Somerville, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Somerville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Somerville had a population of 723 as of July 1, 2018. Somerville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Somerville is located at latitude 34.4731 and longitude -86.7986 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Somerville encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Town of Somerville (GNIS ID: 2407365) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Somerville is located within Somerville Division of Morgan County.

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Somerville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 723
Population in Households 721
Population in Familes 616
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 263
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,443
Average Household Income $56,218
Per Capita Income $22,054


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $127,885
Average Home Value $159,874


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% -0.08%
Households -0.04% -0.07%
Families 0.17% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Somerville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somerville to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 358 38th
Population Density # 271 54th
Diversity Index # 496 15th
Median Household Income # 159 73rd
Per Capita Income # 292 50th

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