Location Profile

Grants Pass, Oregon

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Facility Location
Grants Pass, Oregon
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Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Grants Pass, Oregon, and is one of the most modern facilities in the region. Highly rated and recognized by the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the provider is an esteemed care leader within Oregon. Services offered here include general medicine, imaging services, and a wide range of specialty healthcare.

Community Overview

Grants Pass is a medium-sized city (town) of 39,674 people in Southern Oregon. It's in the Rogue River Valley, offering stunning views of the river, forests, and beyond. It's famous for outdoor activities, especially jet boating, hiking, fishing, and whitewater rafting, earning the nickname "Basecamp for Fun" throughout Oregon. However, its diverse arts scene adds to its appeal. Crime in Grants Pass is comparable to other cities its size, and the cost of living is lower than most areas in the state. You can see the quirk and culture of the city with a downtown tour of its uniquely-decorated bear statues, which are part of the annual event known as Bearfest.  

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Cost of Living

Grants Pass' cost of living is 7% lower than the state average, and it's one of the most affordable areas in Oregon.  Utilities, transportation, and housing are among the city's lowest costs. Grants Pass' features housing prices much lower than other areas of Oregon. The average cost of a 1-bedroom in the city is $915 to $1,000/month, though prices vary according to the location, building type, lease length, and other terms. 

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Public schools within the area are served by Grants Pass School District 7 (GPSD 7), which features 11 schools: 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, and one flexible online learning school for grades 6-12. The district rates highly on Niche.com, including a 12th out of 159th score for Districts With Best Teachers in Oregon. All GPSD 7 students have thorough curriculums and extracurriculars as part of the district's mission to help "all students to reach their potential and become responsible, productive citizens." They achieve this mission with accommodating, caring school staff who meet the needs of their students. Of the student body and staff, there are over 20 languages spoken. 

High school students can begin college preparation with 60 courses, including 17 Advanced Placement (AP) courses and 9 specialty Career and Technical Education programs. In addition, the district assigns every student in grades 6-12 a Chromebook for help in and out of the classroom. 

There are 5 private schools in Grants Pass.

With a location right in downtown Grants Pass, Josephine Community Library is the public library system. Visitors can browse thousands of materials, including books, magazines, and DVDs. There's also a sizable catalog of digital materials, such as ebooks and audiobooks. Events hosted regularly by the library are free and include storytime, lectures, and craft sessions. 

Various youth programs in the community


Josephine County Community Transit runs the public transportation for the city, offering 4 bus routes throughout the area.  Uber and other rideshare services are also within Grants Pass, plus taxis are for hire. Grants Pass is less than 30 minutes from the nearest airport, the Rogue Valley International Airport, which features Delta, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, United, and Allegiant flights. 

Daily Driving in Grants Pass
  • The average commute in Grants Pass is 20 minutes, much shorter than the national average commute of 26.4 minutes 
  •  81% of commuters drive their own vehicle

Nearby Cities

Grants Pass is not far from some of the best spots in Southern Oregon. 

Medford, Oregon - Medford, Oregon, is only 29.8 miles/47.95 KM. It's a pleasant and short drive of only 35 minutes via Interstate 5 North. It's where you'll find one of Oregon's oldest and largest malls, The Village of Medford Center. The mall features 48 stores, including Burlington and T.J. Maxx. For families, there's the Children's Museum of Southern Oregon and the Medford Railroad Park within the city. Both destinations offer a fun, educational experience. No matter the season, you'll also find some entertainment within Medford. The Craterian Theater offers theatrical performances, movie screenings, and performances in a variety of musical genres, with an event on the calendar nearly every week.  

Ashland, Oregon - Only 41.8 miles/67.27 KM away via Interstate 5 South from Grants Pass is Ashland. Known as one of the best art towns in America, it's home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Ashland also features the spectacular Schneider Museum of Art and Oregon Cabaret Theatre. During the winter, you'll find hundreds packed around the Mt. Ashland Ski Area for skiing, snowboarding, and other recreation. Nature lovers will also appreciate the North Mountain Park Nature Center, a natural preserve with botanical trail, garden, and community programs. 

Eugene, Oregon - Eugene is one of the biggest cities in Southern Oregon and awaits 2 hours away from Grants Pass. The road here is only 139.2 miles/224 KM. You'll love this river city's rich arts and cultural offerings mixed with historical charm. The Hult Center for the Performing Arts alone hosts over 700 performances and events throughout the year, while the Oregon Contemporary Theatre boasts over 7 annual shows. Open to the public, Eugene features The Cascades Raptor Center, a nature preserve and rehabilitative facility for birds of prey. Visiting here will put you up close and personal with bald eagles, falcons, and owls, plus other resident birds. Another top attraction within the city is the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, which displays dioramas of various periods within Oregon and artifacts from each. Additional exhibits rotate and often cover local history, animals of the region, and various art.

Local and Nearby Attractions

Grants Pass offers a diverse and rich shopping scene. For non-food purchases, you have your choice of stores, including Walmart and Big Lots. You can find everything you need in Grants Pass, from clothes and shoes to home goods and gifts. Historic Downtown Grants Pass offers stores with merchandise unlike that you'll find in the big box stores, with artisans for jewelry, art, and antiques. 

Grocery stores here include Fred Meyer, WinCo Foods, Albertsons, and Safeway. 

While Grants Pass, Oregon, is known for its natural beauty, its art and culture scene can't be missed. The city features art galleries, museums, theatres, and annual events showcasing the city's creative side, with something for everyone to enjoy. You'll find a variety of bear statutes and other art pieces on display in the historic downtown, which also houses most of the cultural destinations. Take a public art walking tour, and see if you can glimpse all of the street art, sculptures, and murals Grants Pass has to offer.  The bear statues you'll see each feature their own embellishments and themes as part of a citywide art project meant to capture the unique aspects of Grants Pass' residents. Within the same area is the Grants Pass Museum of Art, which focuses on Southern Oregon art and limited exhibitions of artists from outside the state. Gallery One is nearby, with varying art exhibits from both regional and national artists. A different form of art can be appreciated at the Glass Forge, a working glass art studio with classes and pieces for sale. In addition, one of the best cultural landmarks in the city is the Rogue Theatre, a revitalized art deco theatre from 1928 that offers live events for theatre, music, and dance each year. Another stalwart of the Grants Pass arts scene is the Barnstormers Theatre, an intimate theatre that's welcomed patrons for over 70 years. Each season the Barnstormers offers 6-7 shows varying from comedy to drama.  In the mood for a film? For classic and family movies, visit the Grants Pass Drive-In or head to the Southgate Cinemas for the newest motion picture releases.

Thanks to the Rogue River and its beautiful surroundings, Grants Pass is a great area for outdoor recreation, with thrills awaiting just beyond the riverbend. As the river stretches 215 miles/346 KM from Oregon's Crater Lake to the Pacific Ocean, the city offers a great jumping-off point for whitewater rafting, paddling, kayaking, and canoeing. Jet boat tours by guided professionals also offer a great way to explore the river area. These tours can also offer premiere views of the riverbank's wildlife, such as river otters and bald eagles. Thanks to a rich supply of Chinook salmon and other delicious catches, it's also a popular spot for fishing. Grants Pass also features several city parks, including the spacious Riverfront Park located on the Rogue River. You're also only an hour away from the National Oregon Caves National Monument, home to a marble cave that dates back more than 1.5 million years. The park features several options for 90-minute guided cave tours, hiking trails, and a nature preserve.

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Religious Centers

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  • Religious websites or directories: Church Finder and Church Angel
  • Social media groups or pages dedicated to a particular religion or city
  • Local community centers or mosques/temples/churches
  • Online forums or discussion groups
  • Ask for recommendations from friends or acquaintances who live in the area
  • Community event listings or local news websites


Grants Pass, Oregon, has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, which features warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The city experiences the coldest temperatures in the month of January, while the hottest days come in July. Grants Pass' average rainfall is around 30 inches/791 MM, with the most rainfall in December at 5.6 inches/142 MM. 

Average Grants Pass Temperatures
  • Annual: 36ºF to 90ºF /2.22ºC  to 32.22ºC
  • December: Low of 34ºF/1.11ºC  and High of 46°F /7.77ºC  
  • July: Low of 54ºF/12ºC and High of 87ºF /30º C

Crime Rate

Grants Pass is safe for families. The crime rate is average for communities of similar size. Violent crime incidents have gone down over the last year. 

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  • Safest neighborhoods: Grants Pass North, Grants Pass South, Grants Pass Southeast, Grants Pass Southwest, Wonder, New Hope, Redwood

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