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Somerville Summary
Somerville is located in Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.390935
Longitude: -71.103152
Population: 77,040
Area: 4.12 sq. miles
Land: 4.03 sq. miles
Water: 0.09 sq. miles
Population Density: 19,113.22 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 40.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 617
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Somerville Zip Codes

Somerville Demographics

Somerville Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Male37,51548.70%48.18%49.04%
Female39,52551.30%51.82%50.96%
Males / Female0.95-0.930.96
Total Population77,040100.00 %--
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Somerville Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years3,4954.54%6.26%6.83%
5 to 9 years3,0874.01%6.79%7.31%
10 to 14 years3,0884.01%6.79%7.30%
15 to 19 years4,0285.23%6.55%7.20%
20 to 24 years9,75812.67%6.37%6.75%
25 to 34 years21,37827.75%14.60%14.17%
35 to 44 years11,61415.08%16.74%16.01%
45 to 54 years7,79510.12%13.76%13.37%
55 to 59 years2,5803.35%4.88%4.79%
60 to 64 years2,1772.83%3.72%3.84%
65 to 74 years4,0305.23%6.74%6.53%
75 to 84 years2,9133.78%4.97%4.38%
85 years and over1,0971.42%1.84%1.50%
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)31.4-38.637.7
18 years and over65,54085.07%76.37%74.27%
Male
31,61941.04%36.06%35.85%
Female
33,92144.03%40.31%38.42%
21 years and over62,07680.58%72.26%69.92%
62 years and over9,30912.08%15.71%14.65%
65 years and over8,04010.44%13.55%12.42%
Male
2,9783.87%5.38%5.12%
Female
5,0626.57%8.17%7.30%
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Somerville Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
One race73,28195.12%97.70%97.55%
White
59,33877.02%84.54%75.21%
Black or African American
4,9856.47%5.41%12.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native
1660.22%0.24%0.87%
Asian
4,9236.39%3.75%3.59%
Asian Indian
1,3601.77%0.69%0.59%
Chinese
1,8262.37%1.33%0.85%
Filipino
1550.20%0.13%0.65%
Japanese
2840.37%0.17%0.28%
Korean
4540.59%0.27%0.38%
Vietnamese
3260.42%0.53%0.39%
Other Asian
5180.67%0.63%0.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
500.06%0.04%0.14%
Native Hawaiian
60.01%0.01%0.05%
Guamanian or Chamorro
150.02%0.01%0.02%
Samoan
140.02%0.01%0.03%
Other Pacific Islander
150.02%0.01%0.04%
Some other race
3,8194.96%3.73%5.48%
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)6,7738.79%6.75%13.70%
Mexican
4620.60%0.35%7.24%
Puerto Rican
7741.00%3.14%2.46%
Cuban
1730.22%0.14%0.44%
Other Hispanic or Latino
5,3646.96%3.12%3.55%
Not Hispanic or Latino70,26791.21%93.25%86.30%
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Somerville Social Profile

Somerville School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,205100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
8134.02%7.12%6.47%
Kindergarten
5772.86%5.01%5.43%
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
4,93924.44%40.73%43.92%
High school (grades 9-12)
2,79413.83%19.71%21.38%
College or graduate school
11,08254.85%27.43%22.81%
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Somerville Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over53,664100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
4,6398.64%5.79%7.55%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
5,78410.78%9.44%12.05%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
12,80023.85%27.27%28.63%
High school or higher
43,24180.58%84.76%80.40%
Some college, no degree
6,59412.29%17.09%21.05%
Associate degree
2,1143.94%7.21%6.32%
Bachelor's degree
12,29622.91%19.53%15.54%
Bachelor's degree or higher
21,73340.50%33.19%24.40%
Graduate or professional degree
9,43717.59%13.66%8.86%
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Somerville Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported85,175100.00%--
Arab7060.83%0.73%0.42%
Czech2250.26%0.21%0.59%
Danish2530.30%0.22%0.50%
Dutch5090.60%0.60%1.58%
English5,2046.11%9.88%8.53%
French (except Basque)2,2482.64%6.96%2.90%
French Canadian1,8532.18%4.25%0.85%
German4,3235.08%5.16%14.93%
Greek1,2521.47%1.07%0.40%
Hungarian4420.52%0.25%0.49%
Irish14,62817.17%19.54%10.65%
Italian11,17313.12%11.77%5.47%
Lithuanian4960.58%0.70%0.23%
Norwegian3820.45%0.49%1.56%
Polish2,1202.49%4.42%3.12%
Portuguese5,8296.84%3.83%0.41%
Russian1,4801.74%1.51%0.92%
Scotch-Irish9731.14%1.36%1.50%
Scottish1,3531.59%2.22%1.70%
Slovak910.11%0.09%0.28%
Subsaharan African9501.12%1.10%0.62%
Swedish6210.73%1.63%1.39%
Swiss1400.16%0.14%0.32%
Ukrainian2800.33%0.31%0.31%
United States or American1,9532.29%3.35%7.18%
Welsh3510.41%0.32%0.61%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,8223.31%1.11%0.65%
Other ancestries22,51826.44%16.76%31.89%
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Somerville Economy

Somerville Employment

GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over67,066100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
32,40748.32%47.30%48.32%
Females 16 years and over
34,65951.68%52.70%51.68%
In labor force
47,49370.82%66.21%63.63%
Males in labor force
24,58351.76%51.89%53.52%
Females in labor force
22,91048.24%48.11%46.48%
Civilian labor force
47,46570.77%66.11%63.10%
Employed
45,80168.29%63.09%59.39%
Unemployed
1,6642.48%3.01%3.71%
Unemployment level
-3.50%4.55%5.84%
Armed Forces
280.04%0.11%0.53%
Not in labor force
19,57329.18%33.79%36.37%
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers38,46383.98%79.99%78.40%
Government workers4,82410.53%13.46%14.66%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,3985.24%6.37%6.64%
Unpaid family workers1160.25%0.18%0.31%
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Somerville Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations21,81847.64%41.08%33.60%
Service occupations7,49016.35%14.06%14.87%
Sales and office occupations10,21422.30%25.90%26.70%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations130.03%0.21%0.74%
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,3435.12%7.46%9.47%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,9238.57%11.28%14.63%
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Somerville Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining230.05%0.39%1.87%
Construction1,7043.72%5.50%6.80%
Manufacturing3,5467.74%12.82%14.09%
Wholesale trade8841.93%3.27%3.60%
Retail trade3,9698.67%11.17%11.73%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,4053.07%4.17%5.19%
Information2,4075.26%3.75%3.08%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,5447.74%8.21%6.87%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,52418.61%11.56%9.28%
Educational, health and social services12,02226.25%23.75%19.92%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,8268.35%6.77%7.86%
Other services (except public administration)2,4015.24%4.39%4.88%
Public administration1,5463.38%4.25%4.83%
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Somerville Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Households31,514100.00%2,444,588106,788,273
Less than $10,000
3,0919.81%8.78%9.86%
$10,000 to $14,999
1,7955.70%5.61%6.40%
$15,000 to $24,999
3,0419.65%10.15%12.89%
$25,000 to $34,999
3,45710.97%10.35%12.79%
$35,000 to $49,999
5,53317.56%14.53%16.44%
$50,000 to $74,999
6,76221.46%20.09%19.30%
$75,000 to $99,999
3,69911.74%12.79%10.14%
$100,000 to $149,999
2,9579.38%10.93%7.65%
$150,000 to $199,999
6842.17%3.30%2.18%
$200,000 or more
4951.57%3.46%2.35%
Median household income (dollars)$46,538.33-$55,837.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.38-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$19,526.85-$22,278.84$15,252.86
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Somerville Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over44,807100.00%100.00%100.00%
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
20,29845.30%73.81%75.65%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
4,68610.46%9.00%12.23%
Public transportation (including taxicab)
13,11729.27%8.73%4.73%
Walked
4,1229.20%4.34%2.94%
Other means
1,5183.39%0.99%1.20%
Worked at home
1,0662.38%3.14%3.25%
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.9 minutes-26.9 minutes26.3 minutes
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Somerville Housing

Somerville Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,418100.00 %2,621,986117,282,697
Occupied housing units
31,50397.18%93.20%91.00%
Owner-occupied housing units
9,64629.76%57.52%60.30%
Renter-occupied housing units
21,85767.42%35.68%30.70%
Vacant housing units
9152.82%6.80%9.00%
For seasonal or occasional use
870.27%3.58%3.06%
Homeowner vacancy rate0.77%-1.04%2.21%
Rental vacancy rate1.57%-4.18%7.86%
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.59-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.30-2.102.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,452100.00%--
1-unit, detached
3,0169.29%52.42%60.37%
1-unit, attached
8582.64%3.97%5.68%
2 units
11,23934.63%11.61%4.29%
3 or 4 units
9,34528.80%11.42%4.72%
5 to 9 units
2,7858.58%5.95%4.66%
10 to 19 units
1,6144.97%4.34%3.99%
20 or more units
3,59011.06%9.34%8.59%
Mobile home
50.02%0.92%7.49%
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00%0.02%0.22%
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Somerville Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,452100.00%--
1 room
6622.04%2.01%2.21%
2 rooms
2,3807.33%4.75%4.88%
3 rooms
4,81314.83%9.72%10.06%
4 rooms
6,34819.56%14.81%15.95%
5 rooms
7,97624.58%19.15%20.92%
6 rooms
4,52813.95%18.30%18.39%
7 rooms
2,1386.59%12.75%11.98%
8 rooms
1,4654.51%9.15%7.99%
9 or more rooms
2,1426.60%9.35%7.63%
Median (rooms)4.8-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units31,532100.00%--
1.00 or less
29,99295.12%90.54%85.63%
1.01 to 1.50
1,0763.41%1.68%2.83%
1.51 or more
4641.47%0.98%2.54%
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Somerville Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas19,49660.08%40.91%46.07%
Bottled, tank, or LP gas9542.94%2.45%5.96%
Electricity2,9849.20%11.58%27.62%
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,85124.19%36.74%8.06%
Coal or coke80.02%0.10%0.12%
Wood00.00%0.74%1.51%
Solar energy00.00%0.02%0.05%
Other fuel1440.44%0.41%0.35%
No fuel used950.29%0.25%1.25%
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Somerville Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,727100.00%--
Less than $50,000
230.84%0.68%10.14%
$50,000 to $99,999
662.42%8.86%30.62%
$100,000 to $149,999
36113.24%23.37%23.60%
$150,000 to $199,999
75827.80%23.03%14.50%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,04738.39%24.13%11.81%
$300,000 to $499,999
42915.73%14.36%6.42%
$500,000 to $999,999
371.36%4.74%2.34%
$1,000,000 or more
60.22%0.85%0.56%
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Somerville Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage1,87568.76%71.59%69.56%
Less than $300
00.00%0.08%0.50%
$300 to $499
220.81%1.23%3.97%
$500 to $699
973.56%3.81%8.97%
$700 to $999
28610.49%11.76%17.28%
$1,000 to $1,499
68024.94%26.30%20.91%
$1,500 to $1,999
53919.77%15.82%9.93%
$2,000 or more
2519.20%12.59%7.99%
Not mortgaged85231.24%28.41%30.44%
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent97435.72%33.42%36.58%
15 to 19 percent38314.04%18.03%17.40%
20 to 24 percent30511.18%15.04%13.85%
25 to 29 percent30111.04%10.27%9.40%
30 to 34 percent1826.67%6.44%6.01%
35 percent or more55820.46%16.23%15.91%
Not computed240.88%0.56%0.85%
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Somerville Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units21,874100.00%100.00%100.00%
Less than $200
7483.42%7.07%5.40%
$200 to $299
6953.18%5.96%5.26%
$300 to $499
1,5957.29%14.12%22.00%
$500 to $749
4,33719.83%28.69%33.46%
$750 to $999
6,28928.75%21.80%17.03%
$1,000 to $1,499
6,03227.58%13.95%8.60%
$1,500 or more
1,8048.25%4.85%2.89%
No cash rent
3741.71%3.56%5.35%
Median (dollars)2,65212.12%38.22%44.00%
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent4,28719.60%18.93%18.07%
15 to 19 percent3,27414.97%14.23%14.26%
20 to 24 percent3,05813.98%12.52%12.73%
25 to 29 percent2,41911.06%11.79%10.37%
30 to 34 percent1,8848.61%7.72%7.32%
35 percent or more6,17628.23%28.63%29.47%
Not computed7763.55%6.18%7.77%

Somerville Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
None7,14122.00%11.86%9.57%
114,63045.08%34.47%31.22%
27,40122.81%35.15%34.76%
3 or more2,3607.27%11.71%15.45%
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