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Overview
Population:181,045
Pop. Change:6%
State: Massachusetts
Metro Area: Worcester Metro Area
County: Worcester County
City:Worcester
Zip Code:01604, 01605, ... 11 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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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 2012, Worcester's population is 181,045 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.65 percent.

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The median home cost in Worcester is $160,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.77 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester's cost of living is 15.30% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Worcester public schools spend $9,881 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Worcester.

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The unemployment rate in Worcester is 6.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester jobs have Increased by 0.07 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 26 minutes. The National Average is 28 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