Somerville, TN Population

Population: 2,519. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,907 (+15.4% change)
Males: 1,155 (45.9%), Females: 1,364 (54.1%)

Fayette County

Zip code: 38068

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $21,225
Median house value: $77,600

Races in Somerville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.7%)
  • Black (39.4%)

Ancestries: United States (19.3%), English (7.1%), Irish (4.8%), German (4.4%), Scottish (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Elevation: 408 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Somerville

  • High school or higher: 57.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somerville town

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Somerville:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE FAYETTE HOSPITAL (214 LAKEVIEW DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Somerville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Somerville:

  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 36 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 40 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 45 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Somerville:

  • FAYETTE COUNTY (about 4 miles; SOMERVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: FYE)
  • WOLF RIVER (about 20 miles; ROSSVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 54M)
  • WILLIAM L. WHITEHURST FIELD (about 23 miles; BOLIVAR, TN; Abbreviation: M08)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerville:

  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 36 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 43 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 43 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 43 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,842)

Schools

Public high school in Somerville:

  • FAYETTE WARE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 13520 HIGHWAY 59, WEST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Somerville:

  • FAYETTE ACADEMY (Students: 785; Location: 15090 HWY 64; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MORRIS CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 205 HENRY DRIVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Somerville:

  • EAST JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 400 LEACH RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 10425 HWY 76; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SOMERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 12690 SOUTH MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 13955 HIGHWAY 59, WEST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Somerville:

  • SOMERVILLE-FAYETTE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $109,530; Location: 216 W. MARKET STREET; 27,387 books; 226 audio materials; 669 video materials; 53 serial subscriptions)

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