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Population (year 2000): 9,059. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,609 (+6.1% change)
Males: 4,568 (50.4%), Females: 4,491 (49.6%)

Kenosha County

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $49,608 (year 2000)
Median house value: $151,700 (year 2000)

Somers, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Somers:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (36.7%), Italian (11.3%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.6%), Polish (7.9%), United States (5.7%).

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Elevation: 700 feet

Somers,

For population 25 years and over in Somers

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somers town

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

3.9% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,540 (+20.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Kenosha, (6.0 miles www.MeetingTomorrow.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (28.7 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (57.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (4.1 miles Sturtevant, WI Kenosha, (6.0 miles Park, WI (7.0 miles Elmwood Prairie, WI Pleasant (7.5 miles WI (8.4 miles Franksville, WI Racine, (9.3 miles WI (9.7 miles Paris, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $240,300
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $261,900

Latitude: 42.64 N, Longitude: 87.91 W

Area code: 262

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.0%), Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Average climate in Somers, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somers-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Somers city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Somers:
  • AURORA MEDICAL CTR KENOSHA (about 6 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WI-KENOSHA (about 8 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • UNITED HOSP SYS KENOSHA MED CTR (about 8 miles; KENOSHA, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Somers:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 4 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 21 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 47 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Somers:
  • SYLVANIA (about 5 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; ID: C89)
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 11 miles; RACINE, WI; ID: RAC)
  • VALHALLA (about 12 miles; NORTH CAPE, WI; ID: 84C)

Amtrak station near Somers:
  • 5 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers:
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 4 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 18 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 23 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 26 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,093)
Private high school in Somers:
  • SHORELAND LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 9026 12TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Somers compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Somers:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somers:
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTD (91.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Somers:
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)

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