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Population in 2010: 3,799. Population change since 2000: -7.7%
Males: 1,593  (41.9%)
Females: 2,206  (58.1%)

Median resident age:  57.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02540.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,598 (it was $34,286 in 2000)
Falmouth:

$30,598
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,927

Falmouth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $432,813 (it was $211,000 in 2000)
Falmouth:

$432,813
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $576,934; Detached houses: $572,727; Townhouses or other attached units: $556,475; In 2-unit structures: $452,518; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $436,839; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $972,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $820.

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  • White alone - 3,443 (90.6%)
  • Black alone - 79 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 77 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 59 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 53 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Falmouth: 126.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (23.3%), English (13.6%), United States (8.9%), Italian (6.0%), German (5.2%), Portuguese (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1686

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,839 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Falmouth:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falmouth CDP:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

187 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

This place:  5.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Falmouth, Massachusetts as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Falmouth to the number of sex offenders is 2,525 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,496 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,532 (0.7%)

Falmouth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (18.4 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (59.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (182.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Teaticket, MA (1.1 miles ), East Falmouth, MA (1.7 miles ), Woods Hole, MA (1.8 miles ), West Falmouth, MA (2.0 miles ), Seconsett Island, MA (2.2 miles) , Monomoscoy Island, MA (2.3 miles) , Seabrook, MA (2.4 miles ), Vineyard Haven, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 257 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 1998: 266 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 1999: 273 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2000: 252 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2001: 228 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2002: 208 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2003: 186 buildings, average cost: $226,600
  • 2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2005: 203 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2006: 111 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2007: 97 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $257,000
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $260,100
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $259,400
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $259,500
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $259,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 70.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,090 (+120.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 517 (39.8%)

Area codes: 508, 774

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 59 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Falmouth, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Life and physical scientists (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Average climate in Falmouth, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Falmouth-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1951, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Falmouth place center .

On 8/28/1970, a category F2 tornado 15.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falmouth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city 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 34.4 miles away from Falmouth center
On 3/12/2002 at 07:13:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city 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 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from Falmouth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnstable County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Casey Affleck - Actor, Jessica Dubroff - Aviator, Charles F. Swift - Politician, Chuck O'Neil - Mixed martial artist, Greg Dean Schmitz - Film critic, Theophilus Weeks - Early settler, Katherine Lee Bates - (1859-1929), poet, author of America the Beautiful, Steve Cishek - Baseball player, Jay Pina - Boxer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Falmouth:

  • BAYADA NURSES, INC (Home Health Center, 80 DAVIS STRAITS, BLDG A, UNIT 104)
  • COLONIAL CARE CERTIFIED, INC (Home Health Center, 205 WORCESTER CENTER, SUITE 4B)
  • VNA OF UPPER CAPE COD INC (Home Health Center, 67 TER HEUN DR)
  • FALMOUTH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 67 & 100 TER HEUN DRIVE)
  • FALMOUTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 359 JONES ROAD)
  • FALMOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 545 MAIN ST)
  • JML CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 184 TER HEUN DRIVE)
  • ROYAL NURSING CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, 545 MAIN STREET)

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College/University in Falmouth:

  • National Graduate School of Quality Management (Full-time enrollment: 318; Location: 186 Jones Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ngs.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falmouth:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 22 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bristol Community College (about 30 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Roger Williams University (about 35 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 36 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Salve Regina University (about 37 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 42 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Stonehill College (about 45 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,420)

Public high school in Falmouth:

Private high school in Falmouth:

  • FALMOUTH ACADEMY (Students: 225; Location: 7 HIGHFIELD DR; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Falmouth:

See full list of schools located in Falmouth, School District: FALMOUTH

Library in Falmouth:

  • FALMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,641,465; Location: 15 CARLSON LANE; 124,428 books; 19 e-books; 6,903 audio materials; 10,000 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 436 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Falmouth: The Old Stone Dock (A), Falmouth Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B), Falmouth Townhall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Falmouth include: Wesley Church (A), Saint Barnabas Church (B), Saint Patricks Church (C), Saint Thomas Chapel (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Methodist Cemetery (1), Old Town Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Siders Pond (A), Shivericks Pond (B), Nye Pond (C), Morse Pond (D), Little Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Falmouth include: Marine Park (1), Fuller Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Falmouth Historical Society (Museums; 55 Palmer Avenue), Falmouth Town - Public Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 123 Katherine Lee Bates), Falmouth Town - Public Libraries- Regional Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 750 Main Street).

Hotels: Best Western Marina Tradewinds Motel (26 Robbins Road), Hiltz's Harbor Front (456 Grand Avenue Apt 7), Mariner Motel (555 Main Street), Elm Arch Inn (26 Elm Arch Way), Mariner's Point Resort (425 Grand Avenue), Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge (146 Falmouth Heights Road), InnSeason Resorts Captain's Quarters (241 Grand Av), Beachside Village (45 Surf Drive), Beach Rose Inn The (17 Chase Rd).

Court: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Trial Courts- Falmouth District Court (161 Jones Road).

 
Barnstable 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
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

11.9

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

FALMOUTH WATER DEPT (Population served: 77500, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • WQP Entry Point Non-Compliance - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1996 and DEC-09-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-17-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-1997)
  • Notification, Public - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-1997)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  43.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Falmouth, MA

People in group quarters in Falmouth in 2010:

  • 212 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Falmouth in 2000:

  • 202 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Falmouth compared to Massachusetts state average:

Falmouth, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Falmouth (2011 data):

  • Eastern Bank: Sandwich Road Branch at 4 Sandwich Road, branch established on 1982/08/30; Falmouth Branch at 117 Main Street, branch established on 1847/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Falmouth Branch at 871 East Main Street, branch established on 1980/06/23; Village Green Branch at 84 Main Street, branch established on 1821/01/01. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Falmouth Branch at 249 Worcester Court, Route 28e, branch established on 1985/07/01; Falmouth-Palmer Branch at 397 Palmer Avenue, branch established on 1985/07/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Cape Cod Co-operative Bank: Falmouth Main Street Branch at 649 Main Street, branch established on 2012/02/13. Info updated 2007/05/18: Bank assets: $642.6 mil, Deposits: $484.0 mil, headquarters in Yarmouth Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Affiliates, Mhc
  • The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank: Falmouth Branch at 763 Main Street, branch established on 2004/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,106.5 mil, Deposits: $1,831.3 mil, headquarters in Harwich Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Rockland Trust Company: Falmouth Bank Branch at 20 Davis Straits, branch established on 1925/01/01. 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.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Falmouth Branch at 50 Davis Straits Street, branch established on 1988/01/05. 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
  • Mutual Federal Savings Bank of Plymouth County: Falmouth Branch at 668 Main Street, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $369.9 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, headquarters in Whitman, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank: Falmouth Branch at 2 Water Street, branch established on 2009/11/30. Info updated 2007/11/16: Bank assets: $526.2 mil, Deposits: $431.2 mil, headquarters in Edgartown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Falmouth, Massachusetts:

  • Capt Tom Lawrence House, 75 Locust St, Falmouth, MA 02540 , Phone: (508) 540-1445
  • Falmouth Square Inn, 40 N Main St, Falmouth, MA 02540 , Phone: (508) 457-0606, Fax: (508) 457-9694
  • Mariner Motel, 555 Main St, Falmouth, MA 02540 , Phone: (508) 548-1331
  • The Coonamessett Inn, Jones Rd & Gifford St, Falmouth, MA 02541 , Phone: (508) 548-2300
  • Holiday Inn Cape Cod, 291 Jones Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540 , Phone: (508) 540-2000
  • The Palmer House Inn, 81 Palmer Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540 , Phone: (508) 548-1230
  • Carleton Circle Motel, 579 Sandwich Rd, Falmouth, MA 02536 , Phone: (508) 548-0025
  • Hotel Falmouth, 359 Main St, Falmouth, MA 02540 , Phone: (508) 548-3613
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Falmouth, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Falmouth travel time to work - commute


Falmouth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Falmouth CDP (based on Barnstable County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.90%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchJewish
Adherents66.9%7.4%6.4%4.4%3.4%
Congregations21.8%8.3%12.8%11.3%3.8%
NameUnitarian Universalist AssociationEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.6%1.3%5.0%
Congregations5.3%2.3%0.8%6.8%27.1%
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: 68
Barnstable County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Barnstable County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Here:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Barnstable County:

7.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($744 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.18%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($50,745 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.49% ($89,656)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.41% ($87,563)


5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.62% ($63,660 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.37% ($60,586)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.36% ($48,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falmouth:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falmouth:

  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WRZE (96.3 FM; NANTUCKET, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; SANDWICH, MA; Owner: SANDWICH MASS. PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Falmouth:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Falmouth, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 37
  • Fatalities: 129
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Falmouth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Falmouth, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Falmouth)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Falmouth)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$301,42524$286,20993$287,5325$153,72059$295,858
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$437,4754$224,0531$12,4703$328,807
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$244,95523$309,8133$174,79312$279,181
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$310,23011$334,3641$51,3405$342,938
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$110,0107$275,5490$05$269,598
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$03$304,8501$236,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$236,1501$155,4800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$392,3701$236,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$251,5601$220,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Falmouth


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

Most common first names in Falmouth, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16982.0 years
John15477.9 years
William10579.6 years
Joseph7575.9 years
Robert7175.6 years
Helen6582.9 years
Ruth6481.5 years
George6379.1 years
Elizabeth6181.7 years
Margaret5882.1 years
Most common last names in Falmouth, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3380.2 years
Johnson2282.1 years
Brown2285.4 years
Murphy2177.7 years
Peterson1977.7 years
Jones1981.3 years
Martin1884.0 years
Anderson1782.8 years
Medeiros1676.5 years
Lawrence1680.2 years
Businesses in Falmouth, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AT&T1Nike3
Ace Hardware1Payless1
AutoZone1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks1
GNC1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William B. Kerfoot (12)
  • Christopher M. Reddy (7)
  • William B. Sebastian (7)
  • Frederick J. Murphy (5)
  • Adam Rago (4)
  • Scott R. Lindell (4)
  • Douglas C. Webb (4)
  • Andrey K. Morozov (4)
  • Jameel Menashi (3)
  • Lee Freitag (3)

Total of 73 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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