Somerset, Michigan Population 2024

4,622

Somerset is a city located in Hillsdale County, Jackson County, and Lenawee County Michigan. Somerset has a 2024 population of 4,622. Somerset is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 0.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,589 in 2020.

The average household income in Somerset is $113,839 with a poverty rate of 5.9%. The median age in Somerset is 51.6 years: 48.6 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Somerset Demographics

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

  • White: 97.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
138.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.72% (33)
The current population of Somerset, Michigan is 4,622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,589.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,44097.01%
Two or more races601.31%
Asian420.92%
Black or African American330.72%
Native American20.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Somerset Population by Race

Somerset Population Pyramid 2024

Somerset Median Age

51.6

Total

48.6

Male

53.5

Female

Somerset Adults

There are 3,815 adults, (1,199 of whom are seniors) in Somerset.

Somerset Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset Sex Ratio

Female2,23348.79%
Male2,34451.21%

Somerset Population by Age

Somerset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8822.4393.16.9
Married1,1092.9797.42.6
Non Family5291.1685.614.4
Female1362.1881.618.4
Male1083.371000

2.89

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

93.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Somerset Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1464.06%
Associates Degree42311.77%
Bachelors Degree64217.86%
Graduate Degree65218.14%
High School Graduate96826.93%
Less Than 9th Grade621.72%
Some College70219.53%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Somerset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Somerset Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,4423,2391,284
Hispanic63638
Asian42420
Black33330
2+ Races21168
Native American222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Somerset Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$77,266$76,875$80,750
Graduate Degree$112,747$116,250$112,664
High School Graduate$29,767$51,000$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$57,596$66,953$49,861
Some College$55,997$66,534$39,583

$57,596

Average Earnings

$66,953

Average Male

$49,861

Average Female

Somerset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somerset Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Somerset Language

96.83% of Somerset residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Somerset Language

Somerset Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2652365.53%
Black3333100%
Asian4212.38%

5.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.7%

Male Poverty Rate

5.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset is Asian, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.76%.

Somerset Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.44%
Less Than 9th Grade8.17%
High School7.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Somerset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.79%
Male Employed2.42%
Female Employed1.28%
Female Unemployed0%

Somerset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somerset Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$98,486$135,132
Households$82,054$113,839
Married Families$115,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,164$58,696

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Somerset Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerset Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Somerset Marriage

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

Somerset Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Somerset Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

264

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam118
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Somerset Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74104
35 to 5442
75+41
18 to 3439
55 to 6438

Somerset Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2647.15%

Somerset Veterans by Race

Somerset Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Somerset Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Somerset Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Somerset 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

79.48%

Born in Somerset

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Somerset residents were born in the United States, with 79.48% having been born in Michigan. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Somerset Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,692140.3%
20284,678140.3%
20274,664140.3%
20264,650140.3%
20254,636140.3%
20244,622140.3%
20234,608140.3%
20224,594140.31%
20214,580-9-0.2%
20204,589601.32%
20194,529-8-0.18%
20184,537-15-0.33%
20174,55210.02%
20164,551-19-0.42%
20154,57020.04%
20144,568-11-0.24%
20134,579-10-0.22%
20124,589-30-0.65%
20114,61920.04%
20104,61700%

Somerset Population by Year