Pomeroy, WA Population

Population: 1,517. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,480 (-2.4% change)
Males: 723 (47.7%), Females: 794 (52.3%)

Garfield County

Zip code: 99347

Median resident age: 44.2 years
Median household income: $28,958
Median house value: $62,500

Races in Pomeroy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (13.1%), United States (12.3%), Irish (11.5%), Norwegian (4.4%), Dutch (4.0%).

Elevation: 1855 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pomeroy

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pomeroy city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +88 (+6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Pomeroy:

  • GARFIELD COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (66 NORTH SIXTH STREET (P O BOX 880))
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pomeroy:

  • DAYTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; DAYTON, WA)
  • WHITMAN HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 31 miles; COLFAX, WA)
  • PULLMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; PULLMAN, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pomeroy:

  • PULLMAN/MOSCOW REGIONAL (about 39 miles; PULLMAN/MOSCOW,ID, WA; Abbreviation: PUW)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 43 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Abbreviation: LWS)
  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 55 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Abbreviation: ALW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pomeroy:

  • LOWER GRANITE STATE (about 18 miles; COLFAX, WA; Abbreviation: 00W)
  • LITTLE GOOSE LOCK AND DAM (about 29 miles; STARBUCK, WA; Abbreviation: 16W)
  • WHITMAN CO MEMORIAL (about 30 miles; COLFAX, WA; Abbreviation: S94)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomeroy:

  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 43 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 68 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)

Schools

Public high school in Pomeroy:

  • POMEROY JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 1090 PATAHA ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Pomeroy:

  • POMEROY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 121 S. 10TH; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Pomeroy:

  • DENNY ASHBY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,664; Location: 856 ARLINGTON ST; 5,700 books; 106 audio materials; 152 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)