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Population (year 2000): 10,417. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,877 (+4.4% change)
Males: 6,325 (60.7%), Females: 4,092 (39.3%)

Tolland County

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $65,273 (year 2000)
Median house value: $191,500 (year 2000)

Somers, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Somers:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.8%)
  • Black (9.8%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (18.4%), Italian (14.1%), English (14.0%), French (11.5%), German (9.8%), Polish (9.5%).Connecticut

Elevation: 272 feet

Somers,

For population 25 years and over in Somers

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somers town

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

4.9% Foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.6% North America, 0.6% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Springfield, (11.2 miles pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (89.7 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (134.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Somers, CT (0.5 miles Central CT (5.7 miles Hazardville, CT Ellington, (5.9 miles MA (5.9 miles Hampden, Lake, CT (5.9 miles Crystal Longmeadow, MA (7.1 miles East CT (8.2 miles Rockville, Manor, CT (8.5 miles Sherwood


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 38 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $144,300

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 72.45 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.2%), Manufacturing (16.4%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Average climate in Somers, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somers-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Somers city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1954, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Somers:
  • ROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; ROCKVILLE, CT)
  • PARK VIEW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Somers, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Somers:
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 15 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 16 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 21 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Somers:
  • ELLINGTON (about 5 miles; ELLINGTON, CT; ID: 7B9)
  • SKYLARK AIRPARK (about 10 miles; WAREHOUSE POINT, CT; ID: 7B6)
  • METROPOLITAN (about 19 miles; PALMER, MA; ID: PMX)

Amtrak stations near Somers:
  • 14 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
College/University in Somers:
  • NEW ENGLAND TRACTOR TRAILER TRAINING SCHOOL OF CT (Full-time enrollment: 164; Location: 32 FIELD RD; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.NETTTS.COM)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers:
  • WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,285)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,026)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (about 19 miles; STORRS, CT; FT enrollment: 16,952)
  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; HOLYOKE, MA; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,029)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
Public high schools in Somers:
  • SOMERS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 551; Location: NINTH DISTRICT RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CCI/SOMERS - OSBORNE (Students: 31; Location: 100 BILTON ROAD; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • NORTHERN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Students: 26; Location: 287 BILTON RD.; Grades: 12 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Somers:
  • SOMERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: NINTH DISTRICT RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MABELLE B. AVERY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: NINTH DISTRICT RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOMEBOUND (Students: 3; Location: NINTH DISTRICT ROAD; Grades: PK - PK)
Library in Somers:
  • SOMERS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $334,892; Location: 51 NINTH DISTRICT RD.; 43,480 books; 1,253 audio materials; 1,694 video materials; 172 serial subscriptions)

Somers compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Somers:
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTF (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VERNON, CT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Somers:
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WDJW (89.7 FM; SOMERS, CT; Owner: WDJW-SOMERS HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Somers:
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)

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