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Fall River
  • Suburb in Massachusetts

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Fall River is a suburb of Providence with a population of 93,638. Fall River is in Bristol County. Living in Fall River offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fall River there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Fall River and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Fall River are above average.

About

About Fall River...
Population
93,638

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$328,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,020
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    825.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    53
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    109.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    406
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    624.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    201.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  11%

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