Somerville Somerset County, New Jersey

Somerville: Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Somerville locator map
Location of Somerville on New Jersey map.

About

Somerville is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,098 and a population density of 1,973 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,157 inhabitants.

The city was created 158 years ago in 1863.

25 West End Avenue  Somerville  NJ - Daniel Robert House  looking southwest image
25 West End Avenue Somerville NJ - Daniel Robert House looking southwest
25 West End Avenue  Somerville  NJ - Daniel Robert House  looking southwest image

Geography

Somerville is located at 40°34'27"N 74°36'36"W (40.5742700, -74.6098800). It has 2 neighbors: Hillsborough and Raritan.

Somerville map

Weather

Somerville forecast: Patchy fog before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. more

Somerville Quick Facts

Population : 12,157 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 08876
Area : 6.13 km2
Altitude : 203 feet / 62 meters
Capital city : Somerville is capital of Somerset County
Establishment : March 03, 1863 (158 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:37:56 (15th October 2021)
Density : 1,982 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.49% (2010-2020)
Weather : 82℉ Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Somerville has 2 neighbours.

  • Hillsborough township in Somerset county, New Jersey
  • Raritan borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Somerville increased by 0.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,098 - census
2011 12,141 0.35% estimation process
2012 12,140 -0.01% estimation process
2013 12,118 -0.18% estimation process
2014 12,084 -0.28% estimation process
2015 12,030 -0.45% estimation process
2016 11,997 -0.28% estimation process
2017 12,210 1.74% estimation process
2018 12,161 -0.4% estimation process
2019 12,063 -0.81% estimation process
2020 12,157 0.77% estimation process

Somerville zip code is 08876. County name: Somerset, County fips: 34035

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People born in Somerville (65)

People born in Somerville, including tennis player Nicole Arendt, actor Lee Van Cleef, poet Elinor Wylie, you can see a list of people who born in Somerville.

  • Arnold F. Riedhammer (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1947
  • Don Elliott (jazz musician) he was born in 21/10/1926
  • Daniel Suarez (American writer) he was born in 21/12/1964
  • Philip Morrison (American astrophysicist) he was born in 07/11/1915
  • Eric Murdock (American basketball player) he was born in 14/06/1968
  • William G. Steele (Member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey) he was born in 17/12/1820
  • Douglas Urbanski (American film producer) he was born in 17/02/1957
  • Malcolm Tiki Shewan he was born in 19/05/1952
  • Ruby Larocca (American actress) she was born in 21/11/1981
  • John Van Nest Talmage (American missionary) he was born in 18/08/1819
  • Fred Van Eps (American banjoist) he was born in 30/12/1878
  • Alicia Albe (American rhythmic gymnast) she was born in 21/05/1977
  • Barbara Wiedemann (American poet) she was born in 30/10/1945
  • Brian E. Rumpf (Member of the New Jersey General Assembly) he was born in 11/05/1964
  • Charley Winner (American football player and coach) he was born in 02/07/1924
  • Christopher Bateman (American politician) he was born in 09/10/1957
  • Craig Walsh (American composer) he was born in 11/04/1971
  • Frank Asch (American children's writer) he was born in 06/08/1946

Schools in Somerville

College & universities near Somerville, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
490869 American Institute-Somerset Somerset (NJ) 08873-1100
186645 Raritan Valley Community College Branchburg (NJ) 08876
455202 American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education Piscataway (NJ) 08854
186380 Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick (NJ) 08901-1281
185758 New Brunswick Theological Seminary New Brunswick (NJ) 08901-1107

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Somerville, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Somerville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Somervill Post Office Somerville (NJ) 08876
Bridgewater Post Office Bridgewater (NJ) 08807
Raritan Post Office Raritan (NJ) 08869
Manvill Post Office Manville (NJ) 08835
Martinsvill Post Office Martinsville (NJ) 08836

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Hillsborough 40,105 Township in Somerset county, New Jersey
Voorhees 29,107 Township in Camden County, New Jersey
Montgomery 23,094 Township in Somerset County, New Jersey
North Plainfield 21,246 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bound Brook 10,159 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Manville 10,046 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bedminster 7,949 Township of New Jersey
Raritan 7,748 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bernardsville 7,556 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Watchung 6,007 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
South Bound Brook 4,518 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Peapack 2,086 Human settlement in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America
Far Hills 901 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Rocky Hill 666 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Somerville distances to largest New Jersey cities