Worcester County

Worcester, MA: What you need to know

Worcester is located central Massachusetts and nicknamed "Heart of the Commonwealth," and the community is graced with many examples of Victorian architecture. College students have the choice of eight higher education institutions, and shoppers have excellent options like Auburn Mall and Greendale Mall. Several institutes of higher education are available to students, including the highly regarded University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 

Worcester, MA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 183,382
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $45,472
Median Home Price $205,200
Walkscore 54

Worcester, MA Demographics

Median Population in Worcester , MA

Median Age 33.8%
Age 18 Over 79%
Age 21 Over 72.1%
Age 62 Over 15.3%
Age 65 Over 12.5%

Race in Worcester , MA

  Ethnicity White 70.7%
  Ethnicity Black 12.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 20.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 4.6%

Population By Gender in Worcester , MA

  Male 48.5%
  Female 51.5%

Language in Worcester , MA

  English Only 64.2%
  English Other 35.8%

Economics in Worcester , MA

  Median Household Income $45,472
  Median Home Price $205,200
  Homes Owned 57%
  Homes Rent 43%
  Median Property Rent $945

 
COMMUTE TIME: 23.7 MINUTES
in Worcester , MA

Commute Types in Worcester , MA

  Walked 5.9%
  Worked at Home 3.6%
  Public Transportation 3.4%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 73.5%
  Carpooled 11.7%

54/100
WALK SCORE
for Worcester , MA

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 65
In Worcester , MA

 
6.2% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Worcester , MA