Somerville is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 769 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Somerville is the 320th largest community in Alabama.
Somerville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Somerville is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somerville who work in teaching (13.14%), office and administrative support (7.66%), and food service (7.66%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Somerville is worth considering.
Being a small town, Somerville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Somerville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.37% of adults 25 and older in Somerville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Somerville in 2010 was $22,618, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,472 for a family of four. However, Somerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Somerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Other Indo-European.