Somersworth, New Hampshire Population 2021

11,962
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Somersworth is a city located in Strafford County New Hampshire. With a 2020 population of 11,962, it is the 11th largest city in New Hampshire and the 2729th largest city in the United States . Somersworth is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually but its population has increased by 1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,766 in 2010. Somersworth reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Somersworth has a population density of 1,220 people per square mile.

The average household income in Somersworth is $74,483 with a poverty rate of 8.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,071 per month, and the median house value is $184,700. The median age in Somersworth is 36.9 years, 34.7 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Somersworth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Somersworthwas:

  • White: 83.87%
  • Asian: 6.74%
  • Two or more races: 4.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Somersworth, New Hampshire is 11,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,766.

Somersworth, New Hampshire Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,00283.87%
Asian8046.74%
Two or More Races5584.68%
Black or African American3863.24%
Some Other Race1561.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.16%
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Somersworth Population by Race

Somersworth Population Pyramid $2021

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Somersworth Median Age

36.9


Total

34.7


Male

39.3


Female

Somersworth Adults

There are 9,484 adults, (1,573 of whom are seniors) in Somersworth.

Somersworth Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Somersworth Sex Ratio

Female

6,061

50.83%

Male

5,864

49.17%

Somersworth Population by Age

Somersworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Somersworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male38.6%61.4%
Female40%60%
Non Family41%59%
All54.5%45.5%
Married70.6%29.4%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Somersworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1272.3254.5
Married2,3882.970.6
Non Family1,8091.2541
Female6273.0840
Male3032.638.6

2.82

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Somersworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1011.16%
9th to 12th Grade4435.07%
High School Graduate3,22836.92%
Some College1,76020.13%
Associates Degree95910.97%
Bachelors Degree1,69119.34%
Graduate Degree5626.43%
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Somersworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Somersworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,4416,9851,856
Asian581534136
Black27225025
2+ Races252252183
Hispanic19619670
Other Race6969
Native American19

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.62%.

Somersworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,731$46,703$33,149
Less Than 9th Grade$22,447$23,365$21,490
High School Graduate$33,610$39,926$26,200
Some College$41,530$47,115$35,497
Bachelors Degree$51,063$76,905$39,683
Graduate Degree$50,987$91,893$47,935

$38,731

Average Earnings

$46,703

Average Male

$33,149

Average Female

Somersworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somersworth Language by Age

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Somersworth Language

88.17% of Somersworth residents speak only English, while 11.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Somersworth Language

Somersworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8319519.67%
Hispanic2924615.75%
Other1563019.23%
Native1919100.00%
Multiple553183.25%
Asian804111.37%

8.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.58%

Male Poverty Rate

9.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somersworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somersworth is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somersworth is Asian, with 1.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.64%.

Somersworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.68%
High School9.82%
Some College5.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

Somersworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.06%
Female Employed3.75%
Male Employed3.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Somersworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somersworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,663$74,483
Families$78,254$87,015
Married Families$84,722-
Non Families$41,472$46,346
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Income by Household Type

Somersworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Somersworth Married by Age and Sex

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Somersworth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Somersworth Marital Status by Race

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Somersworth Marital Status

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947

Number of Veterans

855

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam339
First Gulf War266
Second Gulf War210
Korea51
World War II27

Somersworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64252
35 to 54233
65 to 74212
75+163
18 to 3487

Somersworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White88310.69%
Black4720.17%
Hispanic178.67%
Asian172.90%

Somersworth Veterans by Race

Somersworth Veterans by Education

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7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somersworth Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Somersworth Employment by Age

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Somersworth Employment by Race

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Somersworth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.46%

Born in Somersworth

91.57%

Native Born

8.43%

Foreign Born

5.59%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.57% of Somersworth residents were born in the United States, with 48.46% having been born in New Hampshire. 5.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Somersworth Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,962-3-0.03%
202011,965-3-0.03%
201911,968-3-0.03%
201811,971-22-0.18%
201711,9931050.88%
201611,888650.55%
201511,823-8-0.07%
201411,831280.24%
201311,803110.09%
201211,792-22-0.19%
201111,814510.43%
201011,7632860.25%
200011,4772280.20%
199011,2498990.84%
198010,3501,3241.38%
19709,0264970.57%
19608,5291,6022.10%
19506,9277911.22%
19406,1364560.78%
19305,680-1,008-1.62%
19206,688-16-0.02%
19106,704-319-0.46%
19007,0238161.24%
18906,2076211.06%
18805,5861,0822.18%
18704,504-283-0.61%
18604,787-156-0.32%
18504,9430.00%

Somersworth Population by Year