Statewide Claims to Fame

Somerset is 4th in Kentucky out of 74 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Somerset is 5th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Somerset is 7th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Female residents

Somerset is 10th in Kentucky out of 77 other cities in Retail sales

Somerset is 19th in Kentucky out of 76 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Somerset is 20th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Current population (2012) 11,320 33rd 4,380,415 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.3 23rd 39,486.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 989.4 66th 109.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 49th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.9% 68th 23.2% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.9% 5th 14.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.3% 67th 81.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.9% 55th 20.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Race - White 92.3% 29th 88.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.5% 54th 8.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 59th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 54th 1.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 21st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 55th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 30th 3.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.4% 31st 85.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Female residents 54.0% 7th 50.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.7% 43rd 3.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Housing units 5,491 33rd 1,932,599 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.0% 20th 17.8% 25.9%
Households 5,088 32nd 1,681,085 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.8% 62nd 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $99,800 57th $118,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 79th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Income per capita $19,700 51st $23,033 $27,915
Income per household $27,605 74th $42,248 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.3% 29th 18.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Somerset Rank Kentucky US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,770 19th 337,600 27,092,908
Retail sales $673,739 10th $50,405,925 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $55,782 4th $11,843 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $38,630 27th $6,300,866 $613,795,732

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