Somers, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Somers, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Somers Census Designated Place had a population of 1,932 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 1,932
Population in Households 1,925
Population in Familes 1,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 915
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $100,619
Average Household Income $116,012
Per Capita Income $44,404


Total Housing Units 807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $338,869
Average Home Value $332,903


Total Households 749
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 548
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.94% 0.36%
Households 1.04% 0.4%
Families 1.32% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 2018 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 Density # 102 29th
Diversity Index # 135 5th
Median Household Income # 27 82nd
Per Capita Income # 64 56th

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