Fall River, Massachusetts Population 2024

93,142

Fall River is a city located in Bristol County Massachusetts. Fall River has a 2024 population of 93,142. Fall River is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 93,933 in 2020.

The average household income in Fall River is $69,619 with a poverty rate of 19.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fall River is 39.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Fall River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fall River was:

  • White: 74.08%
  • Two or more races: 10.53%
  • Black or African American: 6.44%
  • Other race: 6.04%
  • Asian: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
Land Area (mi²)
33.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,812.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.84% (-791)
The current population of Fall River, Massachusetts is 93,142 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 93,933.

Fall River, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White69,36674.08%
Two or more races9,86210.53%
Black or African American6,0306.44%
Other race5,6596.04%
Asian2,4902.66%
Native American1510.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander800.09%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fall River Population by Race

Fall River Population Pyramid 2024

Fall River Median Age

39.2

Total

37.9

Male

40.9

Female

Fall River Adults

There are 74,420 adults, (14,807 of whom are seniors) in Fall River.

Fall River Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fall River Sex Ratio

Female48,42151.71%
Male45,21748.29%

Fall River Population by Age

Fall River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All41,1132.2435.964.1
Non Family17,2981.1727.172.9
Married13,3403.0255.644.4
Female7,5643.0620.379.7
Male2,9112.9138.261.8
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2.87

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

35.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fall River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fall River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fall River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Fall River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,194

Average Earnings

$52,081

Average Male

$37,385

Average Female

Fall River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fall River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fall River Language

62.02% of Fall River residents speak only English, while 37.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 26.47% of the population.

Fall River Language

Fall River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White65,08911,29517.35%
Hispanic11,5023,58631.18%
Multiple9,7832,13921.86%
Other5,6251,62028.8%
Black5,9131,34022.66%
Asian2,47254522.05%
Native1445336.81%
Islander802835%
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19.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.9%

Male Poverty Rate

21.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fall River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fall River is Native, with 36.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fall River is White, with 17.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.04%.

Fall River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.12%
High School19.78%
Some College13.92%
Bachelors or Greater7.49%
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Fall River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.68%
Male Unemployed23.63%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed6.13%
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Fall River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fall River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fall River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fall River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fall River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fall River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fall River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,345

Number of Veterans

3,083

Male Veterans

262

Female Veterans

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Fall River Veterans by War

count

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Fall River Veterans by Age

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Fall River Veterans by Race

Fall River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fall River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fall River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fall River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fall River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.13%

Born in Fall River

77.9%

Native Born

22.1%

Foreign Born

9.38%

Non Citizen

12.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.9% of Fall River residents were born in the United States, with 60.13% having been born in Massachusetts. 9.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fall River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202991,792-270-0.29%
202892,062-270-0.29%
202792,332-270-0.29%
202692,602-270-0.29%
202592,872-270-0.29%
202493,142-270-0.29%
202393,412-270-0.29%
202293,682-270-0.29%
202193,952190.02%
202093,9334,2804.77%
201989,653-145-0.16%
201889,7983630.41%
201789,435400.04%
201689,395320.04%
201589,3631960.22%
201489,1671560.18%
201389,0111460.16%
201288,865300.03%
201188,835-50-0.06%
201088,885-3,053-3.32%
200091,938-765-0.83%
199092,7031290.14%
198092,574-4,324-4.46%
197096,898-3,044-3.05%
196099,942-12,021-10.74%
1950111,963-3,465-3%
1940115,4281540.13%
1930115,274-5,211-4.33%
1920120,4851,1901%
1910119,29514,43213.76%
1900104,86330,46540.95%
189074,39825,43751.95%
188048,96122,19582.92%
187026,76612,74090.83%
186014,0262,50221.71%
185011,5244,78671.03%
18406,7382,58062.05%
18304,158
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Fall River Population by Year