Worcester, Massachusetts 

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Population

184,743

+2.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$46,105

Median Home Price

$246,500

Best Places to Live in Worcester, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Worcester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Educated population
Local arts and culture
Central location
Cons
Economy
Harsh winters
Cost of living
 $422,000 
8 Valley View Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2000 SqFt
 $299,000 
41 Morgan St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1140 SqFt
 $239,000 
51 Fourth St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1200 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Worcester Metro Area

Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts. From its roots in the Industrial Revolution, it is evolving into a diverse research, manufacturing, and technology center, featuring a significant health care presence and a large biotechnology research park. The downtown is being gradually restored and modernized. Origins as a cultural center continue with the area’s many small museums and colleges, as well as a good set of small performing arts amenities. Mountain areas to the west and lakes mainly north offer good recreation opportunities. Cost of living is influenced by more expensive areas east and is high for local income levels.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Worcester
Zip Codes: 01604 01605 01602 01610 01609 01603 01606 01607 01608
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Worcester is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester jobs have increased by 4.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester's cost of living is 2.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Worcester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Worcester, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Worcester county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Worcester's population is 184,743 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Worcester is $246,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Worcester public schools spend $15,489 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Worcester. More Education



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Housing Market in Worcester

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Reviews for Worcester   11 Reviews
Incorrect about Worcester - 3/22/2014
I don't understand why your statistics say there aren't any Hispanics/Latinos in Worcester. I'm Puerto Rican, and I grew up there. There are plenty of Latin people all... Read More

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Healthcare Choices - 9/19/2012
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Worcester Bargain Education & Arts Mecca - 11/5/2010
Though I don't live there, Worcester is a first class bargain for a great first class education! Worcester has at least 10 great colleges and universities in this city,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS
01604 01605 01602 01610 01609 01603 01606 01607 01608

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NEW LISTINGS IN WORCESTER
$422,000
8 Valley View Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,000
41 Morgan St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$239,000
51 Fourth St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$41,900
12 Marsh Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$264,900
3 Darling St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$249,900
134 Brookline St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$258,500
5 Amber St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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