Income/capita 47%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 30%
Income per capita$15,941$27,828$29,829
Median household income$40,515$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,981$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,667$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$27,064$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$15,906$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Somerset is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Somerset is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Somerset is 30% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Somerset is 38% higher than the national average

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      Somerset median earnings by income bracket

      Somerset employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.2%4.3%
      Manufacturing sector14.3%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%10.8%
      Wholesale & retail services8.4%12.2%
      Public administration4.5%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%1.8%
      Education, health & social services4.5%40.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lackland AFB, TX6,711$70,99428%
      Devine, TX4,607$62,56613%
      Castroville, TX2,910$59,0387%
      Lytle, TX2,810$55,5360%
      Sandy Oaks, TX4,013$50,3679%
      Somerset, TX1,562$40,51527%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Limestone, IL1,562$74,91735%
      University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, PA1,561$0100%
      East Berlin, PA1,563$57,8295%
      Blue Grass, IA1,563$71,05828%
      Freedom, PA1,564$37,77832%
      Somerset, TX1,562$40,51527%
      Source: The Somerset, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).