Somerset, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Somerset, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Somerset had a population of 2,808 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Somerset, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,808
Daytime Population: Workers 1,427
Daytime Population: Residents 1,252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,679
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,799
Population in Familes 2,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 961
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $68,996
Average Household Income $87,202
Per Capita Income $30,853


Total Housing Units 1,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 788 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $236,504
Average Home Value $260,451


Total Households 1,047
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 782
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 1.03%
Households 0.78% 0.97%
Families 2.5% 0.93%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

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, 2017 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 # 216 72nd
Population Density # 262 66th
Diversity Index # 285 64th
Median Household Income # 114 85th
Per Capita Income # 205 74th

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