Somerville Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Somerville, MA

General Somerville Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Brookline, MA, Malden, MA, Chelsea, MA, Winchester, MA, Watertown, MA, Belmont, MA, Boston, MA, Cambridge, MA, Arlington, MA, Medford, MA, Everett, MA

Somerville Population (census data)
Total 74,405 (-3.9% since 2000)
Male 36,233 (48.7%)
Female 38,172 (51.3%)

Population Density: 18,120 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 139.3 (US Avg is 100)

Somerville Elevation: 12 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.11 square miles

Median Household Income: $61,402

Zip Codes: 02144, 02145, and 02143.

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Somerville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (72.7%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Black (6.5%)
  • Other race (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • Chinese (2.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (18.9%)
  • Italian (14.5%)
  • Portuguese (7.5%)
  • English (6.8%)
  • German (5.6%)
  • West Indian (3.7%)
Foriegn Born: 22,727 people (30.5%)
  • Latin America (48.4%)
  • Europe (32.0%)
  • Asia (19.6%)

Local Somerville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Boston University, Harvard University, Northeastern University

Somerville School Information

High Schools
Full Circle High School (11 Otis Street, Somerville, MA, 02145 - Somerville District)
Somerville High (81 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA, 02143 - Somerville District)
Other/Private Schools
Arthur D Healey (5 Meacham Street, Somerville, MA, 02145 - Somerville District)
Benjamin G Brown (201 Willow Avenue, Somerville, MA, 02144 - Somerville District)
Cummings (42 Prescott Street, Somerville, MA, 02143 - Somerville District)
E Somerville Community (115 Pearl Street, Somerville, MA, 02145 - Somerville District)
John F Kennedy (5 Cherry Street, Somerville, MA, 02144 - Somerville District)
Lincoln Park Community (50 Thurston Street, Somerville, MA, 02143 - Somerville District)
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School (15 Webster Avenue, Somerville, MA, 02143 - Prospect Hill Academy Charter District)
West Somerville Neighborhood (177 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville, MA, 02144 - Somerville District)
Winter Hill Community (115 Sycamore Street, Somerville, MA, 02145 - Somerville District)

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