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Overview
Population:181,473
Pop. Change:5%
State: Massachusetts
Metro Area: Worcester Metro Area
County: Worcester County
City:Worcester
Zip Code:01604, 01605, ... 10 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Worcester's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Worcester Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city  Location: Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border Elevation: 470 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Educated population Economy
Local arts and culture Harsh winters
Central location Cost of living

Interesting Facts about Worcester, Massachusetts

As of 2014, Worcester's population is 181,473 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.28 percent.

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The median home cost in Worcester is $177,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester's cost of living is 5.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Worcester public schools spend $15,087 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Worcester.

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The unemployment rate in Worcester is 6.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent.


Ranked #12 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #23 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #33 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #70 The Most Single Cities
Ranked #72 Drought-Riskiest Cities
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Map Of Worcester

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Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Worcester's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes