Somerville SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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Somerville, Massachusetts Info Snack

Somerville (/smrvl/ SUM-r-vil) is a city located directly to the northwest of Boston, in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. As of 2010[update], the United States Census lists the city with a total population of 75,754 people, making it the most densely populated municipality in New England. As of 2010[update], it was the 16th most densely populated incorporated municipality in the country. Somerville was established as a town in 1842, when it was separated from Charlestown. In 2006, the town was named the best-run city in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. In 1972, in 2009, and again in 2015, the city received the All-America City Award.
Population
79,983
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
12.4%
Median Home
$558,300
Median Income
$84,722
Median Rent
$1,699

Rankings for Somerville in Massachusetts

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Map Of Somerville, MA

Population over time in Somerville

Year Population % Change
2017 79,983 0.6%
2016 79,507 1.2%
2015 78,595 1.3%
2014 77,560 0.8%
2013 76,945 1.3%
2012 75,974 0.5%
2011 75,566 0.5%
2010 75,215 -

Crime in Somerville Per 100k

Crime Somerville MA USA
Violent Crime 232.0 358.0 382.9
Murder 1.2 2.5 5.3
Robbery 49.8 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 161.6 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 1300.9 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 211.4 249.1 430.4
Larceny 981.5 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 108.1 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Somerville

White
70.6% (56,500)
African American
6.0% (4,832)
American Indian
0.1% (113)
Asian
9.6% (7,643)
Hawaiian
0.0% (18)
Other
0.9% (742)
Two Or More
2.7% (2,193)
Hispanic
9.9% (7,942)
Race Somerville MA USA
White 70.6% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 6.0% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 9.6% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 9.9% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Somerville, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.3% (423,909)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (311,933)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.8% (463,901)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.2% (415,911)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.6% (687,853)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (1,183,748)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (1,047,777)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.4% (1,711,636)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.0% (879,813)
$200,000 or more
10.8% (863,816)
Income Somerville MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.8% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.2% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.6% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.4% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.0% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 10.8% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Somerville

Female
49.7% (39,743)
Male
50.3% (40,239)
Gender Somerville MA USA
Female 49.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Somerville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (4,008)
9-12th Grade
4.6% (3,661)
High School / GED
16.6% (13,296)
Some College
9.4% (7,515)
Associate's Degree
3.2% (2,586)
Bachelor's Degree
31.8% (25,398)
Master's Degree
20.7% (16,574)
Professional Degree
3.5% (2,826)
Doctorate Degree
5.1% (4,115)
Education Somerville MA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.6% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 16.6% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 9.4% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 3.2% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 31.8% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 20.7% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.5% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.1% 2.7% 1.4%

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