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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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