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Somerset, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $1,109,875 (it was $489,200 in 2000)
Somerset:

$1,109,875
Maryland:

$312,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $818,152 - $1,540,777

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $1,381,587
Here:

$1,381,587
State:

$424,848

Somerset,MD index of house prices

Total population: 1,278 (Urban population: 1,166, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 447 (432 occupied: 406 owner occupied, 23 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

5%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,591 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $562,680.

Median contract rent in 2017: over $2,000


Median gross rent in Somerset, MD in 2017: over $2,000

Housing units in Somerset with a mortgage: 276 (10 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 132

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $266,718

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $158,246

Median monthly housing costs: $3,145


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Somerset, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,253
  • In family households: 1,187 (218 male householders, 140 female householders)
    318 spouses, 410 children (407 natural, 2 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 20 other relatives, 47 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 71 (41 male householders (42 living alone)), 33 female householders (32 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 159 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 99 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 73 1-person.

308 married couples with children.
43 single-parent households (20 men, 23 women).

76.5% of residents of Somerset speak English at home.
7.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
12.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 273 (21.8%)
(30.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.9
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

8.0
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Somerset, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Somerset, Maryland
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 162 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 1464 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset, Maryland
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 42 bedrooms
  • 63 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 1271 vehicle
  • 2212 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 131 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Somerset, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Somerset, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 34 rooms
  • 185 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 307 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 2359+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 05 rooms
  • 36 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Somerset, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Somerset, MD in 2017
  • 8$10,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $74,999
  • 16$75,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34$150,000 to $199,999
  • 290$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Somerset, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Somerset, MD in 2017
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • 109$750,000 to $999,999
  • 206$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 68$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 68$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Somerset, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Somerset, MD in 2017
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7$3,000 to $3,499
  • 9$3,500 or more
  • 2No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.1%
Number of people working at home: 137 (22.3% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 40
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 30
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 41
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 44
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 47
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 75
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 42
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 58
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 83
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 17
  • 90 or more minutes: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Somerset

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 147 (40%)
  • Carpooled: 79 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (2%)
  • Railroad: 6 (2%)
  • Taxi: 8 (2%)
  • Walked: 6 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 137 (37%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.2%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Somerset, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Somerset, Maryland
  • 1002010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970
Ancestries in Somerset, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • European: 63 (9.1%)
  • Serbian: 55 (8.0%)
  • American: 50 (7.2%)
  • British: 44 (6.4%)
  • Polish: 41 (5.9%)
  • German: 33 (4.8%)
  • Irish: 29 (4.2%)
  • Russian: 28 (4.1%)
  • Italian: 26 (3.8%)
  • Danish: 21 (3.0%)
  • English: 21 (3.0%)
  • Austrian: 20 (2.9%)
  • French: 9 (1.3%)
  • Greek: 9 (1.3%)
  • Hungarian: 8 (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 8 (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 8 (1.2%)
  • Portuguese: 6 (0.9%)
  • Australian: 5 (0.7%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5 (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 4 (0.6%)
  • Eastern European: 4 (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 4 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 4 (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 3 (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 3 (0.4%)
  • Armenian: 2 (0.3%)
  • Israeli: 2 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 2 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 2 (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 2 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 1 (0.1%)

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

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Somerset:

19.0% (52)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Serbia
Somerset:

11.4% (31)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Denmark
Somerset:

6.6% (18)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Somerset:

5.9% (16)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Somerset:

5.5% (15)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Portugal
Somerset:

3.7% (10)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

France
Somerset:

3.3% (9)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Austria
Somerset:

2.9% (8)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Bangladesh
Somerset:

2.9% (8)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

India
Somerset:

2.9% (8)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Italy
Somerset:

2.9% (8)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Australia
Somerset:

2.9% (8)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Argentina
Somerset:

2.9% (8)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

England
Somerset:

2.2% (6)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Scotland
Somerset:

2.2% (6)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Israel
Somerset:

2.2% (6)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Hong Kong
Somerset:

2.2% (6)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Trinidad and Tobago
Somerset:

2.2% (6)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Belgium
Somerset:

1.8% (5)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 43
  • Other state: 905
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 135
  • South: 422
  • West: 58

89.6% of Somerset residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 19.5% lived in Maryland.


Somerset:

89.6%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 0
  • Less than 1 year of college: 0
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 22
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 80
  • Master's degree: 129
  • Professional school degree: 102
  • Doctorate degree: 59
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8
  • Less than 1 year of college: 9
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 18
  • Associate degree: 21
  • Bachelor's degree: 159
  • Master's degree: 105
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 59
Educational Attainment for Females
Somerset marital status for males
Somerset marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 448

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Somerset
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somerset, MD
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somerset, MD
  • 100.0%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

32.6%
Maryland:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

33.3%
Maryland:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Maryland:

18.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability