Somerton, Arizona Population 2020

17,319
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Somerton is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 17,319, it is the 35th largest city in Arizona and the 2078th largest city in the United States. Somerton is currently growing at a rate of 2.45% annually and its population has increased by 21.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,287 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Somerton has a population density of 2,335 people per square mile.

The average household income in Somerton is $49,644 with a poverty rate of 25.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $119,400. The median age in Somerton is 28.2 years, 26.9 years for males, and 30.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Somerton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Somerton was:

  • White: 81.46%
  • Other race: 15.03%
  • Black or African American: 2.28%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Somerton, Arizona is 17,319, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,491.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,287.

Somerton, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,97881.46%
Some Other Race2,39515.03%
Black or African American3632.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.66%
Two or More Races910.57%
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Somerton Population Pyramid 2020

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Somerton Median Age

28.2


Total

26.9


Male

30.2


Female

Somerton Adults

There are 10,292 adults, (1,132 of whom are seniors) in Somerton.

Somerton Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerton Sex Ratio

Female

8,071

50.66%

Male

7,861

49.34%

Somerton Households and Families

Somerton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Somerton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Non Family73%27%
All69.6%30.4%
Male57%43%
Female51.1%48.9%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5863.4769.6
Married2,8113.9576.6
Female1,0233.4851.1
Non Family5381.2473
Male2142.8257

3.69

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Somerton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,13624.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,33915.57%
High School Graduate2,09524.36%
Some College1,41016.40%
Associates Degree7568.79%
Bachelors Degree6747.84%
Graduate Degree1892.20%
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Somerton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic8,1874,712809
Other Race1,312901189
White32532546
Black23718677
Native American76768
Multiple Races4232

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 32.49%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,813$30,566$21,693
Less Than High School$19,700$21,868$12,841
High School Grad$27,030$33,750$21,761
Some College$29,776$41,627$23,056
Bachelors Degree$37,068$53,188$34,250
Graduate Degree$53,125$$47,344

$26,813

Average Earnings

$30,566

Average Male

$21,693

Average Female

Somerton Language

Somerton Language by Age

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Somerton Language

15.63% of Somerton residents speak only English, while 84.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.90% of the population.

Somerton Poverty

Somerton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,1313,87125.58%
Other2,39538315.99%
White53610219.03%
Black3635114.05%
Native1051312.38%
Multiple9199.89%

25.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.08%

Male Poverty Rate

27.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerton is Hispanic, with 25.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerton is Multiple, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.96%
High School16.80%
Some College15.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.75%
Female Employed18.97%
Male Employed15.87%
Male Unemployed12.80%

Somerton Income

Somerton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,292$49,644
Families$40,684$51,119
Married Families$54,379-
Non Families$17,179$32,864
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Somerton Marital Status

Somerton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerton Married by Age and Sex

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Somerton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Somerton Marital Status by Race

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Somerton Veterans

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303

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War170
First Gulf War91
Vietnam6
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34128
35 to 54117
55 to 6452
65 to 746
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2573.13%
Hispanic1281.30%
Indian2836.84%
Black186.02%

Somerton Veterans by Education

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5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerton Employment Status

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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47.26%

Born in Arizona

61.24%

Native Born

38.76%

Foreign Born

21.59%

Non Citizen

17.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.24% of Somerton residents were born in the United States, with 47.26% having been born in Arizona. 21.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,3194142.45%
201916,9054142.51%
201816,4911911.17%
201716,3004142.61%
201615,8862931.88%
201515,5932401.56%
201415,3532961.97%
201315,0572681.81%
201214,7891260.86%
201114,6632481.72%
201014,4157,1497.09%
20007,2661,9843.24%
19905,282-479-0.86%
19805,7610.00%