Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA

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2020 Population
127,450
0.335% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
31.8
1.24% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
11.2%
6.39% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$91,025
7.86% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$599,000
7.64% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA had a population of 127k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $91,025. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA grew from 127,024 to 127,450, a 0.335% increase and its median household income grew from $84,393 to $91,025, a 7.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.29%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.09%), White (Hispanic) (8.58%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.55%).

40% of the households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

81.6% of the residents in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County (East)--Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville (179 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was $599,000, and the homeownership rate was 35.4%.

Most people in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was 1 car per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA is home to a population of 127k people, from which 81.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 31.1% of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (39.6k people).

In 2020, there were 6.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.8k people) in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are Spanish (16,693 households), Portuguese (10,690 households), and Haitian (5,547 households).

Citizenship

81.6%
2020 Citizenship
81.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 81.6% of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was 81.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.8k ± 2.05k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 1.4k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 1.45k
17.9%
Hispanic Population
22.8k people

In 2020, there were 6.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.8k people) in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.9% of the people in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are hispanic (22.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

31.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
39.6k people
31.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
40.3k people

As of 2020, 31.1% of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA residents (39.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was 31.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,693 households (13.8%)
  2. Portuguese
    10,690 households (8.83%)
  3. Haitian
    5,547 households (4.58%)

40% of the households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was Spanish. 13.8% of the households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    612 ± 207
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    514 ± 206
  3. Korea
    254 ± 122

Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA employs 77.8k people. The largest industries in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,869 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,591 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,855 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of dentists ($182,572), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($135,786), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($132,861).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,423
Women
46.8%
41,359
Men
53.2%

The workforce of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA in 2020 was 77,782 people, with 46.8% woman, and 53.2% men.

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Occupations

77.8k
2020 Value
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 1.46%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 76.7k employees to 77.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA, are Postsecondary teachers (3,080 people), Software developers (2,893 people), and Other managers (2,167 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

77.8k
2020 Value
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 1.46%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 76.7k employees to 77.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,869 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,591 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,855 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,959
Median earning men ± $2,275
$45,552
Median earning women ± $2,191

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($81,295), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($74,516), and Information ($74,456).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($62,875), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,739), and Public Administration ($54,857).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.4B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $28.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $37.4B, followed by Electronics ($29.6B) and Mixed freight ($28.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31B
  2. $23.4B
  3. $14.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $31B, followed by New Hampshire with $23.4B and Connecticut and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA awarded 179 degrees. The student population of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 34 male students and 424 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are Hispanic or Latino (93 and 52%), followed by Black or African American (32 and 17.9%), White (27 and 15.1%), and Two or More Races (11 and 6.15%).

The largest universities in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville (179 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County (East)--Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA are Medical Assistant (121 and 67.6%), Dental Assisting (46 and 25.7%), and Medical Office Assistant (6 and 3.35%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.77% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (32.1k), High School or Equivalent (23.2k), and Graduate Degree (22.7k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was $599,000 in 2020, which is 2.61 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $556,500 to $599,000, a 7.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA is 35.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 33.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA is $91,025. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $191,165, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $139,554 and $135,332.

Property

$599,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$15,685
$17,766
Median Property Taxes
±$948

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

35.4%
Homeownership
2020
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 35.4% of the housing units in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 35.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $191,165, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $139,554 and $135,332.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$91,025
Median Household Income
± $3,531
50.2k
Number of Households
± 1,865

In 2020, the median household income of the 50.2k households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA grew to $91,025 from the previous year's value of $84,393.

The following chart displays the households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2020 Wage GINI in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA
0.415
2019 Wage GINI in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA

In 2020, the income inequality in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (39.5%)
  2. Public Transit (27.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.5%)

In 2020, 39.5% of workers in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (27.5%) and those who worked at home (10.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

33.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (33.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.54% of the workforce in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA (13.9k out of 124k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.6% of the population of Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 23.2% on Medicaid, 5.99% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.285% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.4% under 18 years, 38.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.56% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.39%
Uninsured
54.7%
Employer Coverage
23.2%
Medicaid
5.99%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.285%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA declined by 1.83% from 4.47% to 4.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Somerville & Everett Cities PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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