Somerville employment information

Income per capita$36,229$36,441$28,555
Median household income$66,866$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$91,199$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$59,260$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$40,823$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$35,479$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level15.5%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Somerville is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Somerville is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Somerville is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Somerville is equal to the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Somerville median earnings by income bracket

Somerville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%0.6%
Manufacturing sector7.6%0.2%
Financial & insurance services5.0%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.2%7.2%
Public administration3.5%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.8%
Education, health & social services22.3%44.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,249$171,538221%
Wellesley, MA28,858$159,615198%
Winchester, MA21,863$141,829165%
Lexington, MA32,306$137,456157%
Needham, MA29,540$129,154141%
Somerville, MA77,560$66,86625%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brooklyn Park, MN77,579$62,65617%
Bellflower, CA77,521$49,3608%
Lynchburg, VA77,626$39,39126%
Lawrence, MA77,364$34,49635%
Tustin, CA77,765$71,10533%
Somerville, MA77,560$66,86625%
Source: The Somerville, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.