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Somerville
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Somerville is a suburb of New York City with a population of 12,453. Somerville is in Somerset County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Somerville offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Somerville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Somerville are highly rated.

About

About Somerville...
Population
12,453

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$346,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,489
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Somerville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    16.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    41.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    720
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    124.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Somerville

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$92,995
National
$69,021

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