Worcester County, Massachusetts 

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Population

818,249

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$65,453

Median Home Price

$286,800

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Best Places to Live in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Worcester County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Worcester, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Educated population
Local arts and culture
Central location
Cons
Economy
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.


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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Worcester County
Metro Area: Worcester
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Worcester, Leominster, 71 total
Zip Codes: 01453, 01420, 01604, 01545, 01605, 01757, 01602, 01610, 01609, 01440, 85 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Worcester County is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester County jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester County's cost of living is 8.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Worcester County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Worcester county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Worcester County's population is 818,249 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Worcester County is Real Estate: $286,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%.

SCHOOLS
Worcester County public schools spend $14,587 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Worcester County. More Education



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Housing Market in Worcester

It's a good time to buy in Worcester. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Worcester is $286,800.

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ZIP CODES IN WORCESTER COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
01453, 01420, 01604, 01545, 01605, 01757, 01602, 01610, 01609, 01440, 85 total

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