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People

Total Population 1,215
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 570
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 70.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 91.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $250
% Above Poverty Level 98%
% Below Poverty Level 2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 17.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation 22.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.4%
Median Gross Rent $3
Median House Value $1,174,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0.4%
English 12.2%
Irish 8.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Somerset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles S of Bethesda, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 20815
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.965
Longitude -77.096

Somerset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DALECARLIA RESERVOIR
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station NATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station COLLEGE PARK
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethesda 62,102 $200,053
Chevy Chase 2,927 $250
Glen Echo 286 $215,000
Kensington 1,990 $171,667
Silver Spring 77,460 $84,296
Takoma Park 17,478 $109,868

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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