Grants Pass, OR

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2020 Population
37,938
1.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.7
0.501% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
15.9%
7.99% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$46,580
5.42% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$260,400
12.3% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Grants Pass, OR had a population of 37.9k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $46,580. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Grants Pass, OR grew from 37,545 to 37,938, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $44,185 to $46,580, a 5.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grants Pass, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.67%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.01%).

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.

98.4% of the residents in Grants Pass, OR are U.S. citizens.

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

In 2020, the median property value in Grants Pass, OR was $260,400, and the homeownership rate was 52.5%.

Most people in Grants Pass, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.3 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 37.9k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.13% of Grants Pass, OR residents were born outside of the country (1.19k people).

In 2020, there were 13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.8k people) in Grants Pass, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.44k White (Hispanic) and 1.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
97.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% 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 97.4%, 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)
    31.8k ± 563
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.44k ± 511
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.27k ± 299
10.3%
Hispanic Population
3.92k people

In 2020, there were 13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.8k people) in Grants Pass, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.44k White (Hispanic) and 1.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.3% of the people in Grants Pass, OR are hispanic (3.92k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.13%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.19k people
4.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.58k people

As of 2020, 3.13% of Grants Pass, OR residents (1.19k 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 4.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    711 ± 187
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    681 ± 217
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    479 ± 245

Grants Pass, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Grants Pass, OR employs 16k people. The largest industries in Grants Pass, OR are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,167 people), Retail Trade (1,772 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,691 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,729), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,167), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,107).

Occupations

16k
2020 Value
± 1,103
1.53%
1 Year growth
± 9.32%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grants Pass, OR grew at a rate of 1.53%, from 15.8k employees to 16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grants Pass, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,085 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (1,474 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,453 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

16k
2020 Value
± 1,103
1.53%
1 Year growth
± 9.32%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grants Pass, OR grew at a rate of 1.53%, from 15.8k employees to 16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grants Pass, OR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,167 people), Retail Trade (1,772 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,691 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

$34,386
Median earning men ± $2,127
$24,159
Median earning women ± $1,769

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,182), Public Administration ($49,707), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,804).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($45,441), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,395), and Construction ($41,328).

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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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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 47 degrees. The student population of Grants Pass, OR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 6 male students and 33 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grants Pass, OR are White (45 and 95.7%), followed by Two or More Races (2 and 4.26%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Grants Pass, OR by number of degrees awarded are Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty (47 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grants Pass, OR are Hair Styling & Design (15 and 31.9%), General Cosmetology (10 and 21.3%), and Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (9 and 19.1%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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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Race

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).

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The median property value in Grants Pass, OR was $260,400 in 2020, which is 1.13 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $231,800 to $260,400, a 12.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Grants Pass, OR is 52.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Grants Pass, OR have an average commute time of 15.3 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 $46,580. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Grants Pass, OR was Census Tract 3604 with a value of $68,958, followed by Census Tract 3610 and Census Tract 3605, with respective values of $63,897 and $46,463.

Property

$260,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$11,896
$8,423
Median Property Taxes
±$765

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 $2k - $3k 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

52.5%
Homeownership
2020
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 52.5% of the housing units in Grants Pass, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3604
  2. Census Tract 3610
  3. Census Tract 3605

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grants Pass, OR was Census Tract 3604 with a value of $68,958, followed by Census Tract 3610 and Census Tract 3605, with respective values of $63,897 and $46,463.

The following map shows all of the places 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.
$46,580
Median Household Income
± $3,014
16.1k
Number of Households
± 1,051

In 2020, the median household income of the 16.1k households in Grants Pass, OR grew to $46,580 from the previous year's value of $44,185.

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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.3%)
  2. Carpooled (13.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.13%)

In 2020, 76.3% of workers in Grants Pass, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.2%) and those who worked at home (5.13%).

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

15.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grants Pass, OR have a shorter commute time (15.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.585% 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

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grants Pass, OR (5.86k out of 36.9k 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 Females 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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92.7% of the population of Grants Pass, OR has health coverage, with 33.1% on employee plans, 32.9% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 2.27% 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 Josephine County, OR see 1197 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.75% decrease from the previous year (1270 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1182 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 122 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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1,197 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Josephine County, OR

Primary care physicians in Josephine County, OR see an average of 1,197 patients per year. This represents a 5.75% decrease from the previous year (1,270 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Josephine County, OR 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 24.7% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

7.34%
Uninsured
33.1%
Employer Coverage
32.9%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
2.27%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grants Pass, OR declined by 16.2% from 8.75% to 7.34%.

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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