The Borough of Somerset had a population of 6,031 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Somerset is located at latitude 40.005 and longitude -79.0779 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Somerset (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,178 feet.
The Borough of Somerset (GNIS ID: 1215598) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Somerset population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Somerset: Brunerstown, Summerset.
|Population in Households||5,853|
|Population in Familes||4,141|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||178|
|Average Household Size||2.05|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,218 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,281 (39.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,572 (48.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||365 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$130,271|
|Average Home Value||$163,544|
|Median Household Income||$37,525|
|Average Household Income||$51,745|
|Per Capita Income||$24,805|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.33%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
The table below compares Somerset to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 200||89th|
|Population Density1||# 635||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 966||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 1501||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 895||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.