Somerville Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Somerville is 79,819. 13.06% is under 18, while 12.55% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 3.64% of the population was five years old or younger, 13.06% were 18 years or younger and 21.61% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.78% female and 49.22% male.

Somerville Housing

According to the US Census, Somerville has 37,251 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Somerville was 94.00%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $818,100

Somerville Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 77.74% of Somerville's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 6.31% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 5.49% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 0.85%

White Alone67.11%
Asian Alone10.63%
Some Other Race Alone6.31%
Black Or African American Alone5.49%
White Black Or African American0.85%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.25%

How Educated is Somerville

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 31.8% of Somerville residents had a bachelor's degree, while 30.7% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 62.50% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Somerville CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher74.7%
Some College Or Associates Degree32.9%
Bachelors Degree31.8%
Graduate Or Professional Degree30.7%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher27.6%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency12.4%

Average Income in Somerville

The median household income in Somerville is $107,651. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $107,651.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $122,917 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $147,120.

A closer examination of the income groups of Somerville households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $200,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (17.8%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (22.0%). 3.6% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$147,120
Nonfamily households$100,442