Grants Pass, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grants Pass, OR are Rogue Community College (1,014 degrees awarded in 2020) and Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty (47 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Grants Pass, OR was $281,500, and the homeownership rate was 68.8%.

Most people in Grants Pass, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Grants Pass, OR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Grants Pass, OR is home to a population of 87.1k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.8% of Grants Pass, OR residents were born outside of the country (3.31k people).

In 2020, there were 15.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.7k people) in Grants Pass, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.83k White (Hispanic) and 3.19k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2020 Citizenship
97.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.1% of Grants Pass, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Grants Pass, OR was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grants Pass, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    74.7k ± 446
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.83k ± 410
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.19k ± 490
7.61%
Hispanic Population
6.62k people

In 2020, there were 15.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.7k people) in Grants Pass, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.83k White (Hispanic) and 3.19k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.61% of the people in Grants Pass, OR are hispanic (6.62k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    141,609 ± 9,081 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,538 ± 3,676 people
  3. China
    22,455 ± 3,669 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 141,609 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,538 and China with 22,455.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.8%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.31k people
4.14%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.57k people

As of 2020, 3.8% of Grants Pass, OR residents (3.31k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grants Pass, OR was 4.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,516 ± 454
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,029 ± 264
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    941 ± 267

Grants Pass, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Grants Pass, OR employs 32.8k people. The largest industries in Grants Pass, OR are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,927 people), Retail Trade (3,914 people), and Manufacturing (3,443 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,833), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,813), and Finance & Insurance ($44,613).

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,561. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

32.8k
2020 Value
± 1,512
2.46%
1 Year growth
± 6.19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grants Pass, OR grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 32k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grants Pass, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,924 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,146 people), and Management Occupations (3,023 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grants Pass, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.8k
2020 Value
± 1,512
2.46%
1 Year growth
± 6.19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grants Pass, OR grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 32k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grants Pass, OR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,927 people), Retail Trade (3,914 people), and Manufacturing (3,443 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grants Pass, OR, though some of these residents may live in Grants Pass, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,410
Median earning men ± $1,968
$24,943
Median earning women ± $1,908

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($50,859), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,089), and Wholesale Trade ($48,594).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,399), Manufacturing ($39,808), and Wholesale Trade ($35,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oregon.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 847
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 466
    Manufacturing
  3. 435
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $463k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $407k
    Manufacturing
  3. $156k
    Retail Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $14.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Electronics with $19B, followed by Mixed freight ($18.8B) and Wood prods. ($14.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oregon products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$185B
2020 Value in Oregon
$358B
Projected 2050 Value in Oregon
93.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oregon trade was $185B. This is expected to increase 93.6% to $358B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oregon trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.1B
  2. $24.7B
  3. $3.73B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $36.1B, followed by California with $24.7B and Idaho and $3.73B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oregon shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oregon over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Grants Pass, OR awarded 1,061 degrees. The student population of Grants Pass, OR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,459 male students and 2,345 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grants Pass, OR are White (770 and 72.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (164 and 15.5%), Two or More Races (46 and 4.34%), and Unknown (38 and 3.59%).

The largest universities in Grants Pass, OR by number of degrees awarded are Rogue Community College (1,014 and 95.6%) and Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty (47 and 4.43%).

The most popular majors in Grants Pass, OR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (185 and 17.4%), General Studies (140 and 13.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (104 and 9.8%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 3,804 students enrolled in Grants Pass, OR, 38.4% men and 61.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,596 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 38 degree-majors awarded
  2. 185 degree-majors awarded
  3. 140 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Grants Pass, OR was General Business Administration & Management with 38 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Grants Pass, OR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,014 degrees awarded
  2. 47 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rogue Community College with 1,014 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 360 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grants Pass, OR, which is 0.514 times less than the 701 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 770 degrees mean that there were 4.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 164 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,176) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($864) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.725% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.812% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (878k), High School or Equivalent (788k), and Bachelors Degree (661k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Grants Pass, OR was $281,500 in 2020, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $265,500 to $281,500, a 6.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Grants Pass, OR is 68.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Grants Pass, OR have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grants Pass, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grants Pass, OR is $47,733. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Grants Pass, OR was Washington County, OR with a value of $86,626, followed by Clackamas County, OR and Hood River County, OR, with respective values of $82,911 and $72,418.

Property

$281,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,116
$25,195
Median Property Taxes
±$1,298

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grants Pass, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grants Pass, OR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.8%
Homeownership
2020
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 68.8% of the housing units in Grants Pass, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grants Pass, OR was Washington County, OR with a value of $86,626, followed by Clackamas County, OR and Hood River County, OR, with respective values of $82,911 and $72,418.

The following map shows all of the counties in Grants Pass, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,733
Median Household Income
± $2,680
36.6k
Number of Households
± 1,589

In 2020, the median household income of the 36.6k households in Grants Pass, OR grew to $47,733 from the previous year's value of $45,616.

The following chart displays the households in Grants Pass, OR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grants Pass, OR is from Oregon.
0.464
2020 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2020, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.249% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oregon across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.08%)

In 2020, 75.5% of workers in Grants Pass, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (8.08%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grants Pass, OR have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Grants Pass, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grants Pass, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grants Pass, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grants Pass, OR (13.7k out of 85.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grants Pass, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.8% of the population of Grants Pass, OR has health coverage, with 28.1% on employee plans, 29% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 3.07% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oregon was $8,044 in 2014. This is a 7.73% increase from the previous year ($7,467).

Primary care physicians in Oregon see 1062 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0941% decrease from the previous year (1063 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1209 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 181 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oregon, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,062 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oregon

Primary care physicians in Oregon see an average of 1,062 patients per year. This represents a 0.0941% decrease from the previous year (1,063 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oregon in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oregon across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.6% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.24%
Uninsured
28.1%
Employer Coverage
29%
Medicaid
18.4%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
3.07%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grants Pass, OR declined by 9.59% from 8% to 7.24%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grants Pass, OR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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