Somerville, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Somerville, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
80,906
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
11.5%
Median Home
$664,700
Median Income
$97,328
Median Rent
$1,874

Somerville SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Somerville, MA Crime Report

1,191
Total Crimes
1,458.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.12%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Somerville
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,191 1,458.3 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 166 203.3 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 38 46.5 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 112 137.1 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,025 1,255.1 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 140 171.4 179.0 340.5
Larceny 796 974.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 89 109.0 89.0 219.9

Somerville, MA Cost Of Living

158
Somerville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Somerville Massachusetts National Average
Overall 158 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 245 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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Rankings for Somerville in Massachusetts

Map Of Somerville, MA

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Population over time in Somerville

Year Population % Change
2019 80,906 0.6%
2018 80,434 0.6%
2017 79,983 0.6%
2016 79,507 1.2%
2015 78,595 1.3%
2014 77,560 0.8%
2013 76,945 1.3%
2012 75,974 0.5%
2011 75,566 0.5%
2010 75,215 -

Race / Ethnicity in Somerville

White
68.2% (55,183)
African American
5.6% (4,534)
American Indian
0.1% (112)
Asian
10.2% (8,246)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.9% (714)
Two Or More
2.6% (2,117)
Hispanic
12.4% (9,995)
Race Somerville MA USA
White 68.2% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 5.6% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 10.2% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.4% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Somerville

Female
50.4% (40,799)
Male
49.6% (40,106)
Gender Somerville MA USA
Female 50.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Somerville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (4,045)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (4,045)
High School / GED
14.0% (11,326)
Some College
9.0% (7,281)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (2,427)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (26,698)
Master's Degree
21.0% (16,990)
Professional Degree
4.0% (3,236)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (4,854)
Education Somerville MA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Somerville, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.1% (330,017)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (333,223)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (455,068)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.4% (359,615)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.4% (517,717)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.7% (1,026,062)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (1,125,215)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.2% (1,715,694)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.1% (1,059,360)
$200,000 or more
14.4% (1,168,625)
Income Somerville MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.4% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.4% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.7% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.2% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.1% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 14.4% 13.2% 7.7%

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