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.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Somerville who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), management occupations (8.72%), and sales jobs (7.40%).
Somerville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Somerville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.20% of the adults in Somerville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Somerville in 2010 was $19,562, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,248 for a family of four. Somerville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.60% 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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Somerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.