Somerville, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 3,200 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.0%
Males: 1,389  (43.4%)
Females: 1,811  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38068.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,022 (it was $21,225 in 2000)
Somerville:

$26,022
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,456 (it was $15,636 in 2000)

Somerville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,075 (it was $77,400 in 2000)
Somerville:

$182,075
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $214,724; detached houses: $214,855

Median gross rent in 2017: $506.

March 2019 cost of living index in Somerville: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.7% for Black residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Somerville, TN (2017)
    • 1,69753.4%White alone
    • 1,33942.1%Black alone
    • 752.4%American Indian alone
    • 240.8%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 110.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Somerville, Tennessee as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somerville is 114 to 1.


Crime rates in Somerville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.0)
1
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.7)
2
(64.4)
1
(32.3)
1
(31.9)
2
(62.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(101.1)
3
(101.9)
7
(237.4)
3
(101.1)
2
(67.4)
2
(67.3)
5
(160.9)
2
(64.6)
3
(95.6)
2
(62.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(606.7)
7
(237.8)
31
(1,051)
21
(708.0)
31
(1,045)
37
(1,246)
11
(354.0)
21
(678.5)
14
(446.0)
20
(622.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(775.2)
3
(101.9)
19
(644.3)
8
(269.7)
19
(640.6)
17
(572.4)
36
(1,159)
24
(775.4)
19
(605.3)
6
(186.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(2,966)
47
(1,596)
101
(3,425)
71
(2,394)
85
(2,866)
86
(2,896)
78
(2,510)
82
(2,649)
62
(1,975)
41
(1,276)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(337.0)
4
(135.9)
5
(169.5)
2
(67.4)
2
(67.4)
4
(134.7)
8
(257.5)
6
(193.9)
5
(159.3)
8
(249.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)351.5187.2504.2292.0394.1463.0372.7356.7341.2277.0

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City-data.com crime index in Somerville, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Somerville, TN City Guides:

Ancestries: African (26.2%), English (11.3%), American (7.9%), Irish (4.1%), German (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 408 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 286 people per square mile   (very low).

Somerville, Tennessee map

44 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $627 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,169 (0.5%)

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)

Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 89.36 W

Area code: 901

Distribution of median household income in Somerville, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Somerville, TN in 2017
Somerville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $208,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $207,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Somerville, TN residents
Average permit cost in Somerville, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Somerville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Somerville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Somerville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Somerville, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Somerville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 97% 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 near Tennessee state average. It is 74% 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 Somerville 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 the city 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 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 236.8 miles away from Somerville 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 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 Fayette County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 6, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Somerville:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE FAYETTE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 214 LAKEVIEW RD)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SOMERVILLE (308 LAKE DRIVE, PO BOX 550)
  • DAVITA SOMERVILLE (12475 HWY 64)
  • NHC HOMECARE SOMERVILLE (17985 HIGHWAY 64)

Airports and heliports located in Somerville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerville:

  • Rhodes College (about 37 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 37 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 39 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Union University (about 42 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 44 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 55 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 57 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

Public high school in Somerville:

Private high schools in Somerville:

  • FAYETTE ACADEMY (Students: 710, Location: 15090 HIGHWAY 64, Grades: PK-12)
  • MORRIS CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: 205 HENRY DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somerville:

  • EAST JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 479, Location: 400 LEACH RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 205, Location: 13955 HIGHWAY 59, WEST, Grades: PK-5)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Location: 10425 HIGHWAY 76, SOUTH, Grades: PK-5)
  • BUCKLEY-CARPENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 12580 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Somerville

Library in Somerville:

  • SOMERVILLE-FAYETTE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,716; Location: 216 W. MARKET STREET; 36,874 books; 864 audio materials; 996 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • We are a school in Fayette County, La Grange, TN. We would like to be added to the Private School listing. Our contact information is: 21450 Highway 57 P.O. Box 365 La Grange, TN 38046 901.878.1499 www.TheLaGrangeSchool.org How do we go about getting our school added? Thank you in advance for your assistance!

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Notable locations in Somerville: Fayette County Landfill (A), Somerville Fire Department (B), Fayette County Fire Department District 15 Station 2 (C), Fayette County Courthouse (D), Fayette County Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Somerville include: Spring Hill Church (A), Somerville First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Spring Hill Cemetery (1), Somerville Cemetery (2), Stitts Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Glengary Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Deerfield Inn (17307 US Highway 64) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Fayette County - Juvenile Court (1 Court Square) (1), Fayette County - County Court Clerk (1 Court Square) (2), Fayette County - Circuit Court Clerk (1 Court Square) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

SOUTHWEST SCHOOL (Population served: 412, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Somerville that have no violations reported:

  • SOMERVILLE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4,800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.1%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Somerville in 2010:

  • 103 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Somerville in 2000:

  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 75 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Somerville (2011 data):

  • The Somerville Bank & Trust Company: Somerville Branch at Highway 64 West, branch established on 1984/10/21; at 16790 Hwy 64, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $197.9 mil, Deposits: $174.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • The Farmers Bank of Lynchburg: Somerville Branch at 16814 Highway 64, branch established on 2001/03/27. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $158.8 mil, Deposits: $150.5 mil, headquarters in Lynchburg, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Fayette County: Somerville Branch at 15995 Highway 64, branch established on 2002/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $307.8 mil, Deposits: $253.8 mil, headquarters in Moscow, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Moscow Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Somerville Branch at 16880 Highway 64, branch established on 1965/03/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Somerville Branch at 430 W Fayette, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Somerville:

Marital status in Somerville, TN
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Somerville:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Somerville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Somerville, TN (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,09340
Black Protestant2,22117
Mainline Protestant1,88220
Catholic9001
Other4582
None24,859-
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: 4
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

33.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Somerville:

47.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Somerville:

42.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Somerville:

29.2
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Somerville:

20.3%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Somerville:

13.7%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Somerville:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Somerville, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$37,492$40,9000$0
Financial Administration 7$24,423$41,8680$0
Gas Supply 7$24,387$41,8060$0
Water Supply 6$16,658$33,3160$0
Firefighters 4$11,816$35,4483$208
Solid Waste Management 3$7,610$30,4400$0
Sewerage 2$6,824$40,9440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,880
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,950
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 40$129,210$38,76311$4,038

Somerville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $252,000 ($78.75)
    Gas Utilities: $209,000 ($65.31)
    Sewerage: $193,000 ($60.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($9.06)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,653,000 ($829.06)
    Police Protection: $840,000 ($262.50)
    Water Utilities: $513,000 ($160.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000 ($145.94)
    Sewerage: $371,000 ($115.94)
    Regular Highways: $333,000 ($104.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $276,000 ($86.25)
    Financial Administration: $61,000 ($19.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($8.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $21,000 ($6.56)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($5.63)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($4.38)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($2.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.56)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($17.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000 ($33.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $57,000 ($17.81)
    General Public Building: $55,000 ($17.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($14.69)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($10.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($3.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,624,000 ($507.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($15.63)

Somerville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $694,000 ($216.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($160.00)
    Other: $45,000 ($14.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($6.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.94)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $372,000 ($116.25)
    Other: $16,000 ($5.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $207,000 ($64.69)
    Interest Earnings: $102,000 ($31.88)
    Sale of Property: $52,000 ($16.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($9.69)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,061,000 ($956.56)
    Water Utilities: $653,000 ($204.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $274,000 ($85.63)
    Water Utilities: $236,000 ($73.75)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($33.13)
    Other: $100,000 ($31.25)
    Highways: $86,000 ($26.88)
    Gas Utilities: $12,000 ($3.75)
  • Tax - Property: $433,000 ($135.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $209,000 ($65.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($8.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($5.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.25)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.25)

Somerville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,066,000 ($2208.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,776,000 ($2117.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000 ($90.63)

Somerville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,293,000 ($3529.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,000 ($59.06)

8.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Shelby County, TN  4.85% ($83,148 average AGI)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.38% ($35,817)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.23% ($47,333)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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 Shelby County, TN  3.32% ($56,639 average AGI)
to Hardeman County, TN  0.27% ($28,262)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.24% ($87,054)
Businesses in Somerville, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerville:

  • WSTN (1410 AM; 1 kW; SOMERVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerville:

  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)

TV broadcast stations around Somerville:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Somerville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Somerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $13,845,000Total costs
  • 209,740Total average daily traffic
  • 20,661Total average daily truck traffic
  • 314,224Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Somerville, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 211990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Somerville, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Somerville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Somerville, TN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SOMERVILLE, .8 Mi S Se Int Of Rts 195 & 76 (Lat: 35.210361 Lon: -89.340889), Overall height: 127.4 m, Call Sign: WMT411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Old Jackson Road (Lat: 35.267028 Lon: -89.315889), Call Sign: KNKP416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.750 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005, Registrant: Keller & Heckman, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Fayette County Airport (Lat: 35.206194 Lon: -89.392778), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WNL5,
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.875 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2016, Expiration Date: 10/24/2026, Registrant: State Of Tennessee Department Of Transportation Aeronautics Division, 607 Hangar Lane Building 4219, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 741-3208, Fax: (615) 741-4959, Email:
  • Fayette County Airport (Lat: 35.205361 Lon: -89.392583), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.25500 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/1994, Expiration Date: 01/24/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: County Of Fayette, Room 204 Courthouse, Somerville, TN 38068

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Somerville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 90. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 195 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Somerville, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.9%), and Outside Fires (40.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Somerville, TN
    • 70445.9%Structure Fires
    • 61840.3%Outside Fires
    • 20013.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 120.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somerville, TN
Most common first names in Somerville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11070.4 years
Mary10279.3 years
John9075.2 years
William8775.5 years
Robert6571.5 years
Willie5875.1 years
George5573.3 years
Charlie3276.8 years
Joe2974.8 years
Charles2969.2 years
Most common last names in Somerville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6474.7 years
Taylor4875.6 years
Davis3971.0 years
Williams3669.6 years
Johnson3469.1 years
Williamson3378.9 years
Smith3273.9 years
Morris2878.7 years
Brown2776.0 years
Parks2077.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somerville, TN
  • 68.3%Utility gas
  • 31.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somerville, TN
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 18.1%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Somerville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Somerville on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
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