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Somerset, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Somerset had a population of 2,753 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Somerset is located at latitude 45.1273 and longitude -92.6749 in St. Croix County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Somerset (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Croix County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 843 feet.

The Village of Somerset (GNIS ID: 1584174) 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.

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Somerset, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,753
Population in Households 2,744
Population in Familes 2,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 942
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 769
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 783 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $220,991
Average Home Value $245,754


Median Household Income $66,985
Average Household Income $84,272
Per Capita Income $29,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.84%
Households 0.6% 0.79%
Families 2.63% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Somerset, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somerset to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 217 72nd
Population Density1 # 270 65th
Diversity Index2 # 281 64th
Median Household Income # 97 88th
Per Capita Income # 178 77th

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