For population 25 years and over in Somerville:
For population 15 years and over in Somerville town:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $684 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (35.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (457.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Williston, TN (2.3 miles ), Oakland, TN (3.0 miles ), Fayette Corners, TN (3.1 miles) , Moscow, TN (3.5 miles ), Hickory Withe, TN (3.6 miles ), Whiteville, TN (3.7 miles ), Hickory Valley, TN (3.8 miles) , La Grange, TN (3.9 miles) .
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Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 89.36 W
Area code: 901
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Somerville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-0.6%).
Work and jobs in Somerville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Somerville, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Somerville-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Somerville town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 21.5 miles away from the town center killed 38 people and injured 157 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Somerville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Somerville center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Somerville center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 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 Fayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Floods: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Homesick James - Blues musician, Ingram Stainback - Politician, Carlos Clark - Basketball player, Frank Holmes - College basketball player (UAB Blazers), William L. Wainwright - North Carolina politician.
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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Somerville compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Somerville (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Somerville town (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,699 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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See more detailed statistics of Somerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,684,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,360
Total average daily truck traffic: 865
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 20,544
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Somerville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Somerville, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somerville)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Somerville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.