Grants Pass, OR

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Living in Grants Pass

Grants Pass is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 38,170 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Grants Pass is the 15th largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grants Pass is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.45%), sales jobs (10.24%), and management occupations (8.69%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.50 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Grants Pass rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.81% of adults 25 and older in Grants Pass have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Grants Pass in 2018 was $23,806, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,224 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. Important ancestries of people in Grants Pass include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Grants Pass is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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