Header
Bookmark and Share

Somerville City, Massachusetts Complete Analysis

   (County: Middlesex County)

Narrow Your Investigation To Make Informed Decisions?

All | Demographics | Education | Geography | Economic | Housing | Government | Taxes | Weather | Crime

Demographics Analysis

The people of Somerville City, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 2,105

5 to 9 years : 1,152

10 to 14 years : 1,188

15 to 17 years : 755

18 and 19 years : 1,090

20 years : 528

21 years : 730

22 to 24 years : 3,156

25 to 29 years : 7,239

30 to 34 years : 4,734

35 to 39 years : 3,413

40 to 44 years : 2,818

45 to 49 years : 1,945

50 to 54 years : 1,840

55 to 59 years : 1,239

60 and 61 years : 735

62 to 64 years : 441

65 and 66 years : 430

67 to 69 years : 631

70 to 74 years : 693

75 to 79 years : 432

80 to 84 years : 507

85 years and over : 397

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,932

5 to 9 years : 1,286

10 to 14 years : 1,327

15 to 17 years : 694

18 and 19 years : 1,137

20 years : 736

21 years : 717

22 to 24 years : 2,620

25 to 29 years : 6,959

30 to 34 years : 5,320

35 to 39 years : 2,609

40 to 44 years : 2,603

45 to 49 years : 1,851

50 to 54 years : 2,219

55 to 59 years : 1,344

60 and 61 years : 529

62 to 64 years : 1,226

65 and 66 years : 621

67 to 69 years : 545

70 to 74 years : 1,019

75 to 79 years : 707

80 to 84 years : 835

85 years and over : 705


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 57,803

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 172

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 1,227

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7,200

Not a U.S. citizen : 11,337


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 3,889

5 to 17 years : 5,252

18 to 24 years : 4,722

25 to 34 years : 6,664

35 to 44 years : 3,315

45 to 54 years : 3,361

55 to 59 years : 1,220

60 and 61 years : 531

62 to 64 years : 823

65 to 74 years : 2,005

75 years and over : 2,217

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 48

5 to 17 years : 540

18 to 24 years : 4,373

25 to 34 years : 11,220

35 to 44 years : 3,506

45 to 54 years : 2,074

55 to 59 years : 489

60 and 61 years : 305

62 to 64 years : 425

65 to 74 years : 460

75 years and over : 364

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 127

18 to 24 years : 169

25 to 34 years : 365

35 to 44 years : 323

45 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 65

75 years and over : 47

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 100

5 to 17 years : 483

18 to 24 years : 1,450

25 to 34 years : 6,003

35 to 44 years : 4,299

45 to 54 years : 2,256

55 to 59 years : 822

60 and 61 years : 359

62 to 64 years : 401

65 to 74 years : 1,409

75 years and over : 955


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 15,422

Now married, except separated : 6,357

Divorced : 2,014

Separated : 459

Widowed : 1,552

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 15,520

Now married, except separated : 6,194

Divorced : 931

Separated : 296

Widowed : 454

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 677

Now married, except separated : 478

Divorced : 126

Separated : 55

Widowed : 27

Foreign born:

Never married : 6,891

Now married, except separated : 8,847

Divorced : 1,321

Separated : 470

Widowed : 658


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 2,564

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 4,627

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,483

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,282

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,299

$35,000 to $49,999 : 3,719

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,845

$65,000 to $74,999 : 983

$75,000 or more : 3,002

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,179

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,024

$10,000 to $14,999 : 840

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,548

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,165

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4,279

$50,000 to $64,999 : 3,159

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,402

$75,000 or more : 4,799

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 221

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 194

$10,000 to $14,999 : 111

$15,000 to $24,999 : 101

$25,000 to $34,999 : 107

$35,000 to $49,999 : 363

$50,000 to $64,999 : 107

$65,000 to $74,999 : 37

$75,000 or more : 122

Foreign born:

No income : 2,763

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,039

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,003

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,366

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,972

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,294

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,145

$65,000 to $74,999 : 607

$75,000 or more : 1,998


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 29,473

Born in other state of the United States : 42,506

Native; born outside the United States : 38,340

Foreign born : 26,554


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Under 3 years : 2,390

3 and 4 years : 1,647

5 years : 546

6 to 8 years : 1,349

9 to 11 years : 1,532

12 to 14 years : 1,517

15 to 17 years : 1,402


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 2,229

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,557

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,409

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,258

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,036

$30,000 to $34,999 : 884

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,031

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,437

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,202

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,819

$60,000 to $74,999 : 3,200

$75,000 to $99,999 : 4,426

$100,000 to $124,999 : 3,731

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,869

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2,286

$200,000 or more : 1,812


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Somerville City, Massachusetts is 77,739



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Somerville City, Massachusetts: 38,198
Female Population in Somerville City, Massachusetts: 39,541


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Somerville City, Massachusetts: 31.3
Median Female Resident Age in Somerville City, Massachusetts: 31.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Somerville City, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

32.1

Male

32.1

Female

32.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.8

Male

31.0

Female

32.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

29.0

Male

29.3

Female

27.0

Asian


Both sexes

29.8

Male

30.1

Female

29.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.5

Male

30.3

Female

34.0

Other


Both sexes

29.5

Male

29.4

Female

29.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

27.2

Male

26.8

Female

27.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.4

Female

28.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.3

Male

32.3

Female

32.3


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,322

No health insurance coverage : 64

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,608

No health insurance coverage : 186

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,053

No health insurance coverage : 451

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 11,203

No health insurance coverage : 755

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,725

No health insurance coverage : 496

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,317

No health insurance coverage : 468

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,299

No health insurance coverage : 116

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,717

No health insurance coverage : 37

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,336

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,197

No health insurance coverage : 0

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,992

No health insurance coverage : 47

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,055

No health insurance coverage : 149

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 11,777

No health insurance coverage : 487

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,824

No health insurance coverage : 388

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,879

No health insurance coverage : 191

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,959

No health insurance coverage : 140

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,185

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,225

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,398

No employer-based health insurance : 988

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,329

No employer-based health insurance : 1,465

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,415

No employer-based health insurance : 2,089

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,577

No employer-based health insurance : 3,381

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,502

No employer-based health insurance : 1,719

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,153

No employer-based health insurance : 1,632

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,289

No employer-based health insurance : 1,126

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 737

No employer-based health insurance : 1,017

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 455

No employer-based health insurance : 881

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,108

No employer-based health insurance : 1,089

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,146

No employer-based health insurance : 1,893

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,181

No employer-based health insurance : 2,023

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,788

No employer-based health insurance : 3,476

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,152

No employer-based health insurance : 2,060

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,536

No employer-based health insurance : 1,534

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,947

No employer-based health insurance : 1,152

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 934

No employer-based health insurance : 1,251

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 698

No employer-based health insurance : 1,527


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 33,999

Born in other state in the United States : 23,804

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 164

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 1,235

Foreign born : 18,537


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 50,570

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 6,362

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 2,348

German or other West Germanic languages : 379

Slavic languages : 465

Other Indo-European languages : 9,015

Korean : 240

Chinese : 1,529

Vietnamese : 294

Tagalog : 196

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 1,114

Other and unspecified languages : 1,190


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 31

No Medicare coverage : 5,149

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 604

No Medicare coverage : 29,279

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 2,991

No Medicare coverage : 99

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 13

No Medicare coverage : 5,223

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 720

No Medicare coverage : 29,129

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 4,153

No Medicare coverage : 257


(updated 2013)



Races in Somerville City, Massachusetts


  • White: 59,286
  • African American: 5,698
  • American Indian: 83
  • Asian: 7,462
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 15
  • Some Other Race: 3,147
  • Two or More Races: 2,048



(updated 2013)













Back to Top

Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Somerville City, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Somerville City, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 723   (2.8%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 237   (0.92%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 555   (2.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 532   (2.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 588   (2.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 545   (2.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 538   (2.08%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,100   (4.26%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,035   (23.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,006   (3.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,204   (8.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 907   (3.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6,272   (24.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 2,887   (11.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 685   (2.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 999   (3.87%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 689   (2.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 350   (1.26%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 669   (2.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 870   (3.12%)
  • 9th Grade: 702   (2.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 600   (2.15%)
  • 11th Grade: 691   (2.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,019   (3.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,773   (24.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,141   (4.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,226   (7.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,202   (4.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6,021   (21.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 3,736   (13.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 508   (1.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 683   (2.45%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 469

5 to 9 years : 2,125

10 to 14 years : 2,259

15 to 17 years : 1,304

18 and 19 years : 680

20 to 24 years : 1,046

25 to 34 years : 1,599

35 years and over : 438

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 374

5 to 9 years : 250

10 to 14 years : 143

15 to 17 years : 136

18 and 19 years : 1,210

20 to 24 years : 2,829

25 to 34 years : 4,087

35 years and over : 534

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 804

5 to 9 years : 63

10 to 14 years : 113

15 to 17 years : 9

18 and 19 years : 337

20 to 24 years : 4,612

25 to 34 years : 18,566

35 years and over : 31,362


(updated 2013)



Largest Universities & Colleges In Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • Lincoln Technical Institute


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 443; Location: Middlesex Ave, Somerville, MA 02145, Web: http://www.lincolntech.com )

Largest Schools (Private) In Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • St Catherine Of Genoa School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 192 Summer Street, Somerville, MA 02143, Phone: (617) 666-9116, Students: 205 )

  • St Anthony Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 480 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143, Phone: (617) 623-0995, Students: 200 )

  • Tufts Educational Day Care Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 165 Holland Street, Somerville, MA 02144, Phone: (617) 627-3412, Students: 24 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • East Branch Library


    115 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

  • West Branch Library


    40 College Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • Somerville Public Library


    79 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Somerville City, Massachusetts


(updated 2014)



Back to Top

Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Somerville City, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Somerville City, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Somerville City, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Alumnae Hall   (2) American Academy Of Arts And Sciences   (3) Amnesty International-northeast Regional Office Library   (4) Anderson Hall   (5) Andover Building   (6) Andover-harvard Theological Library   (7) Anthony House   (8) Bacon Hall   (9) Balch Arena Theater   (10) Ballou Hall   (11) Barnum Hall   (12) Baronian Field House   (13) Bartol House   (14) Bendetson Hall   (15) Blakeley Hall   (16) Blakeslee House   (17) Bolles Hall   (18) Braker Hall   (19) Bray Lab   (20) Bromfield-pearson Hall   (21) Broomfield House   (22) Bush Hall   (23) Cabot Intercultural Center   (24) Cambridge Business Center   (25) Cambridge Fire Department Station 5   (26) Cambridge Public Works   (27) Capen House   (28) Carmichael Hall   (29) Carpenter House   (30) Carr Health Sciences Library   (31) Cataldo Ambulance Service   (32) Catholic Center   (33) Causens Gymnasium   (34) Chandler House   (35) Cohen Arts Center   (36) Cooper-davenport Tavern   (37) Crockett Building   (38) Curtis Hall   (39) Cyclotran   (40) Dana Biology Lab   (41) Davies House   (42) Dearborn House   (43) Dewick Hall   (44) Divinity Hall   (45) East Hall   (46) East Somerville Branch Public Library Of The City Of Somerville   (47) Eaton Hall   (48) Edwin Ginn Library   (49) Eliot-pearson Child Study Center   (50) Eliot-pearson School   (51) F W Olin Center For Language And Culture Studies   (52) Fairmont House   (53) Goddard Hall   (54) Hall House   (55) Halligan Hall   (56) Harvard University Psychology Research Library   (57) Harvard-yenching Library   (58) Haskell Hall   (59) Hayes House   (60) Hill Hall   (61) Hillside Dormitory   (62) Hodgdon Hall   (63) Houston Hall   (64) Jackson Gymnasium   (65) Jewett Building   (66) Kirkland Building   (67) Lane Hall Library   (68) Latin Way Dorm   (69) Lewis Hall   (70) Lincoln Filene Center   (71) Lincoln Park Community School Library   (72) Lippman Building   (73) Maccormack Building   (74) Macphie Hall   (75) Massachusetts State Police Department Troop A4   (76) Mayer Campus Center   (77) Mccollester House   (78) Medford Fire Department Station 4   (79) Medford Fire Department Station 5   (80) Metcalf Hall   (81) Michael Chemical Research Lab   (82) Middlesex County District Court Of Somerville   (83) Miller Hall   (84) Mine House   (85) Miner Hall   (86) Mugar Hall   (87) Oxford Building   (88) Packard Hall   (89) Paige Hall   (90) Pearson Chemical Lab   (91) Provosts House   (92) Public Library Of The City Of Somerville   (93) Reed Building   (94) Remis Sculpture Gallery   (95) Richardson House   (96) Rockefeller Building   (97) Saint Ann S Rectory   (98) Sawyer House   (99) Schmalz House   (100) Science And Technology Center   (101) Semitic Museum   (102) Shannon Building   (103) Sherman Fairchild Biochemical Laboratories   (104) Shirley And Alex Aidekman Arts Center   (105) Somerville City Hall   (106) Somerville Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (107) Somerville Fire Department Station 3   (108) Somerville Fire Department Station 4   (109) Somerville Fire Department Station 6   (110) Somerville Fire Department Station 7   (111) Somerville Historical Museum   (112) Somerville Police Department   (113) Somerville Public Library   (114) South Hall   (115) Start House   (116) Stratton Hall   (117) Sweet Hall   (118) Tilton Hall   (119) Tisch Library   (120) Tousey House   (121) Vanserg Building   (122) Veterans Memorial Rink   (123) West Branch Public Library Of The City Of Somerville   (124) West Hall   (125) West Somerville Branch Library   (126) William James Hall   (127) Wilson House   (128) World Religions Center   (129) Wren Hall   (130) Wyeth House   (131) Youville Hospital School Of Practical Nursing Library  

Cemetery


(1) Milk Row Cemetery   (2) Prince Hall Mystic Cemetery   (3) Saint Pauls Cemetery   (4) Somerville Cemetery   (5) Veterans Memorial Cemetery  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God In Boston   (2) Broadway Winter Hill Congregational Church   (3) Catholic Center At Tufts   (4) Christ Episcopal Church   (5) Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church   (6) College Avenue United Methodist Church   (7) Community Baptist Church   (8) Comunidade Evangelica Pentecostal Church   (9) Dormition Of The Holy Virgin Greek Orthodox Church   (10) Evangelical-haitian Church   (11) First Church Of Somerville   (12) Full Gospel Restoration Church   (13) Goddard Chapel   (14) Greek Orthodox Church   (15) Hebrew Temple   (16) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (17) Korean Methodist Church   (18) Little Sisters Of The Poor   (19) Metropolitan Baptist Church   (20) Mission Church Of Our Lord   (21) Sacred Heart Church   (22) Saint Anthonys Catholic Church   (23) Saint Catherines Church   (24) Saint James Episcopal Church   (25) Santo Cristo Center   (26) Temple Bnai Brith   (27) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (28) Unity Church Of God   (29) Wesley United Methodist Church   (30) Zion Christian Fellowship Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Somerville  

Dam


(1) Amelia Earhart Dam  

Hospital


(1) Cambridge City Hospital   (2) Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge Campus   (3) Cambridge Health Alliance Somerville Campus   (4) Cambridge Health Alliance-somerville Hospital   (5) Cambridge Hospital   (6) Central Hospital   (7) Central Street Health Center   (8) Hchp Hospital   (9) Heritage Hospital   (10) Holy Ghost Hospital   (11) Hooper Infirmary   (12) Somerville Central Hospital   (13) Spring Hill Hospital   (14) Youville Hospital And Rehabilitation Center  

Locale


(1) Assembly Square Mall Shopping Center   (2) Davis Square   (3) Hamilton Pool   (4) House Square   (5) Innerbelt Industrial Park   (6) Magoun Square   (7) Meadow Glen Mall Shopping Center   (8) Memorial Steps   (9) Prospect Hill Station Historical   (10) Trum Field   (11) Union Square   (12) Wellington Business Center   (13) Wellington Circle Plaza   (14) Wellington Circle Plaza Shopping Center   (15) Wellington Circle Shopping Center   (16) Wellington Circle Shopping Plaza Shopping Center   (17) Wilson Square  

Military


(1) Old Powder House Historical  

Park


(1) Alumni Fields   (2) Bailey Park   (3) Ball Square   (4) Central Hill Playground   (5) Columbus Memorial Park   (6) Conway Playground   (7) Dilboy Field   (8) Duffett Tot Lot   (9) Ellis Oval   (10) Farlow Herbarium   (11) Foss Park   (12) Glen Street Playground   (13) Grant Park   (14) Harris Playground   (15) Hormel Stadium   (16) Hoyt Sullivan Playground   (17) Inman Square   (18) Lincoln Park   (19) Matignon High School Athletic Field   (20) Mount Vernon Street Historic District   (21) Mystic Park Historical   (22) Mystic River Reservation   (23) Palmacci Playground   (24) Paul Revere Park   (25) Perry Pond   (26) Spring Hill Historic District   (27) The Green   (28) The Quad   (29) Tufts Park   (30) War Memorial  

Populated Place


(1) Cambridge   (2) East Somerville   (3) Medford Hillside   (4) Somerville   (5) Spring Hill   (6) Ten Hills   (7) Wellington   (8) West Somerville   (9) Winter Hill  

Post Office


(1) Inman Square Post Office   (2) Somerville Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Mystic Reservoir  

School


(1) Arthur D Healey School   (2) Baxter School   (3) Benjamin G Brown School   (4) Bingham School   (5) Capuano Early Childhood Learning Center   (6) Columbus School   (7) Conwell School   (8) Cummings School   (9) Cutter School   (10) East Arlington Junior High School   (11) East Somerville Community School   (12) Ecole Bilingue   (13) Edgerly School   (14) Full Circle High School   (15) Hanscom School   (16) Harvard University Divinity School   (17) Hodgkins School   (18) Immaculate Conception School   (19) John F Kennedy Memorial School   (20) John F Kennedy School   (21) Kennedy School   (22) Kennedy-lincoln School   (23) Lincoln Park Community School   (24) Lincoln Park Elementary School   (25) Lincoln School   (26) Lonin-dame School   (27) Lowe School   (28) Matignon High School   (29) Next Wave Junior High School   (30) Northeastern Junior High School   (31) Osgood School   (32) Parson School   (33) Perry School   (34) Powder House Community School   (35) Prospect Hill Academy Charter School   (36) Saint Anthonys School   (37) Saint Clement Elementary School   (38) Saint Polycarps School   (39) Somerville High School   (40) Southern Junior High School   (41) Thomson School   (42) Tufts School   (43) Tufts University   (44) Warren Prescott School   (45) West Somerville Neighborhood School   (46) Western Somerville Junior High School   (47) Winter Hill Community School   (48) Youville Hospital Nursing School  

Stream


(1) Alewife Brook   (2) Malden River  

Summit


(1) Central Hall   (2) Clarendon Hill   (3) College Hill   (4) Mount Benedict   (5) Powder House Hill   (6) Prospect Hill   (7) Spring Hill   (8) Winter Hill  

Swamp


(1) Mystic River Marsh Historical   (2) Salt Marsh   (3) Wellington Marsh  

Tower


(1) Weei-am Boston   (2) Wmfo-fm Medford  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Somerville City, Massachusetts

02145 (pop. 26,887) 02143 (pop. 25,095) 02144 (pop. 25,058)


Cities Nearby Somerville City, Massachusetts

Cambridge City, MA  (pop. 106,355) 1.2 Miles
Medford City, MA  (pop. 56,887) 2.0 Miles
Everett City, MA  (pop. 42,504) 2.9 Miles
Malden City, MA  (pop. 60,213) 3.4 Miles
Chelsea City, MA  (pop. 36,905) 3.6 Miles
Belmont Town, MA  (pop. 25,152) 3.6 Miles
Belmont Cdp, MA  (pop. 25,152) 3.6 Miles
Arlington Cdp, MA  (pop. 43,647) 3.7 Miles
Arlington Town, MA  (pop. 43,647) 3.7 Miles
Watertown City, MA  (pop. 32,767) 4.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Somerville City, Massachusetts

617



Elevation in Somerville City, Massachusetts is 72.0 ft. (22.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Somerville City, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.390546 N        Long: -71.103683 W



Back to Top

Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Somerville City, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Somerville City, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 919   (2.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 731   (1.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,152   (2.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 2,448   (5.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 3,227   (7.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 4,826   (11.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 6,861   (15.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 7,811   (17.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 4,539   (10.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 3,814   (8.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1,682   (3.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 753   (1.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 2,650   (6.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2,491   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 4,089

1 vehicle available : 5,694

2 vehicles available : 339

3 vehicles available : 44

4 or more vehicles available : 47

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,538

1 vehicle available : 5,585

2 vehicles available : 3,967

3 vehicles available : 109

4 or more vehicles available : 75

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 972

1 vehicle available : 1,917

2 vehicles available : 1,584

3 vehicles available : 359

4 or more vehicles available : 31

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 739

1 vehicle available : 1,723

2 vehicles available : 1,537

3 vehicles available : 543

4 or more vehicles available : 294


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

1-person household:

No workers : 3,916

1 worker : 6,297

2-person household:

No workers : 1,889

1 worker : 3,158

2 workers : 7,227

3-person household:

No workers : 362

1 worker : 1,332

2 workers : 2,058

3 workers : 1,111

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 398

1 worker : 1,331

2 workers : 1,543

3 or more workers : 1,564


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 19,021

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 2,579

In 3-person carpool : 435

In 4-person carpool : 356

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 21

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 247

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 4,971

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 202

Subway or elevated : 8,297

Railroad : 293

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 136

Motorcycle : 35

Bicycle : 2,403

Walked : 5,139

Other means : 252

Worked at home : 1,461


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 866

5 to 9 minutes : 2,663

10 to 14 minutes : 4,253

15 to 19 minutes : 6,508

20 to 24 minutes : 5,286

25 to 29 minutes : 2,439

30 to 34 minutes : 8,782

35 to 39 minutes : 1,993

40 to 44 minutes : 3,195

45 to 59 minutes : 4,580

60 to 89 minutes : 3,149

90 or more minutes : 673


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50.0 kW; Hull, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40.0 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Wbix Corp.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Ashland, MA; Owner: Wbix Corp.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; 4.8 kW; Everett, MA; Owner: Radio One Of Boston Licenses, Llc)
  • WCCM (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; Salem, NH; Owner: Costa-eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5.0 kW; Maynard, MA; Owner: Money Matters Radio, Inc.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 10.0 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 0.45 kW; Lynn, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Marblehead, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Quincy, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Waec License Limited Partnership)
  • WLYN (1360 AM; 0.7 kW; Lynn, MA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Lawrence, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Lowell, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Brockton, MA; Owner: Hispanic Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerville, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WXBR (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Brockton, MA; Owner: Btr Boston, Inc.)
  • WCEC (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Haverhill, MA; Owner: Costa-eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership)
  • WMRC (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hopedale, MA; Owner: First Class Radio Corp.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 5.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Champion Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Champion Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerville, MA; Owner: Pennsylvania Media Associates, Inc.)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 0.25 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Langer Broadcasting Group, Llc)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50.0 kW; Burlington, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WJIB (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Cambridge, MA; Owner: Bob Bittner Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WNNW (800 AM; 3.0 kW; Andover, MA; Owner: Costa-eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50.0 kW; Needham, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 6.0 kW; Ashland, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Revere, MA; Owner: Sca License Corporation)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5.0 kW; Lowell, MA; Owner: Merrimack Valley Radio, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • WZLX (100.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Boston)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Mcc Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKLB-FM (102.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Charles River Broadcasting Company)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Hemisphere Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; Gloucester, MA; Owner: Westport Communications Limited Partnership)
  • WRBB (104.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Northeastern University)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; Cambridge, MA; Owner: Technology Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBMT (88.3 FM; Topsfield, MA; Owner: Masconomet Regional School System)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; Franklin, MA; Owner: Dean College)
  • WIQH (88.3 FM; Concord, MA; Owner: Concord-carlisle Regional School District)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; Rockland, MA; Owner: Rockland Public Schools)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Gloucester, MA; Owner: Beverly Cable And Telecommunication Corporation)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Gloucester, MA; Owner: Christian Music Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Gloucester, MA; Owner: Wellspring House, Inc.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Emerson College)
  • WHAB (89.1 FM; Acton, MA; Owner: Acton-boxborough Regional School District)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Brockton, MA; Owner: Brockton Educational Outreach Center Inc)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Brockton, MA; Owner: Easton Community Broadcast Station)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Boston College)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: The Executive Committee Of Trustees Of The Boston University)
  • WDJM-FM (91.3 FM; Framingham, MA; Owner: Framingham State College)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Gloucester, MA; Owner: Light Of Life Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Gloucester, MA; Owner: North Andover Community Access And Media, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Milford, MA; Owner: The Marconi Broadcasting Foundation)
  • WBIM-FM (91.5 FM; Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Bridgewater State College)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; Somerville, MA; Owner: Tufts University)
  • WMLN-FM (91.5 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Curry College)
  • WUML (91.5 FM; Lowell, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts, Lowell)
  • WZLY (91.5 FM; Wellesley, MA; Owner: Wellesley College)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Shirley, MA; Owner: Living Proof, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Maynard, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Marshfield, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WAVM (91.7 FM; Maynard, MA; Owner: Maynard)
  • WAVM (91.7 FM; Maynard, MA; Owner: Maynard)
  • WMWM (91.7 FM; Salem, MA; Owner: Salem State College Board Of Trustees)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; Quincy, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; Haverhill, MA; Owner: Beanpot License Corp.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WMKK (93.7 FM; Peabody, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Harvard Radio Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; Marshfield, MA; Owner: Marshfield Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WKAF (97.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, L.l.c.)
  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; Sudbury, MA; Owner: Sudbury Valley Broadcasting Foundation)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • WCRB (99.5 FM; Andover, MA; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Ii, L.l.c.)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; Holliston, MA; Owner: Holliston High School)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; Newton, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; Needham, MA; Owner: Fox Television Stations Inc.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; Needham, MA; Owner: Fox Television Stations Inc.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; Needham, MA; Owner: Cbs Corporatioin)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Corporaton)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; Newton, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; West Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Norwell Television, Llc)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; Newton, MA; Owner: Wcvb Hearst-argyle Tv, Inc.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; Needham, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; Needham, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)
  • WUTF-TV (Channel 66; Hudson, MA; Owner: Telefutura Boston Llc)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; Boston, MA; Owner: Paxson Boston-68 License, Inc.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; Newton, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Somerville City, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 10,934  (46.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,783  (16.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,954  (16.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,173  (9.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 11,063  (49.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,731  (16.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 6,262  (28.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 139  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Somerville City, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Somerville City, Massachusetts

Citizens Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $402.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 864

Winter Hill Bank, Fsb - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $890.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Santander Bank, N.a. - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $154.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 702

Middlesex Federal Savings, F.a. - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $675.5k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Eastern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 95

Rockland Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 79

Century Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.5m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 26

East Cambridge Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $881.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

East Boston Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 27

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Somerville City, Massachusetts

  • Nashua Street Heliport


    (about 2.5 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: QQD)

  • Woburn Airport


    (about 2.5 miles in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Airport Code: WBN)

  • Logan International


    (about 5.3 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BOS)

  • Waltham Hospital Heliport


    (about 6.9 miles in South Waltham, Massachusetts; Airport Code: WLM)

  • Cambridge Airport


    (about 7.6 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JHY)

  • Arthur D. Little Heliport


    (about 7.6 miles in Stoneham, Massachusetts; Airport Code: XXG)

  • Boston City Heliport


    (about 8.5 miles in Newton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JBC)

  • N Eng Heliport


    (about 9.1 miles in Burlington, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BBF)

  • Laurence G Hanscom Field


    (about 11.0 miles in Bedford, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BED)

  • Quincy Airport


    (about 11.1 miles in Quincy, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MQI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Somerville City, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

45.27%

Carpooled

10.33%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

9.42%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.56%

Subway Or Elevated

18.52%

Railroad

0.46%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.23%

Motorcycle

0.07%

Bicycle

2.78%

Walked

9.44%

Other Means

0.53%

Worked At Home

2.39%



(updated 2010)





Back to Top

Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Somerville City, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,798

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,502

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 354

Renter-occupied housing units : 998

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,616

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,331

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,471

Renter-occupied housing units : 13,116


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,555

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,971

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,848

Householder 55 to 59 years : 551

Householder 60 to 64 years : 801

Householder 65 to 74 years : 725

Householder 75 years and over : 256

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 351

Householder 35 to 44 years : 128

Householder 45 to 54 years : 435

Householder 55 to 59 years : 111

Householder 60 to 64 years : 343

Householder 65 to 74 years : 764

Householder 75 years and over : 1,400


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Less than 10.0 percent : 413

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 2,120

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 3,276

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 3,357

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 2,746

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,495

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,713

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,184

50.0 percent or more : 3,722

Not computed : 921


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Somerville City, Massachusetts)

Built 2010 or later : $796,900

Built 2000 to 2009 : $490,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $333,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $512,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $250,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $473,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $344,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $436,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $438,900


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Somerville City, Massachusetts: 41.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Somerville City, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 0.66%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 0.97%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 82.81%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 15.56%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Somerville City, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 12 12 $2,000,000
  Two Family 2 4 $557,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $500,000
  Five or More Family 1 7 $1,800,000
  Total

16 26 $4,857,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $1,200,000
  Total

1 5 $1,200,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Somerville City, MA): $46,315
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Somerville City): $262,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Somerville City): $874
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Somerville City, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 61.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.0%
Electricity: 9.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 24.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Back to Top

Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Somerville City, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Somerville City, Massachusetts

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 1,480 $6,792,872 340 $289,449 17,485 $55,077 $16.55
Financial Administration 30 $121,470 1 $620 44 $48,588 $14.09
Other Government Administration 43 $187,440 4 $9,456 270 $52,309 $35.02
Judicial and Legal 7 $39,019 1 $2,215 89 $66,890 $24.89
Police Protection - Officers 117 $781,714 0 $0 0 $80,176 --
Police - Other 13 $45,521 0 $0 0 $42,019 --
Firefighters 166 $818,457 0 $0 0 $59,166 --
Fire - Other 2 $6,307 0 $0 0 $37,842 --
Correction 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Streets and Highways 30 $113,506 0 $0 0 $45,402 --
Airports 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Water Transport and Terminals 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Welfare 5 $20,852 7 $11,958 616 $50,045 $19.41
Health 24 $82,162 7 $10,855 492 $41,081 $22.06
Hospitals 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Solid Waste Management 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Sewerage 4 $12,144 0 $0 0 $36,432 --
Parks and Recreation 8 $28,452 18 $21,281 2,285 $42,678 $9.31
Housing and Community Development(Local) 50 $205,470 5 $10,253 562 $49,313 $18.24
Natural Resources 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Water Supply 13 $47,683 0 $0 0 $44,015 --
Electric Power 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Gas Supply 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Transit 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 686 $3,318,884 182 $148,686 6,862 $58,056 $21.67
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 98 $294,794 99 $57,870 5,282 $36,097 $10.96
Local Libraries 32 $122,422 9 $6,878 704 $45,908 $9.77
Other and Unallocable 152 $546,574 7 $9,376 279 $43,151 $33.61

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Somerville City, Massachusetts

Vna Of Eastern Massachusetts


     Address: 259 Lowell Street, Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Greater Medford Visiting Nurse Assoc.


     Address: 278 Mystic Avenue, Suite 204, Medford, Massachusetts 02155
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hallmark Health Vna And Hospice, Inc


     Address: 178 Savin Street, Suite 300, Malden, Massachusetts 02148
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Manuel R Grell Home Care


     Address: 201 Captains Row, Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/10/1996

Metropolitan Home Health Care


     Address: 297 Broadway, Suite 222, Arlington, Massachusetts 02174
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/14/1996

Hospitals Close To Somerville City, Massachusetts

Mount Auburn Hospital


     Address: 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Cambridge Health Alliance


     Address: 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Soldiers Home In Massachusetts


     Address: 91 Crest Avenue, Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Winchester Hospital


     Address: 41 Highland Avenue, Winchester, Massachusetts 01890
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Boston Medical Center Corporation


     Address: 1 Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02118
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Somerville City, Massachusetts

Jeanne Jugan Residence


     Address: 186 Highland Avenue, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Neville Center At Fresh Pond For Nursing & Reh


     Address: 640 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Vernon Hall, Inc


     Address: 8 Dana Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Sancta Maria Nursing Facility


     Address: 799 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 140
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Cambridge Health Alliance - Tcus


     Address: 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 13
     Percent Occupied: 65%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Somerville City, Massachusetts

Name: Seabrook
Address: PO Box 300; Seabrook, NH 03874-0300
Distance: 36 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Somerville City, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 5,455
    Disabled Workers: 1,500
    Widowers Workers: 745
    Spouses Workers: 290
    Children Workers: 625


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Somerville City, Massachusetts


Charges


Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,736,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $289,000
Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $16,000
Housing & Community Development: $25,000
Parking Facilities: $1,042,000
Sewerage: $12,854,000
All Other: $1,739,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $7,717,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Education: $721,000
Housing & Community Development: $4,872,000
All Other: $711,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $29,686,000
General Support: $28,753,000
Highways: $1,503,000
Housing & Community Development: $441,000
Public Welfare: $120,000
All Other: $3,086,000


Current Operations


Elementary & Secondary Education: $62,919,000
Financial Administration: $2,079,000
Fire Protection: $11,015,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $540,000
Central Staff Services: $1,653,000
General Public Buildings: $9,258,000
Health Services - Other: $1,044,000
Regular Highways: $4,075,000
Housing & Community Development: $4,611,000
Libraries: $2,083,000
Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
Parks & Recreation: $714,000
Police Protection: $13,874,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $1,126,000
Welfare - Other: $245,000
Sewerage: $505,000
Solid Waste Management: $4,246,000
General - Other: $31,863,000
Water Utilities: $1,098,000


Other Capital Outlay


Elementary And Secondary Education: $3,413,000
Regular Highways: $1,457,000
Housing & Community Development: $761,000
Protective Inspection & Regulation, Nec: $295,000
Sewerage: $743,000
General - Other: $814,000
Water Utilities: $2,079,000


General


Interest On Debt: $3,048,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $63,000


Intergovernmental To State


General: $15,646,000
Transit Utilities: $4,275,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $786,000
Central Staff Services: $21,000
Health: $18,000
Transit Utilities: $1,000


Tax


Property: $82,957,000
Other Selective Sales: $986,000
Other License: $2,505,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $1,444,000
Fines & Forfeits: $6,797,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,732,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $6,208,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $31,555,000


Employee Retirement


Local Employee Contribution: $4,965,000
From Local Government: $10,854,000
From Other Government: $1,290,000
Interest Revenue: $20,080,000
Benefit Payments: $13,949,000
Withdrawals: $1,435,000
Total Cash & Deposits: $8,492,000
Total Other Securities: $58,758,000
Other Investments - Other: $18,407,000
Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $10,947,000
Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $70,185,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $77,126,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,242,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $66,511,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,038,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $6,162,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $13,505,000


(updated 2006)



Middlesex County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 63.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 34.52%
  • Other 1.49%



(updated 2004)



Back to Top

Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Somerville City, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Middlesex County, MA

7.07 % of Middlesex County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $52,906

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.52 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,236

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Middlesex County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Suffolk County , MA 1.47 % ($54,668 AGI )
  • Essex County , MA 0.61 % ($47,527 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.59 % ($73,785 AGI )

Relocation away from Middlesex County, MA

7.59 % of Middlesex County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $62,506

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.16 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $48,957

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Middlesex County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Suffolk County , MA 1.22 % ($53,734 AGI )
  • Essex County , MA 0.79 % ($62,439 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.70 % ($58,665 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



Back to Top

Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Somerville City, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Somerville City, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/27/2005, 06:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





Back to Top

Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Somerville City, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Somerville City, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 3 0 3 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 4 0 4 1 3 1 3 4 0 0 0 0
Rape 7 27 11 13 7 19 17 20 7 12 17 23 18
    per 100,000 9 34 14 17 9 25 23 27 9 16 22 30 23
Robbery 72 125 98 114 139 129 119 112 104 71 90 82 51
    per 100,000 92 159 127 150 184 171 160 151 138 94 118 106 66
Assault 157 193 149 128 115 172 152 170 198 155 175 164 122
    per 100,000 202 246 194 168 152 228 205 230 264 205 230 212 157
Burglary 428 427 378 468 521 434 436 450 494 486 415 348 426
    per 100,000 550 544 491 615 691 575 588 608 658 643 545 451 548
Larceny Theft 1,063 1,361 908 1,002 833 1,204 1,533 1,614 1,301 1,274 1,178 1,248 998
    per 100,000 1,365 1,735 1,179 1,317 1,105 1,597 2,067 2,181 1,732 1,686 1,546 1,617 1,283
Vehicle Theft 481 433 521 359 319 316 283 249 160 165 149 128 101
    per 100,000 618 552 677 472 423 419 382 336 213 218 195 166 130
Arson 0 0 0 0 3 6 2 7 4 5 3 3 21
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 4 8 3 9 5 7 4 4 27
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
59 87 65 65 66 81 72 76 78 60 71 67 48
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
493 555 452 457 419 490 564 580 490 483 436 432 387
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
276 321 258 261 242 285 318 328 284 271 253 250 217


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



Back to Top



Do you want to research somerville city, massachusetts? If you are considering a move, want to view where your friends live,
or just discovering a new place to travel, our data will interest you!

Use any data on this web site at your own risk. citymelt.com does not warrant or certify the correctness of data.