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Fall River is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. Fall River's population was 88,857 at the 2010 census, making it the tenth-largest city in the state. Located along the eastern shore of Mount Hope Bay at the mouth of the Taunton River, the city became famous during the 19th century as the leading textile manufacturing center in the United States. While the textile industry has long since moved on, its impact on the city's culture and landscape remains to this day. Fall River's official motto is "We'll Try," dating back to the aftermath of the Great Fire of 1843. It is also nicknamed "the Scholarship City" because Dr. Irving Fradkin founded Dollars for Scholars here in 1958. Fall River is known for the Lizzie Borden case, Portuguese culture, its numerous 19th-century textile mills and Battleship Cove, the world's largest collection of World War II naval vessels and the home of the USS Massachusetts (BB-59). Fall River is also the only city in the United States to have its city hall located over an interstate highway.

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Fall river is the largest city in Massachusetts and was a centre of cotton textile manufacturing during the 18th century. Today though, it is a quaint old town that offers a little escape to its visitors. People from around the cities come here to check out it myriad attractions including Battleship Cove, Marine Museum and Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum. For folks who wish to do something adventurous can visit the Fall River which is a Heritage State Park with opportunities for sightseeing and adventure. The city is great for history lovers as well who can find solace amidst the like-minded peeps in Fall River Historical Society housed in a worn out underground station. From food to frolics, you will get to see and experience a lot here!

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Facts and Stats for Fall River*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fall River

    Know the pollution level of Fall River before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.92 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Fall River: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fall River for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fall River.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.42 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 29.17 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fall River - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.42 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.77 (High)
    • Pollution Index 38.55 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.48 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fall River

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fall River

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.91 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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