For population 25 years and over in Somerville:
For population 15 years and over in Somerville town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (58.2 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (158.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (335.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Washington, ME (2.2 miles ), Windsor, ME (2.3 miles ), Palermo, ME (2.6 miles ), Jefferson, ME (2.7 miles ), Whitefield, ME (2.8 miles ), Liberty, ME (3.1 miles ), China, ME (3.2 miles ), Appleton, ME (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.29 N, Longitude: 69.49 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Somerville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Somerville, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Somerville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Somerville town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 25.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Somerville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.3 miles away from Somerville center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Somerville center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Somerville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerville:
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Public elementary/middle school in Somerville:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Somerville and their reported violations in the past:MSU 133 SOMERVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Somerville compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Somerville town (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,231 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Somerville:
Somerville fatal accident list:
Mar 2, 2004 11:00 PM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 14, 1987 05:50 PM, 14041406, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $126,000
Total average daily traffic: 672
Total average daily truck traffic: 47
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,009
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.