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Pomona, CA Economic Overview

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Pomona is a city located in the Pomona Valley, between the Inland Empire and the San Gabriel Valley, in Los Angeles County. Named after the ancient Roman goddess of fruit, the City of Pomona, situated along a trade route used by Native Americans, has a history as rich as its fertile soil. Pomona is the seventh largest city in Los Angeles County, covers over 22 square miles, and hosts a population of over 153,000 residents. Pomona boasts a progressive economy, business opportunities, and a strong workforce with attractive shopping, recreational, and real estate offerings. Located in the heart of the valley, Pomona commercial real estate attracts a diverse range of companies, particularly in the healthcare or manufacturing sectors, each year to its thriving business environment on its fertile soil.

The City of Pomona maintains a broadly diverse economy, with an emphasis upon government, healthcare, and other service-orientated industries. The top industries, by jobs, include health care and social services, manufacturing, retail, and education. Since the 1980s, Pomona’s newest neighborhood, Phillips Ranch, has experienced extensive growth with additional properties built in the hilly area between Downtown and Diamond Bar. Households in Pomona earn a median yearly income of $54,481, with over 45% of the households earning more than the national average each year. Pomona’s largest employers include the Pomona School District, California State Polytechnic University, and the Department of Social Services. Pomona hosts notable private sector employers such as Tom & Glasser Inc., First Transit, Hayward Industries, Inland Valley Care and Rehab, Verizon, Walmart, and Target. Pomona is also a regional healthcare hub and is home to a premier facility, the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, and non-profit, Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation.

Pomona, CA Commercial Real Estate Market

Well-known as a fruitful valley of the past, the Pomona Valley is also fruitful in the present, with its strength and diversity as a business community. The Pomona commercial market hosts an ideal business environment, with affordable rates for growing companies and tech startups that need a high-quality space for operations. As a regional medical center, the City offers numerous options for medical office space throughout the area.

The Ponoma office market has lower rates, compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market and is currently experiencing a further decrease in rates. The average office space size in the area is around 640 square feet, and most buildings are close to two stories tall. Downtown Pomona is a safe, clean, friendly and historic mixed-use urban neighborhood that serves as a regional destination for arts, antiques, retail, and entertainment. The Downtown Pomona office market is located in Pomona’s center for commerce, education, and cultural life in the City. This includes office space located in the Pomona Tower, Pomona Park Plaza, and Pomona Civic Plaza. The dominant industry in this submarket is Professional Services.

Pomona, CA Office Sales Volume

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF, which sold at over $5M.

Pomona, CA Office Transactions

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF, which sold at over $5M.

Pomona, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 1,966,331 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 589,263 SF / 29.97% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 1,377,068 SF / 70.03% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 323,060 SF / 16.43% of total office
  • Class B: 963,724 SF / 49.01% of total office
  • Class C: 234,166 SF / 11.91% of total office


Total: 9,501,382 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 571,603 SF / 6.02% of total industrial
  • 100k to 500k SF: 8,178,251 SF / 86.07% of total industrial
  • 500k to 1M SF: 751,528 SF / 7.91% of total industrial

By class:

  • Class A: 3,866,049 SF / 40.69% of total industrial
  • Class B: 4,214,290 SF / 44.35% of total industrial
  • Class C: 1,421,043 SF / 14.96% of total industrial

Employment in Pomona, CA


Pomona has a labor force of over 71,000 people, and boasts a low unemployment rate of 4.6%. The top jobs by occupation within the city include office/admin support (14.54%), sales (9.44%), management (9.36%), education (6.99%), and production (6.84%).

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the industries in the Los Angeles County, CA areawith the highest employment numbers include:

  • Trade, Transport, and Utilities—currently employs 820,900, growing at 0.2%/year;
  • Education and Health Services—currently employs 781,000, growing at 2.6%/year;
  • Professional and Business Services—currently employs 615,900, growing at 3.1%/year.

Education in Pomona, CA

Pomona is home to an educated population, with the majority of its residents holding a high school degree, and 25.74% having earned a college degree. The City is administered by the Pomona Unified School District, which provides a well-rounded and challenging educational program of the highest quality.

There are four colleges and six universities within city limits. Pomona is home to California Polytechnic University (Cal Poly), nestled in 1,438 rolling acres on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County. One of only seven polytechnic universities nationwide, Cal Poly Pomona is known for its learn-by-doing philosophy. Also located nearby is Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, and Western University of Health Sciences, an innovative graduate university for the health professions.

Commuting Time in Pomona, CA

Pomona is connected to downtown Los Angeles and to downtown Riverside via Metrolink. In addition, with the Gold Line Foothill Extension, Pomona will be connected to Los Angeles and eastern Los Angeles county via light rail, when the Gold Line extension is completed in early 2018.

Other means of transportation to and from Pomona include:

  • Freeways connecting Pomona include the San Bernardino Freeway, Orange Freeways, Pomona Freeway, Foothill Boulevard, Corona Expressway, and Interstate 210;
  • Airports near Pomona and their distances from the city include Ontario Airport (12 miles), John Wayne Airport (30 miles), Long Beach Airport (35 miles), San Bernardino International Airport (37 miles), Bob Hope Airport (40 miles), and LAX (45 miles);
  • Travel by bus is serviced by Foothill Transit, which includes the Silver Streak, a rapid transit line operating eastbound to Montclair and westbound to Downtown Los Angeles.

Employees have a much longer average commute time of 28.9 minutes than the national average of 24.8 minutes. The largest share of workers in Pomona drive to work, followed by those who carpool and work at home.

Pomona Demographics


  • Total Population152,366
  • Male Population(49.7 %) 75,722
  • Female Population(50.3 %) 76,644
  • Median Age31.50


  • Average Household Income$67,948
  • Median Household Income$53,281
  • Median Income Under 25$34,818
  • Median Income 25-44$52,583
  • Median Income 45-64$61,707
  • Median Income Over 65$41,071


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