What is the current population of Somerville?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Somerville is 12,559. Somerville, New Jersey is the 2,676th largest city in the US.

Somerville Geography [top]

What county is Somerville, New Jersey in?

Somerville is located entirely in Somerset County.

What is the size of Somerville, New Jersey in square miles?

Somerville has an area of 2.3 square miles.

Somerville Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Somerville?

The current population of Somerville (12,559) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Somerville growing?

Somerville has grown 1.8% since the 2000. Somerville, New Jersey's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Somerville, New Jersey?

Somerville has a population density of 5,190 people per square mile.

Somerville Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Somerville, New Jersey?

The total voting age population of Somerville, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,909. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Somerville are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Somerville, New Jersey?

The racial demographics of Somerville are 70.0% White, 12.4% Asian, 10.8% Black, 4.1% Other, 2.5% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 22.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey residents are below the poverty line?

In Somerville, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.2%. On a per-household basis, 3.9% of families are below the poverty line in Somerville.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 69.2% of Somerville residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Somerville, New Jersey residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.7% of Somerville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 43.2% have a bachelor's degree and 16.4% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Somerville residents aged 5 and older, 29.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 7.0% speak an Asian language.

Somerville Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Somerville, New Jersey?

The unemployment rate in Somerville is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey residents work for the government?

In Somerville, 10.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Somerville, New Jersey?

The median household income in Somerville is $77,104.

Somerville Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Somerville, New Jersey?

In Somerville, 46.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Somerville, New Jersey?

Renters occupy 53.4% of housing units in Somerville.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Somerville, 26.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Somerville, New Jersey housing units were built after 2000?

In Somerville, 3.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Somerville, New Jersey?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Somerville is $1,388.

What percentage of households in Somerville, New Jersey have broadband internet?

In Somerville, 87.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Somerville Population By Year

Population Graph For Somerville
Year Population Rank in US
2021 12,559 2,676
2020 12,405 2,700
2019 12,063 2,701
2018 12,202 2,664
2017 12,418 2,618
2016 12,165 2,650
2015 12,202 2,627
2014 12,153 2,629
2013 12,171 2,607
2012 12,160 2,585
2011 12,138 2,579
2010 12,098 2,571
2000 12,326 2,345
1990 11,591 2,190

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2000-2021
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2669 Port Washington, Wisconsin 12,614 20.1%
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2680 Ridgefield, Washington 12,514 482.5%
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2682 Oneonta, New York 12,508 -5.5%
2683 Wilmington, Ohio 12,502 4.5%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1605 South Plainfield 24,243 10.9%
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1709 Roselle 22,432 5.3%
1762 Lindenwold 21,542 23.8%
1779 Secaucus 21,295 33.7%
1780 Elmwood Park 21,267 12.3%
1817 Glassboro 20,786 9.0%
1830 Pleasantville 20,595 8.4%
1851 Morristown 20,276 10.5%
1856 Palisades Park 20,149 17.4%
1918 Hawthorne 19,360 6.2%
1921 Tinton Falls 19,343 15.5%
1934 Harrison 19,212 33.2%
1935 Point Pleasant 19,205 -0.6%
1987 Rutherford 18,690 3.2%
2008 Dover 18,427 1.4%
2034 Dumont 18,196 3.9%
2154 Madison 16,948 9.6%
2160 New Milford 16,893 3.0%
2216 North Arlington 16,339 7.6%
2256 South River 15,957 3.6%
2317 Phillipsburg 15,291 0.8%
2322 Tenafly 15,232 10.2%
2325 Asbury Park 15,194 -10.5%
2349 Highland Park 14,968 6.7%
2352 Metuchen 14,949 15.9%
2355 Fairview 14,924 12.4%
2369 Hammonton 14,781 17.1%
2379 Ramsey 14,693 2.2%
2383 Edgewater 14,647 83.8%
2400 Middlesex 14,501 5.5%
2409 Hopatcong 14,435 -9.1%
2445 Collingswood 14,121 -1.3%
2469 Roselle Park 13,911 4.7%
2514 New Providence 13,617 14.2%
2518 Eatontown 13,593 -3.2%
2563 Woodland Park 13,298 20.8%
2586 Florham Park 13,149 22.9%
2589 Ridgefield Park 13,136 2.0%
2619 Red Bank 12,920 8.8%
2657 Oakland 12,669 0.9%
2676 Somerville 12,559 1.8%
2679 Freehold 12,532 13.8%
2686 Haddonfield 12,492 7.3%
2753 Glen Rock 12,064 4.5%
2756 Hasbrouck Heights 12,051 3.3%
2765 River Edge 12,009 9.7%
2775 Bound Brook 11,919 18.3%
2788 Wallington 11,804 1.9%
2810 Bellmawr 11,656 3.5%
2831 Ringwood 11,568 -6.8%
2841 Guttenberg 11,502 5.9%
2847 Gloucester City 11,441 -0.2%
2853 Ridgefield 11,421 5.3%
2886 Westwood 11,203 1.8%
2887 Ocean City 11,190 -27.3%
2888 Wanaque 11,190 8.9%
2922 Beachwood 11,014 6.0%
2929 Franklin Lakes 10,982 5.0%
2930 Pompton Lakes 10,980 3.1%
2941 Totowa 10,917 10.2%
2942 Little Ferry 10,912 1.0%
2947 Lincoln Park 10,900 -0.2%
2966 Manville 10,812 5.3%
2985 Pine Hill 10,699 -1.5%
3046 Somers Point 10,455 -9.8%
3073 Hackettstown 10,355 14.4%
3134 Wood-Ridge 10,089 32.0%
3135 Woodbury 10,086 -2.0%
3137 Waldwick 10,076 4.7%
3138 Hillsdale 10,068 -0.1%
3151 Maywood 10,014 5.2%
3165 Kinnelon 9,965 6.2%
3166 Burlington 9,962 2.4%
3168 East Rutherford 9,953 14.2%
3204 Keansburg 9,751 -9.3%
3224 Matawan 9,643 7.9%
3276 Park Ridge 9,434 8.5%
3290 South Amboy 9,327 17.7%
3307 Chatham 9,253 9.5%
3311 Leonia 9,243 3.7%
3321 Ventnor City 9,203 -28.6%
3323 Bogota 9,194 11.5%
3333 Absecon 9,136 19.6%
3340 Cresskill 9,101 17.2%
3342 Raritan 9,096 44.6%
3377 Clayton 8,960 25.5%
3381 Haledon 8,932 8.1%
3393 North Haledon 8,866 11.8%
3401 Caldwell 8,831 16.4%
3410 Pitman 8,814 -5.4%
3413 Boonton 8,802 3.6%
3445 Audubon 8,674 -5.3%
3478 Newton 8,524 3.2%
3479 West Long Branch 8,524 2.9%
3480 Closter 8,521 1.5%
3505 Montvale 8,439 19.5%
3512 Northfield 8,428 9.0%
3543 Kenilworth 8,335 8.5%
3559 Upper Saddle River 8,295 7.1%
3560 Runnemede 8,291 -2.7%
3604 Oradell 8,181 1.7%
3627 Butler 8,116 7.7%
3636 Spotswood 8,083 2.3%
3708 Bernardsville 7,808 6.6%
3738 Glen Ridge 7,709 6.1%
3740 Fanwood 7,699 7.2%
3748 Bloomingdale 7,685 0.9%
3751 Brigantine 7,669 -39.0%
3779 Dunellen 7,568 10.7%
3811 Berlin 7,497 20.3%
3817 Haddon Heights 7,467 -0.8%
3828 Palmyra 7,424 3.9%
3869 Washington 7,314 9.0%
3877 Rumson 7,280 1.7%
3890 Emerson 7,244 0.6%
3892 Wharton 7,239 15.0%
3906 Keyport 7,196 -5.1%
3962 Barrington 7,029 -0.6%
3966 Mountainside 7,014 6.1%
3980 Milltown 6,981 -0.4%
3987 Midland Park 6,966 0.3%
3990 Stratford 6,961 -4.1%
3994 Linwood 6,947 -3.2%
4045 Allendale 6,809 1.5%
4094 North Caldwell 6,625 -10.1%
4109 Rockaway 6,587 1.8%
4150 Watchung 6,486 33.1%
4201 Carlstadt 6,341 7.0%
4217 Prospect Park 6,285 8.7%

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