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Best Place to Live in Worcester County, Massachusetts

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Overview
Population:799,277
Pop. Change:6%
State: Massachusetts
Metro Area:Worcester
County:Worcester County
City:Worcester, Leominster, ... 71 total
Zip Code:01453, 01420, ... 87 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

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

Interesting Facts about Worcester County

As of 2014, Worcester County's population is 799,277 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.44 percent.

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The median home cost in Worcester County is $220,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester County's cost of living is 13.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Worcester County public schools spend $15,087 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14 students per teacher in Worcester County.

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The unemployment rate in Worcester County is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester County jobs have Increased by 0.82 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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Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Worcester County'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


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