Fall River, Massachusetts 

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Economy in Fall River, Massachusetts

Fall River has an unemployment rate of 6.8%. The US average is 5.2%.

Fall River has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.0%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Fall River
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fall River is 6.3%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fall River is 5.1%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Fall River
- The average income of a Fall River resident is $21,201 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fall River resident is $33,763 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYFall River, MassachusettsUnited States
  Unemployment Rate6.8%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth35.0%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.3%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.0510.046
  Income per Cap.$21,201$28,555
  Household Income$33,763$53,482
  Family Median Income$42,320$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction6.6%6.2%
  Manufacturing13.3%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.3%2.7%
  Retail trade14.1%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.1%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services3.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.2%4.3%
  Educational services6.8%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance19.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation0.7%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.0%7.4%
  Other services7.0%4.9%
  Public administration4.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Fall River    8 Reviews
    Not so bad - 7/31/2016
    A lot of negative thing are being said about fall river on this page. I grew up in this city and I have to say it was much nicer when I was a child.but it seems like... Read More

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    Fall River, MA Where do I begin? - 2/21/2013
    As someone who was born and raised in Fall River, MA, I have to say that all the negative remarks I read are absolutely correct. In fact, the only good thing about Fall... Read More

    Don't do it! - 7/8/2012
    I have to agree with Kat on this one. I lived in San Diego for 9 years, and left due to my daughter living in the Northeast (Southeast Mass). My best advice to you if... Read More


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