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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Falmouth is a suburb of with a population of 12,034. Falmouth is in Cumberland County and is one of the best places to live in Maine. Living in Falmouth offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Falmouth there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Falmouth and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Falmouth are highly rated.
About Falmouth...
Population
12,034

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$430,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,528
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Falmouth Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    24.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    40.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,050.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Falmouth

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$119,679
National
$55,322

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Falmouth Reviews

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Falmouth is overall a put together town. For instance, everyone puts there part into cleaning and making sure that it is safe and opening to everyone. I have had times where I would be asked where I live and people would look at me and exclaim that its the "rich' people town. I wouldn't go as far to say that but Falmouth residents always put there part in to make it look spectacular. If I had to change anything, I would like the town to be more social and less stuck up with who they talk to. I envision my perfect town to come together as a community and be more social.
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Falmouth is a safe, affluent town that is best described as a pleasant suburbia with great proximity to Portland. The school system is top-notch and is an idealistic place for children to grow up. The main downside to Falmouth would be the lack of diversity both cultural and socio-economically. Children usually come out of Falmouth in a good position with many opportunities, but also very sheltered.
I liked how close Falmouth was to Portland because Portland has everything anyone could ask for, the only problem with Falmouth is most people are just stuck up rich and you can't have a meaningful conversation with those people because they don't take the time of day to talk to you.