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-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.


Mid-sized city - Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border See Local Real Estate
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City: Worcester
Zip Codes: 01604, 01605, ... 9 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Worcester

    The unemployment rate in Worcester is 5.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester jobs have Increased by 0.78 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester's cost of living is 6.80% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Worcester's Cost of Living
    Worcester's population is 184,815 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.87 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Worcester is $199,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -22.16%. Check out the homes in the area.
    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. Learn more...

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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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Worcester Bargain Education & Arts Mecca

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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