Somers, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 11,444. Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 6,864  (60.0%)
Females: 4,580  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06071.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $83,175 (it was $65,273 in 2000)
Somers:

$83,175
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,450 (it was $23,952 in 2000)

Somers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $313,074 (it was $193,900 in 2000)
Somers:

$313,074
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $391,844; Detached houses: $386,645; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,846; In 2-unit structures: $451,356; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000
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Somers races chart
  • White alone - 9,410 (82.2%)
  • Black alone - 973 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 850 (7.4%)
  • Asian alone - 90 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 97 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)

Races in Somers detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somers: 222.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1734

Elevation: 272 feet

Land area: 28.3 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (low).

Somers,CT real estate house value index trend

Somers, Connecticut map

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 (commute): 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%

507 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.6% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  4.9%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Somers, Connecticut as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Somers to the number of sex offenders is 1,602 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Somers town:  1.4% ($2,626)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Somers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (9.4 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (73.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (108.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Central Somers, CT (0.8 miles ), Hazardville, CT (2.0 miles ), Hampden, MA (2.3 miles ), Enfield, CT (2.4 miles ), East Longmeadow, MA (2.4 miles ), Crystal Lake, CT (2.4 miles ), Ellington, CT (2.4 miles ), Sherwood Manor, CT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $209,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 72.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Somers household income distribution Somers home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Somers: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Somers, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Somers-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Somers town 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somers-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from Somers center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from Somers center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somers topographic map

Birthplace of: William Strong (judge) - Politician, George Abbe - Poet.

Hospitals and medical centers near Somers:

  • BLAIR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ENFIELD, CT)
  • EVERGREEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)
  • WINGATE AT HAMPDEN REHABILITATIVE AND SKLD NURS RESI (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAMPDEN, MA)
  • PACE REHAB AND HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HAMPDEN, MA)
  • WINGATE AT EAST LONGMEADOW REHAB AND SKILLED NUR RES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA)
  • C I B: AVON ST COMM RES (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ENFIELD, CT)

Airports and heliports located in Somers:

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Amtrak stations near Somers:

  • 11 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.
  • 11 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 (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 Connecticut (Full-time enrollment: 337; Location: 32 Field Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.NETTTS.COM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers:

  • Bay Path College (about 8 miles; Longmeadow, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • Western New England University (about 9 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Springfield College (about 10 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • American International College (about 10 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 11 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • University of Connecticut (about 17 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 18 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)

Public high schools in Somers:

Public elementary/middle schools in Somers:

See full list of schools located in Somers

Library in Somers:

  • SOMERS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $403,599; Location: 51 NINTH DISTRICT RD.; 57,114 books; 18 e-books; 1,868 audio materials; 2,407 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 142 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Cemeteries: New West Cemetery (1), West Cemetery (2), North Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Shady Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Avery Brook (A), Gillettes Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: James F King Indian Museum (Turnpike Road), Somers Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9 Battle Street), Somers Mountain Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 332 Turnpike Road).

Tolland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 93.5. This is worse than average.

City:

93.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.216
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.905. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.905
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.18
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Somers and their reported violations in the past:

CONNECTICUT CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 5,460, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 183 regular monitoring violations
WORTHINGTON POND FARM (Population served: 262, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NORTH SHORE CAMPGROUND (Serves ME, Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2005 to NOV-16-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BEAVER RIVER GOLF CLUB, INC. (Serves RI, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2011), St Boil Water Order (NOV-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Somers that have no violations reported:

  • TOWN OF SOMERS - RYE HILL SYSTEM (Address: SOMERS TOWN HALL , Population served: 352, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.6%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

3.9%
2,339 people in state prisons in 2010
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2,291 people in state prisons in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Somers compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Somers (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Somers Branch at 595 Main Street, branch established on 1954/10/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rockville Bank: Somers Branch at 612 Main Street, branch established on 1970/04/16. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $1,748.3 mil, Deposits: $1,413.1 mil, headquarters in Vernon Rockville, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Rockville Financial, Inc.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Somers Branch at 637 Main Street, branch established on 1975/11/12. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Somers town (based on Tolland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.95%
Here: 46.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents70.3%13.9%2.7%2.3%1.9%
Congregations18.8%23.8%6.3%7.5%5.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionJewish Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.2%0.9%0.8%4.1%
Congregations2.5%2.5%1.3%3.8%28.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Tolland County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Tolland County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Tolland County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tolland County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

15.8%

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hartford County, CT  3.06% ($49,038 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.56% ($39,210)
from New London County, CT  0.26% ($41,486)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hartford County, CT  2.89% ($42,466 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.58% ($35,518)
to New London County, CT  0.29% ($48,854)

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)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somers:

  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • 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)
  • WDJW (89.7 FM; SOMERS, CT; Owner: WDJW-SOMERS HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, 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.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Somers fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $20,000
Total average daily traffic: 40,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,776
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 20,355

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Somers, CT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 619 Main Street (Lat: 41.986250 Lon: -72.444139), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQU359
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.015 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2012, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023
    Registrant: First Selectman\'s Office, 600 Main St., Somers, CT 06071, Phone: (860) 763-8201, Email:
  • Gulf Road (Lat: 41.958694 Lon: -72.413417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPRI618, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.512 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 851.012 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.300 MHz, 851.437 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.750 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 07/21/2005, Expiration Date: 10/03/2015, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut
  • 39 Vasalie Rd (Lat: 41.976472 Lon: -72.497861), Call Sign: KNEA453, Licensee ID: L00549845
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2002, Expiration Date: 09/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2012
    Registrant: Henrys Concrete Inc, Vasalie Rd, Somers, CT 06071, Phone: (860) 749-4232
  • Lat: 42.017611 Lon: -72.499528, Call Sign: WPWY533
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023, Certifier: Robert J Phelps
    Registrant: Apco Spectrum Management Division Licensing Service 020613, 351 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 285 Bilton Rd (Lat: 42.016750 Lon: -72.499806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPXZ447
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2003, Expiration Date: 07/07/2013, Certifier: Joseph S Suchecki
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service, 351 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Gulf Road (Lat: 41.958694 Lon: -72.413417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQED503
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.400 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 851.937 MHz, 852.387 MHz, 852.412 MHz, 852.762 MHz, 853.262 MHz, 853.725 MHz, 853.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013, Certifier: Michael A Sremmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Rd., Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280
  • SOAPSTONE, State Forest Rd (Lat: 41.958694 Lon: -72.413417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQHY455
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6800 MHz, 44.7200 MHz, 44.7600 MHz, 44.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2007, Expiration Date: 11/29/2017, Certifier: Nick Varanelli
    Registrant: Utility Communications Inc, 920 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06514-1148, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SOMERS, 126 Pioneer Heights Rd (Lat: 41.948750 Lon: -72.492056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.4 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WMK743
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SOMERS, Pioneer Hts Rd (Lat: 41.948972 Lon: -72.491472), Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WMQ881
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Richard J Lynch
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ENFIELD, 2.4 Mi E Of (Lat: 41.977306 Lon: -72.383111), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WMS938, Licensee ID: L00219539
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2002, Certifier: Heather B Gold
    Registrant: Intermedia Service LLC, 3625 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619, Phone: (813) 829-2400, Fax: (813) 663-2312

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Somers)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 54
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Somers

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somers, CT

Businesses in Somers, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • FedEx: 2
  • Goodwill: 2

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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
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