Somers is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 11,432 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Somers is the 91st largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, Somers isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Somers are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Somers is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somers who work in office and administrative support (13.74%), management occupations (12.85%), and sales jobs (9.57%).
Somers is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Somers’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The percentage of people in Somers who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.94% of adults in Somers have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Somers in 2010 was $33,445, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,780 for a family of four.
Somers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Somers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Somers residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Somers include Italian, English, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in Somers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.