Demographics

2015 U.S. Census Figures
Population:     88,727
Male: 41,611 46.9%
Female: 47,116  53.1%
Median Age (in years): 39.5
Total Households: 43,725
Average Household Size: 2.27
Average Family Size: 2.93
2015 Median Household Income: $35,213
Population by Age
Age Total
Under 5 years: 5,439
5 to 9 years: 4,967
10 to 14 years: 4,869
15 to 19 years: 4,648
20 to 24 years: 6,742
25 to 34 years: 13,234
35 to 44 years: 11,046
45 to 54 years: 13,282
55 to 59 years: 5,850
60 to 64 years: 4,380
65 to 74 years: 7,483
75 to 84 years: 4,453
85 years and over: 2,334
Employment and Wages in Fall River
Source: (Mass. Division of Employment and Training)
Year  Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate Average
Annual Wage
2015 39,583 36,090 3,493 8.8% $44,629
2014 40,048 35,965 4,083 10.2% $42,175
2013 43,273 37,566 5,707 13.2% $42,363
2012 43,857 37,465 6,392 14.6% $42,276
2011 43,759 37,600 6,159 14.1% $41,496
2010 43,857 37,465 6,392 14.6% $39,780
2009 44,867 38,491 6,376 14.2% $39,364
2008 44,668 40,419 4,249 9.5% $39,052
2007 44,774 41,030 3,744 8.4% $37,024
2006 44,881 41,183 3,698 8.2% $35,828
2005 44,506 40,902 3,604 8.1% $34,112
2004 44,632 40,952 3,680 8.2% $33,436
2003 44,745 41,038 3,707 8.3% $32,474
2002 44,362 40,888 3,474 7.8% $31,681
2001 43,367 40,668 2,699 6.2% $30,589
2000 43,271 41,047 2,224 5.1% $28,713
1999 42,700 40,076 2,621 6.1% $27,503
1998 42,963 40,196 2,767 6.4% $27,002
1997 43,748 40,032 3,716 8.5% $25,990
1996 43,314 39,130 4,184 9.7% $24,716
1995 43,923 39,261 4,662 10.6% $23,490
Business Costs
  Residential Commercial
Tax Rate: $14.00/1,000 $30.64/1,000
Water Rate: $2.87/CCF flat rate
Wastewater Rate: $5.28/CCF (SIU Rate: $2.46/CCF)*
Significant Industrial User (SIU) Rate available to eligible businesses.

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