Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$142,160$37,756$29,829
Median household income$250,001$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$250,001$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$177,500$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$87,344$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level2.8%9.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Somerset is 377% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Somerset is 352% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Somerset is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Somerset is 81% lower than the national average

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      $166,650 $250,001 $500,002
      $50,706 $76,067 $152,134
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Somerset median earnings by income bracket

      Somerset employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector1.2%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services2.0%2.0%
      Public administration18.6%18.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services18.2%18.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD757$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Section Three, MD900$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase View, MD1,151$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase, MD2,979$250,001351.9%
      Somerset, MD952$250,001351.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Wakefield, KS952$44,37519.8%
      Castile, NY952$61,58711.3%
      Belle Vernon, PA952$31,44743.2%
      Alcester, SD952$50,2689.1%
      Centerville, SD952$41,34625.3%
      Somerset, MD952$250,001351.9%
      Source: The Somerset, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).