How Does Grants Pass Rank?

Grants Pass - Milken Institute

Grants Pass - A Best Performing Small City

Grants Pass Oregon rated in the Top Ten Best Performing Small Cities according to the Milken Institute.

A nonpartisan think tank, the Milken Institute works to improve lives around the world by advancing innovative economic and policy solutions that create jobs, widen access to capital, and enhance health. They have been producing Best Performing Cities: Where America’s Jobs Are Created since 2004.

Grants Pass joined the list of 200 cities in 2015 and quickly jumped 48 places, from 56th to eighth in just one year.

Driving factors include the expansion of health care services, including the new Three Rivers Medical Center building, Mycorrhizal Applications, a Valent acquisition, as a regional leader in agriculture products, and one of the fastest growing businesses in Grants Pass, Dutch Bros.

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Grants Pass - A Top Retirement Spot

Grants Pass Oregon is frequently ranked one of the best places to retire.

Located in the enchanting Rogue River Valley of Southern Oregon with the Rogue River running right through the middle of town.

The surrounding area abounds with opportunities for hiking, sightseeing, and skiing.

People who talk about Grants Pass say that it is a friendly place with a moderate cost of living. There are several active adult communities in the area.

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