Falmouth

A picturesque town celebrated for its coastal beauty, and vibrant downtown.

Welcome to Falmouth

Falmouth, located on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod, is a picturesque town celebrated for its coastal beauty, vibrant downtown, and maritime allure. With the stunning Shining Sea Bikeway, the town provides scenic views of woodlands and coastline. Falmouth's charming Main Street features boutique shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Surrounded by warm-water beaches such as Old Silver Beach and the iconic Woods Hole, Falmouth is a haven for beachgoers and outdoor enthusiasts.
 
The town's association with marine research institutions and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution adds an intellectual dimension to its coastal charm. Falmouth encapsulates a perfect blend of natural splendor, cultural richness, and seaside tranquility, making it a beloved destination on Cape Cod.
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Overview for Falmouth, MA

32,526 people live in Falmouth, where the median age is 56 and the average individual income is $54,170. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,526

Total Population

56 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,170

Average individual Income

Around Falmouth, MA

There's plenty to do around Falmouth, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

9
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Stand, Bean and Cod, and Le Bon Jour.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.09 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.09 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.02 miles 66 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.07 miles 71 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.39 miles 17 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Shopping 3.11 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars

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Demographics and Employment Data for Falmouth, MA

Falmouth has 14,043 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Falmouth do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,526 people call Falmouth home. The population density is 1,072.524 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,526

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

56

Median Age

46.52 / 53.48%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,043

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$54,170

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Falmouth, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Falmouth. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
North Falmouth Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
East Falmouth Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 4th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available