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Somerset is a township in Steele County, in the Owatonna metro area.
The latitude of Somerset is 43.972N. The longitude is -93.231W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,230 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 847.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Somerset demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Steele County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56026 ZIP code.
36% of Somerset residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Somerset ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Somerset was $20,704, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Somerset residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Somerset, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $835.
Steele County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Somerset political report.
The average commute time for Somerset workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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