Fall River, MA

88,929 Population
33.1 square miles 2,684 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.3%
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Population Density
2,684
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.9%
was 40.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.6%
was 16.6%
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Percent Under 18
21.5%
was 18.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in MA
Percent 65 and Over
17.9%
was 13.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.8
was 8.8
Ranked 32nd Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
19.1%
was 21.5%
Ranked 7th Lowest in MA
Median Household Income
$36,798
was $39,547
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Gini Income Distribution
 
47
46.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,140.8
was 1,058.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,991.9
was 2,649.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
42,183
was 43,626
Ranked 7th Highest in MA
Median Rent
$743
was $739
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Total Building Permits
62
was 45
 
Occupied Housing Units
37,002
was 39,495
 
Homeownership Rate
37.3%
was 33.2%
Ranked 10th Highest in MA
Single Family Building Permits
62
was 45
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,273.8
was 1,316.7
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.2%
was 13.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.2
Ranked 8th Highest in MA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 1.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.9%
was 97.9%
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in MA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in MA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
71.4%
was 73.9%
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.6%
was 13.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in MA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
45.7%
was 45.4%
Ranked 155th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
9.3%
was 10.9%
Ranked 41st Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$235,215,767
$226,835,509
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$190,234,021
$184,437,264
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,652
was $2,558
Ranked 148th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,145
was $2,080
Ranked 158th Highest in MA

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