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Population (year 2000): 18,346. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,720 (+7.5% change)
Males: 8,757 (47.7%), Females: 9,589 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $89,528 (year 2000)
Median house value: $293,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Somers:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (30.5%), Irish (20.6%), German (16.6%), English (8.1%), Russian (5.2%), Polish (4.9%).

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Elevation: 270 feet

Somers,

For population 25 years and over in Somers

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somers town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

10.5% Foreign born (6.5% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.4% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Danbury, (16.3 miles pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (33.6 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (46.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Hills, NY (1.0 miles Heritage NY (2.8 miles Lincolndale, Bridge, NY (3.0 miles Golden's NY (3.7 miles Shenorock, NY Mahopac, (4.6 miles Hamlet, NY (6.4 miles Carmel NY (6.7 miles Brewster, NY (7.1 miles Carmel,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 129 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 1997: 108 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 1998: 218 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2000: 119 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2001: 157 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2003: 103 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $140,900

Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 73.69 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Average climate in Somers, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somers,

Somers-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Somers city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 2 tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


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Main business address for: PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP INC (BEVERAGES), BOTTLING GROUP LLC (BEVERAGES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Somers:
  • FOUR WINDS (about 5 miles; KATONAH, NY)
  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER (about 9 miles; CARMEL, NY)
  • NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MOUNT KISCO, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Somers:
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 16 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 18 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Somers:
  • STORMVILLE (about 17 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)
  • PEEKSKILL (about 20 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY; ID: 7N2)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 22 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)

Amtrak station near Somers:
  • 17 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers:
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 16 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; DANBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 4,297)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 21 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 21 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 23 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; NORWALK, CT; FT enrollment: 2,772)
Private high school in Somers:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY CATHOLIC HIGH S (Students: 614; Location: 54 ROUTE 138; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Somers:
  • SOMERS IS (Students: 753; Location: 240 RT 202; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SOMERS MS (Students: 740; Location: 250 RT 202; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Somers:
  • SOMERS LIBRARY (Operating income: $676,835; Location: ROUTE 139, REIS PARK; 60,649 books; 1,927 audio materials; 2,009 video materials; 156 serial subscriptions)

Somers compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Somers:
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somers:
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Somers:
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK 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.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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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