Somerset Information

Somerset Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Somerset, NJ

General Somerset Information

State: New Jersey

County: Somerset County

Close cities: Society Hill, NJ, Highland Park, NJ, Piscataway, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ, North Brunswick Township, NJ, Bound Brook, NJ, South Bound Brook, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Millstone, NJ

Somerset Population (census data)
Total 24,938
Male 12,104 (48.5%)
Female 12,834 (51.5%)

Population Density: 4,679 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 119.4 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 5.33 square miles

Median Household Income: $83,565

Zip Codes: 08875, and 08873.

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Somerset Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.4%)
  • Black (38.5%)
  • Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Other race (6.0%)
  • Asian Indian (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Filipino (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (8.6%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • German (6.2%)
  • Subsaharan African (6.2%)
  • Polish (5.6%)
  • West Indian (5.0%)
Foriegn Born: 5,264 people (21.1%)
  • Latin America (43.6%)
  • Asia (28.0%)
  • Africa (14.7%)
  • Europe (13.8%)

Somerset School Information

High Schools
Franklin Township High (500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Middle Schools
Franklin Middle School (415 Francis Street, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Other/Private Schools
Conerly Road (35 Conerly Road, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Elizabeth Avenue (363 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Hillcrest (500 Franklin Boulevard, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Macafee (53 Macafee Road, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Pine Grove Manor (130 Highland Avenue, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)
Sampson G. Smith School (1649 Amwell Road, Somerset, NJ, 08873 - Franklin Township District)

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