City of

Fall River

1 Government Center Fall River, MA 02722
Phone: 508-324-2000


Paul Coogan

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Shawn Cadime
Joseph Camara
Michelle Dionne
Bradford Kilby
Pamela Laliberte
Leo Pelletier
Linda Pereira
Andrew Raposo
Laura-Jean Washington


Population Density2,837
Registered Voters54,853
Income Per Capita$18,669
EQV Per Capita$66,527
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate36.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$282,500
Median Gross Rent$918
Total Households40,862
Average Household Size2.25

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$12.62
Commercial Tax Rate$27.03
Average Tax Bill$3,584
Total Expenditures$265,127,370
Total Tax Levy$117,800,287
State Aid$178,989,676
Local Receipts$25,719,691
CPA Year Enacted2012
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
City Hall of Fall River

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Located along Rhode Island's eastern border, Fall River is a vibrant, multicultural community with a growing waterfront district, a renowned food scene and close proximity to many of New England's top tourist destinations.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1803
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council9
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2


Area33.1 mi2
Public Roads273.3 mi
Regional Planning AgencySoutheastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Michael Rodrigues

Mass. House

Carole Fiola
Paul Schmid, III
Alan Silvia

Income Per Capita

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