Grants Pass, Oregon Population 2021

38,502
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Grants Pass is a city located in Josephine County Oregon. It is also the county seat of Josephine County. With a 2020 population of 38,502, it is the 15th largest city in Oregon and the 1020th largest city in the United States . Grants Pass is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 11.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,533 in 2010. Grants Pass reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Grants Pass has a population density of 3,342 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grants Pass is $56,834 with a poverty rate of 17.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $929 per month, and the median house value is $231,800. The median age in Grants Pass is 39.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Grants Pass Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grants Passwas:

  • White: 90.34%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Other race: 2.19%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grants Pass, Oregon is 38,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,170.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,533.

Grants Pass, Oregon Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202188,1613370.38%
202087,8243370.38%
201987,4873370.39%
201887,1505660.65%
201786,5841,0801.25%
201685,5049761.14%
201584,5281,1511.36%
201483,3772460.30%
201383,1313760.45%
201282,755530.06%
201182,702-177-0.21%
201082,8790.00%

Grants Pass Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,91890.34%
Two or More Races1,7164.57%
Some Other Race8212.19%
Asian4391.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native3410.91%
Black or African American3100.83%
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Grants Pass Population by Race

Grants Pass Population Pyramid $2021

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Grants Pass Median Age

39.9


Total

36.8


Male

42.6


Female

Grants Pass Adults

There are 29,030 adults, (7,422 of whom are seniors) in Grants Pass.

Grants Pass Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Grants Pass Sex Ratio

Female

19,552

52.08%

Male

17,993

47.92%

Grants Pass Population by Age

Grants Pass Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grants Pass Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.2%66.8%
Male33.4%66.6%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
All50.1%49.9%
Married68.3%31.7%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grants Pass Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7812.3250.1
Married6,7613.0168.3
Non Family6,0821.2137.9
Female2,0602.8833.2
Male8783.3133.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Grants Pass Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5202.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,8067.02%
High School Graduate8,37632.57%
Some College8,46332.91%
Associates Degree2,4849.66%
Bachelors Degree2,4159.39%
Graduate Degree1,6496.41%
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Grants Pass Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grants Pass Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,73520,7903,768
Hispanic1,5381,300124
2+ Races848755131
Asian33830852
Other Race29318645
Black2162097
Native American21214227

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.57%.

Grants Pass Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,331$32,424$25,219
Less Than 9th Grade$21,794$25,714$20,109
High School Graduate$24,369$26,089$21,366
Some College$29,529$36,121$24,195
Bachelors Degree$38,937$46,326$33,194
Graduate Degree$59,078$74,609$56,538

$29,331

Average Earnings

$32,424

Average Male

$25,219

Average Female

Grants Pass Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grants Pass Language by Age

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Grants Pass Language

95.52% of Grants Pass residents speak only English, while 4.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Grants Pass Language

Grants Pass Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,0214,93515.91%
Hispanic3,41681023.71%
Multiple1,63143426.61%
Other82025030.49%
Native33416750.00%
Black27710136.46%
Asian439112.51%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

18.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grants Pass

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grants Pass is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grants Pass is Asian, with 2.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.98%.

Grants Pass Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.91%
High School15.35%
Some College14.94%
Bachelors or Greater7.16%

Grants Pass Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.85%
Male Unemployed46.70%
Female Employed9.25%
Male Employed7.07%

Grants Pass Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grants Pass Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,185$56,834
Families$52,063$65,697
Married Families$62,782-
Non Families$30,578$39,054
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Income by Household Type

Grants Pass Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Grants Pass Married by Age and Sex

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Grants Pass Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Grants Pass Marital Status by Race

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Grants Pass Marital Status

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2,880

Number of Veterans

2,631

Male Veterans

249

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,013
Second Gulf War546
Korea363
First Gulf War334
World War II98

Grants Pass Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+733
65 to 74659
55 to 64582
35 to 54498
18 to 34408

Grants Pass Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,75210.37%
Hispanic1577.25%
2+ Races817.40%
Asian236.05%
Black166.64%
Other Race81.56%

Grants Pass Veterans by Race

Grants Pass Veterans by Education

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6.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grants Pass Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Grants Pass Employment by Age

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Grants Pass Employment by Race

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Grants Pass Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.06%

Born in Grants Pass

95.80%

Native Born

4.20%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.80% of Grants Pass residents were born in the United States, with 40.06% having been born in Oregon. 2.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grants Pass Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202138,5021660.43%
202038,3361660.43%
201938,1701660.44%
201838,0042720.72%
201737,7325401.45%
201637,1925051.38%
201536,6875351.48%
201436,1521340.37%
201336,0181310.37%
201235,887-37-0.10%
201135,924-75-0.21%
201035,99912,9964.58%
200023,0035,5152.78%
199017,4882,4561.52%
198015,0322,5771.90%
197012,4552,3372.10%
196010,1182,0022.23%
19508,1162,0883.02%
19406,0281,3622.59%
19304,6661,5154.00%
19203,151-746-2.10%
19103,8971,5975.41%
19002,3008684.85%
18901,4320.00%

Grants Pass Population by Year