Somerville, Maine

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Somerville, Maine

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Somerville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

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Comparative Profile of Somerville, Maine

Comparing Somerville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Racial Diversity 3 6
Senior Citizens 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 4
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 6 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Somerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 04348
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.309
Longitude -69.489

Somerville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Somerville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 509 100%
Male 261 51.3%
Female 248 48.7%
Under 18 137 26.9%
18+ 372 73.1%
65+ 51 10%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 3.01
White 497 97.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 1%

Estimated Somerville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 528
Growth 19
Growth % 3.7%

Somerville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.7%
English 14.9%
Irish 12.6%
German 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
French (except Basque) 7.2%
French Canadian 5.7%
Scottish 3.9%
Russian 2.3%
Polish 1.5%
European 1.5%
Armenian 1.3%
British 1%
Dutch 0.8%
Italian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Somerville 509 $40,455
Jefferson 2,388 $45,694
Liberty 927 $37,969
Palermo 1,220 $37,431
Washington 1,345 $40,486
Whitefield 2,273 $41,994
Windsor 2,204 $43,792

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