Falmouth

Falmouth

One of the most desirable towns in Maine, with a beautiful coastline along Casco Bay.

Welcome to Falmouth

 

Is Falmouth, Maine a Good Place to Live?

Falmouth is one of the most desirable towns in Maine, with a beautiful coastline along Casco Bay, a vibrant sailing community, well-regarded schools, and nature and golf courses aplenty. With its proximity to Portland, Falmouth is a popular community for professionals whose work brings them into Portland or requires frequent air travel.
 
Fun Fact: Falmouth was first settled in 1632 and was originally part of Portland. It was incorporated as a separate town in 1718.
 

Falmouth, Maine Real Estate

Falmouth’s real estate is more expensive than average, especially along the coast, in the area known as Falmouth Foreside. In fact, Foreside was named Maine’s Most Prestigious Neighborhood by Downeast magazine. Inland Falmouth is less expensive, offering a mix of neighborhoods and more rural settings. While pricier than most Maine towns, Falmouth’s real estate is in line with other coveted Portland suburbs such as Cape Elizabeth and Cumberland. 
 

Falmouth, Maine Schools

Falmouth’s schools are some of the best in the state, with a high school in the top five in the state, and student proficiency in both math and reading of 95%.
 

Things to do in Falmouth, Maine

Sailing in Falmouth, Maine
Falmouth is known as a sailing hub, and it’s a great place to grow up for aspiring yachtsmen. The Portland Yacht Club, located just south of Falmouth’s Town Landing, offers extensive adult and junior training options, as well as moorings for visiting sailors, dining options, and launch services. 
 
Golfing in Falmouth, Maine
Falmouth is home to three of the best private courses in Maine: Woodlands, Portland Country Club, and Falmouth Country Club. 
 
Sights and Places to Visit
Falmouth has a number of parks and recreation areas. Mackworth Island is a bird sanctuary and home to a State Park trail encircling the island. It’s a beautiful trail with lovely views of Casco Bay and the Portland peninsula. The Gilsland Farm Audubon Center offers birdwatching and wildlife observation opportunities along its two miles of trails winding along a pond and through forest, meadow, orchard, and salt marsh. The Blackstrap Hill Preserve Loop has 2.7 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and snowshoeing in the winter.


Overview for Falmouth, ME

1,728 people live in Falmouth, where the median age is 50.7 and the average individual income is $78,619. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,728

Total Population

50.7 years

Median Age

High

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

$78,619

Average individual Income

Around Falmouth, ME

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

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Car-Dependent
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Captain Mowatt's, Maine Maple Creemee Co, and Ironclad Eats.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.56 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.56 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.93 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.74 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.35 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Falmouth, ME

Falmouth has 836 households, with an average household size of 2.07. 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. 1,728 people call Falmouth home. The population density is 719.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,728

Total Population

High

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

50.7

Median Age

41.38 / 58.62%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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  • High School Degree
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836

Total Households

2.07

Average Household Size

$78,619

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Falmouth, ME

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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.
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