Industries


Grow Your Business in Somerton!

Though Somerton's economy depends primarily upon agriculture, light industry is becoming important. Many residents are employed in citrus and vegetable growing and processing. Somerton also has a small commercial service sector that is developing at a fast rate. Major employers within the city are the Somerton School District, City of Somerton, Regional Center for Border Health and Sunset Community Health Center. Somerton is the native region of the Cocopah Nation which is a large employer with seven different entertainment, lodging and cultural attractions-The Cocopah Casino, The Cocopah Resort & Conference Center, The Cocopah Rio Colorado Golf Course, The Cocopah Museum, Cocopah RV and Golf Resort, Cocopah Speedway and Wild River Family Entertainment Center.

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Industry (Ranked By Employment)

 
Count
Share
 

Education, health care & social assistance
1,047
20.7%
 

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining
749
14.8%
 

Retail trade
578
11.4%
 

Arts, entertainment, food & recreation services
545
10.8%
 

Public administration
412
8.2%
 

Construction
374
7.4%
 

Manufacturing
330
6.5%
 

Professional, scientific, & administrative services
317
6.3%
 

Wholesale trade
260
5.1%
 

Other services, except public administration
234
4.6%
 

Transportation, warehousing, & utilities
100
2.0%
 

Finance, insurance & real estate
93
1.8%
 

Information
15
0.3%
 

 

Employment by Sector

Architecture & Engineering
0
 

Business & Financial Operations
81
 

Construction & Extraction
254
 

Education, Training, & Library
121
 

Farming, Fishing, & Forestry
507
 

Food Preparation & Serving Related
128
 

Management
58
 

Office & Administrative Support
449
 

Production
250
 

Sales & Related Occupations
273
 

Transportation & Material Moving
342
 


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150 W. Main Street
Somerton, Arizona 85350

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