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Somerville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Somerville is a populated place located in Morgan County at latitude 34.467 and longitude -86.7958. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Somerville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Somerville, Alabama.

The Census Class Code for Somerville indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Somerville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Somerville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 729
Population in Households 727
Population in Familes 626
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 289
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 229 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $147,449
Average Home Value $175,437


Median Household Income $42,161
Average Household Income $53,816
Per Capita Income $21,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.11%
Households 0.25% 0.21%
Families 1.01% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Somerville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somerville to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 354 39th
Population Density1 # 269 54th
Diversity Index2 # 496 15th
Median Household Income # 169 71st
Per Capita Income # 164 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.