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.

Download Community Profile City of Somerton


  Business Assistance

The Office of Economic Development works closely with businesses throughout all phases of the development process. We work as a team with our partners to provide solutions and ensure your transition to starting, running, expanding or relocating a business in Somerton is smooth and successful. We are empowered to help you build your business.


 Strategic Initiatives

The Office of Economic Development is involved in numerous activities aimed at increasing the economic opportunities for the citizens of Somerton. These strategic initiatives vary in size and scope but are always focused on Somerton's growth and prosperity.

Download Downtown Somerton Redevelopment Plan 


 Contact Economic Development Department