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Pomeroy, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pomeroy is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Garfield County at latitude 46.4739 and longitude -117.5972. Garfield County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,857 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Pomeroy, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pomeroy, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Pomeroy indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pomeroy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Pomeroy, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,437
Population in Households 1,402
Population in Familes 1,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 809
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 656
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 409
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $98,958
Average Home Value $104,908


Median Household Income $40,680
Average Household Income $48,383
Per Capita Income $22,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.36%
Households 0.51% 0.54%
Families 0.47% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pomeroy, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pomeroy to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 355 44th
Population Density1 # 332 47th
Diversity Index2 # 540 14th
Median Household Income # 487 23rd
Per Capita Income # 442 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.