Economic Characteristics of Prosser (within 10 mile radius)
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Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey
State of Regional Economy
Prosser Major Industrial Employers
Tree Top, Inc. a grower owned apple and pear products and concentrate processor (1,100 grower/owners in WA, ID & OR); 132 employees.
2780 Lee Road (509) 786-2926
Milne Fruit a locally owned processor and purveyor of fruit based ingredients, 120 employees.
804 Bennett Ave.; 509 786-2611 Fax 509 786-4915
Zirkle Fruit: Fruit – vegetable growers and shippers employs 380 at it's Prosser facility.
101 Benitz Rd. 509 786-3993
Columbia Crest Winery employs 291 individuals and produces award winning, affordble wines.
Hwy. 221, Paterson, WA; 509 875-2061
Chukar Cherries: Chocolate Covered Fruit and Nuts.
320 Wine Country Rd. 509 786-2055
Prosser Major Non-Farm Employers
|Benton Co. Government||144|
|Benton Rural Electric||54|
|City of Prosser||50|
|Prosser Memorial Hospital||300|
|Prosser School District||316|
|WSU/IAREC||207 Full time, 150 Part time|
Benton County reports unemployment numbers well below the national and state averages. Favorable economic conditions and a viable labor force have been a mainstay, aiding local economic development.
Benton County Resident Labor Force
|Employment Data||Number of People|
|Unemployment and %||7.0%|
Figures as of 2016 – Source: Employment Security Department