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Somers is a town in Tolland County, in the Hartford metro area.
The community was named after Lord John Somers of England.
The latitude of Somers is 41.983N. The longitude is -72.45W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 240 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,417.
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8% of Somers residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Somers ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Somers was $23,952, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Somers residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Somers, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $533. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,414.
Libraries in Somers include Somers Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Somers workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Somers between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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