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Somerset is a city in Pulaski County.
Somerset is in the Pennyroyal region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for county in NJ.
The latitude of Somerset is 37.091N. The longitude is -84.604W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,786.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Somerset demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pulaski 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 42533 ZIP code.
11% of Somerset residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $14,048, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Somerset residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Somerset, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.
Libraries in Somerset include Pulaski County Public Library District ... View libraries
Newspapers in Somerset include Somerset Commonwealth Journal
TV stations in Somerset include WKSO.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WDCL-FM.
Pulaski 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Somerset between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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