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Somerset, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Somerset, Wisconsin
Location of Somerset, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°8?30?N 92°42?9?W / 45.14167°N 92.70250°W / 45.14167; -92.70250Coordinates: 45°8?30?N 92°42?9?W / 45.14167°N 92.70250°W / 45.14167; -92.70250
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County St. Croix
Area
 o Total 2.75 sq mi (7.12 km2)
 o Land 2.75 sq mi (7.12 km2)
 o Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2010)
 o Total 2,635
 o Estimate (2012 ) 2,656
 o Density 958.2/sq mi (370.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 o Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-74700
GNIS feature ID 1584175

History

Somerset’s current Village President is Jeffrey Johnson.

Overview

Somerset is a village in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, along the Apple River. The population was 2,635 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Somerset.

Geography

Somerset is located at 45°7?30?N 92°40?30?W / 45.12500°N 92.67500°W / 45.12500; -92.67500 (45.125189, -92.6752).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.75 square miles (7.12 km2), all of it land. The Apple River runs through Somerset.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,635 people, 990 households, and 654 families residing in the village. The population density was 958.2 inhabitants per square mile (370.0/km2). There were 1,102 housing units at an average density of 400.7 per square mile (154.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.1% White, 1.0% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 2.0% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.

There were 990 households of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 29.6 years. 32.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 36.3% were from 25 to 44; 17.4% were from 45 to 64; and 5.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,556 people, 635 households, and 391 families residing in the village. The population density was 844.1 people per square mile (326.5/km²). There were 659 housing units at an average density of 357.5 per square mile (138.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.85% White, 0.77% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 1.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 635 households out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.8% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.99.

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