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Somerset County

Population in 2010: 22,083. Population change since 2000: -4.2%
Males: 10,543  (47.7%)
Females: 11,540  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
New Jersey median age:  0.0 years

Zip codes: 08873.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $91,239 (it was $65,831 in 2000)
Somerset:

$91,239
New Jersey:

$67,458
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $39,752

Somerset CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $317,208 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
Somerset:

$317,208
New Jersey:

$324,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $353,038; Detached houses: $366,147; Townhouses or other attached units: $263,207; In 2-unit structures: $335,862; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,802; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,084; Mobile homes: $455,603

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,230.

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  • White alone - 9,314 (42.2%)
  • Black alone - 6,161 (27.9%)
  • Asian alone - 3,874 (17.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2,092 (9.5%)
  • Two or more races - 518 (2.3%)
  • Other race alone - 95 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somerset: 122.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (8.4%), Italian (8.3%), German (6.7%), Polish (5.2%), West Indian (4.0%), Subsaharan African (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.33 square miles.

Population density: 4143 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Somerset:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somerset CDP:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

5,902 residents are foreign born (6.6% Asia, 6.0% Latin America, 3.7% Africa, 3.2% Europe).

This place:  26.9%
New Jersey:  20.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Somerset, New Jersey as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Somerset to the number of sex offenders is 2,747 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $6,771 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $6,591 (2.0%)

Somerset satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (6.2 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (18.9 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (29.8 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: New Brunswick, NJ (1.4 miles ), Society Hill, NJ (1.7 miles ), Highland Park borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), North Brunswick Township, NJ (1.8 miles ), Milltown borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), South Bound Brook borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Middlesex borough, NJ (2.3 miles ), Bound Brook borough, NJ (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 74.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,449 (-20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 948 (8.5%)

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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Average climate in Somerset, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Somerset-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Somerset place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somerset-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Somerset center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 12.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Somerset center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerset topographic map

Birthplace of: Gabriel Caste - Actor.

Main business address for: VENTIV HEALTH INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES), EMCORE CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), RONSON CORP (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS).

Political contributions by individuals in Somerset, NJ

Amtrak stations near Somerset:

  • 2 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerset:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 2 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 32,147)
  • Middlesex County College (about 6 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,684)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 14 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,086)
  • Princeton University (about 14 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,592)
  • Union County College (about 15 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Kean University (about 19 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • Drew University (about 19 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,115)

Public high school in Somerset:

Private high schools in Somerset:

  • RUTGERS PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 1345 EASTON AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HIGH ROAD SCHOOL AT SOMERSET (Students: 129; Location: 2200 COTTONTAIL LN; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • SOMERSET BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 42 CEDAR GROVE LN; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SAGE DAY SCHOOL AT SOMERSET (Students: 38; Location: 104 CORTELYOUS LN; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somerset:

Private elementary/middle schools in Somerset:

  • ST MATTHIAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 170 JOHN F KENNEDY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CEDAR HILL PREP SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 152 CEDAR GROVE LN; Grades: PK - 3)
  • COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 211 DEMOTT LN; Grades: PK - 2)
See full list of schools located in Somerset, School District: FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

Library in Somerset:

  • FRANKLIN TWP PUBLIC LIBRARY/SOMERSET (Operating income: $3,087,855; Location: 485 DEMOTT LANE; 141,173 books; 2,969 e-books; 7,548 audio materials; 6,636 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 269 print serial subscriptions; 10 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Somerset: Franklin - Somerset First Aid Squad (A), East Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department District 3 Station 27 (B), Franklin Township Fire District 3 Community Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 25 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Somerset include: Eternal Life Christian Center (A), Emanuel Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Lincoln (C), Macedonia Church (D), Saint Sharbel Maronite Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Meadows Foundation (Historical Places & Services; 1289 Easton Avenue), American Automatic Vending Service (Amusement & Theme Parks; 127 Henry Street).

Hotels: Corporate A V (195 Davidson Avenue), Madison Suites Hotel (11 Cedar Grove Ln), Hampton Inn Somerset (255 Davidson Avenue), King's Wharf Restaurant (110 Davidson Avenue), Courtyard by Marriott (250 Davidson Avenue), Extended Stayamerica (30 Worlds Fair Drive), Marriott Somerset (110 Davidson Ave), Quality Inn Somerset (1850 Easton Avenue).

Court: Federal Bureau of Investigation (100 Davidson Avenue).

 
Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.6. This is about average. There were 40 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.31
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.343. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.343
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.85
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.05378

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

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP DEPT OF PUBLIC WORKS (Population served: 44000, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-02-1993 and MAR-09-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-1993), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-1993), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-1993), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-09-1993), St BCA signed (MAR-09-1993)
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTH BRUNSWICK W DEPT (Population served: 34500, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.1%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 1.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Somerset, NJ

People in group quarters in Somerset in 2010:

  • 528 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Somerset in 2000:

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Somerset compared to New Jersey state average:

Somerset, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Somerset (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Franklin Boulevard Branch, World's Fair Drive Branch, Franklin Plaza Branch. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Somerset Branch, Somerset Residence Branch, Somerset @ Stop & Shop Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Somerset Branch, Somerset Commercial Banking Branch, Franklin Township Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • New Millennium Bank: Franklin Township Branch at 464b Elizabeth Avenue, branch established on 2009/10/09; Somerset Branch at 695 Hamilton Street, branch established on 2000/07/10. Info updated 2011/10/13: Bank assets: $212.1 mil, Deposits: $178.2 mil, headquarters in New Brunswick, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Somerset Branch at 940 Easton Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01; Franklin Township Branch at 460 Elizabeth Ave, branch established on 2008/09/25. 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.
  • Community First Bank: at 408 Elizabeth Avenue, branch established on 2008/10/06. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $63.7 mil, Deposits: $55.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Investors Bank: Somerset Branch at 225 Demott Lane, branch established on 2001/06/11. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Somerset, New Jersey:

  • Quality Inn Somerset, 1850 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (908) 469-5050, Fax: (732) 469-6870
  • Holiday Inn Somerset, 195 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 356-1700, Fax: (732) 356-0939
  • Hotel Somerset/Bridgewater , 110 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 560-0500, Fax: (732) 560-3669
  • Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center , 200 Atrium Dr, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 469-2600, Fax: (732) 560-8043
  • Hampton Inn Somerset , 255 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 563-1600, Fax: (732) 563-9775
  • Candlewood Suites Hotel, 41 Worlds Fair Dr, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 748-1400
  • Somerset Courtyard By Marriott , 250 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 271-4555, Fax: (732) 271-2555
  • Somerset Residence Inn , 37 Worlds Fair Dr, Somerset, NJ 08873 , Phone: (732) 627-9669, Fax: (732) 627-9305
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Somerset, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Somerset travel time to work - commute


Somerset mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Somerset (based on Somerset County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.38%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Reformed Church in America
Adherents69.5%6.5%3.7%3.7%3.2%
Congregations18.4%6.1%2.7%9.5%11.6%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.7%1.9%1.1%1.1%6.5%
Congregations10.2%4.8%0.7%0.7%35.4%
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: 69
Somerset County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
Somerset County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Somerset County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 256
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
State:

18.0%

8.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($79,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.31%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($731 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.13%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, NJ  2.21% ($62,979 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  1.06% ($72,811)
from Morris County, NJ  0.52% ($105,778)


8.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($90,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($833 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.60% ($51,524 average AGI)
to Union County, NJ  0.61% ($60,018)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.55% ($105,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerset:

  • 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)
  • WCTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerset:

  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WRSU-FM (88.7 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF RUTGERS)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Somerset:

  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Somerset)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Somerset, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SOMERSET265, 265 Davidson Ave (Lat: 40.534250 Lon: -74.529306), Overall height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WMR286, Licensee ID: L00001230
    Assigned Frequencies: 19520.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001
    Registrant: Bell Atlantic New Jersey Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n-12, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • SOMERSET300, 300 Davidson Ave (Lat: 40.528972 Lon: -74.530417), Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WMR287, Licensee ID: L00001230
    Assigned Frequencies: 17960.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001
    Registrant: Bell Atlantic New Jersey Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n-12, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • VLIET ROAD TANK, Vliet Road (Block 34.09, Lot 59.02) (Lat: 40.433056 Lon: -74.556667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPRX261
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.468 MHz, 941.468 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/08/2021, Certifier: Andrew Twiford
    Registrant: Bristol Babcock, 317 S. North Lake Blvd, Suite 1016, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701, Phone: (407) 629-9464, Fax: (407) 629-2106
  • NJ-NBW9998A, 580 Howard Ave (Lat: 40.548917 Lon: -74.541611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 16.8 m, Overall height: 18.8 m, Call Sign: WQMD234
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2010, Expiration Date: 07/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2010, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somerset)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Somerset)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED103$269,90379$241,855445$226,45020$115,55422$202,8860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$321,5729$247,77758$235,2946$14,6982$294,3050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$294,30118$240,557232$244,87624$58,45515$206,2571$100,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$164,42911$288,010130$259,1794$111,7601$239,0700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$255,9783$244,89735$254,5481$82,0001$226,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0531.02 , 0531.03, 0531.05, 0532.00, 0533.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$279,55211$289,465
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$267,4044$298,948
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$387,0002$211,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$258,470
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$280,3100$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0531.02 , 0531.03, 0531.05, 0532.00, 0533.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 104
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Somerset


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somerset, NJ

Most common first names in Somerset, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary29481.6 years
John26474.4 years
Joseph19476.2 years
William16872.4 years
Anna15182.8 years
Helen14182.2 years
George11471.9 years
James10971.3 years
Rose10985.0 years
Elizabeth9980.7 years
Most common last names in Somerset, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7275.9 years
Brown3473.4 years
Williams3468.3 years
Jones3171.8 years
Miller3079.8 years
Johnson2668.5 years
Jackson2572.2 years
Toth2475.8 years
Harris2076.1 years
Wilson2072.5 years
Businesses in Somerset, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott2
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Dairy Queen1Office Depot1
DressBarn1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts3Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1Quiznos1
Extended Stay America1RadioShack1
FedEx14Rite Aid1
Foot Locker1Ruby Tuesday1
GNC1Sears1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Haworth1Subway2
Holiday Inn4Taco Bell1
IHOP1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS16
Kmart1Walgreens1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Somerset, NJ

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