Garfield County, located between Asotin and Columbia counties in southeastern Washington, is a geographically diverse region bordered on the north by the Snake River and on the south by the Blue Mountains. Historically an agricultural region, the business economy is based largely in government and wholesale trade.
Largest Employers in Garfield County
A listing of each the county’s largest employers is provided below. This includes both public and private employers. Employment figures reported are as of 12/31/12.
|Garfield Co. Memorial Hospital||71|
|Pomeroy Public Schools||62|
|Dye Seed Ranch, Inc.||60|
Quick Facts for Businesses
|Goods Producing Employment||2012||74|
|Service Providing Employment||2012||774|
|Annual average wage||2012||$38,852|
|Median hourly wage||2011||$16.84|
|Per capita income in Garfield County||2011||$35,999|
Geography Quick Facts
|Land area in square miles||710|
|Persons per square mile||3.2|