Somers, WI
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Somers profile

Living in Somers

Somers is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,330 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Somers is the 110th largest community in Wisconsin.

Somers real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Somers house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Somers is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Somers is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somers who work in management occupations (15.71%), office and administrative support (11.26%), and sales jobs (9.33%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.11% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Somers, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Somers provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

The education level of Somers citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.74% of adults in Somers have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Somers in 2018 was $38,655, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,620 for a family of four. However, Somers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Somers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and Norwegian.

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