Somerville, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,353 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.6%
 
Males: 683  (50.5%)
Females: 670  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77879.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,161 (it was $26,208 in 2000)
Somerville:

$40,161
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,910 (it was $12,995 in 2000)

Somerville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,316 (it was $40,400 in 2000)
Somerville:

$77,316
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $132,867; Detached houses: $149,934; Townhouses or other attached units: $272,581; Mobile homes: $69,872; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,847

Median gross rent in 2013: $488.

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  • Races in Somerville, TX (2010)

    Somerville races chart
    • 65347.5%White alone
    • 36526.5%Hispanic
    • 34124.8%Black alone
    • 120.9%Two or more races
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Somerville: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.1%), French (4.2%), Czech (2.4%), Irish (2.2%), United States (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 249 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 453 people per square mile   (low).

Somerville,TX real estate house value index trend

Somerville, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Somerville:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somerville city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

92 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This city:

5.7%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Somerville, Texas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Somerville to the number of sex offenders is 44 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,234 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,051 (1.4%)

Somerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (21.9 miles , pop. 67,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (62.2 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (79.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Gay Hill-Independence, TX (2.6 miles ), Old River, TX (3.3 miles ), Snook, TX (3.3 miles ), Burton, TX (3.5 miles ), Brenham, TX (3.9 miles ), Caldwell, TX (4.0 miles ), Carmine, TX (4.1 miles ), Cooks Point, TX (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $71,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.34 N, Longitude: 96.53 W

Area code: 979

Somerville household income distribution Somerville home values distribution

Crime rates in Somerville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001100000000
per 100,000 0.00.056.756.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001110140032
per 100,000 0.00.056.756.556.50.058.0237.70.00.0213.5142.6
Robberies 201112431210
per 100,000 114.70.056.756.556.5110.9232.2178.359.4119.771.20.0
Assaults 576210314104223
per 100,000 286.9393.5340.3113.0564.7166.4812.5594.2237.7119.7142.3213.8
Burglaries 56512813915168713
per 100,000 286.9337.3283.6678.0451.7721.0522.3891.3950.7478.8498.2926.6
Thefts 139166921541720171520
per 100,000 745.8505.9907.5339.0508.21,164.73,134.11,010.11,188.41,017.41,067.61,425.5
Auto thefts 116305234102
per 100,000 57.456.2340.3169.50.0277.3116.1178.3237.759.80.0142.6
Arson 001000210000
per 100,000 0.00.056.70.00.00.0116.159.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 146.0126.7326.5271.7226.5185.4448.8478.4198.0138.5297.5289.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Somerville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Somerville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Somerville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Somerville-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/10/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Somerville city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/20/1957, a category F3 tornado 11.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somerville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 310.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from Somerville center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 408.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 419.7 miles away from Somerville center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Burleson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerville topographic map

Birthplace of: Etta Hulme - Cartoonist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Somerville:

  • BRENHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • SWEETBRIAR NURSING HOME BRENHAM INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • BRENHAM REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS BRENHAM LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • BOHNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • SCOTT & WHITE HOSPITAL BRENHAM Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • AMA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerville:

  • Blinn College (about 15 miles; Brenham, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,959)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 22 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 37 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Lone Star College System (about 64 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 64 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • Austin Community College District (about 69 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Temple College (about 71 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)

Public high schools in Somerville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Somerville:

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Notable locations in Somerville: Sommerville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Medic 22 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Lawn Cemetery (1), Graveyard Crossing Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Burleson 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:

BIRCH CREEK RECREATION WSC (Population served: 441, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
BIRCH CREEK VILLAGE WATER (Population served: 174, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 67 regular monitoring violations
  • 20 other older monitoring violations
USCOE OVERLOOK PARK 6 (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2006)

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

  • USCOE OVERLOOK PARK 5 (Population served: 69, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.0%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

Somerville, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Somerville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Somerville (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: at 155 Eighth Street, branch established on 1925/06/01. Info updated 2007/03/20: Bank assets: $384.5 mil, Deposits: $350.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: C.S.b. Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Texas average:

14.4

Somerville travel time to work - commute Somerville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Somerville city (based on Burleson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,86323
Catholic2,1443
Mainline Protestant1,83610
Black Protestant1831
Other622
None9,099-
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: 6
Burleson County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Burleson County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Burleson County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Burleson County:

26.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 2$7,202$43,2120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,360
Judicial and Legal 1$2,236$26,8321$857
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,522$37,5662$2,579
Streets and Highways 2$2,597$15,5822$2,041
Welfare 0$0 1$1,244
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$560
Water Supply 4$11,708$35,1240$0
Totals for Government 13$36,265$33,47512$9,641

Somerville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $209,000 ($154.47)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($150.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($128.60)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($124.17)
    Financial Administration: $161,000 ($118.99)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($76.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000 ($53.95)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($21.43)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($11.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($73.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $364,000 ($269.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($7.39)

Somerville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $180,000 ($133.04)
    All Other: $152,000 ($112.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($34.00)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $208,000 ($153.73)
  • Tax - Property: $253,000 ($186.99)
    Total General Sales: $167,000 ($123.43)
    Public Utilities: $68,000 ($50.26)

Somerville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($121.95)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,657,000 ($1224.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,594,000 ($1178.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $132,000 ($97.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $63,000 ($46.56)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($24.39)

Somerville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($23.65)

7.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brazos County, TX  2.35% ($37,540 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.83% ($38,122)
from Washington County, TX  0.56% ($27,121)


7.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brazos County, TX  2.58% ($28,224 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($27,750)
to Washington County, TX  0.47% ($22,607)

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerville:

  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWBC (1550 AM; 5 kW; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWHI (1280 AM; 1 kW; BRENHAM, TX)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerville:

  • KTTX (106.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: TOM S. WHITEHEAD, INC.)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLTR (107.3 FM; CALDWELL, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KORA-FM (98.3 FM; BRYAN, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KMBV (92.5 FM; NAVASOTA, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNDE (95.1 FM; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KAMU-FM (90.9 FM; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KANJ (91.5 FM; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNFX-FM (99.5 FM; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K227AI (93.3 FM; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Somerville:

  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K35DI (Channel 35; SOMERVILLE, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KMAY-LP (Channel 23; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • K28AK (Channel 28; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRHD-LP (Channel 34; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMU-TV (Channel 15; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KSCM-LP (Channel 12; BRYAN, TX; Owner: R.D. HARRIS)
  • K47ED (Channel 47; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Somerville fatal accident list:

May 8, 2010 08:36 PM, Sr-36, Lat: 30.33871, Lon: -96.52342, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 10, 1996 08:30 AM, 36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 18, 1990 10:53 AM, 36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1978 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Mp 137.5 Somerville South Aei (Lat: 30.326111 Lon: -96.510278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPUV873
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/13/2022, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lake Somerville State Pk 11 Mi W (Lat: 30.308556 Lon: -96.650250), Call Sign: KSS294
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHz, 151.340 MHz, 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/01/2004, Expiration Date: 03/09/2014
    Registrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Rd Bldg D, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-8096, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:
  • Clajon Tie In Burleson Co 5.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 30.525194 Lon: -96.404417), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNRG719
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2000, Expiration Date: 02/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2002
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 1203 Ave C (Lat: 30.349111 Lon: -96.533028), Call Sign: KXF868
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002
    Registrant: Ervin B Flencher, Box 518, Somerville, TX 77879
  • 100 Thornberry Drive (Lat: 30.339722 Lon: -96.544167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPSR530
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2011, Expiration Date: 07/18/2021, Certifier: Lloyd A Behm
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • RCL Vox Mobiles, Lat: 30.346861 Lon: -96.528861, Call Sign: WPYW317
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2003, Expiration Date: 11/13/2013, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Somerville RCL, Lat: 30.346944 Lon: -96.528889, Call Sign: WPZK633
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.912 MHz, 457.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2004, Expiration Date: 01/30/2014, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CALLAIR A-9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3583G , Serial Number: 1092, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Harry R Gourley, Rr 2, Somerville, TX 77879
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50362 , Serial Number: 15069254, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Walter M Vajdak, Rr 2 Box 253, Somerville, TX 77879
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-540-G1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6906W , Serial Number: 28-21072, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Janet S Bodish, 17386 County Road 431, Somerville, TX 77879, Other Owners: Rick L Bodish
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTE 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 870WS , Serial Number: 2C0318, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Waldo E Sebesta, 870 County Road 269 W, Somerville, TX 77879

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Somerville

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Most common first names in Somerville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4173.2 years
Robert2369.9 years
William2174.4 years
James2172.7 years
Mary2175.2 years
Frank2073.1 years
Willie1977.5 years
Henry1876.5 years
George1569.0 years
Joe1477.5 years
Most common last names in Somerville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis1975.5 years
Giesenschlag1783.7 years
Thomas1370.5 years
Davis1269.0 years
Moore1276.9 years
Scott1073.5 years
Wilson1063.5 years
Williams1080.5 years
Schoppe965.0 years
Franklin977.3 years

Businesses in Somerville, TX

  • FedEx: 2
  • Subway: 1
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