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Fall River
  • Suburb in Massachusetts

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grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  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 C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Fall River is a suburb of Providence with a population of 89,618. 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.

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About Fall River...
Population
89,618

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$256,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$834
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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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
    780.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    58.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    99.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    375.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    512
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    205.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    national  11%

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