Location & Governance

Somerville, Massachusetts is located 2 miles northwest of downtown Boston and comprised of 4.1 square miles of land.  Settled in 1630 and incorporated as a city in 1872; “Mayor-City Council” is the style of governance.

Housing Overview

With a population of 75,754 residents, the average household size is 2.29 persons and the median household income is $66,866.  Of 33,720 total housing units, 31% are owner-occupied, 64% are rented and 5% are vacant.  The Fiscal Year 2021 residential tax rate for Somerville, MA is 10.19%.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau 2010-2014; City of Somerville, MA; MLS Pinergy®

Residential Sales 2019 – 2021:  Somerville, MA

The statistics below provide a comparison of Condominium, Single Family, and Multi-Family homes sold in 2019, 2020, and the first quarter of 2021 in Somerville, MA.

# SoldAvg. Sale $Median Sale $SP:OP
Condo
YE 2019537$787,359$742,000100%
YE 2020439$818,967$780,000100%
Q1 2021109$793,466$740,00099%
Single Family
YE 201976$973,717$875,000102%
YE 202074$1,000,046$920,000104%
Q1 202120$971,670$804,50096%
Multi-Family
YE 2019150$1,305,309$1,150,00096%
YE 2020181$1,402,922$1,210,000102%
Q1 202136$1,234,081$1,153,70092%

SP:OP = Sales Price to Original Price Ratio.  Data Source: MLS Pinergy®
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Residential Inventory 2019 – 2020:  Somerville, MA

The statistics below provide a comparison of Condominium, Single Family, and Multi-Family homes listed for sale in 2019 and 2020 in Somerville, MA.

YE 2019YE 2020
Condo:644668
Single-Family:100125
Multi-Family234278

Data Source: MLS Pinergy®
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