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  • Fall River is located in southeast Massachusetts on Mt. Hope Bay at the mouth of the Taunton River. With just under 900,000 inhabitants, it is the tenth largest city in the state. The leading industries are manufacturing, health and educational services, and construction. Nearby cities are New Bedford, MA and Providence, RI. Fall River is best known for its history as a textile manufacturing giant during the 19th century and for Battleship Cove, a museum of the world's largest collection of preserved U.S. naval vessels.

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  • Housing Statistics The median sales price for homes in Fall River in the first half of 2013 was $150,000. Approximately 60.8 percent of homes are rented, 33.9 percent are owned, and 5.3 percent are vacant. The average rental vacancy rate is about 6.7 percent. Annual residential turnover is just under 15 percent. There is a small number (average 3 to 5 per month) of rent to own homes regularly available in Fall River.
  • Local RestaurantsFall River is a melting pot of cultures and nationalities, and its restaurants reflect this rich diversity. With a prime location on the water, the city has its fair share of seafood restaurants. LePage's Seafood and Grille, Blount Clam Shack and Waterstreet Cafe are consistently popular. Great Portuguese cuisine can be found at Estoril, Ogil, Academica Restaurante, and Liberal A Club. Patti's Pierogis serves top-rated Polish favorites. Locals praise the Italian specialties--especially the sub sandwiches--at Marzilli's Bakery and Marcucci's Bakery and Grinder. Aspara is a good pick for Vietnamese and Thai food. China Star is also a favorite for Asian food-lovers. Casual places for a hearty breakfast are Gina's, and Dunk and Munch. Hartley's Original Pork Pies and McGovern's are old Fall River establishments offering American cuisine.
  • Local Sports Local sports in Fall River revolve around high school athletics and professional teams from nearby Boston. Durfee High School has a top-ranked boys' basketball team, while Diman Regional High and Bishop Connelly High are regionally competitive in football. Professional sports fans from Fall River tend to follow the Boston Celtics, the Red Sox, the minor league Pawtucket Red Sox, the Boston Bruins, the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. In addition, Fall River is home to the Stop and Shop Open, a tennis tournament that takes place annually in summer.
  • Neighborhoods Fall River is comprised of 13 official neighborhoods. A few of the neighborhoods are detailed here: