Grant County is located in East-central Oregon. The County Seat is Canyon City and the largest city is John Day. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gcoregonlive2.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,180 and the 2010 census population was 7,445. The land area is 4,528.54 square miles and there are 1.6 persons per square mile.
95% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 3.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.6% is two or more races. 89.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,400, there are 3,319 households, an average of 2.17 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,828, the median household income is $35,051, and 17.3% of the persons in Grant County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 791. Retail sales (in $1000) were $72,523, and sales per capita were $10,560.
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