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Somerset County, Maryland

11916 Somerset Ave Rm 111
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: (410) 651-0320
Fax: (410) 651-0366
www.visitsomerset.com

On southern border of MD, southwest of Salisbury; original county; organized Aug 22, 1666. Name Origin: For Mary Somerset, sister-in-law of Cecilius Calvert (1605-75), 2nd Lord Baltimore

Area (sq mi):: 610.78 (land 327.21; water 283.56) Population per square mile: 79.00
Population 2005: 25,845 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 24,747 (White 55.80%; Black or African American 41.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,965; median household $29,903; Population below poverty level: 20.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,400-$20,528
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Somerset County, Maine

County Courthouse
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Phone: (207) 474-9861
Fax: (207) 474-7405
www.somersetcountymaine.org

In west-central ME and north to the border with Quebec, Canada; organized Mar 1, 1809 (prior to statehood) from Kennebec County. Name Origin: For Somerset county in England

Area (sq mi):: 4095.37 (land 3926.50; water 168.87) Population per square mile: 13.20
Population 2005: 51,667 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 2.30% Population 2000: 50,888 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,474; median household $30,731; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,403-$23,524
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Somerset County, Pennsylvania

300 N Center Ave
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: (814) 445-1400
Fax: (814) 445-1447
www.co.somerset.pa.us

On the southern border of western PA, south of Johnstown; organized Apr 17, 1795 from Bedford County. Name Origin: For Somersetshire, England

Area (sq mi):: 1081.17 (land 1074.66; water 6.51) Population per square mile: 73.40
Population 2005: 78,907 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 2.30% Population 2000: 80,023 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,178; median household $30,911; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,892-$22,125
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Somerset County, New Jersey

20 Grove St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 231-7006
Fax: (908) 253-8853
www.co.somerset.nj.us

In north-central NJ, southwest of Newark, organized May 14, 1688 from Middlesex County. Name Origin: For Somersetshire, the county in England

Area (sq mi):: 305.05 (land 304.69; water 0.36) Population per square mile: 1049.90
Population 2005: 319,900 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 7.50%; 1990-2000 23.80% Population 2000: 297,490 (White 74.10%; Black or African American 7.50%; Hispanic or Latino 8.70%; Asian 8.40%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 18.10%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $37,970; median household $76,933; Population below poverty level: 3.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $57,249-$55,443
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • North Plainfield (21,135)
  • Somerville County seat (12,434)
  • Manville (10,416)
  • Bound Brook (10,174)

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    Verizon Wireless, an operator of a wireless voice and data network and a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE: VOD), announced on Monday (21 July) that the company has activated a new cell site in Somerset county, Pennsylvania, USA.
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