Pomeroy, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pomeroy, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pomeroy had a population of 1,383 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pomeroy is located within Pomeroy Division of Garfield County.

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, 2016.

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Pomeroy, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,383
Population in Households 1,349
Population in Familes 1,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 778
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 632
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $112,887
Average Home Value $135,872


Median Household Income $42,106
Average Household Income $52,458
Per Capita Income $24,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.53%
Households -0.25% -0.38%
Families -0.24% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 356 43rd
Population Density1 # 342 46th
Diversity Index2 # 568 10th
Median Household Income # 479 24th
Per Capita Income # 401 36th

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