Somersworth is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 11,759 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Somersworth is the 25th largest community in New Hampshire.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Somersworth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Somersworth is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somersworth who work in office and administrative support (16.23%), sales jobs (10.49%), and food service (7.32%).
Also of interest is that Somersworth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Somersworth are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.95% of adults in Somersworth having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Somersworth in 2010 was $24,149, which is low income relative to New Hampshire, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,596 for a family of four. However, Somersworth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Somersworth is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Somersworth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Somersworth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Somersworth include French , English, French Canadian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Somersworth is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.