Somerville is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 716 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Somerville is the 320th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Somerville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Somerville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Somerville who work in sales jobs (12.27%), teaching (11.52%), and office and administrative support (10.04%).
Also of interest is that Somerville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Somerville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Somerville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Somerville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Somerville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.78% of adults in Somerville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Somerville in 2010 was $18,686, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,744 for a family of four.
The people who call Somerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Somerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Somerville include German, English, Scottish, and Scandinavian.
The most common language spoken in Somerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.