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Somerset County Statistics

Facts

Land area301.8 square miles
Population Density1,071.7 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)330,585
Population change2.2%
Under 5 years of age5.5%
Under 1823.6%
65 and over13.8%
Females51.2%
White72
Hispanic or Latino of any race13.9
Asian15.9%
Two or more races1.9%
Black or African American9.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school93%
Had a bachelor degree or higher51.1%
Veterans13,757

Households and Housing

Households115,531
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more92.2%
Median household income$99,020
The Per capita income$47,803
Live below the poverty line5%
Housing units125,077
Multi-unit structures25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$398,800
Residents owning their homes78%

Business Facts

Total number of firms32,225
Women-owned firms27.5%
Asian-owned firms11.1%
Hispanic-owned firms6.4%
Black-owned firms5.7%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$5,755,996
Retail sales per capita$17,946
Manufacturers shipments$6,401,528
Merchant wholesaler sales$14,634,500
Source US Census Data