Worcester, MA

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Worcester, MA

Welcome to the “Heart of the Commonwealth.”

Worcester, MA, is the Central Massachusetts hub for education, health care, retail, entertainment and transportation. The second-largest metro in Massachusetts has an intriguing 300-year history, and innovative present and a bright future.

The fast-growing community offers abundant career opportunities and plenty to do all year round. This attractive setting pulls in a diverse workforce from not only around the region but worldwide. Worcester’s population grew by more than 14% between 2010 and 2020, much of it fueled by an increase in immigrant populations.

Worcester is also a safe place to live and raise a family. U.S. News & World Report ranked Worcester third on its list of the 25 safest communities in the country.

If you are thinking about moving to Worcester, be sure to check out the latest edition of Livability Worcester, Massachusetts, which provides great information on living and working here.

Quick Facts

Average Commute
23.7 minutes
Median Home Value
$383,176
Median Household Income
$51,647
Total Population
185,186
Walk Score
53.655
Median Property Tax
$3,898

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