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Population in 2012: 88,945 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 

Males: 42,132  (47.4%)
Females: 46,813  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02720, 02721, 02723, 02724, 02790.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,143 (it was $29,014 in 2000)
Fall River:

$31,143
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,869

Fall River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $230,500 (it was $133,900 in 2000)
Fall River:

$230,500
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $292,749; Detached houses: $295,252; Townhouses or other attached units: $255,695; In 2-unit structures: $279,308; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $311,821; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,988; Mobile homes: $211,035

Median gross rent in 2012: $683.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 02720, 02721, 02723, 02724, 02747.

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  • White alone - 74,107 (83.4%)
  • Hispanic - 6,562 (7.4%)
  • Black alone - 3,016 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2,249 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,963 (2.2%)
  • Other race alone - 787 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 163 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.01%)

Races in Fall River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fall River: 134.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (36.8%), French (12.4%), Irish (8.9%), English (6.0%), Italian (4.8%), French Canadian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 31.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,867 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Fall River:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fall River city:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

18,542 residents are foreign born (13.5% Europe, 3.2% Latin America).

This city:  20.4%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Fall River, Massachusetts as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fall River to the number of sex offenders is 1,155 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,435 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,421 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (43.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (159.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Somerset, MA (1.9 miles ), Ocean Grove, MA (2.0 miles ), North Westport, MA (2.0 miles ), Tiverton, RI (2.0 miles ), Swansea, MA (2.1 miles ), Bristol, RI (2.5 miles ), Warren, RI (2.6 miles ), Westport, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1998: 130 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 1999: 131 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2000: 119 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2001: 108 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2002: 104 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2003: 103 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2004: 148 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2005: 203 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2006: 133 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2007: 133 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2011: 39 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $89,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 71.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -35,399 (-39.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,431 (37.9%)

Area codes: 508, 774

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Property values in Fall River, MA


 

Crime rates in Fall River by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0333134522
per 100,000 0.03.23.23.21.13.34.45.62.22.2
Rapes 39434877816546525252
per 100,000 41.946.551.683.087.671.650.157.958.257.9
Robberies 149192233270229240273252274262
per 100,000 160.0207.8250.3291.1247.5264.4297.1280.8306.5291.9
Assaults 360398642717802780763778761638
per 100,000 386.7430.9689.7773.1866.9859.4830.2866.9851.2710.8
Burglaries 7826247381,2601,334842775940863774
per 100,000 839.9675.5792.91358.61441.9927.7843.31047.5965.3862.4
Thefts 1,8542,0902,6201,6641,4922,3372,1442,0062,0271,659
per 100,000 1991.32262.52814.81794.21612.72574.92332.92235.32267.41848.4
Auto thefts 443541585553536349393351297273
per 100,000 475.8585.7628.5596.3579.4384.5427.6391.1332.2304.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3744353527
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A40.847.939.039.230.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.5) 347.9391.0497.0549.2551.5533.0508.8528.2516.7455.6

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Crime rate in Fall River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 263 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Fall River, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.6%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -935 (-1.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fall River-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Fall River city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.8 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fall River-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Fall River center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 4.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Fall River center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fall River topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Raposo - Composer, Thomas J. Hudner, Jr. - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Luke Urban - Football player and coach, Bob Doyle (inventor) - Inventor, Greg Gagne (baseball) - Baseball player, Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf - Entertainer, Ira Sharkansky - Political scientist, Emeril Lagasse - (born 1959), Chef, Jack Brennan - Nixon post-presidential chief of staff, Bert Patenaude - Soccer player.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Fall River: Michael O'Regan, Thomas Jerome, Jr. Hudner.

Main business address for: QUAKER FABRIC CORP /DE/ (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILS, MAN MADE FIBER & SILK).


Hospitals/medical centers in Fall River:

  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF FALL RIVER (Dialysis Facility, 221-223 WEAVER STREET)
  • FALL RIVER KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, 48 WEAVER STREET)
  • CAPITOL HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, 56 NORTH MAIN STREET ROOM 302)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 275 MARTINE STREET, SUITE 104)
  • REHAB AT HOME (Home Health Center, ONE FATHER DEVALLES BLVD, SUITE 401)
  • VNA OF SOUTHEASTERN MA INC (Home Health Center, 502 BEDFORD STREET)
  • DR JOHN C CORRIGAN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, 49 HILLSIDE STREET)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, 502 BEDFORD STREET)
  • HOSPICE OUTREACH (Hospital, 795 MIDDLE STREET)
  • SAINT ANNE'S HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 795 MIDDLE STREET)
  • SAME DAY SURGICLINIC (Hospital, 272 STANLEY STREET)
  • SOUTHCOAST HOSPITAL GROUP, INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 363 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • CATHOLIC MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, 2446 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • CLIFF GABLES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 423 MIDDLE ST)
  • CLIFF HEIGHTS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 635 ROCK ST)
  • CLIFF LAWN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 851 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • FALL RIVER JEWISH HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, 538 ROBESON ST)
  • FALL RIVER JEWISH HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 538 ROBESON STREET)
  • FALL RIVER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1748 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • HIGHLAND MANOR NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 761 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • KIMWELL (Nursing Home, 495 NEW BOSTON ROAD)
  • KIMWELL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 495 NEW BOSTON RD)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-CRAWFORD (Nursing Home, 273 OAK GROVE AVENUE)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-HIGHLANDER (Nursing Home, 1748 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • OLYMPUS HEALTHCARE CTR - FR - OLD (Nursing Home, 1748 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • SARAH BRAYTON NURSING CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 4901 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • SOUTHPOINTE REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, 100 AMITY STREET)
  • ST ANNE'S HOSPITAL TCU (Nursing Home, 795 MIDDLE STREET - 3RD FL)
  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB-FALL RIVER (Nursing Home, 170 OAK GROVE AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Fall River, MA

Heliports located in Fall River:

Amtrak station near Fall River:

  • 17 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.fall-river.org

Colleges/Universities in Fall River:

  • Bristol Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,315; Location: 777 Elsbree St; Public; Website: bristolcc.edu/)
  • Salter School-Fall River Campus (FT enrollment: 416; Location: 82 Hartwell Street; Private, for-profit)
  • Rob Roy Academy-Fall River (FT enrollment: 148; Location: 260 S Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rob-roy.com)
  • Diman Regional Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 41; Location: 251 Stonehaven Rd; Public; Website: dimanregional.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fall River:

  • Roger Williams University (about 7 miles; Bristol, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,806)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 9 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,520)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Brown University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 17 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 17 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 18 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)

Public high schools in Fall River:

Private high schools in Fall River:

  • BISHOP CONNOLLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 373 ELSBNA ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EAST GATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 397 BAY ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST VINCENT SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: 2425 HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fall River:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fall River:

  • ESPIRITO SANTO ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 143 EVERETT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY NAME SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 850 PEARCE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 64 LAMPHOR ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 240 FOREST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 209 ESSEX ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STANISLAUS SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 37 ROCKLAND ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 34 ST JOSEPH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ANTIOCH SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 618 ROCK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SETON ACADEMY FOR GIRLS (Students: 63; Location: 1262 N HIGH ST; Grades: PK - 8; Girls only)
  • DEACONESS HOME (Students: 26; Location: 603 ROCK ST; Grades: 8 - 11; Girls only)
See full list of schools located in Fall River, School District: FALL RIVER

Library in Fall River:

  • FALL RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,194,301; Location: 104 NORTH MAIN ST.; 175,799 books; 523 e-books; 5,259 audio materials; 5,994 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 213 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fall River: Alumni Field (A), Tecumseh Mill Number One (B), Durfee Union Millplace (C), Fall River Center (D), South Main Marketplace (E), Globe Wharf (F), Union Mills (G), Davol Mills (H), American Linen Company Row Houses (I), Durfee Mills (J), Church-Tory House (K), Remington-Borden House (L), Borden-Jennings House (M), Lafayette-Durfee House (N), William C Davol, Junior House (O), Academy Building (P), Pocasset Firehouse Number Seven (Q), Andrew J Borden House (R), Fall River Public Library (S), Carr-Osborn House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: New Harbour Mall Shopping Center (1), Somerset Mall (2), Country Club Shopping Center (3), Harbour Mall (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fall River include: Saint Marys Cathedral (A), Santo Christo Church (B), Church of the Ascension (C), First Congregational Church (D), Saint Jean the Baptist (E), Saint Williams Church (F), Saint Elizabeth Church (G), Notre Dame Cathedral (H), Quarry Street Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beth El Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Polish Cemetery (3), Jewish Cemetery (4), Oak Grove Cemetery (5), Notre Dame Cemetery (6), Oak Tree Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Cook Pond (A), Watuppa Pond (B), Cook Pond (C), Firestone Pond (D), Copicut Reservoir (E), Bleachery Ponds (F), King Phillips Swamp (G), Pond Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Quequechan River (A), Queen Gutter Brook (B), Miller Brook (C), King Philip Brook (D), Quiquechan River (E), Blossom Brook (F), Steep Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fall River include: Maplewood Park (1), Lafayette Park (2), Pulaski Park (3), Abbott Playground (4), Chew Playground (5), Ruggles Park (6), North Park (7), Buffington Park (8), Kennedy Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fall River Historical Society (Museums; 451 Rock Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Superior Court- Trial Court- Fall River Law Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 441 North Main Street) (2), Marine Museum of Fall River (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 70 Water Street) (3), Video-Link (Amusement & Theme Parks; 371 Lake Avenue) (4), Tri-Star Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 371 Lake Avenue) (5), Millennium Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 374 William S Canning Boulevard) (6), Bigtop Kiddie Playland & Restaurant (Amusement & Theme Parks; 35 Mariano Bishop Boulevard) (7), Lazer Gate (Arcades & Amusements; 288 Plymouth Avenue) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Leisure Travel (260 Eastern Ave.) (1), Best Western Fall River (360 Airport Rd) (2), 1873 House Bed and Breakfast (621 Second Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Southeastern Housing Court (289 Rock Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Superior Court- Clerk Of Courts Ofc (441 North Main Street) (2), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Superior Court- Custodians Ofc (441 North Main Street) (3), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Superior Court- Superior Court Probation (441 North Main Street) (4), Bristol County - Second District Court- District Attorney's Ofc (38 Rock Street) (5), Bristol County Second District Court (45 Rock Street) (6), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Bristol Juvenile Court at Fall River (289 Rock Street) (7), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Bristol Probate and Family Court at Fall R (289 Rock Street) (8), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Bristol Probate And Family Court At Fall River- Interpretor Ser (289 Rock Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.04. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.04
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fall River and their reported violations in the past:

FALL RIVER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 94000, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2001)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1993 and MAY-25-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
SSTAR OF RHODE ISLAND (Serves RI, Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2000 and SEP-12-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-23-2002 to JAN-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-12-2002 to SEP-12-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fall River that have no violations reported:

  • WESTPORT SENIOR VILLAGE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRANTALS RESTAURANT AND CATERING (Serves RI, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.3%

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fall River, MA

People in group quarters in Fall River in 2010:

  • 994 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 347 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 133 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 79 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 54 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Fall River in 2000:

  • 1,351 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 93 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 76 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 53 people in religious group quarters
  • 48 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Fall River compared to Massachusetts state average:

Fall River, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Fall River (2011 data):

  • BayCoast Bank: Robeson Street Branch, Stafford Road Branch, Union Branch, Baycoast Bank, Pleasant Street Branch, Troy Street Branch. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $909.2 mil, Deposits: $730.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Narragansett Financial Corp
  • BankFive: North Branch, Bankfive, Main Street Branch, Pleasant Street Branch, President Avenue Branch, Thirteenth Street Branch. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $613.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfive, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fall River Main Branch, Stafford Square Branch, Fall River - Mariano Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Harbour Mall Branch at 430 William Canning Boulevard, branch established on 1970/10/28; North Main Street Branch at 141 North Main Street, branch established on 1828/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Fall River Stop & Shop Rodma at 501 Rodman Street, branch established on 2002/03/27; Fall River Stop & Shop Branch at 333 Mariano Bishop Boulevard, branch established on 2002/06/19. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Webster Bank, National Association: 1450 Plymouth Avenue Branch at 1450 Plymouth Avenue, branch established on 1946/07/08; First Fed Sav Bank Of America Branch at 33 Sullivan Drive, branch established on 1946/07/08. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Rockland Trust Company: Brayton Avenue Branch at 855 Brayton Avenue, branch established on 1981/11/05; Fall River Branch at 249 Linden St, branch established on 1975/05/22. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • Mechanics' Co-operative Bank: Lafayette Federal Savings Bank Branc at 60 Bedford Street, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $386.4 mil, Deposits: $340.4 mil, headquarters in Taunton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mechanics Bancorp, Mhc
  • Admirals Bank: Pleasant Street-Fall River North Bra at 215 Pleasant Street, branch established on 2004/05/24. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $518.7 mil, Deposits: $462.0 mil, headquarters in Cranston, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fall River, Massachusetts:

  • Days Inn Fall River, 332 Milliken Blvd, Fall River, MA 02721 , Phone: (508) 676-1991, Fax: (508) 676-1991
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Fall River, 360 Airport Rd, Fall River, MA 02720 , Phone: (508) 672-0011, Fax: (508) 676-6251
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fall River, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fall River travel time to work - commute


Fall River mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Fall River city (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

16.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 37$130,250$42,2430$0
Other Government Administration 46$89,733$23,4099$12,235
Judicial and Legal 5$22,395$53,7480$0
Police Protection - Officers 240$1,336,851$66,8430$0
Police - Other 58$169,847$35,14145$10,078
Firefighters 270$1,086,089$48,2710$0
Fire - Other 9$28,764$38,3520$0
Streets and Highways 106$329,667$37,3210$0
Welfare 19$38,694$24,4380$0
Health 30$88,974$35,5900$0
Sewerage 3$15,095$60,3805$1,018
Parks and Recreation 18$47,229$31,4860$0
Natural Resources 1$4,384$52,6080$0
Water Supply 46$154,460$40,2940$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,358$4,425,653$39,107257$168,148
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 374$1,688,577$54,1791,772$560,070
Local Libraries 21$52,932$30,2475$1,844
Other and Unallocable 32$101,291$37,9840$0
Totals for Government 2,673$9,810,885$44,0442,093$753,393

Fall River government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,270,000 ($36.76)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,063,000 ($34.44)
    Sewerage: $2,558,000 ($28.76)
    Regular Highways: $477,000 ($5.36)
    General - Other: $377,000 ($4.24)
    General Public Buildings: $140,000 ($1.57)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $129,606,000 ($1457.15)
    General - Other: $37,416,000 ($420.66)
    Police Protection: $18,121,000 ($203.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,388,000 ($150.52)
    Sewerage: $9,567,000 ($107.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,682,000 ($86.37)
    Regular Highways: $7,039,000 ($79.14)
    Water Utilities: $5,349,000 ($60.14)
    Health - Other: $2,479,000 ($27.87)
    Financial Administration: $1,932,000 ($21.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,845,000 ($20.74)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,532,000 ($17.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,168,000 ($13.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,140,000 ($12.82)
    Libraries: $1,001,000 ($11.25)
    General Public Buildings: $969,000 ($10.89)
    Central Staff Services: $864,000 ($9.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $320,000 ($3.60)
    Natural Resources - Other: $48,000 ($0.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $117,477,000 ($1320.78)
    Corporate Bonds: $29,751,000 ($334.49)
    Benefit Payments: $20,800,000 ($233.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,042,000 ($101.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,077,000 ($68.32)
    Health - Other: $101,000 ($1.14)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $817,000 ($9.19)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($1.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,434,000 ($128.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,435,000 ($16.13)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,225,000 ($13.77)
    Sewerage: $497,000 ($5.59)
    Police Protection: $271,000 ($3.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($1.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $100,000 ($1.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $120,007,000 ($1349.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $770,000 ($8.66)

Fall River government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,198,000 ($159.63)
    All Other: $4,953,000 ($55.69)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,547,000 ($17.39)
    Parking Facilities: $1,202,000 ($13.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $126,000 ($1.42)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $31,000 ($0.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $19,000 ($0.21)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $17,000 ($0.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $18,220,000 ($204.85)
    From Parent Local Government: $10,089,000 ($113.43)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,173,000 ($58.16)
    From Other Governments: $1,921,000 ($21.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,638,000 ($74.63)
    All Other: $1,096,000 ($12.32)
    Education: $816,000 ($9.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,401,000 ($116.94)
    Interest Earnings: $918,000 ($10.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,374,000 ($60.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $113,621,000 ($1277.43)
    General Local Government Support: $25,516,000 ($286.87)
    Highways: $2,410,000 ($27.10)
    Sewerage: $1,557,000 ($17.51)
    All Other: $1,458,000 ($16.39)
    Public Welfare: $1,118,000 ($12.57)
  • Tax - Property: $57,218,000 ($643.30)
    Other License: $1,634,000 ($18.37)

Fall River government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,814,000 ($2212.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,682,000 ($2110.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,132,000 ($102.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $47,445,000 ($533.42)
    Beginning: $16,885,000 ($189.84)

Fall River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,742,000 ($210.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $35,037,000 ($393.92)
    Total Federal Securities: $23,835,000 ($267.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,524,000 ($444.36)

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fall River:

  • WHTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: SNE BROADCASTING, LTD.(A MASS. CORP))
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fall River:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fall River:

  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fall River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 67
Total length: 748 meters (2,454ft)
Total costs: $405,530,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,572,431
Total average daily truck traffic: 127,760

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 6
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 40
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fall River, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fall River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fall River, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 202 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fall River)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fall River)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED192$191,688297$145,7851,003$174,629124$90,69445$250,88981$132,0371$176,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$191,00015$129,80077$183,74010$100,4002$189,5004$115,7500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$167,34680$104,563397$196,89248$78,00011$228,18235$133,6570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$189,82629$135,276184$195,9137$129,5715$525,8009$144,4441$140,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$158,9236$123,16765$199,8623$125,0001$162,0006$121,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 25 tracts in Fall River, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$200,18827$213,1111$166,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$168,87513$203,2310$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$171,0007$221,2860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$177,0004$205,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$285,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 551
  • Hazardous Condition: 500
  • Service Call: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Fall River


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fall River, MA

Most common first names in Fall River, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,14081.5 years
Joseph1,48275.4 years
John1,42074.9 years
Manuel1,31675.5 years
Maria1,02279.6 years
William63774.7 years
James49673.3 years
Alice41979.8 years
George41973.7 years
Margaret41880.9 years
Most common last names in Fall River, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Medeiros57475.4 years
Souza41875.8 years
Cabral36075.6 years
Mello35475.9 years
Ferreira34274.3 years
Oliveira29875.8 years
Costa28674.4 years
Silvia28375.4 years
Pacheco23574.8 years
Moniz22876.1 years
Businesses in Fall River, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's4
AT&T1New Balance1
Ace Hardware2Nike7
Applebee's1Papa John's Pizza2
AutoZone2Payless1
Burger King3Penske1
Burlington Coat Factory1Popeyes1
CVS4RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid7
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza3Shaw's2
Dunkin Donuts17Sprint Nextel1
FedEx10Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway6
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3U-Haul4
Jones New York1UPS13
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
MasterBrand Cabinets3YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Fall River, MA


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  • #1 (02721) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
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  • #57 (02723) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries"
  • #75 (02723) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Indo-European language at home"
  • #86 (02790) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 (02721) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cape Verdean first ancestries"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Shawn D. Stad (22)
  • Gerald J. Mauretti (7)
  • Shawn Stad (5)
  • Igor A. Levitsky (5)
  • Phillip G. Withee (5)
  • Anwar Upal (4)
  • Thomas J. Gamache (4)
  • John S. Park (4)
  • Michael C. Vieira (4)
  • Neil J. Kolakowski (4)

Total of 120 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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