Somerton is a city located in Yuma County Arizona. Somerton has a 2020 population of 16,851. Somerton is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 16.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,414 in 2010.
The average household income in Somerton is $49,324 with a poverty rate of 25.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $127,000. The median age in Somerton is 27.5 years, 26.1 years for males, and 30 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Somertonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 48.40%.
15.56% of Somerton residents speak only English, while 84.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 84.02% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerton is Hispanic, with 26.37% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.85%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Somerton
59.48% of Somerton residents were born in the United States, with 49.08% having been born in Arizona. 22.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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