Somers, New York Population 2024

20,668

Somers is a city located in Putnam County and Westchester County New York. Somers has a 2024 population of 20,668. Somers is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -3.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,429 in 2020.

The average household income in Somers is $200,183 with a poverty rate of 3.04%. The median age in Somers is 49.6 years: 46.8 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Somers Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Somers was:

  • White: 82.82%
  • Other race: 6.14%
  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
29.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
693.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.55% (-761)
The current population of Somers, New York is 20,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,429.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,66982.82%
Other race1,3106.14%
Asian9594.5%
Two or more races8854.15%
Black or African American4402.06%
Native American700.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Somers Population by Race

Somers Population Pyramid 2024

Somers Median Age

49.6

Total

46.8

Male

51.3

Female

Somers Adults

There are 17,182 adults, (5,224 of whom are seniors) in Somers.

Somers Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Somers Sex Ratio

Female11,15652.29%
Male10,17747.71%

Somers Population by Age

Somers Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,1592.5586.913.1
Married4,9943.1891.78.3
Non Family2,4221.1982.417.6
Female5442.7665.134.9
Male1992.8882.417.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Somers Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2081.32%
Associates Degree9996.36%
Bachelors Degree5,30133.76%
Graduate Degree4,77030.38%
High School Graduate2,29414.61%
Less Than 9th Grade3412.17%
Some College1,78811.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Somers Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Somers Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,85712,4778,216
Hispanic1,5881,462978
Other Race799734519
Asian753750607
2+ Races518494327
Black337318177
Native American505027

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.61%.

Somers Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$94,540$117,055$88,975
Graduate Degree$113,678$170,313$90,444
High School Graduate$54,265$76,071$33,500
Less Than 9th Grade$49,044$62,625$48,971
Overall$90,909$115,414$73,229
Some College$57,330$81,250$41,463

$90,909

Average Earnings

$115,414

Average Male

$73,229

Average Female

Somers Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somers Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Somers Language

83.92% of Somers residents speak only English, while 16.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Somers Language

Somers Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,5565363.24%
Multiple872556.31%
Black388317.99%
Other1,279100.78%
Hispanic2,584100.39%

3.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.04%

Male Poverty Rate

3.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somers

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somers is Black, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somers is Hispanic, with 0.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.43%.

Somers Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.57%
Some College3.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%
High School1.91%

Somers Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.97%
Female Unemployed7.59%
Female Employed1.17%
Male Employed0.32%

Somers Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somers Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$190,550$243,795
Households$152,490$200,183
Married Families$219,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$78,804$94,506

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Somers Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Somers Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Somers Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Somers Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Somers Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

783

Number of Veterans

673

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam217
Korea212
Second Gulf War191
First Gulf War52
World War II12

Somers Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+391
18 to 34160
65 to 74147
35 to 5475
55 to 6410

Somers Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6584.56%
Asian11413.13%
Hispanic291.59%
2+ Races61%
Black51.22%

Somers Veterans by Race

Somers Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somers Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Somers Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Somers Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Somers Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.97%

Born in Somers

86.83%

Native Born

13.17%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

10.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.83% of Somers residents were born in the United States, with 71.97% having been born in New York. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Somers Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,548-224-1.13%
202819,772-224-1.12%
202719,996-224-1.11%
202620,220-224-1.1%
202520,444-224-1.08%
202420,668-224-1.07%
202320,892-224-1.06%
202221,116-224-1.05%
202121,340-89-0.42%
202021,429-180-0.83%
201921,609-76-0.35%
201821,685-70-0.32%
201721,7554652.18%
201621,290540.25%
201521,236520.25%
201421,1842181.04%
201320,966980.47%
201220,868250.12%
201120,8432751.34%
201020,56800%

Somers Population by Year