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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.


  • Location: Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border
  • Country: United States
  • State: Massachusetts
  • County: Worcester County
  • Metro Area: Worcester

Quick Facts About Worcester

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester County's cost of living is 13.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Worcester County's population is 799,277 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.44 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Worcester County is $220,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.
    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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