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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 2017: $79,725 (it was $65,273 in 2000)
Somers:

$79,725
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,899 (it was $23,952 in 2000)

Somers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $313,847 (it was $193,900 in 2000)
Somers:

$313,847
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $278,153; detached houses: $292,345; townhouses or other attached units: $184,686; in 2-unit structures: $158,035; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,725; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,701; mobile homes: $55,913
March 2019 cost of living index in Somers: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Somers, CT (2010)
    • 9,41082.2%White alone
    • 9738.5%Black alone
    • 8507.4%Hispanic
    • 900.8%Asian alone
    • 970.8%Two or more races
    • 140.1%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Somers, Connecticut as of January 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somers is 880 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Somers, CT City Guides:

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, Connecticut map

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

This town:

4.9%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Somers town:

1.4% ($2,626)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

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 )

Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 72.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Distribution of median household income in Somers, CT in 2017
Somers satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $327,000
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $271,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Somers, CT residents
Average permit cost in Somers, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Somers, CT
Historical housing units in Somers, CT
Most common industries in Somers, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Somers, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)

Average climate in Somers, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.320. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.320
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.549. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.549
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.07
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Somers 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somers topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Somers:

Marital status in Somers, CT
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Somers, CT (based on Tolland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,50014
Mainline Protestant11,17838
Evangelical Protestant4,06927
Other1,3028
Orthodox1001
None92,542-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
This 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
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tolland County:

6.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
State:

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

12.9%
Connecticut:

15.8%

6.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hartford County, CT  3.32% ($59,435 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.54% ($45,733)
from New London County, CT  0.31% ($51,536)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($535 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hartford County, CT  2.74% ($58,256 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.58% ($45,753)
to New London County, CT  0.33% ($63,708)

Businesses in Somers, CT

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

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
See more detailed statistics of Somers fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.9mTotal length
  • 46,949Total average daily traffic
  • 1,975Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,761Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Somers, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Somers, CT

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Somers, CT)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

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, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2015, 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, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2015, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (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
Fire incident types in Somers, CT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somers, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somers, CT
  • 88.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.3%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somers, CT
  • 56.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 39.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.

Somers on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: electricians (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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