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Fall River, MA

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Fall River is the tenth largest city in the state of Massachusetts, with its popularity coming about in the 19th century when it became the leading textile manufacturing center in the United States. The natural waterfall flowing through the city is a unique feature, making it the only city on the east coast to have an exposed waterfall in its downtown area. The area itself has unique geography unlike anywhere else in the northeastern United States.

Fall River Apartments


Ledgewood Commons
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2


Dartmouth Woods
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


Solemar at South Dartmouth
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1


South Coast Landings
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1


South Winds
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5


Bay View Estates
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Fall River, MA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.18%
  • 7.69%
  • 6.04%
  • Female
  • 7.46%
  • 6.57%
  • 7.24%
is average rent in Fall River, MA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.18%
  • 6.42%
  • 6.79%
of units are available for rent in Fall River
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1765
  • 578
  • 2298
Getting Around in Fall River, MA

Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Fall River is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.62%
  • 11.57%
  • 2.64%

A Unique Geologic Are

If you need fresh air, Fall River has it in abundance for locals and visitors to explore what New England has to offer. The city is built up from the shores of the Mount Hope Bay into the hillsides surrounding the water's edge. Hiking opportunities exist, especially in the hills surrounding the bay. The largest hill, Copicut Hill, rises 404 feet above sea level. East of the shore are a chain of lakes that include the North Watuppa Pond and the Copicut Reservoir. The beautiful Quequechan River that flows through the city created its namesake with the falls.

Religion Remains the

The two predominant centers of worship in Fall River are the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant Church. Most of the city is Roman Catholic, with many of the churches being Irish Roman Catholic. The area is the Fall River seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese, located at St. Mary's on Second Street, which has 15 parishes in the city. The Highlands neighborhood in Fall River is mainly Protestant. There are many other ethnic religions in the area due to the many immigrants. You can find historic Jewish synagogue, as well as several Buddhist temples within the city.