For population 25 years and over in Somerset:
For population 15 years and over in Somerset town:
35 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amherst, NY (26.1 miles , pop. 116,510).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (33.6 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (290.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Barker, NY (0.9 miles ), Hartland, NY (2.5 miles ), Yates, NY (2.7 miles ), Lyndonville, NY (2.8 miles ), Newfane, NY (2.9 miles ), Olcott, NY (2.9 miles ), Middleport, NY (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.34 N, Longitude: 78.55 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Work and jobs in Somerset: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Somerset, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Somerset-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 48.2 miles away from the Somerset town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/7/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Somerset-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from Somerset center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from Somerset center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Niagara County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Chemical Waste: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Somerset:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerset:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
3 people in religious group quarters
Somerset compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Somerset (based on Niagara County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 172
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,910 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,257 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Somerset:
Strongest FM radio stations in Somerset:
TV broadcast stations around Somerset:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Somerset, NY
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $50,734,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,475
Total average daily truck traffic: 856
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1