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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somers who work in management occupations (12.79%), office and administrative support (12.00%), and sales jobs (10.96%).
Because of many things, Somers is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Somers really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Somers perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Somers is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.50% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Somers in 2010 was $33,792, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,168 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, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Somers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.