Population & Economic Statistics

Grants Pass is a city of 37,135 residents located in Southern Oregon halfway between San Francisco and Portland, off of Interstate 5, with every form of transportation to fit your business and life style needs.

Quick Facts - Grants Pass

  • Median Family Household Income $40,569
  • Median Home Value $276,415
  • Total Housing Units 15,804
  • Rogue Valley Economic Indicators (PDF)
  • Incorporated 1887
  • Elevation 948 feet
  • Land Area 11.03 square miles

Quick Facts - Josephine County

  • Population as of July 1, 2015 - 84,745
  • Established: January 22, 1856
  • Land Area: 1,642 square miles

Population

Overall Population in Grants Pass And Josephine County
Date
Grants Pass
Josephine County
July 1, 2017
37,135
85,650
July 1, 2016
37,088
83,720
July 1, 2015
34,855
82,755
2012 Census
34,740
82,755

Population by Gender

  • Female Population - 52.7%
  • Male Population - 47.3%
  • Median Age - 39.3 years

Josephine County Employment 2018

  • Construction 1,100
  • Manufacturing 2,980
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade 4,960
  • Private Education and Health services 5,880
  • Leisure and Hospitality 3,410
  • Other services 1,020
  • Government 3,230
  • Total All Industries 27,100

Employment by Industry/Service in Grants Pass - 2017

Average Employment in 2017, based on industry
Industry/Service
Employer Establishments
Annual Average Employment
Construction
92
449
Manufacturing
54
1,717
Wholesale and Retail
295
4,156
Health Care and Social Assistance
264
4,562
Accommodations and Food Service
166
2,386
Other Services
265
943
Public Administration
17
789
Total in All Industries and Sectors
1,612
19,229

Contact Us

  1. Susan Seereiter


    Business Advocate
    Email Susan Seereiter
    Ph: 541-450-6014

    101 NW A Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526

    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.