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The City of Somerset had a population of 1,778 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Somerset is located at latitude 29.2286 and longitude -98.6569 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Somerset (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The City of Somerset (GNIS ID: 2411926) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Somerset is located within San Antonio South Division of Bexar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Somerset population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Somerset, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,778
Population in Households 1,776
Population in Familes 1,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 890
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 569
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $80,172
Average Home Value $105,423


Median Household Income $42,413
Average Household Income $51,774
Per Capita Income $16,335
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.69%
Households 1.3% 1.63%
Families 1.22% 1.55%
Median Household Income   -0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Somerset, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somerset to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 765 56th
Population Density1 # 801 54th
Diversity Index2 # 613 65th
Median Household Income # 965 45th
Per Capita Income # 1404 20th

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