Somerville, Massachusetts 

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Population

79,983

+6.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.2%

Median Income

$66,866

Median Home Price

$736,400

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

Local Listings in Somerville
 $699,000 
9 Fennell St
Bed 5 | Bath 2 | 1352 SqFt
 $619,000 
91 Heath St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1061 SqFt
 $809,500 
16 Homer Sq
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1777 SqFt

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 2.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Somerville jobs have increased by 4.28%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Somerville's cost of living is 90.40% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Somerville's Cost of Living

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Somerville's population is 79,983 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.34%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Somerville is $736,400. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Somerville

It's a good time to buy in Somerville. Home Appreciation is up 8.4% 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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02143 02145 02144

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NEW LISTINGS IN SOMERVILLE
$699,000
9 Fennell St
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$619,000
91 Heath St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$809,500
16 Homer Sq
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$1,099,000
58 Otis St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$799,000
26 Mondamin Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,329,000
35 Powder House Ter
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$770,000
101 Flint St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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