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Gardner, Massachusetts 3 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Educated population
-Local arts and culture
-Central location


-Harsh winters
-Cost of living

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.


Quick Facts About Gardner

    The unemployment rate in Gardner is 7.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gardner jobs have Increased by 0.79 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Gardner's cost of living is 1.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Gardner's population is 20,250 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.49 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Gardner is $144,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.60 percent.
    Gardner public schools spend $15,087 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Gardner.

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Add some religions
I think you need to add some religions to your surveys. Wicca and Paganism are 2 of the fastest growing religions in Mass, not to mention the world. I'll bet you would... (read more)
There is absolutely NOTHING to do here. i am actively pursuing a move to Florida or somewhere... (read more)
Mixed Bag.
A city at odds with itself. Beautiful rustic spots mixed with urban blight. You want this city to succeed because of it's proud, hard working citizens. However, the... (read more)
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