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Grants Pass is a city in Josephine County.
It is the county seat.
The community is believed named for Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's capture of Vicksburg.
The latitude of Grants Pass is 42.439N. The longitude is -123.327W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 945 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,700.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grants Pass demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Josephine County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97526 ZIP code.
19% of Grants Pass residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grants Pass ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grants Pass was $16,234, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Grants Pass residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Grants Pass, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $861.
Libraries in Grants Pass include Josephine County Library System ... View libraries
TV stations in Grants Pass include KBLN.
Josephine County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grants Pass political report.
The average commute time for Grants Pass workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Grants Pass between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Grants Pass include Best Western, Best Western Inn at the Rogue, Comfort Inn, Grants Pass Shilo Inn, Holiday Inn Express Grants Pass, La Quinta Inn and Suites, Motel 6, Riverside Inn, Sunset Inn, Super 8 ... More hotels.
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