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Somerville Local Guide

See what Somerville, NJ has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Somerville Demographics

Education

High School

35%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

28%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

23%

4 people

25%

5 people

11%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

30%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

9%

200k+

8%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

11%

20-45

42%

45-65

22%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Somerville?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jul '24$2064$2452$3180$3905
Jun '24$2167$2452$3234$3855
May '24$2280$2467$3252$4065
Apr '24$2185$2445$3227$2700
Mar '24$2162$2442$3212$2700
Feb '24$2138$2447$3115$3215
Jan '24$2114$2452$3092$3730
Dec '23$2090$2452$3062$4395
Nov '23$2090$2462$3100$4395
Oct '23$2090$2465$3105$3100
Sep '23$2207$2467$3190$3000
Aug '23$2170$2456$3085$3250
Jul '23$2232$2445$3127$3665

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Somerville

Somerville Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

28%

15-30 Mins

41%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6767

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 9 of 12 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 8 of 12 renters

Percentage: 5858

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Top Scores: Parks, Medicine, Grocery

Things To Do In Somerville

Top Score

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 53% more parks than average
  3. 82% more parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Somerville doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 54% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 33% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Somerville serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 49% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 9% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Somerville.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 67% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Somerville is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Somerville.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. 29% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 36% fewer gyms than average
  3. 14% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Somerville could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 50% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 37% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 19% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Somerville Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 12 of 12 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 12 of 12 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 12 of 12 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 12 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 10 of 12 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 10 of 12 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 12 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 9 of 12 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 9 of 12 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 12 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 9 of 12 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 9 of 12 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 8 of 12 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 7 of 12 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 12 of 12 renters

Somerville Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Somerville

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Somerville, NJ

Somerville is a town in New Jersey with a population of approximately 12,000. Young professionals should fit right in, as they make up an above-average 19% of the community. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just over 38, skew younger than most cities in New Jersey. Homeowners slightly outnumber renters in Somerville by a narrow 53%-47% margin. The average rent of $1,336/month is just above the state average.

Somerville has an average commute time of about 25 minutes, outperforming the state average of about 34 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, selected by 46% of workers, while public transit isn't extensively used. Few residents (4%) commute to work on foot, though the number exceeds the national average.

Compared to the national average (21%), Somerville has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (27%). There are four primary industries in Somerville: healthcare, retail, entertainment, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 27% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top field in the city. Somerville workers take home an average annual income of just under $85K, about the same as the state average. Somerville, however, compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345).

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