Pomeroy, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pomeroy, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pomeroy had a population of 1,420 as of July 1, 2015. Pomeroy ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pomeroy is located at latitude 46.4739 and longitude -117.5972 in Garfield County. 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. Garfield County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,857 feet.

The City of Pomeroy (GNIS ID: 2411453) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pomeroy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Pomeroy, WA Boundary Map

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Pomeroy, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,420
Population in Households 1,386
Population in Familes 1,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 799
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 650
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 406
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $109,375
Average Home Value $113,247
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,127
Average Household Income $44,231
Per Capita Income $20,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.07%
Households 0.24% 0.24%
Families 0.24% 0.25%
Median Household Income   5.43%
Per Capita Income   3.33%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 357 43rd
Population Density1 # 336 47th
Diversity Index2 # 552 12th
Median Household Income # 533 15th
Per Capita Income # 506 20th

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