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Somerset Micro Area Population and Races

 

As of 2010-2014, the total population of Somerset Area is 63,505. The Somerset Area population density is 93.78 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 108.48 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Somerset Area is white, which represent 96.29% of the total population. The average Somerset Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 63,505. #493

Population Density, #398

Somerset Area
93.78 per square mile
Kentucky
108.48 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:61,149 (96.29%, #50)
Black:723 (1.14%, #668)
Hispanic:1,438 (2.26%, #697)
Asian:350 (0.55%, #654)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):195 (0.31%, #542)
One Race, Other:365 (0.57%, see rank)
Two or More Races:723 (1.14%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

52,770 (83.10%) out of the total population of 63,505 reported first ancestry.

 Somerset Area% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Arab100.02%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech220.03%, see rank0.11%0.47%
Danish1540.24%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch6401.01%, see rank1.13%1.40%
English5,8269.17%, see rank10.29%8.02%
French6260.99%, see rank1.82%3.34%
German4,7247.44%, see rank14.75%15.03%
Greek710.11%, see rank0.15%0.41%
Hungarian240.04%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish5,3318.39%, see rank12.51%10.80%
Italian9081.43%, see rank1.99%5.52%
Norwegian480.08%, see rank0.32%1.42%
Polish3990.63%, see rank0.83%3.01%
Portuguese50.01%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian30.00%, see rank0.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8041.27%, see rank1.37%0.99%
Scottish1,0661.68%, see rank1.88%1.72%
Subsaharan African430.07%, see rank0.85%0.95%
Swedish1890.30%, see rank0.37%1.27%
Swiss380.06%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian210.03%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American27,52543.34%, see rank20.66%7.12%
Welsh3770.59%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 31,016 (48.84%, see rank)
Females: 32,489 (51.16%, see rank)

Somerset Area
Male: 48.84%
Female: 51.16%
Kentucky
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Somerset Area
41.90 years old
Kentucky
38.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Somerset Area
40.80 years old
Kentucky
37.00 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Somerset Area
43.00 years old
Kentucky
39.70 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Somerset Area% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Under 5 years3,7055.83%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,2356.67%, see rank6.44%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,9236.18%, see rank6.56%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,8506.06%, see rank6.59%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,5465.58%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,25111.42%, see rank12.91%13.47%
35 to 44 years8,12912.80%, see rank12.97%12.96%
45 to 54 years9,32414.68%, see rank14.30%14.09%
55 to 64 years8,75413.78%, see rank12.86%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,3379.98%, see rank8.08%7.64%
75 to 84 3,4625.45%, see rank4.25%4.25%
85 years and over9891.56%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Somerset AreaKentuckyU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population44,246, 100%2,939,709209,056,129
Less Than High School8,797, 19.88%, see rank16.54%13.67%
High School Graduate18,017, 40.72%, see rank33.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree11,002, 24.87%, see rank27.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,621, 8.18%, see rank12.86%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,809, 6.35%, see rank8.92%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.47, see rank13.0413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Somerset Area KentuckyU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,29786.97%13.03%75.59%24.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,61896.21%, see rank3.79%, see rank88.54%11.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,54793.94%, see rank6.06%, see rank88.73%11.27%90.60%9.40%
College2,33789.56%, see rank10.44%, see rank82.22%17.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School43468.43%, see rank31.57%, see rank75.35%24.65%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Somerset AreaKentuckyU.S.
Total Households26,052, 100%1,702,235116,211,092
Average Household Size2.40, see rank2.502.63
1 Person Households7,276, 27.93%, see rank28.11%27.57%
2 or More Person Households18,776, 72.07%, see rank71.89%72.43%
Family Households (Families)17,671, 67.83%, see rank66.64%66.22%
Average Family Size2.97, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family13,142, 50.45%, see rank49.17%48.42%
Nonfamily Households8,381, 32.17%, see rank33.36%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Somerset Area%KentuckyU.S.
15 Years and Over Total51,642see rank3,535,619252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over25,001100%, see rank1,722,001123,281,364
Never Married6,11724.47%, see rank31.04%35.77%
Married14,93559.74%, see rank53.89%52.04%
Widowed8543.42%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced3,09512.38%, see rank12.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over26,641100%, see rank1,813,618129,692,771
Never Married4,68817.60%, see rank24.47%29.48%
Married14,36853.93%, see rank51.24%49.19%
Widowed3,29112.35%, see rank10.21%9.16%
Divorced4,29416.12%, see rank14.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Somerset Area%KentuckyU.S.
Native62,54898.49%, see rank96.63%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence47,36974.59%, see rank69.96%58.73%
Born in Different State14,88923.45%, see rank26.02%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2900.46%, see rank0.64%1.42%
Foreign Born9571.51%, see rank3.37%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5200.82%, see rank1.20%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4370.69%, see rank2.17%7.09%
Born In Europe700.11%, see rank0.50%1.53%
Born In Asia3550.56%, see rank1.10%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania100.02%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America4850.76%, see rank1.39%6.83%
Born In Northern America370.06%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Somerset Area%KentuckyU.S.
English25,32097.19%, see rank94.34%79.39%
Spanish3661.40%, see rank2.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2851.09%, see rank1.55%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages730.28%, see rank0.92%3.36%
Other80.03%, see rank0.41%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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