|• Mayor||Naheed Nenshi|
|• Administrative body||Calgary City Council|
|• Councillor||Diane Colley-Urquhart|
|• Total||3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,070 m (3,510 ft)|
|• Total||8,596 |
|• Average Income||$88,150|
|Website||Somerset Community Association|
Somerset is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the southern edge of the city, north of the Spruce Meadows Trail and east from the community of Bridlewood and west from Macleod Trail. The Spruce Meadows equestrian facility is located immediately southwest.
In the City of Calgary's 2016 municipal census, Somerset had a population of 8,596 living in 3,153 dwellings. With a land area of 2.3 km2 (0.89 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,710/km2 (9,620/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $88,150 in 2000, and there were 6.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 23.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 10.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 4.8% of the housing was used for renting.
The community is served by the Somerset School (K-4) public school, and Samuel W. Shaw School (5-9). Both of these schools are run by the Calgary Board of Education. Bishop O'Byrne High School, which is run by the Calgary Catholic School District, is also readily accessible to Somerset residents.
Somerset is served by Calgary Transit Routes 14 and 52. The [Somerset-Bridlewood] CTrain Station serves Somerset