|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Somerset is 5,992. Somerset, Pennsylvania is the 4,336th largest city in the US.
Somerset is located entirely in Somerset County.
The peak population of Somerset was in 2000, when its population was 6,756. In 2000, Somerset was the 3,637th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,336th largest city in the US. Somerset is currently 11.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Somerset has shrunk 11.3% since the year 2000. Somerset, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Somerset has a population density of 2,300.1 people per square mile.
|4333||Medina, New York||5,996||-6.4%|
|4334||Stokesdale, North Carolina||5,995||83.3%|
|4339||Hilton, New York||5,985||1.6%|
|4341||Port Clinton, Ohio||5,978||-6.3%|
The total voting age population of Somerset, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,596. The voting age population is 41.2% male and 58.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.6% of the residents of Somerset are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Somerset are 96.4% White, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.8% Black and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 2.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Somerset, 24.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 44.1%. On a per-household basis, 21.5% of families are below the poverty line in Somerset.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.3% of Somerset residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.1% of Somerset residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.0% have a bachelor's degree and 9.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Somerset residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Somerset is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Somerset, 15.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Somerset is $37,675.
In Somerset, 55.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.9% of housing units in Somerset.
Of all the housing units in Somerset, 21.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Somerset, 6.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 210 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Somerset is $535.
In Somerset, 67.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.