Worcester, Massachusetts 

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Economy in Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester has an unemployment rate of 4.0%. The US average is 3.9%.

Worcester has seen the job market increase by 4.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Worcester
- The Sales Tax Rate for Worcester is 6.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Worcester is 5.1%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Worcester
- The average income of a Worcester resident is $24,447 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Worcester resident is $46,105 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWorcester, MassachusettsUnited States
  4.0%3.9%
  4.2%1.6%
  37.5%33.5%
  6.3%7.3%
  5.1%4.6%
  $26,283$31,177
  $45,869$57,652
  $60,747$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.0%6.2%
  10.0%10.4%
  2.5%2.7%
  11.8%11.6%
  3.7%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  1.7%2.1%
  3.8%4.7%
  1.2%1.9%
  5.9%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.9%4.3%
  11.2%9.3%
  20.4%13.8%
  1.9%2.2%
  7.6%7.4%
  5.3%4.9%
  3.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Worcester    11 Reviews
    Incorrect about Worcester - 3/22/2014
    I don't understand why your statistics say there aren't any Hispanics/Latinos in Worcester. I'm Puerto Rican, and I grew up there. There are plenty of Latin people all... Read More

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    Healthcare Choices - 9/19/2012
    Great healthcare statewide, not just in... Read More

    Worcester Bargain Education & Arts Mecca - 11/5/2010
    Though I don't live there, Worcester is a first class bargain for a great first class education! Worcester has at least 10 great colleges and universities in this city,... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS
    01604 01605 01602 01610 01609 01603 01606 01607 01608

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