The Borough of Somerset had a population of 5,917 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Somerset: Brunerstown, Summerset.
|Population in Households||5,740|
|Population in Familes||4,023|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||177|
|Median Household Income||$38,776|
|Average Household Income||$55,945|
|Per Capita Income||$26,739|
|Total Housing Units||3,218 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,464 (45.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,329 (41.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||425 (13.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$133,727|
|Average Home Value||$163,320|
|Average Household Size||2.06|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.42%|
|Per Capita Income||2.44%|
The table below compares Somerset to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 208||88th|
|Population Density||# 636||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 928||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 1545||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 893||49th|
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