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Population (year 2000): 23,040
Males: 11,183 (48.5%), Females: 11,857 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $65,831 (year 2000)
Median house value: $167,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Somerset:

  • White Non-Hispanic (39.4%)
  • Black (38.5%)
  • Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Other race (6.0%)
  • Asian Indian (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Filipino (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (8.6%), Irish (7.7%), Subsaharan African (6.2%), German (6.2%), Polish (5.6%), West Indian (5.0%).

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Land area: 5.3 square miles

Somerset,

For population 25 years and over in Somerset

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somerset CDP

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

22.8% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 6.3% Asia, 3.3% Africa, 3.1% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Edison, (7.7 miles pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (26.3 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (41.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Brunswick, NJ New (2.6 miles Hill, NJ (3.0 miles Society Brunswick Township, NJ (3.2 miles North Park, NJ Highland (4.0 miles NJ (4.5 miles Milltown, Bound Brook, NJ South (5.0 miles NJ (5.4 miles Middlesex, Brook, NJ (6.0 miles Bound

Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 74.48 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,438 (-19.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,086 (9.4%)

Average climate in Somerset, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somerset-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Somerset city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: VENTIV HEALTH INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES), EMCORE CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), RONSON CORP (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Somerset:
  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIV HOSP (about 3 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • ST PETERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • UNIVERSITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (about 5 miles; PISCATAWAY, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Somerset:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 26 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 28 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 34 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Somerset:
  • CENTRAL JERSEY REGIONAL (about 7 miles; MANVILLE, NJ; ID: 47N)
  • PRINCETON (about 14 miles; PRINCETON/ROCKY HILL, NJ; ID: 39N)
  • SOMERSET (about 16 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; ID: SMQ)

Amtrak stations near Somerset:
  • 3 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerset:
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 3 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 30,649)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; EDISON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,739)
  • RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; PRINCETON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,481)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,445)
Public high school in Somerset:
  • FRANKLIN TWP HIGH (Students: 1,617; Location: 415 FRANCIS STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Somerset:
  • SAMPSON G SMITH (Students: 1,069; Location: 1649 AMWELL ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ELIZABETH AVE (Students: 649; Location: 363 ELIZABETH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MACAFEE (Students: 646; Location: 53 MACAFEE ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • HILLCREST (Students: 597; Location: 500 FRANKLIN BLVD; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • CONERLY ROAD (Students: 479; Location: 35 CONERLY ROAD; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • PINE GROVE MANOR (Students: 404; Location: 130 HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • FRANKLIN CS (Location: 49 NAPOLEAN COURT; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Somerset:
  • ST MATTHIAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: 170 JOHN F KENNEDY BLV; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHR ACADEMY (Students: 124; Location: 211 DEMOTT LANE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • OAK CREST CTRY DAY SCH-CMP (Students: 112; Location: 92 CORTELYOU LANE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • ROBBINS NEST CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 100; Location: 12 BC WORLD'S FAIR DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HIGH ROAD UPPER SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 104 CORTELYOU LANE; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Somerset:
  • FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,427,364; Location: 485 DEMOTT LANE; 116,144 books; 4,025 audio materials; 5,466 video materials; 864 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Somerset include: Macedonia Church (A), Emanuel Baptist Church (B), Eternal Life Christian Center (C), First Baptist Church of Lincoln (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mile Run (A).


Somerset compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerset:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WCTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerset:
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WRSU-FM (88.7 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF RUTGERS)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Somerset:
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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