Somerville is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 82,103, it is the 13th largest city in Massachusetts and the 468th largest city in the United States. Somerville is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,045 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Somerville has a population density of 19,915 people per square mile.
The average household income in Somerville is $117,141 with a poverty rate of 11.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,026 per month, and the median house value is $709,800. The median age in Somerville is 31.3 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Somervillewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.92%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.79%.
71.02% of Somerville residents speak only English, while 28.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.08% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerville is Black, with 34.99% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.66%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Somerville
76.06% of Somerville residents were born in the United States, with 39.19% having been born in Massachusetts. 14.63% 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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