Housing Data Profile: Somerville

Demographics

Population

Year Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Population in 1990 76,210 averages: 99,360 81,810 28,940 25,890 17,140
Population in 2000 77,478 averages: 102,300 84,120 30,360 27,130 18,090
Population in 2010 75,754 averages: 106,500 86,940 31,310 27,830 18,660
Projected Population in 2020 85,240 averages: 114,200 93,310 32,810 28,960 19,310
Projected Population in 2030 94,433 averages: 122,000 99,810 34,510 30,300 19,930
Age Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Population for Ages 5-19 in 1990 10,374 averages: 16,360 13,220 5,001 4,550 3,247
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2000 10,327 averages: 17,960 14,470 5,675 5,079 3,641
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2010 7,753 averages: 17,280 13,940 5,703 5,116 3,572
Population for Ages 20-34 in 1990 30,675 averages: 33,890 27,560 8,325 7,416 4,603
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2000 31,354 averages: 31,910 25,650 7,003 6,112 3,792
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2010 33,027 averages: 34,520 27,280 7,056 5,927 3,763
Population for Ages 35-64 in 1990 21,712 averages: 30,120 25,190 9,910 8,994 5,769
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2000 24,198 averages: 34,880 29,180 11,800 10,770 7,074
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2010 24,566 averages: 37,100 30,960 12,600 11,560 7,700
Population for Ages 65 and over in 1990 9,365 averages: 12,680 10,840 3,815 3,227 2,321
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2000 8,099 averages: 11,980 10,330 4,029 3,468 2,449
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2010 6,909 averages: 11,760 10,040 4,190 3,648 2,571
Median Age 31.3 averages: 36.11 36.49 41 41 43
Number of Students Enrolled in 2012 4,922 averages: 10,520 8,662 4,296 4,125 3,159
Low Income Students 3,407 averages: 6,046 4,625 1,305 977 1,045
Change in Enrollment since 2005-06 -214 averages: 244 257 23 -18 -125
Change in Low Income Students since 2005-06 308 averages: 333 439 255 286 230
Race Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 52,359 averages: 58,210 51,220 22,610 21,300 14,200
Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 4,869 averages: 17,460 11,790 2,482 1,217 1,115
Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 6,578 averages: 10,520 8,337 2,360 2,579 990
Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 16 averages: 27 22 7 6 4
Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 90 averages: 177 131 40 29 30
Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 8,017 averages: 15,940 12,180 2,861 1,821 1,788
Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 2,136 averages: 2,628 2,075 608 569 348
Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2011 1,689 averages: 1,561 1,191 333 310 175
% Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 69.1171 averages: 64.86 68 84 83 89
% Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 6.4274 averages: 8.51 6.838 3.117 2.726 2.001
% Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 8.6834 averages: 9.55 8.8 5.358 7 2.728
% Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 0.0211 averages: 0.02097 0.02218 0.01965 0.02276 0.01784
% Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 0.1188 averages: 0.1216 0.1151 0.107 0.09413 0.2327
% Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 10.5829 averages: 13.37 12.43 4.791 4.294 3
% Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 2.8197 averages: 2.283 2.202 1.534 1.717 1.445
% Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2010 2.2296 averages: 1.285 1.193 0.6344 0.6819 0.4433
White Population in 2000 56,320 averages: 61,350 54,700 23,850 22,680 14,810
% White Population in 2000 72.6916 averages: 73.74 77 89 89 92
Minority Population in 2000 21,158 averages: 40,970 29,400 6,505 4,455 3,279
% Minority Population in 2000 27.3084 averages: 26.26 22.86 10 10.84 7
Minority Population in 2010 23,395 averages: 48,310 35,720 8,694 6,533 4,452
% Minority Population in 2010 30.8829 averages: 35.14 31.6 15 16 10

Population Projections

Year Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Age Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2020 8,376 averages: 17,110 13,940 5,320 4,722 3,245
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2030 10,435 averages: 18,460 15,040 5,354 4,687 3,185
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2020 33,470 averages: 36,240 28,540 7,536 6,218 3,988
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2030 33,631 averages: 35,540 28,170 7,365 6,101 3,811
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2020 30,862 averages: 39,740 33,060 12,790 11,710 7,706
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2030 36,374 averages: 43,540 36,010 13,060 11,730 7,544
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2020 7,859 averages: 14,520 12,410 5,406 4,744 3,358
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2030 9,062 averages: 17,690 15,110 6,917 6,166 4,367

Households

Type Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Family households with children in 2010 5,069 averages: 9,627 7,893 3,347 3,118 2,052
% Family households with children in 2010 15.79 averages: 27.12 25.09 32 33 29
Non-Family households with children in 2010 18,701 averages: 21,850 17,410 4,924 3,962 2,688
% Non-Family households with children in 2010 58.25 averages: 42.23 43.74 31 30 31
Households with householder living alone in 2010 10,276 averages: 15,330 12,190 3,710 2,990 2,086
% Households with householder living alone in 2010 32.01 averages: 31 32.01 25 24 25
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 2,661 averages: 4,182 3,498 1,293 1,066 772
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 8.29 averages: 10.63 10.82 10 9.354 10
Tenure Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 10,395 averages: 17,130 14,740 7,100 6,687 4,521
% Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 32.38 averages: 49.63 48.7 73 73 76
Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 21,710 averages: 26,220 20,600 5,208 4,066 2,734
% Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 67.62 averages: 50.37 51.3 26 26 23
Year Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Households in 2000 31,555 averages: 41,780 34,240 11,850 10,390 6,962
Households in 2010 32,105 averages: 43,350 35,340 12,310 10,750 7,256
Average Household Size in 2000 2.38 averages: 2 2.366 2 2.654 2.585
Average Household Size in 2010 2.29 averages: 2.437 2.384 2.587 2.604 2
Age Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2010 8,744 averages: 9,275 7,081 1,612 1,220 580
Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2010 10,257 averages: 12,300 9,968 3,192 2,857 1,276
Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2010 6,389 averages: 10,880 9,025 3,779 3,400 1,567
Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2010 4,218 averages: 7,010 5,871 2,340 2,018 941
Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2010 2,497 averages: 3,889 3,390 1,384 1,175 528

Household Projections

Year Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households in 2020 36,195 averages: 47,460 38,660 13,420 11,590 5,370
Projected Households in 2030 40,197 averages: 51,220 41,810 14,440 12,460 5,794
Projected Average Household Size in 2020 2.29 averages: 2.391 2.347 2.43 2.339 1.138
Projected Average Household Size in 2030 2.29 averages: 2.353 2.314 2.341 2.25 1.09
Age Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2020 8,969 averages: 9,230 7,093 1,643 1,248 592
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2020 13,099 averages: 14,390 11,560 3,453 2,992 1,349
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2020 6,698 averages: 10,740 8,881 3,595 3,259 1,503
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2020 5,296 averages: 9,247 7,787 3,268 2,850 1,352
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2020 2,133 averages: 3,854 3,340 1,452 1,242 572
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2030 9,025 averages: 9,119 7,043 1,593 1,207 562
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2030 13,598 averages: 15,480 12,420 3,788 3,240 1,481
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2030 9,417 averages: 11,580 9,575 3,445 3,074 1,404
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2030 5,462 averages: 9,801 8,212 3,549 3,148 1,505
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2030 2,695 averages: 5,233 4,558 2,064 1,787 840
Projected Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 10,615 averages: 10,200 8,175 2,204 1,855 833
Tenure Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 352 averages: 241 224 74 68 29
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 0 averages: 194 238 303 332 143
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 7,867 averages: 7,481 5,907 1,423 1,134 516
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 2,396 averages: 2,278 1,804 403 319 143
Projected Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -2,991 averages: -1,503 -1,010 351 383 193
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -133 averages: -79 -60 1 1 2
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 1,874 averages: 2,268 1,948 996 936 421
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -4,112 averages: -3,345 -2,661 -641 -557 -235
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -620 averages: -348 -238 -6 2 5
Projected Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -979 averages: -853 -672 -236 -260 -82
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -120 averages: -175 -153 -68 -62 -28
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -456 averages: -614 -501 -250 -262 -96
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -376 averages: -233 -177 -13 -14 -1
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -27 averages: 168 157 94 77 41
Projected Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -2,559 averages: -3,750 -3,192 -1,228 -1,070 -477
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -66 averages: -78 -82 -43 -38 -18
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -606 averages: -1,163 -1,064 -654 -605 -269
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -1,220 averages: -1,588 -1,275 -318 -247 -112
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -667 averages: -921 -772 -215 -181 -80

Supply

Stock

Type Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Estimate Housing Units 32,743 ± 678 averages: 46,490 37,640 13,050 11,340 8,002
% Single housing units 15.09 averages: 36.29 35.01 68 69 76
% Single housing units, margin of error 1.35 averages: 1.972 1.869 2.794 2.78 3
% 2-4 housing units 60.66 averages: 32.27 37 14 14.11 12
% 2-4 housing units, margin of error 2.16 averages: 2.146 2.349 2.517 2.419 3
% 5-9 housing units 8.88 averages: 7.015 6.55 4.202 3 3
% 5-9 housing units, margin of error 1.23 averages: 1.143 1.131 1.454 1.35 1.805
% 10-19 housing units 3.03 averages: 4.89 4.501 3.411 3.615 2
% 10-19 housing units, margin of error 0.62 averages: 0.942 0.9156 1.195 1.224 1.482
% 20+ housing units 12.34 averages: 19.45 16.79 8 8.422 4
% 20+ housing units, margin of error 6.57 averages: 12.71 10 5 4.998 3
% Other housing units 0 averages: 0.086 0.1419 0.3749 0.6526 1.648
% Other housing units, margin of error 0.09 averages: 0.192 0.2175 0.6348 0.8844 2.093
Estimated occupied housing units 31,524 ± 704 averages: 42,870 34,910 12,230 10,760 7,207
Estimated housing units 31,475 ± 696 averages: 42,910 34,840 12,160 10,690 7,185
Age Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Housing units built before 1939 65.85 averages: 54.73 54.03 28 25 26
Housing units built before 1939, margin of error 2.49 averages: 2.742 2.723 3.362 3.102 4
Housing units built before 1940-1959 11.94 averages: 15.42 16.34 20 18.34 16
Housing units built before 1940-1959, margin of error 1.38 averages: 1.681 1.719 2.996 2.737 3
Housing units built before 1960-1979 11.58 averages: 15.52 15.29 24 25 24
Housing units built before 1960-1979, margin of error 1.14 averages: 1.772 1.802 3.402 3.348 4
Housing units built before 1980-2000 6.83 averages: 8.855 8.787 18 21 24
Housing units built before 1980-2000, margin of error 1.01 averages: 1.27 1.284 2.971 3.087 4
Housing units built in 2000 or after 3.8 averages: 5.483 5.544 8.167 8.987 9
Housing units built in 2000 or after, margin of error 0.64 averages: 0.991 1.018 2.056 2.189 3

Permits

Tenure by Year Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of building permits in 2000 0 averages: 122 87 66 66 51
Single Family unit permits in 2000 0 averages: 18 16 38 43 40
Multi-Family unit permits in 2000 0 averages: 104 70 28 23 10
Number of building permits in 2001 0 averages: 114 79 61 46 48
Single Family unit permits in 2001 0 averages: 16 14 32 34 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2001 0 averages: 98 64 29 12 11
Number of building permits in 2002 0 averages: 108 110 54 52 49
Single Family unit permits in 2002 0 averages: 23 23 32 34 38
Multi-Family unit permits in 2002 0 averages: 85 87 21 18 10
Number of building permits in 2003 26 averages: 180 162 79 62 57
Single Family unit permits in 2003 12 averages: 22 24 30 35 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2003 14 averages: 157 137 48 27 20
Number of building permits in 2004 15 averages: 194 169 92 70 64
Single Family unit permits in 2004 8 averages: 23 29 34 40 42
Multi-Family unit permits in 2004 7 averages: 171 140 57 29 21
Number of building permits in 2005 19 averages: 273 203 102 113 69
Single Family unit permits in 2005 10 averages: 29 29 35 45 41
Multi-Family unit permits in 2005 9 averages: 244 174 66 68 28
Number of building permits in 2006 12 averages: 291 246 90 62 55
Single Family unit permits in 2006 6 averages: 22 24 28 36 31
Multi-Family unit permits in 2006 6 averages: 269 222 62 26 24
Number of building permits in 2007 4 averages: 206 144 76 79 43
Single Family unit permits in 2007 4 averages: 16 16 25 30 25
Multi-Family unit permits in 2007 0 averages: 189 128 50 48 18
Number of building permits in 2008 3 averages: 109 78 47 37 28
Single Family unit permits in 2008 3 averages: 8 10 15 21 15
Multi-Family unit permits in 2008 0 averages: 100 68 31 16 12
Number of building permits in 2009 2 averages: 51 39 31 30 22
Single Family unit permits in 2009 2 averages: 9 9 14 20 14
Multi-Family unit permits in 2009 0 averages: 42 30 17 10 8
Number of building permits in 2010 1 averages: 65 52 39 39 25
Single Family unit permits in 2010 1 averages: 8 11 18 24 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2010 0 averages: 57 40 20 14 9
Number of building permits in 2011 0 averages: 116 93 39 33 22
Single Family unit permits in 2011 0 averages: 14 15 17 21 13
Multi-Family unit permits in 2011 0 averages: 101 78 21 11 8
Number of building permits in 2012 0 averages: 273 178 63 54 31
Single Family unit permits in 2012 0 averages: 17 15 21 26 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2012 0 averages: 256 162 41 28 14

Affordability

Cost Burden

AMI Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% Households with income < 30% AMI 16.3781 averages: 17.44 16.86 10 10 11
% Households with income < 30% AMI, margin of error 1.4763 averages: 1.907 1.916 2.464 2.544 6
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI 12.089 averages: 11.62 11.32 9.12 8.639 10
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI, margin of error 1.5474 averages: 1.686 1.659 2.377 2.404 5
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI 11.3741 averages: 9.886 10.26 8.855 8.576 11
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI, margin of error 1.3262 averages: 1.544 1.594 2.39 2.422 6
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI 9.8014 averages: 8.706 9 8.349 8.569 9
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI, margin of error 1.2691 averages: 1.484 1.534 2.424 2.461 7
% Households with income > 100% AMI 50.3574 averages: 52.35 52.3 62 64 55
% Households with income > 100% AMI, margin of error 1.8744 averages: 2.573 2.591 3.771 3.75 7
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened 80.9573 averages: 78.17 79 80 82 81
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.0263 averages: 6.349 6.45 22 18.24 61
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened 80.0473 averages: 77.98 78 75 75 67
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.673 averages: 7.66 7.513 21 27 77
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened 66.5266 averages: 61.45 62 57 56 49
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 6.3673 averages: 9.346 9.075 25 26 72
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened 42.1394 averages: 43.63 45.51 47 48 39
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 6.9509 averages: 10.72 10.07 26 24 86
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened 12.6894 averages: 15.61 16.07 17 15.85 14
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 1.8732 averages: 2.874 2.851 4.919 4.954 21
Income Limits Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 19,800 averages: 19,800 19,800 19,820 19,670 18,670
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 22,600 averages: 22,600 22,600 22,620 22,440 21,320
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 25,450 averages: 25,450 25,450 25,480 25,280 24,000
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 28,250 averages: 28,250 28,250 28,290 28,060 26,640
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 30,550 averages: 30,550 30,550 30,580 30,330 28,800
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 32,800 averages: 32,800 32,800 32,840 32,570 30,940
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 35,050 averages: 35,050 35,050 35,090 34,810 33,050
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 37,300 averages: 37,300 37,300 37,350 37,060 35,180
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 32,950 averages: 32,950 32,950 32,990 32,720 31,110
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 37,650 averages: 37,650 37,650 37,690 37,410 35,560
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 42,350 averages: 42,350 42,350 42,400 42,070 39,970
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 47,050 averages: 47,050 47,050 47,110 46,740 44,390
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 50,850 averages: 50,850 50,850 50,910 50,500 47,980
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 54,600 averages: 54,600 54,600 54,660 54,240 51,540
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 58,350 averages: 58,350 58,350 58,420 57,960 55,070
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 62,150 averages: 62,150 62,150 62,230 61,740 58,630
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 47,450 averages: 47,450 47,450 47,370 46,940 45,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 54,200 averages: 54,200 54,200 54,110 53,630 51,880
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 61,000 averages: 61,000 61,000 60,900 60,370 58,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 67,750 averages: 67,750 67,750 67,630 67,040 64,810
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 73,200 averages: 73,200 73,190 73,080 72,420 70,030
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 78,600 averages: 78,600 78,620 78,460 77,780 75,210
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 84,050 averages: 84,050 84,060 83,910 83,170 80,400
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 89,450 averages: 89,450 89,440 89,300 88,500 85,560
Severity Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner occupied households where cost burden can be determined 10,824 averages: 16,910 14,650 7,047 6,720 4,492
Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 4,168 ± 414 averages: 5,816 5,107 2,337 2,118 1,484
Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 1,951 averages: 2,514 2,164 921 831 587
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 38.51 averages: 35.37 36.21 32 30 31
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.07 averages: 3.354 3.329 4.319 4.3 5
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 18.02 averages: 15.01 14.94 12 12.01 12
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 2.49 averages: 2.498 2.433 3.033 2.931 4
Renter occupied households where cost burden can be determined 19,862 ± 1020 averages: 24,440 19,100 4,872 3,824 2,545
Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 8,073 ± 668 averages: 12,440 9,437 2,393 1,752 1,280
Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 3,581 averages: 6,541 4,916 1,220 865 657
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 40.65 averages: 48.95 46.41 47 43 47
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.64 averages: 4.055 3.814 10 10.21 18
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 18.03 averages: 24.59 23.48 23 21 23
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 2.19 averages: 3.336 3.096 8.296 8.009 18
Household Type Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened 41.4216 averages: 33.04 34.54 28 27 25
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 8.9372 averages: 8.727 8.9 16 17.99 57
% Small Family households that are cost burdened 33.5496 averages: 35.61 36.62 30 28 30
% Small Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.884 averages: 4.065 4.246 7.166 7.052 28
% Large Family households that are cost burdened 39.9449 averages: 38.54 37.69 32 33 31
% Large Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 15.1212 averages: 12.55 14 24 24 129
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened 61.5251 averages: 52.89 53.81 50 50 48
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 6.9521 averages: 7.748 7.706 19 24 78
% Other householdss that are cost burdened 41.5734 averages: 42.18 42.02 41 39 42
% Other householdss that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.2976 averages: 6.374 5.699 21 21 63

Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI)

Subsidized Units Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of subsidized housing Units 3,216 averages: 6,894 5,003 1,363 968 703
% of Total Units that are subsidized housing 9.56 averages: 9.867 9.206 7.304 7.041 5

Affordability Gap

Income Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $10,000. 0 averages: -0.05799 -0.08625 0.02881 0.07759 0.1816
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $20,000. 0.36 averages: 0.256 0.2712 0.4441 0.6502 3
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $30,000. 0.6 averages: 0.884 0.8619 0.945 1.368 6
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $40,000. 1.56 averages: 2.076 2.098 1.967 2.7 11
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $50,000. 2.75 averages: 4.452 4.366 3.838 4.933 19
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $60,000. 5.38 averages: 8.623 8.231 7.142 8.62 28
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $70,000. 11.48 averages: 13.91 13.79 12 14.12 37
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $80,000. 20.22 averages: 20.43 20.91 20 21 46
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $90,000. 32.18 averages: 28.96 30.48 29 30 55
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $100,000. 44.14 averages: 37.99 40.49 39 40 62
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $120,000. 64.47 averages: 52.42 56.23 54 57 73
AMI Somerville Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI 3,800 averages: 5,869 4,657 1,348 1,012 559
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI, margin of error 838.19 averages: 839 755 390 371 319
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI -2,610 averages: -2,428 -1,957 -444 -409 -340
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI, margin of error 726.4 averages: 619 584 313 312 263
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI -1,205 averages: -3,438 -2,702 -905 -602 -220
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI, margin of error 1,219.59 averages: 1,166 1,104 604 597 437

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