Somerville, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 773 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +122.8%
Males: 402  (52.1%)
Females: 371  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

52.8 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35670.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,287 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Somerville:

$38,287
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,699 (it was $13,747 in 2000)

Somerville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,476 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Somerville:

$100,476
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $120,383; detached houses: $159,213; mobile homes: $26,278

Median gross rent in 2019: $646.

March 2019 cost of living index in Somerville: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.4%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Somerville, AL (2019)
    • 48287.6%White alone
    • 376.7%Black alone
    • 132.4%Hispanic
    • 61.1%Two or more races
    • 50.9%American Indian alone

Races in Somerville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Somerville, Alabama as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somerville is 33 to 1.


Crime rates in Somerville by year

Type

2006

2007

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(212.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(1,389)
6
(1,274)
1
(151.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(3,889)
24
(5,096)
7
(1,057)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(424.6)
1
(151.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index252.8496.865.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Somerville, AL

Crime rate in Somerville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (43.8%), German (7.5%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.8%), European (2.2%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 656 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 757 people per square mile   (low).

Somerville, Alabama map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $334 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $343 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (13.0 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (65.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (512.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Priceville, AL (2.4 miles ),
Hartselle, AL (2.9 miles ),
Triana, AL (3.0 miles ),
Falkville, AL (3.0 miles ),
Eva, AL (3.2 miles ),
Laceys Spring, AL (3.3 miles ),
Triana-Blackwall, AL (3.4 miles ),
Mooresville, AL (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 86.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Distribution of median household income in Somerville, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Somerville, AL in 2019
Somerville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Somerville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Truck transportation (10.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Chemicals (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.1%)
  • Apparel (7.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Somerville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (12.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)

Average climate in Somerville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Somerville, Alabama average temperatures Somerville, Alabama average precipitation Somerville, Alabama humidity Somerville, Alabama wind speed Somerville, Alabama snowfall Somerville, Alabama sunshine Somerville, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.8. This is about average.

City:

65.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Somerville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Somerville town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 21.4 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Somerville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Somerville center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Somerville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from Somerville center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from Somerville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Somerville:

  • SUMMERFORD NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FALKVILLE, AL)
  • FALKVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FALKVILLE, AL)
  • HGA HOMECARE OF DECATUR (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • DECATUR MORGAN HOSPITAL-DECATUR CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • MORGAN COUNTY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • ALACARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • PARKWAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; DECATUR, AL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Somerville:

  • 14 miles: Browns Ferry 1 and 2 in Decatur, AL.
  • 14 miles: Browns Ferry 3 in Decatur, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerville:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 16 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,911)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 20 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Athens State University (about 26 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 26 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 28 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Snead State Community College (about 41 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 51 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)

Public high schools in Somerville:

  • ALBERT P BREWER VOC SCH (Students: 895, Location: 59 EVA RD, Grades: 10-12)
  • ALBERT P BREWER HIGH SCH (Location: 59 EVA RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somerville:

  • COTACO SCH (Students: 514, Location: 100 COTACO SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • UNION HILL SCH (Students: 400, Location: 2221 UNION HILL RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Somerville

Library in Somerville:

  • SOMERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,345; Location: 192 BROAD ST; 10,858 books; 92 audio materials; 207 video materials; 74 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Somerville Area Volunteer Emergency Services (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Somerville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Northern Branch (A), Gum Spring Creek (B), Gill Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Somerville and their reported violations in the past:

NE MORGAN CO WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY (Population served: 22,038, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-18-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-18-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.4%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Somerville (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Somerville Branch at 5276 Highway 67, branch established on 1993/05/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Somerville:

Marital status in Somerville, AL
  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 24.2%

For population 25 years and over in Somerville:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Somerville, AL (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,647179
Mainline Protestant11,68746
Catholic8,3801
Black Protestant2,60519
Other9415
None36,230-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Here:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Morgan County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Morgan County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

11.1%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

35.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Morgan County:

20.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Somerville:

47.0%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Somerville:

47.6%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Somerville:

30.4
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

14.6%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Somerville:

15.6%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Somerville:

6.5
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Somerville:

54.3%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Somerville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,955$35,8200$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,524$30,2880$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,578$42,9360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,625$19,5000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,457
Totals for Government 6$16,682$33,3642$1,457

Somerville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $93,000 ($120.31)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($102.20)
    Police Protection: $79,000 ($102.20)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($60.80)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($23.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($7.76)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($6.47)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($5.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($3.88)
    Corrections - Other: $2,000 ($2.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($73.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,000 ($27.17)

Somerville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($106.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($25.87)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $366,000 ($473.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $74,000 ($95.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $71,000 ($91.85)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $7,000 ($9.06)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($6.47)

Somerville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,431,000 ($1851.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,405,000 ($1817.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($33.64)

4.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, AL  0.90% ($46,026 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.65% ($34,964)
from Cullman County, AL  0.39% ($30,839)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, AL  1.15% ($40,359 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.71% ($37,238)
to Limestone County, AL  0.46% ($51,596)

Businesses in Somerville, AL

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerville:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WQAH (1310 AM; 1 kW; PRICEVILLE, AL; Owner: ABERCROMBIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerville:

  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W287AD (105.3 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: JEFFREY S. CHUNN)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WRJL-FM (99.9 FM; EVA, AL; Owner: ROJO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Somerville:

  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • Somerville, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count10035
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15118
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2469
  • Fatalities11346
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25043
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents860
See more detailed statistics of Somerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.9mTotal length
  • $9,186,000Total costs
  • 38,539Total average daily traffic
  • 3,244Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,632Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Somerville, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Somerville, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Somerville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3.5 Mi S (Lat: 34.404250 Lon: -86.799722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNGK851, Licensee ID: L00005009,
    Assigned Frequencies: 863.787 MHz, 864.787 MHz, 865.787 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2001, Expiration Date: 10/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2010, Certifier: Dave Haller, Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 1 Inc, 2001 Edmund Halley Dr, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 34.444194 Lon: -86.753250, Call Sign: WQNR842,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.072 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2021, Expiration Date: 05/03/2031, Certifier: Joel Bevel, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 3.5 Mile S. Of (Lat: 34.404250 Lon: -86.799722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQVB441,
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.093 MHz, 771.068 MHz, 771.443 MHz, 771.893 MHz, 772.243 MHz, 773.493 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2014, Expiration Date: 06/13/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2015, Certifier: Jamey S Wright, Registrant: Apco International Inc Ls 120814 Cmp 121214 Cmp, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 3.5 Mile S. Of (Lat: 34.404250 Lon: -86.799722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WNTV889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 08/09/2029, Registrant: Joe Wheeler Emc, 25700 Al Hwy 24, Trinity, AL 35673, Phone: (256) 552-2376, Fax: (256) 355-0631, Email:
  • UPPER RIVER, 1289 Cr79 (Lat: 34.527000 Lon: -86.805889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQG552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somerville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-4-220C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V 350 SERIES (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40354, N40354, N-40354, Serial Number: 2132C, Year manufactured: 1972, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Leva M Wright, 5820 Highway 36 E, Somerville, AL 35670
  • Aircraft: PRICE HARVEY L SKY RAIDER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 641HP, N641HP, N-641HP, Serial Number: B 001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Marty H Turney, 282 Ne Turney Rd, Somerville, AL 35670

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$108,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$73,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0054.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Somerville, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Somerville, AL - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 50 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Somerville, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.1%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Somerville, AL
    • 7954.1%Outside Fires
    • 5336.3%Structure Fires
    • 149.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somerville, AL
Most common first names in Somerville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5271.8 years
William4773.2 years
Robert2573.9 years
John2372.4 years
Mary2173.7 years
Charles1665.3 years
Henry1575.7 years
Willie1476.7 years
Ruby1475.5 years
George1374.1 years
Most common last names in Somerville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3478.8 years
Henderson2070.6 years
Maxwell1974.1 years
Brown1771.8 years
Winton1573.4 years
Sharp1478.1 years
Turney1377.6 years
Smith1275.6 years
Davis1274.7 years
Jones1274.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somerville, AL
  • 67.7%Electricity
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somerville, AL
  • 87.6%Electricity
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Somerville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David A. Bittle (2)
  • Donald Gregory Chavers (2)
  • Jonathan French (1)
  • Jarrod Fortinberry (1)
  • Steve D. Underwood (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.