Somers, CT

Somers profile

Living in Somers

Somers is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 10,784 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somers who work in management occupations (13.85%), office and administrative support (12.39%), and sales jobs (10.93%).

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 population of Somers is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.87% of adults in Somers have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Somers in 2018 was $43,387, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $173,548 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 Irish, Italian, French, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Somers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.