Somerville, Massachusetts 

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Population

80,318

5% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$66,866

Avg. Home Price

$693,600

Best Places to Live in Somerville, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Somerville
Zip Codes: 02143 02145 02144
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Somerville is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Somerville jobs have increased by 1.26%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Somerville's cost of living is 78.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Somerville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Somerville's population is 80,318 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.39%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Somerville is $693,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.13%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Somerville public schools spend $19,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12 students per teacher in Somerville. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Somerville

It's a good time to buy in Somerville. Home Appreciation is up 12.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Somerville Real Estate.

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Reviews for Somerville   3 Reviews
Ready to move on...but where? - 11/17/2011
I've lived in Somerville/Cambridge for 10 years, the last 4.5 with my husband in Spring Hill. It really is a great place to live if you are in your 20s & 30s: it is... Read More

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Not too bad a place to live - 9/30/2008
Living in Somerville is OK. I'm not a 'city' person and I would rather be out in the country some place, but it's not too bad here. I'm in my early 50s and own a house.... Read More

Davis Square - 2/8/2008
we are midwest transplants to the Boston area and lucked out by finding this great little neighborhood - right on the train line, little stores and good community - we... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SOMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS
02143 02145 02144