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Welcome To Somerville

In 2006, Somerville was named the best-run city in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe.

In 1972, in 2009, and again in 2015, the city received the All-America City Award. Close to world-class colleges and universities such as Harvard, MIT, and Tufts University.

Somerville is unbelievably mobile. It’s pedestrian-friendly with easy access to Boston’s MBTA Red Line and bus routes. Having a car isn’t a chore like it might be in Boston, and best of all, it’s a biker’s paradise. The tree-lined Somerville Community Path connects you with the rest of Boston on a scenic rail trail.

Average Single-Family Home Price

$828,137+

Average Multi-Family Home Price

$958,707+

Average Condo Price

$634,413+

Walk Score

86

Transit Score

62

Get To Know Somerville

Somerville is a youthful area spread out with diverse, vibrant squares.

A Place To Learn

The Somerville School District is a multicultural school community dedicated to the realization of the full, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional potential of all students. In this pursuit, they maintain a safe environment that nurtures the curiosity, dignity, and self-worth of everyone.

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A Place To Grow

When it comes to Somerville real estate, condominiums and multi-family homes built in the late 1800’s and early 1900s dominate. The demographics of this area consist predominantly of young professionals: young couples and single people that work in the city.

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A Place To Connect

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999, Rosebud American Kitchen and Bar is a Somerville institution. This lunch-car style diner offers some of the best late-night fare in the area, including go-to breakfast favorites, bacon scallion hushpuppies, Homestyle mac and cheese, all the pies you ever wanted, and a full bar.

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A Place To Explore

While you’re in Somerville, you can’t miss a visit Assembly Square for shopping and restaurants or Davis Square for the restaurants, bars, music venues and nightlife.

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Somerville Schools

Somerville Public Schools Grades Type Size Rating  
Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park PK-8 Elementary and Middle School 569 4/10 Learn More
Arthur D Healey School PK-8 Elementary School 529 4/10 Learn More
Benjamin G Brown Elementary School K-6 Elementary School 287 8/10 Learn More
Capuano Early Childhood Center PK-K Preschool 367 N/A Learn More
E Somerville Community Elementary School K-8 Elementary School 668 4/10 Learn More
Full Circle High School 9-12 High School 55 N/A Learn More
John F Kennedy Elementary School PK-8 Elementary School 439 5/10 Learn More
Next Wave Junior High School 6-8 Alternative School 20 N/A Learn More
Somerville High School 9-12 High School 1,237 4/10 Learn More
West Somerville Neighborhood Elementary School PK-8 Elementary School 370 4/10 Learn More
Winter Hill Community Elementary School PK-8 Elementary School 446 4/10 Learn More
Somerville Private Schools Grades Type Size Rating  
Davis Square KinderCare PK Daycare/Preschool N/A N/A Learn More
St. Catherine Of Genoa School PK-8 Roman Catholic 272 N/A Learn More
Tufts Educational Daycare Center PK-5 Daycare/Preschool 44 N/A Learn More

*All school statistics have been sourced from GreatSchools.org.