Somerville is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Somerville is the 175th largest community in Tennessee.
Somerville real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Somerville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Somerville who work in office and administrative support (16.55%), management occupations (10.52%), and legal occupations (6.95%).
Being a small town, Somerville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Somerville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.90% of adults in Somerville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Somerville in 2010 was $23,848, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,392 for a family of four. However, Somerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Somerville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Somerville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 African, Irish, German, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Somerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.