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Somerset, KY (Kentucky) Houses and Residents

Somerset,KY index of house prices

Total population: 11,422 (Urban population: 11,091 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 346 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,695 (5,011 occupied: 2,226 owner occupied, 2,783 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

33%

Housing density: 505 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $56,767.

Median contract rent in 2016: $279 (lower quartile is $169, upper quartile is $371)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $461


Median gross rent in Somerset, KY in 2016: $334

Housing units in Somerset with a mortgage: 1,163 (33 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,065

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $45,876

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,066

Median monthly housing costs: $562


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Somerset, Kentucky Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,018 (it was $62,300 in 2000)
Somerset:

$113,018
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,171 - $172,332
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,479
  • In family households: 7,652 (916 male householders, 1,666 female householders)
    1,236 spouses, 3,014 children (2,787 natural, 111 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 336 grandchildren, 119 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 144 other relatives, 212 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,941 (1,073 male householders (879 living alone)), 1,405 female householders (1,322 living alone)), 451 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 925

Size of family households: 1,366 2-persons, 581 3-persons, 407 4-persons, 132 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,205 1-person, 212 2-persons, 51 3-persons, 7 5-persons.

794 married couples with children.
1,295 single-parent households (71 men, 1,224 women).

99.1% of residents of Somerset speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 136 (1.2%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Somerset, Kentucky:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 6042 bedrooms
  • 9903 bedrooms
  • 4584 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset, Kentucky:

  • 77no bedroom
  • 8171 bedroom
  • 1,0962 bedrooms
  • 6323 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 75no vehicle
  • 8971 vehicle
  • 9372 vehicles
  • 2193 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population

Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset in renter-occupied apartments

  • 661no vehicle
  • 1,6511 vehicle
  • 3492 vehicles
  • 773 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Somerset, Kentucky:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1444 rooms
  • 6885 rooms
  • 4766 rooms
  • 3137 rooms
  • 1688 rooms
  • 4349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset, Kentucky:

  • 651 room
  • 1362 rooms
  • 5553 rooms
  • 8664 rooms
  • 5985 rooms
  • 2646 rooms
  • 1947 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Somerset, KY household income distribution

  • Somerset, KY household income distribution
  • 1,203Less than $10,000
  • 491$10,000 to $14,999
  • 379$15,000 to $19,999
  • 338$20,000 to $24,999
  • 318$25,000 to $29,999
  • 288$30,000 to $34,999
  • 110$35,000 to $39,999
  • 400$40,000 to $44,999
  • 238$45,000 to $49,999
  • 324$50,000 to $59,999
  • 189$60,000 to $74,999
  • 288$75,000 to $99,999
  • 101$100,000 to $124,999
  • 104$125,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $199,999
  • 65$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Somerset, KY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Somerset, KY
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 33$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 158$40,000 to $49,999
  • 111$50,000 to $59,999
  • 161$60,000 to $69,999
  • 169$70,000 to $79,999
  • 118$80,000 to $89,999
  • 82$90,000 to $99,999
  • 390$100,000 to $124,999
  • 165$125,000 to $149,999
  • 205$150,000 to $174,999
  • 76$175,000 to $199,999
  • 115$200,000 to $249,999
  • 62$250,000 to $299,999
  • 93$300,000 to $399,999
  • 98$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 30$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Somerset, KY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Somerset, KY
  • 77Less than $100
  • 90$100 to $149
  • 127$150 to $199
  • 164$200 to $249
  • 107$250 to $299
  • 133$300 to $349
  • 408$350 to $399
  • 394$400 to $449
  • 289$450 to $499
  • 219$500 to $549
  • 175$550 to $599
  • 160$600 to $649
  • 82$650 to $699
  • 60$700 to $749
  • 31$750 to $799
  • 59$800 to $899
  • 17$900 to $999
  • 61No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 852010 or later
  • 312000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Somerset population
Somerset commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 156
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,134
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,395
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 651
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 275
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 109
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 93
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 38
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 57
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 46
  • 90 or more minutes: 8
Somerset, KY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.1%
Number of people working at home: 59 (1.4% of all workers)

Somerset mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 14,269 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 1,445 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 39 (0%)
  • Taxi: 205 (1%)
  • Walked: 120 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 59 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 3,118
 English: 355
 Irish: 288
 German: 238
 European: 123
 Scotch-Irish: 103
 Scottish: 55
 Welsh: 55
 Pennsylvania German: 52
 Dutch: 47
 Polish: 42
 French (except Basque): 26
 Italian: 26
 Belgian: 7
 African: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 48%Mexico
  • 26%Guatemala
  • 10%Nicaragua
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,457
  • Other state: 2,849
  • Northeast: 193
  • Midwest: 1,577
  • South: 752
  • West: 332

82% of Somerset residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Kentucky.

Somerset:

81.7%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 115
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 19
  • 5th and 6th grade: 66
  • 7th and 8th grade: 320
  • 9th grade: 37
  • 10th grade: 131
  • 11th grade: 53
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,206
  • Less than 1 year of college: 204
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 624
  • Associate degree: 210
  • Bachelor's degree: 385
  • Master's degree: 47
  • Professional school degree: 85
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 95
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 64
  • 7th and 8th grade: 258
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 177
  • 11th grade: 83
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,649
  • Less than 1 year of college: 206
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 511
  • Associate degree: 589
  • Bachelor's degree: 489
  • Master's degree: 154
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 100.0%Females
Somerset marital status for males
Somerset marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,277
  • One, attached: 135
  • Two: 464
  • 3 or 4: 766
  • 5 to 9: 729
  • 10 to 19: 93
  • 20 to 49: 135
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 53

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,808

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Somerset:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Somerset
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.9%)
  • Electricity (37.5%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Electricity (67.4%)
  • Utility gas (30.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

2.5%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.3%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 66
Here:

16.5%
Kentucky:

17.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)