Somerset is a city located in Bexar County, Texas, United States. It has a population of 1631, according to the census from 2010. English speaking European settlers had already arrived in the area by the early 1800s. The settlement called Somerset was established around 1848. The oil was discovered in 1913. The median income for the city is about $31.000. Farming in Somerset was focused on cotton and then it turned to fruits and vegetables in the early 20th century. Somerset Independent School District was formed from at least five other school districts: Wildman, Senior, Bexar, Old Rock (Old Somerset area), and Oak Island.