Grow Your Business in Somerton!
Somerton's economy depends primarily upon agriculture, but light industry related to agricultural equipment and parts is becoming important in serving the farming community. Many residents and workers from other communities are employed in citrus and vegetable growing and processing in the Somerton area. Somerton also has a small commercial sector that is developing to serve the increased demand for retail services. Major employers within the city include the Somerton School District, City of Somerton, Regional Center for Border Health (RCBH), Sunset Community Health Center, Del Sol Market (Factor Sales, Inc.), Arizona Department of Economic Security, and other smaller local businesses that serve the Somerton area.
Somerton is the native region of the Cocopah Nation which is a large employer with seven different entertainment, lodging and cultural attractions that include 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.