Falmouth, Massachusetts Population 2024

33,056

Falmouth is a city located in Barnstable County and Dukes County Massachusetts. Falmouth has a 2024 population of 33,056. Falmouth is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 1.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,536 in 2020.

The average household income in Falmouth is $129,622 with a poverty rate of 8.48%. The median age in Falmouth is 56.5 years: 54.8 years for males, and 58.1 years for females.

Falmouth Demographics

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

  • White: 88.36%
  • Two or more races: 5.03%
  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native American: 1.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
44.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
750.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.6% (520)
The current population of Falmouth, Massachusetts is 33,056 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,536.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,88788.36%
Two or more races1,6455.03%
Asian7192.2%
Other race6922.12%
Black or African American4221.29%
Native American3291.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Falmouth Population by Race

Falmouth Population Pyramid 2024

Falmouth Median Age

56.5

Total

54.8

Male

58.1

Female

Falmouth Adults

There are 28,117 adults, (10,873 of whom are seniors) in Falmouth.

Falmouth Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

63.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Falmouth Sex Ratio

Female17,11752.36%
Male15,57747.64%

Falmouth Population by Age

Falmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,2372.278416
Married7,0252.8295.84.2
Non Family5,4641.372.427.6
Female1,2903.1368.131.9
Male4582.9887.612.4

2.83

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Falmouth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9393.63%
Associates Degree2,4939.63%
Bachelors Degree6,61925.56%
Graduate Degree6,35324.53%
High School Graduate4,56117.61%
Less Than 9th Grade4901.89%
Some College4,43917.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Falmouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Falmouth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White23,50822,47612,054
2+ Races797705286
Asian491491442
Hispanic48027268
Other Race42427977
Black32430374
Native American143768

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.02%.

Falmouth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,662$85,156$49,593
Graduate Degree$86,295$105,547$71,360
High School Graduate$44,909$55,260$25,788
Less Than 9th Grade$29,517$28,750$0
Overall$53,999$63,068$42,304
Some College$45,564$57,756$31,264

$53,999

Average Earnings

$63,068

Average Male

$42,304

Average Female

Falmouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Falmouth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Falmouth Language

90.58% of Falmouth residents speak only English, while 9.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.69% of the population.

Falmouth Language

Falmouth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,2341,9086.76%
Multiple1,64549730.21%
Hispanic93517618.82%
Native30612540.85%
Asian7199413.07%
Other692527.51%
Black4124911.89%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Falmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Falmouth is Native, with 40.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Falmouth is White, with 6.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.92%.

Falmouth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.46%
High School11.48%
Some College10.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.3%

Falmouth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.81%
Male Unemployed12.54%
Female Employed3.64%
Male Employed2.93%

Falmouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Falmouth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$118,683$161,851
Households$89,809$129,622
Married Families$135,282$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,599$74,265

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Falmouth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Falmouth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Falmouth 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.

Falmouth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Falmouth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,211

Number of Veterans

2,057

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,023
First Gulf War307
Korea233
Second Gulf War197
World War II90

Falmouth Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+944
65 to 74642
55 to 64332
35 to 54240
18 to 3453

Falmouth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,0087.94%
2+ Races13212.29%
Black5315.06%
Native American105.56%
Other Race81.75%
Hispanic81.35%

Falmouth Veterans by Race

Falmouth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Falmouth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Falmouth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Falmouth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Falmouth 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

63.25%

Born in Falmouth

91.82%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

3.36%

Non Citizen

4.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.82% of Falmouth residents were born in the United States, with 63.25% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Falmouth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,936-24-0.07%
202832,960-24-0.07%
202732,984-24-0.07%
202633,008-24-0.07%
202533,032-24-0.07%
202433,056-24-0.07%
202333,080-24-0.07%
202233,104-24-0.07%
202133,1285921.82%
202032,5361,5555.02%
201930,981-72-0.23%
201831,053-114-0.37%
201731,167-44-0.14%
201631,211-96-0.31%
201531,307-71-0.23%
201431,378-100-0.32%
201331,478-28-0.09%
201231,506-62-0.2%
201131,568290.09%
201031,53900%

Falmouth Population by Year