Somerset, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 2,920 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +87.7%
Males: 1,413  (48.4%)
Females: 1,507  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

30.3 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54025.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,800 (it was $45,194 in 2000)
Somerset:

$66,800
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,312 (it was $19,170 in 2000)

Somerset village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $190,742 (it was $105,000 in 2000)
Somerset:

$190,742
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $170,043; detached houses: $177,236; townhouses or other attached units: $137,860; in 2-unit structures: $146,871

Median gross rent in 2019: $911.

March 2019 cost of living index in Somerset: 111.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Somerset, WI (2019)
    • 2,44887.3%White alone
    • 1686.0%Two or more races
    • 1003.6%Hispanic
    • 351.2%Asian alone
    • 230.8%Black alone
    • 140.5%Other race alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Somerset, Wisconsin as of October 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somerset is 385 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Somerset by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(84.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(126.8)
2
(83.4)
4
(141.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(1,945)
40
(1,669)
36
(1,269)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(126.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(70.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index113.772.666.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Somerset, WI

Crime rate in Somerset detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Wisconsin average:

2.21
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Ancestries: German (34.1%), Norwegian (12.5%), American (7.6%), Czech (5.8%), French Canadian (2.6%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 1.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,584 people per square mile   (low).

Somerset, Wisconsin map

79 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America).

This village:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,372 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,122 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (24.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Joseph, WI (2.3 miles ),
New Richmond, WI (2.6 miles ),
Marine on St. Croix, MN (2.6 miles ),
Houlton, WI (2.7 miles ),
Stillwater, MN (2.9 miles ),
Star Prairie, WI (2.9 miles ),
Bayport, MN (3.0 miles ),
Oak Park Heights, MN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.13 N, Longitude: 92.68 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Somerset, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Somerset, WI in 2019
Somerset satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2004: 80 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $252,900
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $304,100
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $336,000
  • 2018: 38 buildings, average cost: $293,600
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $422,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Somerset, WI residents
Average permit cost in Somerset, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +452 (+40.9%).
Most common industries in Somerset, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Somerset, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Somerset, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somerset, Wisconsin average temperatures Somerset, Wisconsin average precipitation Somerset, Wisconsin humidity Somerset, Wisconsin wind speed Somerset, Wisconsin snowfall Somerset, Wisconsin sunshine Somerset, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00169. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00169
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Somerset-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Somerset village center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somerset-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 337.1 miles away from Somerset center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 316.8 miles away from Somerset center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Croix County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerset topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Somerset:

  • WESTFIELDS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • DEERFIELD CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LINDEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • LINDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • STILLWATER RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - STILLWATER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GREELEY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)

Airports located in Somerset:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerset:

  • Century College (about 17 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,393)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 20 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 23 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Bethel University (about 25 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Saint Paul College (about 25 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 26 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Hamline University (about 27 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,818)

Public high school in Somerset:

  • SOMERSET HIGH (Students: 479, Location: 645 SUNRISE DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somerset:

Private elementary/middle school in Somerset:

  • ST ANNE'S SCHOOL (Students: 119, Location: 140 CHURCH HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Somerset

Library in Somerset:

  • SOMERSET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $149,658; Location: 208 HUD ST.; 16,393 books; 4,723 e-books; 4,558 audio materials; 1,314 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add the link to the St.Anne School website on your Somerset, WI page. www.stanne-somerset.org

Points of interest:

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Churches in Somerset include: Saint Annes Catholic Church (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Apple Grand PRIX (Amusement & Theme Parks; 575 170th Avenue).

Birthplace of: Mike Schachtner - College basketball player (Wisc. Green Bay Phoenix).

St. Croix County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • ST CROIX NATL GOLF COURSE (Population served: 520, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERS EDGE CMPGD (Population served: 210, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERS EDGE RESTAURANT (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PA PA BS LOUNGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE MINISTRIES (Address: 427 HWY 35/64 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOMERSET TOWN HALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

13.3%
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: 0.2% of all households
24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

Banks with branches in Somerset (2011 data):

  • First National Community Bank: Somerset Financial Center Branch at 531 Main Street, branch established on 1995/06/12. Info updated 2008/10/10: Bank assets: $161.2 mil, Deposits: $142.9 mil, headquarters in New Richmond, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: One Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Somerset:

Marital status in Somerset, WI
  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Somerset:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Somerset
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Somerset, WI (based on St. Croix County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,4719
Mainline Protestant14,84830
Evangelical Protestant8,72534
Other5375
None41,764-
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: 9
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Croix County:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Somerset:

44.9%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Somerset:

29.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Somerset:

22.5%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Somerset:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
Wisconsin:

34.0%

General health condition:
Somerset:

56.8%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Somerset, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$27,444$65,8662$326
Water Supply 2$4,895$29,3701$1,085
Sewerage 1$2,896$34,7520$0
Local Libraries 1$3,851$46,2127$3,820
Parks and Recreation 1$2,403$28,8360$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,642$31,7040$0
Financial Administration 1$5,193$62,3160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,438$17,2562$2,178
Police - Other 1$3,926$47,1120$0
Other Government Administration 1$879$10,54811$4,672
Totals for Government 15$55,566$44,45323$12,080

Somerset government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $52,000 ($17.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($14.38)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($2.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $741,000 ($253.77)
    Sewerage: $668,000 ($228.77)
    Water Utilities: $459,000 ($157.19)
    Regular Highways: $308,000 ($105.48)
    Libraries: $226,000 ($77.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $182,000 ($62.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($53.42)
    Central Staff Services: $146,000 ($50.00)
    General - Other: $128,000 ($43.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($40.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000 ($34.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000 ($13.70)
    Health - Other: $37,000 ($12.67)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($11.64)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($8.90)
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000 ($4.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($57.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $178,000 ($60.96)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,134,000 ($388.36)

Somerset government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $753,000 ($257.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($54.79)
    Other: $124,000 ($42.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.03)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $196,000 ($67.12)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($8.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $110,000 ($37.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($12.33)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($10.62)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($10.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($5.14)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($1.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $390,000 ($133.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $254,000 ($86.99)
    Highways: $158,000 ($54.11)
    Education: $61,000 ($20.89)
    Other: $8,000 ($2.74)
  • Tax - Property: $1,997,000 ($683.90)
    Other License: $58,000 ($19.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($8.22)

Somerset government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,952,000 ($2380.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,603,000 ($2261.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,104,000 ($720.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,755,000 ($601.03)

Somerset government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,195,000 ($1436.64)

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,987 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Washington County, MN  1.11% ($69,465 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WI  1.01% ($52,925)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.55% ($75,824)


6.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pierce County, WI  0.92% ($46,730 average AGI)
to Washington County, MN  0.78% ($69,496)
to Polk County, WI  0.65% ($45,524)
Businesses in Somerset, WI
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerset:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerset:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Somerset:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Somerset fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2015 00:48 AM, Sr-35 Ramp, Lat: 45.119650, Lon: -92.655486, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 31, 2007 05:55 PM, Sr-35, I, Lat: 45.124306, Lon: -92.674997, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1996 00:48 AM, 64, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 20, 1977 10:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 354ft / 108mTotal length
  • 90,104Total average daily traffic
  • 775Total average daily truck traffic
  • 109,217Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Somerset, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 132000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Somerset, WI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$129,9501$196,34012$204,8991$78,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$154,1100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$295,9650$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$248,6550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$140,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Somerset, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Somerset, WI - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 34 took place in 2016, and the least - 10 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Somerset, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.1%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Somerset, WI
    • 15845.1%Outside Fires
    • 11934.0%Structure Fires
    • 5315.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 205.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somerset, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somerset, WI
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somerset, WI
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Somerset compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Somerset on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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