Somerset County , New Jersey

Somerset County: County in Maine, United States

Somerset County locator map
Location of Somerset County on New Jersey map.

About

Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 323,444 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Skowhegan. The county was created 212 years ago in 1808.

Courthouse  Skowhegan  ME image
Courthouse Skowhegan ME
Courthouse  Skowhegan  ME image

Geography

Somerset County is located at 40°33'49"N 74°36'59"W (40.5635100, -74.6163100). It has 6 neighbors: Aroostook County, Franklin County, Kennebec County, Penobscot County, Piscataquis County and Waldo County.

Somerset County map

The largest city of Somerset County is North Plainfield with a population of 21,246. Other cities include, Somerville population 12,157, Bound Brook population 10,159, Manville population 10,046 and Raritan population 7,748. See all Somerset County cities & populated places.

Somerset County Quick Facts

Population : 329,331 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Different from : Somerset County, Somerset County, Somerset County
Area : 10607 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.1%
Land as percent of area : 95.9%
Named for : Somerset
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Capital : Skowhegan
Establishment : January 01, 1809
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:59:28 (18th September 2021)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.79% (2010-2020)

Somerset County has 6 neighbours.

  • Harmony
  • Mercer
  • Moose River
  • Fairfield
  • Pittsfield
  • Northwest Somerset, Maine
  • Seboomook Lake, Maine
  • Smithfield
  • Highland Plantation
  • Solon
  • Detroit
  • Ripley
  • Cambridge
  • Starks
  • Anson
  • Brighton Plantation, Maine
  • West Forks
  • Caratunk
  • Canaan
  • Northeast Somerset, Maine
  • Dennistown
  • St. Albans
  • Madison
  • Jackman
  • Skowhegan
  • Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Maine
  • Central Somerset, Maine
  • Cornville
  • The Forks
  • Palmyra
  • New Portland
  • Bingham
  • Athens
  • Hartland
  • Embden
  • Norridgewock
  • Moscow

Demographics

The population of Somerset County increased by 1.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 323,444 - census
2011 326,249 0.86% estimation process
2012 327,407 0.35% estimation process
2013 329,047 0.5% estimation process
2014 329,329 0.09% estimation process
2015 329,626 0.09% estimation process
2016 329,875 0.08% estimation process
2017 330,573 0.21% estimation process
2018 330,181 -0.12% estimation process
2019 328,934 -0.38% estimation process
2020 329,331 0.12% estimation process

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People born in Somerset County (1)

American politician (1876-1940) Clyde H. Smith was born in Somerset County

Other places with the same name (4)

Somerset County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County.

City Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Hillsborough 40,105 Township in Somerset county, New Jersey
Voorhees 29,107 Township in Camden County, New Jersey
Montgomery 23,094 Township in Somerset County, New Jersey
North Plainfield 21,246 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Somerville 12,157 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bound Brook 10,159 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Manville 10,046 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bedminster 7,949 Township of New Jersey
Raritan 7,748 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bernardsville 7,556 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Watchung 6,007 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
South Bound Brook 4,518 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Peapack 2,086 Human settlement in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America
Far Hills 901 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Rocky Hill 666 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

New Jersey Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Bergen County 930,394 County in New Jersey, United States
Middlesex County 822,736 County in New Jersey, United States
Essex County 800,501 County in New York, United States
Hudson County 671,666 County in New Jersey, United States
Monmouth County 618,381 County in New Jersey, United States
Ocean County 614,237 County in New Jersey, United States
Union County 555,394 County in Oregon, United States
Camden County 506,809 County in Missouri, United States
Passaic County 500,382 County in New Jersey, United States
Morris County 491,087 County in New Jersey, United States
Burlington County 446,596 County in New Jersey, United States
Mercer County 367,239 County in West Virginia, United States
Gloucester County 293,245 County in New Jersey, United States
Newark 282,520 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Atlantic County 262,945 County in New Jersey, United States