Somerville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Somerville Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
81,360

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.2%
5 - 17:
7.6%
18 - 24:
14.2%
25 - 34:
33.2%
35 - 54:
23.2%
55 - 64:
8.6%
Over 65 Years:
9.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.1%
7.1%
High School Graduates
90.6%
90.6%
College Graduated
64.4%
64.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Somerville
$49,382
$49,382
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Somerville
$97,328
$97,328
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.5%

Employment Industries in Somerville

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
19.9%
19.9%
Education
17.8%
17.8%
Healthcare
13.5%
13.5%
Accommodation
6.7%
6.7%
Retail
6.6%
6.6%
Manufacturing
6.4%
6.4%
Other
4.5%
4.5%
Information Technology
4.1%
4.1%
Finance
3.9%
3.9%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Construction
2.9%
2.9%
Public Service
2.6%
2.6%
Transportation
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
68.2%
68.2%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
12.4%
12.4%
Asian
10.2%
10.2%
Black or African American
5.6%
5.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.5%
3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
15.9%
15.9%
Italian
11.3%
11.3%
German
7.6%
7.6%
English
7.2%
7.2%
Portuguese
3.8%
3.8%
Polish
3.4%
3.4%
French
2.7%
2.7%
European
2.4%
2.4%
Brazilian
2.1%
2.1%
Russian
2.1%
2.1%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
Haitian
1.9%
1.9%
French Canadian
1.5%
1.5%
Greek
1.3%
1.3%
Swedish
1.3%
1.3%
Eastern European
1.1%
1.1%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Other Arab
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
69.8%
69.8%
Spanish
9.8%
9.8%
Portuguese
6.3%
6.3%
Chinese
2.7%
2.7%
French
2.5%
2.5%
French Creole
1.8%
1.8%
Langs. of India
1.4%
1.4%
Other Asian languages
0.8%
0.8%
Italian
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.6%
0.6%
German/Yiddish
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
Other Indo-European
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Somerville Residents:
25.0%