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Somerset is located in Somerset County in the state of New Jersey (NJ).

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Somerset, New Jersey, a CDP, in Somerset County spans over 5.4 square miles and has a population of 22,083 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Somerset Latitude: 40.5013 Longitude: -74.5325

The The Zip Codes for Somerset, NJ are:
08873, 08875

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Facts & Data:

Somerset New Jersey Physical Characteristics:

Somerset has an area of 6.4 square miles
  • Land: 6.3272405405405 Sq. Mi. (98.18%)
  • Water: 0.11739420849421 Sq. Mi.(1.82%)
The Somerset CDP takes up 2.1% of the area of Somerset County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +40.5085067
  • Longitude: -074.5002072
Somerset Land Water Pie Chart

Somerset, NJ Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 49.11 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00280847 BLACKWELLS MILLS
Latitude: 40.4603 Longitude: -74.5825 Elevation: 12.2 feet.

Somerset, NJ Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Somerset was 22,083 people, which is 6.8 % of the entire population of Somerset County.


  • 47.74% Male
  • 52.26% Female


  • 47.036% White
  • 28.882% Black
  • 17.593% Asian
  • 0.23% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.01% Pacific Islander
  • 3.265% Mixed
  • 2.984% Other


  • 90.53% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 9.47% Hispanic or Latino
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Somerset, NJ Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 8,883
  • Occupied: 8,594 (96.75%)
  • Vacant: 289 (3.25%)
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Matrix Controls Co
382598 - Instrs-Measuring/Testing Elec (Mfrs)
330 Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, New Jersey 08873-7018
Robert Lindemann (732) 469-5551 (732) 469-7299 http://www.matrixcontrols.net
See more in the Somerset Business Directory
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