Somerton, Arizona

Life in Somerton, Arizona, explained by people who’ve lived in Somerton:

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Somerton Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Somerton?

  • That it’s a small town. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • Honestly my favorite thing was when I was an altar server sacristan secretary only on the weekends for the immaculate heart of Mary Church. (Diana, 14 years)
  • Us the people, small town, strong knit community. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Somerton?

  • All the police sirens. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • There was nothing to do in Somerton since it was smaller back then. (Diana, 14 years)
  • Old worn out streets. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Somerton?

  • Go to the park or the events on main street. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • Back then it was nothing. But for me fun things where like going to church to help the priest or be in the groups going to the pequeña or just play with my friends in the trailer park. (Diana, 14 years)
  • Block party events. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton’s Reputation

What’s Somerton known for?

  • Being a calm town. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • Fantasma town. (Diana, 14 years)
  • The water tower. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton Crime

What’s the crime like in Somerton? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • It’s been high lately. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • Hotspots in some areas right now. (Diana, 14 years)
  • 2 or 3 random crimes a year, 3rd or 4th safest cities in the state. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton Advice

Any advice for people moving to Somerton?

  • You’ll love it. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • Not really people already know where to move. I mean it’s a nice place to live if you like small towns as for my perspective myself, I might not go back there since already lived there half of my childhood. Now that I’m older I really don’t wanna go to the same place I grew up since all my friends won’t be there anymore. (Diana, 14 years)
  • Come join us and make it just grow and be a better city. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Somerton (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • The Tamale Festival. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • Don’t have a lot of them well don’t remember, the only thing that I like to tell is my good experience was spending my time at church as an altar server the Arcoiris group is that I learned a lot of God. It teaches me the importance of family love but most of all why Jesus died for us. And the second memorable is hanging around with my best friend Nora. Spending time with her was so much fun in Somerton we had our fun unforgettable moments throughout Somerton ave., church, and main street. I miss her so much. (Diana, 14 years)
  • Just my whole childhood, schools, off-roading.(Raul, 45 years)

Somerton’s Future

How do you think Somerton will change over the next 10 years?

  • Less crime and having a high school. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • The way I think it will change is by the way of gangs. (Diana, 14 years)
  • I think big and in a good way, we are going to have a high school soon and new businesses are coming. (Raul, 45 years)

Somerton Facts

Any other interesting facts about Somerton?

  • People are always nice. (Bertha, 10 years)
  • It has a rich and solid agricultural community. (Raul, 45 years)