Somerton, Arizona Population 2024

14,718

Somerton is a city located in Yuma County Arizona. Somerton has a 2024 population of 14,718. Somerton is currently growing at a rate of 0.7% annually and its population has increased by 3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,226 in 2020.

The average household income in Somerton is $69,483 with a poverty rate of 16.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Somerton is 30.4 years, 29.7 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Somerton Demographics

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

  • White: 48.2%
  • Two or more races: 39.81%
  • Other race: 8.52%
  • Black or African American: 3.38%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
7.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,984.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.46% (492)
The current population of Somerton, Arizona is 14,718 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,226.

Somerton, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,88248.2%
Two or more races5,68439.81%
Other race1,2168.52%
Black or African American4823.38%
Native American140.1%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Somerton Population by Race

Somerton Population Pyramid 2024

Somerton Median Age

30.4

Total

29.7

Male

32.3

Female

Somerton Adults

There are 10,135 adults, (1,415 of whom are seniors) in Somerton.

Somerton Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerton Sex Ratio

Female7,00049.03%
Male7,27850.97%

Somerton Population by Age

Somerton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3453.2971.628.4
Married2,5233.7176.223.8
Female8593.5751.148.9
Non Family5301.0770.229.8
Male4332.9887.812.2
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3.5

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Somerton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Somerton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Somerton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Somerton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,651

Average Earnings

$41,817

Average Male

$31,178

Average Female

Somerton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somerton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Somerton Language

19.21% of Somerton residents speak only English, while 80.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 80.79% of the population.

Somerton Language

Somerton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,6602,38017.42%
Multiple5,68477513.63%
Other1,216877.15%
Black482438.92%
White52910.19%
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16.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.9%

Male Poverty Rate

20.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerton is Hispanic, with 17.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerton is White, with 0.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.35%.

Somerton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.26%
Some College10.61%
High School8.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%
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Somerton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.47%
Male Employed9.38%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Somerton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somerton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Somerton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Somerton 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.

Somerton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Somerton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

290

Number of Veterans

290

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Somerton Veterans by War

count

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Somerton Veterans by Age

count

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Somerton Veterans by Race

Somerton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Somerton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Somerton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Somerton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.31%

Born in Somerton

62.18%

Native Born

37.82%

Foreign Born

16.57%

Non Citizen

21.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.18% of Somerton residents were born in the United States, with 48.31% having been born in Arizona. 16.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Somerton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,2281020.67%
202815,1261020.68%
202715,0241020.68%
202614,9221020.69%
202514,8201020.69%
202414,7181020.7%
202314,6161020.7%
202214,5141020.71%
202114,4121861.31%
202014,226-2,280-13.81%
201916,5061620.99%
201816,3441641.01%
201716,1803992.53%
201615,7812911.88%
201515,4902371.55%
201415,2532921.95%
201314,9612631.79%
201214,6981210.83%
201114,5772461.72%
201014,3317,06597.23%
20007,2661,98437.56%
19905,282-479-8.31%
19805,761
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Somerton Population by Year