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Central Falls is a city in Providence County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The community was named for its location between Valley Falls and Pawtucket Falls

The latitude of Central Falls is 41.890N. The longitude is -71.392W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,287.


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Median household income
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$22,628
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Central Falls demographic reports
Central Falls is on the Blackstone River
Old mill town

United Textile Workers clashed here with the National Guard in 1934

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 109. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.7 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Pierce Park and Riverwalk
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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0% of Central Falls residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Central Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Central Falls was $10,825, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Central Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Central Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $951.


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The average commute time for Central Falls workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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