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Worcester Metro Area, Massachusetts   Add Favorite        0 Reviews | Review This Place


-Educated population
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-Harsh winters
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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.

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

Quick Facts About Worcester

    The unemployment rate in Worcester Metro Area is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester Metro Area jobs have Increased by 0.82 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester Metro Area's cost of living is 13.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Worcester Metro Area's population is 935,536 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.18 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Worcester Metro Area is $238,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.03%.
    Worcester Metro Area public schools spend $15,104 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Worcester Metro Area.

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