Statewide Claims to Fame

Somerset is 13th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Female residents

Somerset is 17th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 6,182 146th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.7 126th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,300.1 200th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 143rd 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.5% 159th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.1% 56th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.2% 174th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.5% 119th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 96.8% 24th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.8% 232nd 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 125th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 159th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 178th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 212th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 225th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.9% 22nd 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 54.5% 13th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.8% 190th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 3,218 160th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 43.1% 17th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 2,648 184th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 51.5% 204th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $115,100 166th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.3 145th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $21,357 176th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $34,133 200th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.2% 47th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Somerset Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 739 101st 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $121,587 81st $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,075 48th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $42,598 33rd $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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