Falmouth Zip Trip
This week, the next stop of the 2017 Zip Trip Season is in Falmouth, MA. The event will be held from 6am-10am at Falmouth Heights Field, 287 Grand Avenue, Falmouth, MA. Be sure to come visit our table and say hello to our agents!
Watch Carol and Michelle on the On the Market Segment in Falmouth!
Located in Barnstable County, on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts is the town of Falmouth. With a population of around 33,000 people, it is the second largest municipality out on the Cape and sees its population grow to over 100,000 during the summer.
Average home prices in Falmouth range from mid $300K to almost $500,000 depending on which type of home you’re looking for. Single family prices average almost $493,000 in 2017, condo prices average almost $350,000 and multi-families have been going for around $445,000 in 2017.
Being a Cape Town, Falmouth is extremely popular for its beaches, summertime living, and much more! But for those that aren’t coming down for a weekend vacation during the summer, Falmouth has so much more to offer for its permanent residents. Falmouth has 68 miles of coastline, 10 public beaches, and easy access to Martha’s Vineyard via Wood’s Hole, which is a major draw for residents. Two extremely attractive points of interest within Falmouth are the Shining Sea Bikeway, and Falmouth Village. Falmouth Village is the downtown area treasure with various shopping and dining options.
If you have children, you’ll be sending them to a reliable public school system in Falmouth MA. According to US News, Falmouth High is ranked 73rd within Massachusetts.
Grades K – 4:
- East Falmouth Elementary School
- Mullen-Hall Elementary School
- Teaticket Elementary School
- North Falmouth Elementary School
Grades 5-6: Morse Pond Middle School
Grades 7-8: Lawrence Junior High School
Grades 9-12: Falmouth High School
By 1872, a train came to Falmouth and some of the first beach homes were built. By the late 19th century, Falmouth cranberries and strawberries were being grown for Boston.
Falmouth really saw a population growth during the 20th century due to improved highways and the neighboring Otis Air National Guard Base during World War II. By the 1970s, a home construction boom started and followed throughout the 80s and 90s.
The unemployment rate in Falmouth MA as of June is 4.30% which is lower than the state average of 4.40%. The largest employed businesses in Falmouth include Steamship Authority, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Falmouth Hospital, JML Care Center, Private Services VNA, and Sea Crest Beach Hotel.