Reports


The Grant County Economic Development Council produces a number of publications throughout the year.

Grant County Wage and Benefits Report

31 companies representing over 4,600 workers participated in the wage and benefits survey. The report allows local businesses to compare the wages they pay, by position, to the average wages and benefits paid by reporting companies in Grant County.

Grant County 2014 Wage & Benefits Report
Grant County 2011 Wage & Benefits Report
Grant County 2007 Wage & Benefits Report
 
Agricultural Workforce Report

Washington State Employment Security Department reports on the agriculture economy.
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
 
Industry Snapshot

The Center for Economic Vitality at Western Washington University produces snapshots of local industries.
Coffee Shop

Retail Leakage Study

This is a high level report that compares the demand for local retail establishments with the supply of local retail establishments. The result is a $171 million gap in retail spending.
Download the complete report

Local Business Survey

Between January 2006 and June 2007 the EDC gathered information from 41 companies about how the county is as a place to do business. We talked with CEO’s, plant managers, and human resource managers on issues important to them and their day to day business.
The type of companies we visited were manufacturing, food processing, transportation, and other related industries. The companies visited represent a total of 3,832 employees with the average number of employees per company being 93.
Download the complete summary report

Annual Report

Our Annual Report is distributed to the EDC's investors and partners at the Annual Membership Banquet each February. Paper copies of the documents can be obtained by contacting the EDC.
Grant County EDC 2010 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2009 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2008 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2007 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2006 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2005 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2004 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2003 Annual Report
Grant County EDC 2002 Annual Report

Community Reports

The City of Ephrata "Today and Tomorrow: a tactical plan for the central business district and community revitalization" was prepared for the Grant County Economic Development Council with the financial support provided by the USDA Forest Service. The report was completed on July 1, 2003 by Burke Marketing.
City of Ephrata Today and Tomorrow

Brochures

"Welcome to Grant County" is a Japanese brochure produced to enhance communications with Japanese companies. It outlines some of the most important assets in the county as well as resources for overseas businesses.
Welcome to Grant County

Grant County Workforce Reports

The latest workforce data information is provided multiple times a year by Washington State Employment Security Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch.  
Here are the latest reports from the Employment Security Department:

The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2016)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2016)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2016)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (February 2016)

The Grant County Labor Area Summary (January 2016)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2015)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (October 2015)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2015)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (June 2015)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2015)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2015)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (November 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (September 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (June 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (April 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (February 2014)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (November 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (October 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (June 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (April 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (February 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (January 2013)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (November 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (October 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (September 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (August 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (June 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (April 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (February 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (January 2012)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (November 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (October 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (September 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (August 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (June 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (April 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (February 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (January 2011)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (November 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (October 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (September 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (April 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2010)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (December 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (November 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (October 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (September 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (August 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (July 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (June 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (May 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (April 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (March 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (February 2009)
The Grant County Labor Area Summary (January 2009)