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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Somerset is a town in Ohio with a population of 1,521. Somerset is in Perry County. Living in Somerset offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Somerset and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Somerset are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$555
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Somerset

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,670
National
$55,322
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Somerset Reviews

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I enjoy the location and the small town atmosphere. I can commute to Thornville, Zanesville, or New Lexington in about 15 mins. I love the "mom and pop" shops and restaurants and the ability to walk or ride a bike through town.
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Family has lived here for several generations! Close knit small town with a lot of history! It is a great that place to raise a family.
I have lived In Somerset four five years now and my let me tell you how it has grown. The little town is quite and people,are friendly.