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Fall River, Massachusetts, 02720
1 Bedroom$925 - $970
2 Bedrooms$995 - $1,055
Fall River, Massachusetts, 02720
Studio/1 Bedroom$750 - $1,020
2 Bedrooms$975 - $1,155
3 Bedrooms$1,275 - $1,375
Tiverton, Rhode Island, 02878
1 Bedroom$980 - $1,340
2 Bedrooms$1,410 - $1,480
East Providence, Rhode Island, 02914
Studio/1 Bedroom$850 - $1,025
2 Bedrooms$1,195 - $1,275
3 Bedrooms$1,450 - $1,550
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Fall River Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 17.4% 8.8% +8.6% $10,000 to $14,999 10.6% 5.6% +5.0% $15,000 to $19,999 9.3% 5.1% +4.2% $20,000 to $24,999 7.7% 5.1% +2.6% $25,000 to $29,999 6.0% 5.1% +0.9% $30,000 to $34,999 6.3% 5.2% +1.1% $35,000 to $39,999 6.4% 5.0% +1.4% $40,000 to $44,999 4.7% 4.9% -0.2% $45,000 to $49,999 4.4% 4.6% -0.2% $50,000 to $59,999 8.5% 8.8% -0.3% $60,000 to $74,999 8.1% 11.3% -3.2% $75,000 to $99,999 6.3% 12.8% -6.5% $100,000 to $124,999 2.4% 7.2% -4.8% $125,000 to $149,999 0.9% 3.7% -2.8% $150,000 to $199,999 0.5% 3.3% -2.8% $200,000 or more 0.5% 3.5% -3.0%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 11.6% 6.8% +4.8% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.5% 12.2% +3.3% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.2% 14.2% +0.0% 20.0% to 24.9% 11.7% 12.5% -0.8% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.6% 11.8% -2.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.8% 7.7% -0.9% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.8% 5.0% -0.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.0% 6.4% -0.4% 50.0% or more 14.9% 17.2% -2.3% Not computed 4.9% 6.2% -1.3%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 9.0% 9.2% -0.2% 25 to 34 years 25.2% 27.9% -2.7% 35 to 44 years 19.1% 22.1% -3.0% 45 to 54 years 14.3% 14.4% -0.1% 55 to 64 years 9.6% 8.5% +1.1% 65 to 74 years 9.6% 7.5% +2.1% 75 to 84 years 10.1% 7.3% +2.8% 85 years and over 3.3% 3.2% +0.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 41.8% 30.9% +10.9% 30 to 44 minutes 20.2% 25.7% -5.5% 45 to 59 minutes 10.7% 15.8% -5.1% 60 or more minutes 27.3% 27.6% -0.3%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome Home to Fall River
Fall River is in the state of Massachusetts, in Bristol County, about fifteen miles from Providence, Rhode Island. The city is on the Taunton River and sits on the shore of Mount Hope Bay, so if you like being around the water, this is a great place to move. Fall River covers almost forty-square miles and about nineteen percent of it is water. You may even be able to canoe to work. What a cool commute that would be!
Fall River Rental Trends
Are you looking for a cozy apartment near Mount Hope Bay? Maybe you want something near Interstate-195 to cut down on your commute time. Or perhaps you’re dreaming of a place decked out with all the latest and greatest amenities. (Yes, it is definitely time for a dishwasher.) Whatever you're looking for, our apartment finder will locate it and help you get a great deal on it. So, what do apartments in Fall River actually go for? Check out the rent table right here on this page to get an idea. The table has the latest rates on one, two, and three bedroom apartments. When you think about it, apartments in Fall River really aren't too expensive, especially when you consider all that this town has to offer. Apartments here are also quite a bit cheaper than what you’ll find in some of the surrounding areas. If you’re itching to start searching for your new place, you can start by checking out some of the popular rentals below. Otherwise, take a deep breath, you’re new place is right around the corner.
Fall into Fall River
If you’re a nature lover, you’ll find that Fall River has plenty of room for you to play outside. The city has 23 parks and playgrounds and a whopping 172 acres of park space. As a resident, you’ll get to make use of athletic fields, basketball courts, skateboard parks, ice skating rinks, and more. One park you’ll want to be sure to visit is Copicut Woods. This 500-acre park is the gateway to the incredible Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, a huge, 13,000-acres forest with a plethora of hiking and biking trails to explore. You may want to bring the binoculars when you visit the woods because there are lots of animals and birds to see.
Fall into History
Are you a history buff? It’s okay, you can tell us if you are. Well, if you are, you won’t want to miss Battleship Cove. You’ll feel as though you’ve stepped back in time as you walk the decks and get a great glimpse of what life was like on a Navy warship during World War II. Be sure to check out the Marine Museum as well for even more nautical history. The Fall River Historical Society is great resource for history buffs and anyone else who wants to learn a little more about the intriguing history of this area. The society is housed in a building that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad. Be sure to pay them a visit once you get settled into your new place.
Falling into Step
There are quite a few special events and celebrations going on throughout the year in Fall River. Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun by picking up a copy of the local paper, The Herald News. This publication has been keeping residents up-to-date since the late 1800s. Whether you’re looking for local new or information on current events from around the world, you’re in good hands. After 150 years, it’s safe to say that the staff at The Herald News know what they’re doing. Find yourself a new place in Fall River and join about 88,000 other people who enjoy living in this New England community. What’s not to love? There are beautiful parks, friendly neighbors, and Providence is just a short drive away.
Average Apartment Rent in Fall River, Massachusetts
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Fall River Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Fall River have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In July the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Fall River apartment cost $976. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Fall River apartment was $1,207 in July. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in July was $1,308. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Fall River rentals listed below.
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Does Fall River have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Fall River's Battleship cove boasts the world's largest historic naval ship exhibit, featuring the USS Massachusetts and also the historic Lincoln Park Carousel. Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum is the local historical and educational museum dedicated to the preservation of railroading in Fall River and greater New England. With over 150 scale models, 30,000 photographs, and an assortment of other memorabilia and artifacts, the Marine Museum at Fall River is a fantastic local nautical museum. The museum boasts ship models of the Fall River Line, as well as one of the largest Titanic exhibits in the world, and also hosts several special events throughout the year.
What's the weather like in Fall River?
Fall River's weather is seasonal, with hot summer and cold winters. Summer temperatures average in the 70's, with an average July high of 82, while winter temperatures average in the 30's with a January low of 22 degrees. The area sees about 45" of rain and 35" of snow per year on average. Fall River residents can take advantage of the full range of seasons with sunny-day activities at the 172 acres of parkland in town and snowside activities at Snowy Range Ski and Recreation in nearby Portsmouth.
Is Fall River a family friendly town?
Based on safety and quality of education, Fall River is not a very family-friendly town. With 50 crimes per 1,000 residents and a population of about 91,000, Fall River is one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the United States. As far as the school system is concerned, Fall River doesn't fare much better. Public education is provided by the Fall River School District. With 29 schools serving over 10,000 students, this district was rated better than 2.9 percent of school districts in Massachusetts and 27.0 percent of school districts in the country.
Is Fall River a good place for younger people?
Fall River is a city of about 89,000 belonging to Bristol County, Massachusetts. Its location 46 miles south of Boston, 16 miles southeast of Providence, Rhode Island, 12 miles west of New Bedford, and 10 miles south of Taunton makes it a convenient place for younger folks needing easy access to these other cities. As an old mill town, manufacturing is still the most prevalent industry, making it a good place for younger folks seeking such occupations. Since public transportation is widely used, it's also a good place for younger people without cars. However, it's not a very safe city. In fact, Fall River was ranked the 88th most dangerous city in the United States in 2010.