Somerville

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  2. Somerville Statistics
  3. Somerville Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Somerville Employment Information
  5. Somerville Family Information
  6. Somerville Education Information
  7. Somerville Business Information
  8. Somerville Public Benefits Information
  9. Somerville Criminal Information
  10. Somerville Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Somerville Zip Codes


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Somerville Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 77,478
  • Land Area (2000): 10.635 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.276 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 28.6186 (-1.9) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 73.5186 (23.1) / 81.8186 (27.7)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 5,641
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 678
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 42 inches
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 617
  • Alias(es) (2003): E SOMERVILLE, EAST SOMERVILLE, SOMERVILLE, W SOMERVILLE, WEST SOMERVILLE, WINTER HILL

Somerville Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 74,438 2002 78,438 2005 75,412
2000 75,953 2003 76,989 2006 75,413
2001 77,847 2004 76,095 2007 74,156

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Houses (2000): 32,477
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 1,740
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 6,906
Somerville Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Somerville Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 47,713
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,638,459,000 / $400,149,000

Somerville Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 45,394 43,162 2,232 4.92% 49
1991 43,650 40,505 3,145 7.20% 72
1992 42,070 38,907 3,163 7.52% 75
1993 41,321 38,663 2,659 6.43% 64
1994 40,729 38,571 2,158 5.30% 53
1995 43,823 42,034 1,789 4.08% 41
1996 44,176 42,694 1,482 3.36% 33
1997 44,991 43,666 1,325 2.94% 29
1998 45,218 44,133 1,086 2.40% 24
1999 45,283 44,240 1,043 2.30% 23
2000 48,456 47,505 951 1.96% 20
2001 48,591 47,120 1,471 3.03% 30
2002 48,172 46,025 2,147 4.46% 45
2003 47,326 45,031 2,295 4.85% 48
2004 46,549 44,667 1,882 4.04% 40
2005 46,187 44,558 1,629 3.53% 35
2006 45,858 44,246 1,612 3.52% 35
2007 46,191 44,733 1,458 3.16% 31
2008 46,417 44,792 1,625 3.50% 35
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 46,213 44,674 1,539 3.33% 33
Feb 2008 46,095 44,580 1,515 3.29% 33
Mar 2008 46,195 44,753 1,442 3.12% 31
Apr 2008 46,090 44,843 1,247 2.71% 27
May 2008 45,933 44,306 1,627 3.54% 35
Jun 2008 46,943 44,987 1,956 4.17% 42
Jul 2008 47,134 45,367 1,767 3.75% 37
Aug 2008 46,940 45,240 1,700 3.62% 36
Sep 2008 46,206 44,376 1,830 3.96% 40
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Somerville Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 3,374 14.24%
2. Educational Services 3,022 12.76%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,791 7.56%
4. Construction 1,481 6.25%
5. Finance and Insurance 1,338 5.65%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,226 5.18%
7. Health Care 1,000 4.22%
8. Public Administration 863 3.64%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 719 3.04%
10. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 541 2.28%
11. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 509 2.15%
12. Info Services and Data Processing 488 2.06%
13. Other Transportation 484 2.04%
14. Repair and Maintenance 425 1.79%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 385 1.63%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 381 1.61%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 371 1.57%
18. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 299 1.26%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 253 1.07%
20. Personal and Laundry Services 243 1.03%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 4,417 19.82%
2. Health Care 2,899 13.01%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,764 12.41%
4. Finance and Insurance 1,605 7.20%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 1,313 5.89%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,141 5.12%
7. Public Administration 746 3.35%
8. Social Assistance 582 2.61%
9. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 474 2.13%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 471 2.11%
11. Info Services and Data Processing 462 2.07%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 414 1.86%
13. Private Household Services 413 1.85%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 402 1.80%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 358 1.61%
16. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 323 1.45%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 244 1.10%
18. Department and Other General Stores 229 1.03%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 228 1.02%
20. Construction 185 0.83%

Somerville Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 2,428 10.25%
2. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,087 4.59%
3. Other Management Occupations 976 4.12%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 876 3.70%
5. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 793 3.35%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 749 3.16%
7. Life and Physical Scientists 741 3.13%
8. Postsecondary Teachers 623 2.63%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 619 2.61%
10. Business Operations Specialists 618 2.61%
11. Engineers 600 2.53%
12. Other Office and Admin Support 598 2.52%
13. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 538 2.27%
14. Other Installation / Maintenance 506 2.14%
15. Other Production Occupations 475 2.01%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 460 1.94%
17. Accountants and Auditors 421 1.78%
18. Vehicle Mechanics 411 1.74%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 398 1.68%
20. Other Protective Service Workers 396 1.67%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 1,288 5.78%
2. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,184 5.31%
3. Secretaries and Admins 1,164 5.22%
4. Other Management Occupations 965 4.33%
5. Business Operations Specialists 894 4.01%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 831 3.73%
7. Computer Specialists 779 3.50%
8. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 749 3.36%
9. Media and Communications Workers 618 2.77%
10. Postsecondary Teachers 609 2.73%
11. Cashiers 594 2.67%
12. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 530 2.38%
13. Other Sales and Related Occupations 522 2.34%
14. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 501 2.25%
15. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 463 2.08%
16. Life and Physical Scientists 433 1.94%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 426 1.91%
18. Registered Nurses 413 1.85%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 413 1.85%
20. Health Technologists and Technicians 407 1.83%

Somerville Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 41,031 60.83%
15-35 hours 8,303 12.31%
1-14 hours 2,324 3.45%
No regular hours 15,797 23.42%

Somerville Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 919 2.09%
5 AM-5:29 AM 731 1.66%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,152 2.62%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,448 5.58%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,227 7.35%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,826 10.99%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 6,861 15.63%
8 AM-8:29 AM 7,811 17.79%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 4,539 10.34%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 3,814 8.69%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,682 3.83%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 753 1.72%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,650 6.04%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,491 5.67%

Somerville Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 653 1.49%
5-9 2,558 5.83%
10-14 4,570 10.41%
15-19 5,877 13.39%
20-24 6,235 14.20%
25-29 3,094 7.05%
30-34 9,561 21.78%
35-39 1,717 3.91%
40-44 2,259 5.15%
45-59 4,308 9.81%
60-89 2,451 5.58%
At least 90 621 1.41%

Somerville Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 3,125 7.12% 19,862 45.24%
30-44 5,799 13.21% 7,738 17.62%
45-59 2,566 5.84% 1,742 3.97%
At least 60 1,639 3.73% 1,433 3.26%

Somerville Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 1,251 2.78%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 4,648 10.33%
 Car / truck / van, solo 20,363 45.27%
 Motorcycle 30 0.07%
 Other 237 0.53%
 Public transportation 13,129 29.19%
 Walked 4,246 9.44%
 Worked at home 1,073 2.39%

Somerville Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Somerville Family Information

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Households (2000): 31,535 (74,956 people)
Families (2000): 14,953 (45,889 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 5,466
People at same address in 1995: 32,931

Somerville Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 3,097 9.82%
$10,000-$14,999 1,810 5.74%
$15,000-$19,999 1,579 5.01%
$20,000-$24,999 1,476 4.68%
$25,000-$29,999 1,692 5.37%
$30,000-$34,999 1,761 5.58%
$35,000-$39,999 1,782 5.65%
$40,000-$44,999 2,137 6.78%
$45,000-$49,999 1,588 5.04%
$50,000-$59,999 2,901 9.20%
$60,000-$74,999 3,828 12.14%
$75,000-$99,999 3,694 11.71%
$100,000-$124,999 1,970 6.25%
$125,000-$149,999 1,033 3.28%
$150,000-$199,999 684 2.17%
$200,000 or more 503 1.60%

Somerville Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 9,797 31.05%
 Family, 2 people 6,109 19.36%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 4,421 14.01%
 Family, 3 people 3,628 11.50%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1,640 5.20%
 Family, 4 people 2,682 8.50%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 724 2.29%
 Family, 5 people 1,332 4.22%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 221 0.70%
 Family, 6 people 516 1.64%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 57 0.18%
 Family, 7 or more people 401 1.27%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 27 0.09%

Somerville Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 26,525 31.59%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 13,310 15.85%
Public Assistance 705 0.84%
Retirement 3,384 4.03%
Self Employment 3,766 4.48%
Social Security 6,106 7.27%
Supplemental Security 1,288 1.53%
Wage / Salary 25,830 30.76%
Other 3,065 3.65%

Somerville Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 6,072 57.82%
 With children under 18 4,429 42.18%

Somerville Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,669 5.07%
 Married 12,424 37.77%
 Never Married 18,196 55.31%
 Widowed 609 1.85%

Somerville Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,463 7.03%
 Married 12,614 35.99%
 Never Married 16,861 48.11%
 Widowed 3,109 8.87%

Somerville Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Somerville Education Information

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Somerville Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 5,062 7.64%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 6,671 10.07%
 High school diploma or equivalent 15,321 23.12%
 Some college, no degree 10,432 15.74%
 Associate degree 2,384 3.60%
 Bachelors degree 16,482 24.87%
 Graduate or professional degree 9,917 14.96%

Somerville Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 448 0.58% 376 0.49% 824 1.06%
Kindergarten 478 0.62% 99 0.13% 577 0.74%
Grades 1-4 2,287 2.95% 277 0.36% 2,564 3.31%
Grades 5-8 1,961 2.53% 427 0.55% 2,388 3.08%
Grades 9-12 2,390 3.08% 396 0.51% 2,786 3.60%
Undergrad college 1,776 2.29% 4,652 6.00% 6,428 8.30%
Graduate or professional school 658 0.85% 4,366 5.64% 5,024 6.48%
Total 9,998 12.90% 10,593 13.67% 20,591 26.58%

Somerville Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Somerville Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 3,554
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $236,367,000
Retail sales (2002): $603,989,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $88,283,000
Somerville Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Somerville Public Benefits Information

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Somerville Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 65,804 87.51%
 Below Poverty Level 9,395 12.49%

Somerville Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1951 $6,976 $222 $4,070 $498 $184 $291 $12,019 $5,691 $2,288 $0
1952 $7,503 $229 $3,717 $499 $187 $238 $12,144 $6,132 $2,896 $0
1953 $7,436 $180 $3,741 $498 $226 $199 $12,100 $5,930 $3,941 $0
1954 $8,760 $173 $3,672 $650 $224 $232 $13,538 $6,857 $3,576 $3,418
1955 $8,627 $172 $3,971 $667 $258 $262 $13,785 $6,879 $3,654 $2,847
1956 $10,392 $210 $4,029 $603 $245 $403 $15,672 $7,123 $3,795 $3,579
1957 $9,649 $219 $4,590 $718 $271 $720 $15,948 $7,601 $4,132 $6,004
1958 $10,247 $213 $4,107 $623 $291 $269 $15,537 $7,865 $4,237 $3,374
1959 $11,052 $229 $4,812 $638 $319 $241 $17,062 $8,344 $4,722 $3,356
1960 $12,193 $169 $4,828 $663 $336 $343 $18,363 $8,952 $4,300 $3,577
1961 $12,221 $165 $5,320 $672 $374 $362 $18,949 $8,727 $4,769 $4,135
1962 $13,050 $166 $5,480 $694 $402 $431 $20,057 $9,765 $4,715 $4,330
1963 $12,850 $171 $6,053 $850 $427 $444 $20,624 $10,350 $4,420 $4,427
1964 $12,850 $171 $6,053 $850 $427 $444 $20,624 $10,350 $4,420 $0
1965 $13,330 $134 $6,563 $928 $427 $429 $21,677 $10,372 $7,217 $0
1966 $14,489 $130 $6,738 $867 $427 $530 $23,051 $11,551 $8,099 $0
1967 $14,978 $124 $8,555 $830 $561 $644 $25,568 $12,496 $8,500 $6,995
1968 $16,121 $136 $10,428 $812 $561 $612 $28,534 $13,420 $6,691 $0
1969 $15,793 $127 $9,457 $850 $561 $532 $27,193 $14,240 $7,568 $0
1970 $16,997 $147 $4,674 $769 $561 $1,242 $24,243 $14,942 $10,010 $5,814
1971 $19,684 $165 $6,517 $867 $561 $711 $28,340 $16,917 $13,230 $8,871
1972 $20,892 $156 $5,396 $824 $906 $656 $28,674 $17,454 $15,455 $10,203
1973 $20,892 $156 $5,396 $824 $906 $656 $28,674 $17,454 $15,455 $10,203
1974 $21,695 $167 $11,513 $800 $906 $956 $35,870 $19,309 $22,433 $10,945
1975 $21,695 $167 $11,513 $800 $906 $956 $35,870 $19,309 $22,433 $10,945
1976 $25,756 $181 $16,706 $1,366 $906 $807 $45,541 $20,235 $31,551 $9,797
1977 $26,048 $198 $15,848 $1,241 $906 $1,108 $45,151 $25,304 $30,705 $9,003
1978 $33,381 $174 $16,028 $1,069 $906 $798 $52,182 $26,777 $29,500 $8,229
1979 $34,183 $266 $32,433 $1,489 $1,660 $778 $70,543 $28,473 $29,155 $14,648
1980 $32,522 $230 $32,327 $1,338 $1,816 $991 $68,994 $34,537 $26,405 $17,439
1981 $36,067 $237 $28,054 $1,064 $1,966 $1,492 $68,643 $33,439 $24,560 $18,931
1982 $30,822 $238 $32,517 $1,381 $0 $1,930 $66,650 $24,341 $22,131 $8,130
1983 $29,958 $286 $35,109 $987 $2,669 $1,226 $69,949 $25,500 $24,735 $27,189
1984 $29,681 $423 $38,346 $3,357 $2,248 $3,045 $76,677 $36,058 $21,675 $31,101
1985 $28,430 $582 $50,363 $5,034 $3,612 $2,554 $89,993 $34,797 $42,355 $54,685
1986 $26,863 $479 $54,104 $3,753 $6,093 $3,587 $94,400 $39,389 $36,050 $54,305
1987 $29,522 $685 $59,116 $4,891 $4,047 $4,891 $102,467 $37,814 $32,510 $72,267
1988 $30,727 $657 $58,825 $3,787 $5,404 $4,582 $103,325 $48,548 $30,275 $75,140
1989 $35,128 $772 $65,928 $4,957 $7,024 $6,826 $119,863 $51,985 $22,500 $68,738
1990 $35,866 $807 $37,056 $6,468 $0 $10,922 $90,312 $51,912 $20,780 $12,246
1991 $40,489 $764 $82,331 $7,142 $3,207 $6,778 $139,947 $55,553 $11,690 $70,687
1992 $39,993 $698 $49,222 $8,405 $10,688 $5,537 $113,845 $53,842 $8,600 $73,142
1993 $43,443 $763 $52,618 $10,060 $8,244 $6,118 $120,483 $52,686 $5,840 $78,461
1994 $42,519 $787 $52,266 $12,456 $6,798 $7,523 $121,562 $55,521 $10,325 $79,490
1995 $47,692 $1,023 $61,041 $12,403 $6,850 $6,802 $134,788 $58,500 $10,451 $87,692
1996 $49,616 $859 $59,124 $12,015 $8,104 $7,160 $136,019 $67,246 $6,753 $104,483
1997 $49,532 $882 $66,237 $11,685 $8,232 $8,176 $143,862 $72,275 $53,260 $144,378
1998 $51,203 $1,052 $63,594 $12,821 $8,232 $8,599 $144,449 $75,249 $67,842 $153,344
1999 $51,864 $1,127 $74,222 $13,473 $7,901 $8,738 $156,198 $81,198 $62,480 $145,024
2000 $69,399 $1,495 $80,643 $15,285 $10,443 $7,370 $183,140 $85,168 $58,785 $142,551
2001 $62,295 $2,458 $78,308 $16,342 $10,906 $9,381 $177,232 $85,005 $55,184 $128,818
2002 $68,834 $2,099 $83,045 $16,456 $3,657 $9,709 $181,701 $77,706 $78,565 $158,594
2003 $73,599 $3,066 $79,508 $14,983 $4,399 $11,218 $183,707 $88,078 $78,278 $148,528
2004 $74,655 $3,791 $69,617 $15,495 $16,652 $13,614 $190,033 $82,818 $59,749 $167,006
2005 $77,976 $4,248 $67,191 $5,069 $25,083 $22,640 $197,959 $72,266 $72,740 $184,969
2006 $82,957 $3,491 $69,893 $7,717 $26,335 $27,674 $214,576 $77,126 $80,016 $204,552


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1951 $3,003 $367 $29 $138 $334 $336 $10,457
$1,514 $2,676 $60 $177 $76 $1,747
1952 $3,239 $389 $49 $241 $429 $202 $11,325
$1,608 $3,058 $53 $178 $97 $1,782
1953 $3,455 $423 $841 $314 $383 $509 $13,087
$1,659 $2,967 $67 $187 $101 $2,181
1954 $3,734 $450 $76 $281 $459 $371 $13,065
$2,039 $2,995 $67 $232 $150 $2,211
1955 $4,595 $401 $157 $288 $447 $356 $14,190
$1,808 $3,073 $83 $225 $138 $2,619
1956 $4,692 $450 $50 $484 $532 $320 $14,630
$1,831 $3,020 $106 $209 $168 $2,768
1957 $4,766 $402 $61 $490 $1,265 $367 $16,114
$2,089 $3,040 $129 $239 $178 $3,088
1958 $4,474 $359 $54 $329 $683 $388 $16,134
$2,132 $3,355 $152 $365 $244 $3,599
1959 $4,813 $476 $0 $346 $669 $259 $18,474
$2,226 $3,538 $225 $286 $246 $5,390
1960 $4,987 $606 $0 $308 $655 $231 $23,400
$2,380 $3,708 $283 $6,196 $274 $3,772
1961 $5,533 $421 $0 $312 $835 $406 $19,482
$2,656 $4,073 $274 $327 $302 $4,343
1962 $5,580 $417 $52 $299 $800 $390 $19,939
$2,531 $4,354 $251 $308 $353 $4,604
1963 $5,875 $452 $0 $322 $761 $442 $20,629
$2,787 $4,498 $189 $297 $397 $4,609
1964 $5,875 $452 $177 $322 $761 $442 $20,629
$2,787 $4,498 $189 $297 $397 $4,432
1965 $6,399 $439 $78 $218 $852 $467 $21,544
$2,724 $4,922 $307 $296 $397 $4,445
1966 $7,884 $660 $78 $206 $860 $456 $23,359
$2,862 $4,881 $296 $301 $397 $4,478
1967 $7,975 $622 $70 $203 $780 $476 $25,259
$3,019 $5,771 $332 $318 $538 $5,155
1968 $7,964 $652 $290 $222 $876 $513 $27,343
$3,253 $6,830 $382 $320 $538 $5,503
1969 $8,488 $692 $309 $279 $752 $553 $27,339
$3,482 $5,581 $356 $352 $538 $5,957
1970 $8,494 $807 $1,984 $353 $1,516 $769 $27,057
$3,725 $282 $535 $397 $538 $7,657
1971 $9,243 $759 $1,442 $434 $673 $1,251 $26,874
$4,609 $276 $824 $347 $538 $6,478
1972 $11,931 $689 $1,418 $433 $699 $876 $32,117
$4,689 $440 $686 $351 $1,213 $8,692
1973 $11,931 $689 $1,418 $433 $699 $876 $32,116
$4,689 $440 $686 $351 $1,213 $8,691
1974 $12,988 $903 $2,411 $518 $1,125 $1,044 $34,888
$4,159 $379 $1,392 $525 $1,213 $8,231
1975 $12,988 $903 $2,411 $518 $1,125 $1,044 $34,888
$4,159 $379 $1,392 $525 $1,213 $8,231
1976 $15,848 $1,396 $2,930 $1,883 $1,668 $904 $45,762
$6,404 $283 $1,685 $509 $1,213 $11,039
1977 $22,201 $1,577 $1,000 $377 $1,948 $936 $46,608
$6,850 $293 $2,186 $503 $1,213 $7,524
1978 $18,855 $1,527 $1,000 $381 $2,126 $985 $44,514
$7,205 $293 $1,968 $543 $1,213 $8,418
1979 $25,889 $1,862 $1,084 $425 $5,220 $591 $69,052
$7,355 $355 $2,243 $1,146 $3,246 $19,636
1980 $24,543 $1,927 $1,066 $439 $6,072 $895 $65,771
$8,192 $416 $2,181 $927 $3,763 $15,350
1981 $26,938 $3,202 $1,207 $450 $6,528 $1,468 $78,624
$9,352 $290 $2,430 $883 $4,075 $21,801
1982 $21,105 $1,735 $1,129 $361 $6,142 $877 $57,832
$8,553 $134 $2,255 $538 $0 $15,003
1983 $24,383 $1,949 $1,272 $358 $6,517 $1,525 $69,172
$8,328 $250 $1,705 $681 $5,635 $16,569
1984 $27,043 $1,619 $1,226 $378 $6,723 $1,079 $74,692
$7,321 $218 $1,655 $701 $5,900 $20,829
1985 $32,979 $1,996 $1,203 $405 $7,492 $1,143 $84,567
$9,762 $208 $1,466 $1,148 $6,298 $20,467
1986 $40,219 $2,578 $1,356 $483 $6,698 $617 $92,494
$11,236 $222 $2,655 $913 $6,617 $18,900
1987 $32,705 $2,509 $1,921 $501 $6,454 $629 $90,205
$11,732 $216 $2,739 $1,081 $8,523 $21,195
1988 $35,161 $3,944 $1,190 $529 $7,701 $748 $96,534
$12,830 $220 $2,340 $558 $7,775 $23,538
1989 $38,314 $4,111 $2,985 $682 $10,934 $458 $115,034
$14,322 $214 $1,777 $1,246 $8,226 $31,765
1990 $40,564 $4,105 $2,429 $665 $5,999 $489 $105,617
$15,560 $210 $1,561 $769 $0 $33,266
1991 $44,250 $3,965 $2,511 $649 $11,028 $430 $118,602
$15,405 $216 $1,216 $448 $9,504 $28,980
1992 $42,525 $3,485 $1,949 $538 $6,565 $379 $112,208
$14,279 $189 $1,422 $629 $8,443 $31,805
1993 $44,704 $3,688 $2,320 $574 $8,727 $379 $126,587
$14,381 $195 $744 $552 $9,770 $40,553
1994 $46,412 $3,863 $2,308 $684 $8,859 $416 $135,263
$15,528 $220 $989 $637 $10,205 $45,142
1995 $48,009 $3,984 $2,854 $733 $9,380 $432 $133,287
$16,493 $191 $1,222 $786 $11,038 $38,165
1996 $48,453 $4,072 $4,997 $731 $9,388 $458 $136,133
$17,239 $197 $1,515 $432 $11,648 $37,003
1997 $60,665 $4,915 $4,947 $807 $10,062 $522 $152,821
$17,810 $218 $1,769 $427 $13,621 $37,058
1998 $71,929 $5,177 $5,381 $817 $10,410 $561 $168,160
$18,218 $214 $2,675 $435 $13,621 $38,722
1999 $77,693 $4,974 $5,259 $919 $10,264 $601 $182,620
$19,669 $223 $3,293 $516 $12,635 $46,574
2000 $73,510 $4,704 $5,391 $928 $9,645 $622 $184,533
$21,285 $231 $3,267 $484 $12,725 $51,741
2001 $78,149 $4,216 $7,308 $1,061 $9,992 $703 $188,950
$22,642 $375 $3,346 $580 $13,963 $46,615
2002 $81,832 $4,063 $6,330 $1,055 $10,401 $669 $204,587
$25,229 $266 $2,748 $476 $14,775 $56,743
2003 $90,315 $3,805 $6,607 $1,149 $9,449 $606 $211,492
$23,986 $185 $3,557 $1,728 $16,650 $53,455
2004 $79,143 $3,466 $6,335 $1,145 $9,626 $687 $203,943
$23,261 $205 $3,337 $2,833 $17,405 $56,500
2005 $61,286 $4,051 $8,699 $893 $8,637 $562 $188,776
$21,545 $210 $3,133 $3,110 $19,181 $57,469
2006 $67,118 $4,293 $9,258 $1,062 $9,808 $714 $201,779
$24,889 $245 $3,048 $3,240 $15,384 $62,720

Somerville Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Somerville Criminal Information

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Somerville Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 1.357 0.228 0.000 0.699 2.284 0.000 3.493 12.682 8.087 24.262
2000 1.224 0.224 0.013 0.711 2.172 0.000 3.858 12.244 8.690 24.792
2001 2.017 0.090 0.000 0.925 3.032 0.000 5.498 13.655 6.179 25.332
2002 2.461 0.344 0.038 1.594 4.437 0.000 5.444 17.351 5.520 28.315
2003 1.935 0.143 0.000 1.273 3.351 0.000 4.910 11.794 6.767 23.471
2004 1.682 0.171 0.039 1.498 3.390 0.000 6.150 13.168 4.718 24.036
2005 1.525 0.093 0.013 1.843 3.474 0.040 6.909 11.046 4.230 22.185
2006 2.281 0.252 0.027 1.711 4.270 0.080 5.755 15.965 4.190 25.911
2007 2.050 0.229 0.013 1.605 3.897 0.027 5.879 20.673 3.816 30.368

Somerville Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 5 117
2005 25 112
2006 23 130
2007 22 127

Somerville Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,976
2000 2,048
2001 2,208
2002 2,569

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Somerville Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Somerville Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 6,585 8.50%
10-19 Years 7,242 9.35%
20-29 Years 22,430 28.95%
30-39 Years 15,396 19.87%
40-49 Years 9,279 11.98%
50-59 Years 6,256 8.07%
60-69 Years 4,255 5.49%
70-79 Years 3,726 4.81%
80-89 Years 1,939 2.50%
90+ Years 370 0.48%

Somerville Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 37,730 48.70%
 Female 39,748 51.30%

Somerville Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 56,320 72.69%
 Hispanic/Latino 6,786 8.76%
 Asian 4,972 6.42%
 African-American 4,868 6.28%
 Multiracial 3,174 4.10%
 Other Race 1,197 1.54%
 Amerindian 128 0.17%
 Pacific Islander 33 0.04%

Somerville Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 14,568 20.46%
2. Italian 11,213 15.75%
3. Portuguese 5,815 8.17%
4. English 5,278 7.41%
5. German 4,336 6.09%
6. Brazilian 3,870 5.44%
7. French Non-Basque 2,203 3.09%
8. Haitian 2,168 3.05%
9. Polish 2,137 3.00%
10. United States Or American 1,996 2.80%

Somerville Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 47,653 64.43%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 8,932 12.08%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 5,794 7.83%
4. French Creole 2,023 2.74%
5. Italian 1,786 2.41%
6. Chinese 1,639 2.22%
7. French 891 1.20%
8. Greek 684 0.92%
9. Other Asian 495 0.67%
10. Hindi 474 0.64%

Somerville Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 54,751 70.67%
 Naturalized immigrant 7,077 9.13%
 Not a citizen 15,650 20.20%

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Somerville Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02143 02144 02145