Somers, New York

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Population in 2010: 20,434. Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 9,735  (47.6%)
Females: 10,699  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 10589.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $108,834 (it was $89,528 in 2000)
Somers:

$108,834
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,403 (it was $40,414 in 2000)

Somers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $513,462 (it was $289,900 in 2000)
Somers:

$513,462
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $610,019; Detached houses: $692,091; Townhouses or other attached units: $437,212; In 2-unit structures: $430,219; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $459,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $382,400; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $404,433
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Somers races chart
  • White alone - 18,228 (89.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,010 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 640 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 304 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 206 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somers: 377.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (30.5%), Irish (20.6%), German (16.6%), English (8.1%), Russian (5.2%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 270 feet

Land area: 30.0 square miles.

Population density: 680 people per square mile   (low).

Somers,NY real estate house value index trend

Somers, New York map

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 (commute): 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%

1,921 residents are foreign born (6.5% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.4% Latin America).

This town:  10.5%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Somers, New York as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Somers to the number of sex offenders is 10,016 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Somers town:  1.6% ($4,732)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Somers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (14.5 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (33.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lincolndale, NY (1.1 miles ), Shenorock, NY (1.1 miles ), Heritage Hills, NY (1.3 miles ), Mahopac, NY (1.9 miles ), Golden's Bridge, NY (1.9 miles ), Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY (2.1 miles ), Carmel, NY (2.1 miles ), Yorktown Heights, NY (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $322,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $307,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $313,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $415,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $370,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 73.72 W

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

5.1%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)

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

Average climate in Somers, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somers, New York average temperatures Somers, New York average precipitation Somers, New York humidity Somers, New York wind speed Somers, New York snowfall Somers, New York sunshine Somers, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Somers-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the Somers town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somers-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% 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 184.7 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 218.9 miles away from Somers center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.4 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) earthquake occurred 185.5 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 236.0 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 103.1 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 Westchester County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somers topographic map

Birthplace of: Andrew Mittendorf - Soccer player.

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Somers:

  • OPENGATE, INC (29 WARREN ST)
  • SOMERS MANOR NURSING HOME (ROUTE 100)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Somers:

  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GRANITE SPRINGS, NY)
  • COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GOLDENS BRIDGE, NY)
  • WATERVIEW HILLS REHABILITATION AND NRSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PURDY STATION, NY)
  • SALEM HILLS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PURDYS, NY)
  • UCPA OF PUTNAM AND SOUTHERN DUTCHESS COUNTIES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MAHOPAC, NY)
  • COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY)
  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CARMEL, NY)

Heliports located in Somers:

Amtrak station near Somers:

  • 13 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Somers:

  • 13 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers:

  • United States Military Academy (about 14 miles; West Point, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,651)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 16 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 18 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 20 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Nyack College (about 20 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Manhattanville College (about 21 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 21 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)

Public high school in Somers:

Private high school in Somers:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY CATHOLIC HIGH S (Students: 670; Location: 54 RTE 138; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somers:

See full list of schools located in Somers, School District: SOMERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Somers:

  • SOMERS LIBRARY (Operating income: $970,899; Location: ROUTE 139, PO BOX 443; 59,483 books; 767 e-books; 5,941 audio materials; 5,207 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Somers: Foody's Corners (A), Somers Pointe Golf Club (B), Angle Brook Golf Course (C), Heritage Hills Country Club (D), Muscoot Farm (E), Stuart's Fruit Farm (F), Bailey Court (G), Somers Manor (H), Somers Town Hall (I), Lincoln Hall (J), Somers Manor Nursing Home (K), Somers Library (L), Somers Volunteer Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Somerstown Shopping Center (1), Baldwin Place Shopping Center (2), Village Plaza Shopping Center (3), Lincolndale Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Somers include: PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP INC (A), BOTTLING GROUP LLC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Somers include: Saint Joseph's Church (A), Church of the Good Shepherd (B), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (C), Tomahawk Chapel (D), Mount Zion Church (E), Hebrew Congregation of Somers (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Ivandell Cemetery (2), Warren Cemetery (3), Todd Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Lincolndale (A), Lake Shenorock (B), Amawalk Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Plum Brook (A), East Branch Croton River (B), West Branch Croton River (C), Angle Fly Brook (D), Muscoot River (E), Hallocks Mill Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Somers include: Lasdon Park (1), Van Tassel Memorial Park (2), Bailey Park (3), Koegel Park (4), Mildred B Lasdon Sanctuary (5), Muscoot Farm Park (6), Reis Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Westchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.234. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.734. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.734
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.14

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

AMAWALK-SHENOROCK WATER DIST. (Address: 335 ROUTE 202 , Population served: 3,800, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 266 regular monitoring violations
REIS PARK/SOMERS LIBRARY (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
AMAWALK HEIGHTS WATER DISTRICT (Address: 335 ROUTE 202 , Population served: 400, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2010)
MAMMA ROSA RISTORANTE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • IL FORNO RESTAURANT (Address: 343 Route 202 , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAINT LUKES EPISCOPAL CHURCH (Address: Route 100 , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FROGGY'S DELI (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

2.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

0.9%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Somers in 2010:

  • 267 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 175 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Somers in 2000:

  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 196 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 56 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in religious group quarters

Somers compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Somers (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Somerstown Center Branch at Route 1oo & 202, Somerstown Center, branch established on 1974/03/09; Somers Branch at 265 Route 202, branch established on 1974/10/31. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: Somers Branch at 332 Route 100, branch established on 1991/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Somers Towne Centre Branch at 109 Market Plaza, branch established on 1998/04/06. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Somers Branch at Towne Center At Somers, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.46%
Here: 70.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents72.2%14.4%2.3%1.7%1.6%
Congregations20.0%12.9%10.2%7.1%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.9%0.6%4.4%
Congregations4.4%0.8%3.5%4.8%30.7%
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: 417
Westchester County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
Westchester County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Westchester County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 904
Here:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Westchester County:

19.1%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
State:

15.6%

4.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($82,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
New York average:

5.06%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,375 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bronx County, NY  1.11% ($50,059 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.58% ($156,680)
from Queens County, NY  0.27% ($66,065)


5.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($78,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New York average:

5.46%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,699 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New York County, NY  0.62% ($94,545 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  0.55% ($38,164)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.42% ($139,328)

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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)
  • 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)
  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WDFH (90.3 FM; OSSINING, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC B/CNG)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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: 14
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $70,212,000
Total average daily traffic: 126,623
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,247
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 150,238

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Somers, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Manny Vicente, 121 Route 100 (Lat: 41.279139 Lon: -73.710583), Type: 42.6, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 2032976345, Emv@homelandtowers.Us, 46 MILL PLAIN ROAD, 2ND FL
  • Edward Schafer, 121 Route 100 (Lat: 41.279139 Lon: -73.710583), Type: 42.6, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 7035353009, , 301 NORTH FAIRFAX STREET #101
  • Edward Schafer, 121 Route 100 (Lat: 41.279139 Lon: -73.710583), Type: 42.6, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 7035353009, , 301 NORTH FAIRFAX STREET #101
  • Towers Manager, 121 Route 100 (Lat: 41.279139 Lon: -73.710583), Type: 44.5, Overall height: 42.7 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH A VE NE, SUITE 160
  • Towers Manager, 121 Route 100 (Lat: 41.279139 Lon: -73.710583), Type: 44.5, Overall height: 42.7 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH A VE NE, SUITE 160

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Van Cortland Manor Rd (Lat: 41.285917 Lon: -73.713472), Call Sign: KEC448
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2005, Expiration Date: 03/08/2015
    Registrant: Town Of Somers Highway Dept., 250 Route 100, Somers, NY 10589, Phone: (914) 232-4848, Fax: (914) 232-0150
  • Rt 100 .2 Mi S Of Rt 202 (Lat: 41.325361 Lon: -73.686806), Call Sign: KVB821
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023
    Registrant: Nysp Communications Technology Support, Bldg. 15, Glenville Business & Technology Park West, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
  • Rt 202 Somers Jr High School (Lat: 41.345361 Lon: -73.736250), Call Sign: KNGL645
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/24/2023
    Registrant: Reliable Communications, Inc., 2066 East Main Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567, Phone: (914) 737-3800, Fax: (914) 737-3801, Email:
  • Lat: 42.702278 Lon: -73.335639, Call Sign: WPUV504
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.487 MHz, 468.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/09/2022, Certifier: Victor K Cannon
    Registrant: Electronic Service Solutions, Inc., 15 Worth Street, South Hackensack, NJ 07606, Phone: (201) 488-2292, Fax: (201) 488-1690, Email:
  • Call Sign: WQIK207
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 456.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Certifier: Joseph G Bernardi
    Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, Inc, Dallas, TX 75370, Phone: (972) 248-2400, Fax: (972) 248-2422, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4514H , Serial Number: 25-0470, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur C Jones, 140 Mitchell Rd, Somers, NY 10589
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7408W , Serial Number: F7-269, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1986
    Registrant (Corporation): Pepsi Cola Co, Rte 35 And 100, Somers, NY 10589

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 86
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Somers

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somers, NY
Businesses in Somers, NY
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Stop & Shop1
Cold Stone Creamery1Subway1
DHL1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
GNC1YMCA1
Starbucks1

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