Somerville, Texas

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Somerville is a city in Burleson County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,704 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area. Somerville is 90 miles (140 km) north of Houston.[3]



Somerville is located at 30°20′41″N 96°31′49″W / 30.34472°N 96.53028°W / 30.34472; -96.53028 (30.344616, -96.530335)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,704 people, 639 households, and 430 families residing in the city. The population density was 571.1 people per square mile (220.8/km²). There were 768 housing units at an average density of 257.4/sq mi (99.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 54.17% White, 30.52% African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 11.80% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.48% of the population.

There were 639 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 18.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

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