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Population in 2010: 9,597.
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 4,841  (50.4%)
Females: 4,756  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 53144.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,503 (it was $49,608 in 2000)
Somers:

$64,503
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,693 (it was $23,837 in 2000)

Somers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,113 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Somers:

$211,113
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,544; detached houses: $216,626; townhouses or other attached units: $159,163; in 2-unit structures: $118,388; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,234; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,308; mobile homes: $26,897
March 2019 cost of living index in Somers: 110.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Somers, WI (2010)
    • 8,13584.8%White alone
    • 6146.4%Hispanic
    • 4584.8%Black alone
    • 1882.0%Asian alone
    • 1631.7%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 30.5 square miles.

Population density: 315 people per square mile   (very low).

Somers, Wisconsin map

350 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This town:

3.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Somers town:

1.7% ($2,497)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (3.0 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (30.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (54.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kenosha, WI (1.7 miles ),
Elmwood Park, WI (2.3 miles ),
Sturtevant, WI (2.4 miles ),
Pleasant Prairie, WI (2.4 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, WI (2.5 miles ),
Paris, WI (2.7 miles ),
Racine, WI (2.8 miles ),
Yorkville, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Area code: 262

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $240,300
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $261,900
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $350,400
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $343,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $349,600
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $347,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $318,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $447,000
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $326,200
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $318,700
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $348,300
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $312,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Somers, WI residents
Average permit cost in Somers, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Somers, WI
Historical housing units in Somers, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +1,540 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in Somers, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Somers, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Somers, Wisconsin

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 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.477. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.477
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Somers-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Somers town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Somers-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 288.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 262.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 320.6 miles away from Somers center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from Somers center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenosha County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somers topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Somers:

  • BROOKSIDE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • HOSPITALITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-KENOSHA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • ST CATHERINES HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • KENOSHA KIDNEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • KIDNEY REPLACEMENT THERAPIES (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-KENOSHA NORTH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)

Amtrak station near Somers:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somers:

  • Gateway Technical College (about 2 miles; Kenosha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 2 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carthage College (about 3 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • College of Lake County (about 20 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Marquette University (about 30 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 30 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 30 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)

Private high school in Somers:

  • SHORELAND LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 291, Location: 9026 12TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Somers: Kenosha Country Club (A), Fenske Farms (B), Kirchner Dairy Farm (C), Spring Valley Ranch (D), Maplecrest Country Club (E), Somers Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (F), Somers Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (G), Wyllie Library (H), Tallent Hall (I), Somers Town Hall (J), Parkside Union (K), Mollnaro Hall (L), Greenguist Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Somers: Messiah Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Sunset Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Saint Casimirs Cemetery (3), B'nai Zek Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pike Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Somers include: Smeds Tennis Center (1), Petrifying Springs Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Margaret Landon - Writer.

Kenosha 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 that have no violations reported:

  • TINAS SOMERS INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


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:

5.6%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

3.7%
824 people in college/university student housing in 2010
7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Somers in 2000:

  • 697 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 16 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Somers:

Marital status in Somers, WI
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Somers:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Somers, WI (based on Kenosha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,00814
Evangelical Protestant15,18355
Mainline Protestant9,67529
Other1,63511
Orthodox3002
Black Protestant1993
None104,426-
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: 32
Kenosha County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Kenosha County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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 Lake County, IL  1.50% ($57,683 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.94% ($43,226)
from Cook County, IL  0.45% ($60,762)


6.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,674 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.60%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Racine County, WI  1.29% ($43,422 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.77% ($49,104)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.48% ($41,702)

Strongest AM radio stations in Somers:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLIP (1050 AM; 0 kW; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somers:

  • WGTD (91.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Somers:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
Somers fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Somers fatal accident list:

May 31, 2017 00:01 AM, Cr-H, Lat: 42.641981, Lon: -87.915239, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 30, 2017 07:52 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 42.659517, Lon: -87.811053, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 2017 07:33 PM, Cr-H, Cr-L, Lat: 42.625650, Lon: -87.915233, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 8, 2017 07:11 AM, Cr-Kr, Cr-H, Lat: 42.669186, Lon: -87.915597, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 2017 07:13 AM, Cr-S, Lat: 42.603539, Lon: -87.897258, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 341ft / 104mTotal length
  • $7,082,000Total costs
  • 549,049Total average daily traffic
  • 56,844Total average daily truck traffic
  • 986,647Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Somers, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 101950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Somers, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Somers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 31 (Lat: 42.616972 Lon: -87.874528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94 m, Call Sign: WPHW311,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.287 MHz, 929.612 MHz, 929.562 MHz, 929.737 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • Highway 31 And 22nd Avenue (Lat: 42.616972 Lon: -87.874528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94 m, Call Sign: WPLA518,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.237 MHz, 862.262 MHz, 862.387 MHz, 862.412 MHz, 862.487 MHz, 862.587 MHz, 862.637 MHz, 862.662 MHz, 862.712 MHz, 862.837 MHz... (+33 more), Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Aei C&m 57.6 (Lat: 42.639083 Lon: -87.905278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WRDH923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2019, Expiration Date: 05/02/2029, Certifier: Olubunmi Ayo-Bello, Registrant: Canadian Pacific Railway, 5th Floor - 120 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (403) 319-7731, Fax: (612) 851-5688, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 7TH STREET L/S, 370 Feet East Of Intersection 7th Street And Sheridan Road (Lat: 42.653361 Lon: -87.811889), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPMH685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.362 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Certifier: Bill Morris Utility Dire, Registrant: L W Allen, Inc, 4633 Tompkins Dr, Madison, WI 53716, Phone: (608) 222-8622, Fax: (608) 222-9414
  • Lat: 42.616972 Lon: -87.874528, Call Sign: WPYI477,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.725 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2003, Expiration Date: 08/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Mark Thomforde, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • CARTHAGE COLLEGE L/S, 325 Feet North Of Intersection Sheridan Road And Alford Park Dr. (Lat: 42.625861 Lon: -87.823750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQLE324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.362 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2009, Expiration Date: 12/23/2019, Certifier: Jason J Peters, Registrant: Village Of Somers, 7511 12th Street, Kenosha, WI 53144, Phone: (262) 859-2822, Fax: (262) 859-2331, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB9NYJ, Licensee ID: L01124743, Grant Date: 08/09/2016, Expiration Date: 08/09/2026, Certifier: Taylor W Pechacek, Registrant: Taylor W Pechacek, 7621 - 12th Street, Somers, WI 53171
  • Call Sign: WD9FCS, Licensee ID: L00506322, Grant Date: 05/01/1997, Expiration Date: 05/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2002, Certifier: Alan F Holt, Registrant: Alan F Holt, Somers, WI 53171
  • Call Sign: W9AFH, Previous Call Sign: WD9FCS, Licensee ID: L00506322, Grant Date: 06/11/2002, Expiration Date: 06/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2014, Certifier: Alan F Holt, Registrant: Alan F Holt, 1296 Village Centre Drive - Unit 1, Somers, WI 53171
  • Call Sign: KC9CHH, Licensee ID: L00560109, Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/19/2022, Certifier: Anthony P Floreani, Registrant: Anthony P Floreani, Somers, WI 53171
  • Call Sign: KF5CHK, Licensee ID: L01508005, Grant Date: 07/23/2009, Expiration Date: 07/23/2019, Certifier: Michelle C Beltran, Registrant: Michelle C Beltran, Somers, WI 53171

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 47 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Somers, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.3%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Somers, WI
    • 12240.3%Structure Fires
    • 8327.4%Outside Fires
    • 5016.5%Other
    • 4815.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somers, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somers, WI
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somers, WI
  • 58.2%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Somers compared to Wisconsin 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.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Somers on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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