Fall River Bristol County, Massachusetts

Fall River: City in Massachusetts

About

Fall River is a city located in the county of Bristol in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 88,857 and a population density of 853 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 89,792 inhabitants.

The city was created 352 years ago in 1669.

Fall River Quick Facts

Population : 89,792 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Bristol County
Postal code : 02720–02724
Area : 104.19 km2
Altitude : 121 feet / 37 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1670 (352 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:26:38 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 862 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.04% (2010-2020)
Fall River locator map
Location of Fall River on Massachusetts map.
Downtown Fall River image
Downtown Fall River
Downtown Fall River image

Geography

Fall River is located at 41°42'5"N 71°9'18"W (41.7014900, -71.1550500).

Fall River map

  • Ponta Delgada
  • Povoação
  • Vila Franca do Campo

Demographics

The population of Fall River increased by 1.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 88,857 - census
2011 88,827 -0.03% estimation process
2012 88,852 0.03% estimation process
2013 88,992 0.16% estimation process
2014 89,148 0.17% estimation process
2015 89,258 0.12% estimation process
2016 89,287 0.03% estimation process
2017 89,298 0.01% estimation process
2018 89,630 0.37% estimation process
2019 89,541 -0.1% estimation process
2020 89,792 0.28% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,978
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,588
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,026
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,484
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 29.3%
People over 65 (%) : 12.9%
Female persons, % : 49.3%
White only, percent : 93.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 356
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%

Fall River zip code is 02720. County name: Bristol, County fips: 25005

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $132,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,172
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $499
2015-2019 median gross rent : $702
2015-2019 Households : 2,238
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,406
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 325,517
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 56,201
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,115
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,980
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,896
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 474
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 201
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 158
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 460
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 440
2010 population per square mile : 1,206.8
2010 land area in square miles : 4.54

People born in Fall River (159)

People born in Fall River, including politician Nathaniel B. Borden, politician James Buffington, murder suspect Lizzie Borden, .

List

  • Alvan Graham Clark (American astronomer) he was born in 10/07/1832
  • Janet L. Robinson (former President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Times Company) she was born in 11/06/1950
  • Emeril Lagasse (American chef) he was born in 15/10/1959
  • Bert Patenaude (American soccer player (1909-1974)) he was born in 04/11/1909
  • Cornelius Newton Bliss (American politician (1833-1911)) he was born in 26/01/1833
  • Thomas J. Hudner (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 31/08/1924
  • Aime Forand (American politician (1895-1972)) he was born in 23/05/1895
  • Irving Picard (American lawyer) he was born in 26/06/1941
  • George William Coleman (Roman Catholic bishop) he was born in 01/02/1939
  • Nathan Bor (American boxer) he was born in 01/03/1913
  • George Luz (American military personnel) he was born in 17/06/1921
  • Howard Kanovitz (American artist (1929-2009)) he was born in 09/02/1929
  • Frank Moniz (American soccer player (1911-2004)) he was born in 26/09/1911
  • David E. Chapman (American musician and clarinetist) he was born in 10/01/1929
  • Leonard I. Schiff (American scientist) he was born in 29/03/1915
  • Greg Abate (jazz musician) he was born in 31/05/1947
  • George Stephanopoulos (American government official, journalist, writer) he was born in 10/02/1961
  • John Gagnon (American sexologist) he was born in 22/11/1931

Schools in Fall River

College & universities near Fall River, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165750 Rob Roy Academy-Fall River Fall River (MA) 02720-3445
165608 Diman Regional Technical Institute Fall River (MA) 02723
165033 Bristol Community College Fall River (MA) 02720-7395
217518 Roger Williams University Bristol (RI) 02809-2921
409616 Roger Williams University School of Law Bristol (RI) 02809-5171

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fall River, MA

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL

Post offices near Fall River

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fall River Post Office Fall River (MA) 02722
Flin Post Office Fall River (MA) 02723
South Post Office Fall River (MA) 02724
Highland Post Office Fall River (MA) 02720
Somer Post Office Somerset (MA) 02726

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Bristol County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bristol County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
New Bedford 95,517 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts
Taunton 57,675 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Taunton 55,874 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Attleboro 45,444 City in Bristol Country, Massachusetts
Easton 25,116 Town in the U.
Mansfield 24,539 Town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Norton 19,983 City in Massachusetts
Somerset 18,144 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Swansea 17,000 Town in Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts
Fairhaven 16,103 Town in Massachusetts
Westport 16,097 Town of the United States
Seekonk 15,851 Town in the United States
Head of Westport 14,809 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Raynham 14,560 Town in Massachusetts
Oxford 13,941 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Rehoboth 12,503 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fall River distances to largest Massachusetts cities