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Somers, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Somers had a population of 106 as of July 1, 2017. Somers ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Somers is located at latitude 42.3787 and longitude -94.431 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Somers (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The City of Somers (GNIS ID: 2395911) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Somers is located within Township of Cedar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Somers population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Somers, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 106
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 55
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 74
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 74
Population in Familes 61
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 306
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,884
Average Household Income $67,516
Per Capita Income $23,511

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $77,273
Average Home Value $120,833
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 50
Average Household Size 1.48
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.88% -0.77%
Households -1.31% -1.23%
Families 0.84% -1.21%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Somers, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somers to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 858 15th
Population Density # 776 23rd
Diversity Index # 42 96th
Median Household Income # 360 64th
Per Capita Income # 862 15th

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