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Best Place to Live in Worcester, Massachusetts

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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
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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

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