Fall River, MA

88,770 Population
33.1 square miles 2,677.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.3%
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Population Density
2,677.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.3%
was 55.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.6%
was 17.1%
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Percent Under 18
18.2%
was 21.3%
Ranked 10th Highest in MA
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 17.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in MA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.9
was 8.8
Ranked 32nd Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
21.5%
was 22.8%
Ranked 10th Lowest in MA
Median Household Income
$39,547
was $32,209
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
46.2
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
43,626
was 44,249
Ranked 5th Highest in MA
Median Rent
$739
was $722
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Total Building Permits
62
was 45
 
Occupied Housing Units
39,495
was 38,846
 
Homeownership Rate
33.2%
was 37.1%
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Single Family Building Permits
62
was 45
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,316.7
was 1,335.5
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.5%
was 18.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 13th 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 98.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
73.9%
was 71.3%
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.5%
was 12.8%
Ranked 13th 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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