Worcester (zip 01603), Massachusetts 

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Population

19,958

+0.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$46,367

Median Home Price

$295,800

Median Age

37

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Worcester (zip 01603), 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 the 01603 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Worcester (zip 01603)
Cost of Living: 1.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

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Worcester, Ma Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Worcester (zip 01603) is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Worcester (zip 01603) jobs have increased by 4.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Worcester (zip 01603)'s cost of living is 1.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Worcester (zip 01603)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01603 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Worcester county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.6% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Worcester (zip 01603)'s population is 19,958 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Worcester (zip 01603) is Real Estate: $295,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.4%.

SCHOOLS
Worcester (zip 01603) public schools spend $15,489 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Worcester (zip 01603). More Education



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Housing Market in Worcester

It's a good time to buy in Worcester. Home Appreciation is up 21.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Worcester is $295,800.
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