Somerset, Ohio Population 2024

1,466

Somerset is a city located in Perry County Ohio. Somerset has a 2024 population of 1,466. Somerset is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,482 in 2020.

The average household income in Somerset is $65,947 with a poverty rate of 14.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Somerset is 33.7 years, 32.4 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Somerset Demographics

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

  • White: 90.54%
  • Two or more races: 7.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.55%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,258.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.08% (-16)
The current population of Somerset, Ohio is 1,466 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,482.

Somerset, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,39890.54%
Two or more races1147.38%
Black or African American241.55%
Other race80.52%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Somerset Population by Race

Somerset Population Pyramid 2024

Somerset Median Age

33.7

Total

32.4

Male

37.7

Female

Somerset Adults

There are 1,084 adults, (276 of whom are seniors) in Somerset.

Somerset Age Dependency

91.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset Sex Ratio

Female77049.87%
Male77450.13%

Somerset Population by Age

Somerset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6132.458.641.4
Non Family3131.1645.754.3
Married2053.6276.123.9
Male484.2554.245.8
Female473.4572.327.7

3.49

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Somerset Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade121.2%
9th to 12th Grade838.32%
High School Graduate36937.01%
Some College22922.97%
Associates Degree12012.04%
Bachelors Degree13413.44%
Graduate Degree505.02%

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
White901820174
2+ Races47402
Hispanic25208
Black24220
Other Race888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Somerset Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,938$61,364$37,188
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,988$46,250$17,833
Some College$59,500$60,114$59,375
Bachelors Degree$75,192$115,143$46,458
Graduate Degree$72,083$75,417$71,250

$50,938

Average Earnings

$61,364

Average Male

$37,188

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

99.19% of Somerset residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Somerset Language

Somerset Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,27518214.27%
Multiple1073028.04%
Hispanic4025%

14.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

20.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset is Multiple, with 28.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset is Hispanic, with 5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.85%.

Somerset Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade77.61%
Some College21.56%
High School11.49%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%

Somerset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.52%
Female Employed2.16%
Male 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
Households$56,518$65,947
Families$80,526$84,688
Married Families$93,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,250$43,575

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Somerset Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Somerset Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Somerset Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War60
Vietnam24
First Gulf War6
Korea3
World War II3

Somerset Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 5428
65 to 7424
55 to 6415
75+14

Somerset Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White888.76%
Black2291.67%
2+ Races36.38%

Somerset Veterans by Race

Somerset Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

10%

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

90.87%

Born in Somerset

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.81% of Somerset residents were born in the United States, with 90.87% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Somerset Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,446-4-0.28%
20281,450-4-0.28%
20271,454-4-0.27%
20261,458-4-0.27%
20251,462-4-0.27%
20241,466-4-0.27%
20231,470-4-0.27%
20221,474-3-0.2%
20211,477-5-0.34%
20201,482161.09%
20191,466-2-0.14%
20181,46800%
20171,468-4-0.27%
20161,47200%
20151,472-3-0.2%
20141,475-5-0.34%
20131,480-3-0.2%
20121,483-12-0.8%
20111,49530.2%
20101,49200%

Somerset Population by Year