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Somers, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Somers Census Designated Place had a population of 1,973 as of July 1, 2016. Somers ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Somers is located at latitude 41.9911 and longitude -72.4429 in Tolland County. The formal boundaries for the Somers Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tolland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Somers Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378343) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Somers Census Designated Place is located within Town of Somers, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tolland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Somers population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Somers: Bittings Mill, Somers Center, Somers Street, Somer's Street.

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Somers, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,973
Population in Households 1,967
Population in Familes 1,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 934
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 763
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 559
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 817 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 608 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $308,684
Average Home Value $327,094


Median Household Income $101,059
Average Household Income $113,073
Per Capita Income $43,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 0.97%
Households 1.67% 1.0%
Families 2.06% 0.91%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Somers, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somers to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 101 30th
Population Density1 # 101 30th
Diversity Index2 # 140 2nd
Median Household Income # 21 86th
Per Capita Income # 53 63rd

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