Somerset, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Somerset, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
24,119
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
7.6%
Median Home
$321,900
Median Income
$93,643
Median Rent
$1,704

Somerset SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

Somerset, NJ Cost Of Living

123
Somerset's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Somerset New Jersey National Average
Overall 123 121 100
Services 113 107 100
Groceries 108 107 100
Health 102 100 100
Housing 164 160 100
Transportation 108 106 100
Utilities 100 98 100

Rankings for Somerset in New Jersey

Map Of Somerset, NJ

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Population over time in Somerset

Year Population % Change
2020 24,119 -1.7%
2019 24,527 -1.0%
2018 24,779 3.3%
2017 23,989 -1.7%
2016 24,409 0.1%
2015 24,375 2.8%
2014 23,703 4.0%
2013 22,790 4.0%
2012 21,921 -2.1%
2011 22,385 -

Race / Ethnicity in Somerset

White
33.7% (8,124)
African American
29.7% (7,171)
American Indian
0.1% (36)
Asian
21.3% (5,142)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.1% (20)
Two Or More
3.2% (777)
Hispanic
11.8% (2,844)
Race Somerset NJ USA
White 33.7% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 29.7% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 21.3% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 11.8% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Somerset

Female
51.6% (12,433)
Male
48.4% (11,685)
Gender Somerset NJ USA
Female 51.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Somerset for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (482)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (482)
High School / GED
19.0% (4,582)
Some College
13.0% (3,135)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,170)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (7,959)
Master's Degree
18.0% (4,341)
Professional Degree
2.0% (482)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (482)
Education Somerset NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Somerset, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
5.2% (126,284)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (29,507)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.5% (108,029)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.0% (97,026)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.3% (175,547)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (391,105)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (359,346)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.6% (495,883)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.2% (366,598)
$200,000 or more
10.9% (262,570)
Income Somerset NJ USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.5% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.0% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.3% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.6% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.2% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 10.9% 14.8% 8.3%

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