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
80,434
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
11.9%
Median Home
$616,100
Median Income
$91,168
Median Rent
$1,763

Rankings for Somerville in Massachusetts

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Map Of Somerville, MA

Population over time in Somerville

Year Population % Change
2017 80,434 0.6%
2016 79,983 0.6%
2015 79,507 1.2%
2014 78,595 1.3%
2013 77,560 0.8%
2012 76,945 1.3%
2011 75,974 0.5%
2010 75,566 0.5%
2009 75,215 -
Crime/100k Somerville MA USA
Violent Crime 215.4 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 52.3 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 137.5 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 1241.5 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 194.7 200.8 376.0
Larceny 912.8 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 133.9 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Somerville

White
69.6% (55,986)
African American
6.1% (4,922)
American Indian
0.1% (75)
Asian
9.7% (7,770)
Hawaiian
0.0% (13)
Other
0.7% (578)
Two Or More
3.0% (2,423)
Hispanic
10.8% (8,667)
Race Somerville MA USA
White 69.6% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 6.1% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 9.7% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.8% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Somerville, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.7% (381,713)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (310,463)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.1% (487,486)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.2% (416,236)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.2% (582,975)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.6% (1,092,742)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (1,034,714)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.0% (1,768,269)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.2% (984,031)
$200,000 or more
12.2% (984,766)
Income Somerville MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.7% 544.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 450.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.1% 753.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.2% 703.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.2% 958.6% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.6% 1469.3% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 1197.7% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.0% 1775.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.2% 950.1% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 12.2% 1197.9% 697.9%

Gender in Somerville

Female
49.7% (39,951)
Male
50.3% (40,483)
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
4.0% (3,217)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (3,217)
High School / GED
15.0% (12,065)
Some College
9.0% (7,239)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (2,413)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (27,347)
Master's Degree
21.0% (16,891)
Professional Degree
4.0% (3,217)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (4,826)
Education Somerville MA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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