Most Expensive Worcester Neighborhoods
|2||Westchester / Assumpt...|
|4||Pleasant St / Highlan...|
|6||Belmont Hill / Shrews...|
|7||Pleasant St / Park Ave|
|10||Tatnuck / West Tatnuck|
Real estate in popular Worcester neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Worcester, MA
Worcester is a relatively large city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 183,247 people and 44 constituent neighborhoods, Worcester is the second largest community in Massachusetts. Worcester has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Worcester isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Worcester are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Worcester is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worcester who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (9.86%) and management occupations (7.79%).
Worcester is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Worcester has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Worcester enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Worcester.
Not only is Worcester a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. That’s because Worcester is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Worcester a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
In terms of college education, Worcester is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.06% of adults in Worcester have a college degree.
The per capita income in Worcester in 2010 was $24,544, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,176 for a family of four. However, Worcester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Worcester is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Worcester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Worcester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Worcester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Worcester include Irish, Italian, French, English, Polish and French Canadian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Worcester's cultural character, accounting for 20.58% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Worcester are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Worcester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, African languages, Vietnamese and Portuguese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||68,613|
|WORCESTER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.03%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.97%|
|TYPE OF WORCESTER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||32.78%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.15%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||32.64%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||28.27%|
|SIZE OF WORCESTER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.59%|
|AGE OF WORCESTER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.68%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||22.15%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.61%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||49.56%|
|WORCESTER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$211,897|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$746|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||1.90%|
|$47,001 - $94,000||1.81%|
|$94,001 - $187,000||27.09%|
|$187,001 - $281,000||47.59%|
|$281,001 - $374,000||16.15%|
|$374,001 - $468,000||3.21%|
|$468,001 - $702,000||1.58%|
|$702,001 - $936,000||0.34%|
|PEOPLE OF WORCESTER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.56%|
|5 TO 17||15.50%|
|18 TO 24||15.31%|
|25 TO 34||14.68%|
|35 TO 54||26.28%|
|55 TO 64||9.98%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.69%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.89%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$45,846|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,544|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||19.04%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (19.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.63%)
Public Service (3.64%)
Information Technology (2.21%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||11.63%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.42%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||8.39%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.98%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||20.89%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (12.56%)
French Canadian (2.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.43%)
African languages (3.01%)
Other Indo-European (1.60%)
Get matched with a pre-screened, customer-rated real estate agent or Realtor and receive up to $2,000 or more when you buy or sell.
Get the Ultimate Realtor…
We screen Realtors according to rigorous sales and service benchmarks, and we constantly survey our customers to make sure that Realtors in our elite network are meeting your highest standards. We guarantee it.†
…Plus a Cash Award
How much cash could I get?
Select an option below. You'll hear from us within 1 business hour.
Copyright © 2000-2013 Location Inc®. All the trademarks displayed on this page are the property of Location, Inc®. The NeighborhoodScout® search engine is covered under US Patents No. 7,043,501 and 7,680,859. Our school rating algorithm is covered under US Patent No. 8,376,755. Other US patents pending.
The NeighborhoodScout page you recommended has been sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org