Worcester in Worcester county, Massachusetts

Worcester, MA

Located in Central Massachusetts Worecester is the second largest city in New England, after Boston. Besides its metropolis, there are also many natural beauties prominently placed throughout the city.

The city boasts an ideal location – 45 miles from Boston and 38 miles from Providence, Rhode Island. More than 182,000 people are proud and happy to call Worcester home.

Worcester is home to a number of beautiful parks. Noteworthy among them are Elm Park and Green Hill Park both offer picnic areas, hiking trails, and picturesque views to satisfy any outdoor craving. Broad Brook Meadow Conservation Area is another great natural experience. It is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England and offers a number of trails through woods, marsh, fields and streams.

For those taking and interest in culture, Worcester has much to offer as well. The Worcester Art Museum is the second largest art museum in New England and is a must-see for any art enthusiast.

A large portion of the city’s present economy is driven by healthcare and education. With 12 hospitals, 11 colleges/universities, and a plethora of public and private schools, the employment opportunities are seemingly endless.

. Prominent colleges in the area include Clark University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester.

With an endless variety of activities and a thriving economy, more than 182,000 people are proud and happy to call Worcester home.

Worcester, MA Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Worcester, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$232K
Up 4.4 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$233K
Up 6.6 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
106
Down 8.6 % since June 2016

Worcester, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Worcester, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$165K
Up 21.5 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$158K
Up 4.3 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Condos
87
Down 23.0 % since June 2016

Worcester, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Worcester, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 1.02 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 4,894.1
Household Size (people) 2.47
Households w/ Children 29.13 %
Annual Residential Turnover 14.29 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $694
One Bedroom $788
Two Bedroom $1,002
Three Bedroom $1,264
Four Bedroom $1,414

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 182,898
Households: 69,180
Median Age: 35.28

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $47,028)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Worcester, MA

Public Elementary

School

UNION HILL SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
1 CHAPIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

LAKE VIEW
Grades: K-6
133 COBURN AVE
WORCESTER, MA 01604

RICE SQUARE
Grades: K-6
76 MASSASOIT RD
WORCESTER, MA 01604

HEARD STREET
Grades: K-6
200 HEARD ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

WAWECUS ROAD SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
20 WAWECUS RD
WORCESTER, MA 01605

NELSON PLACE
Grades: K-6
35 NELSON PL
WORCESTER, MA 01605

BURNCOAT STREET PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
526 BURNCOAT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

FLAGG STREET
Grades: K-6
115 FLAGG ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

THORNDYKE ROAD
Grades: K-6
30 THORNDYKE RD
WORCESTER, MA 01606

TATNUCK MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
1083 PLEASANT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

CHANDLER ELEMENTARY COMMUNITY
Grades: K-6
114 CHANDLER ST
WORCESTER, MA 01609

MAY STREET
Grades: K-6
265 MAY ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

MIDLAND STREET
Grades: K-6
18 MIDLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

JACOB HIATT MAGNET
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
772 MAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01610

BELMONT STREET COMMUNITY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
170 BELMONT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

CITY VIEW
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
80 PROSPECT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

QUINSIGAMOND
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
14 BLACKSTONE RIVER RD
WORCESTER, MA 01607

WOODLAND ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
93 WOODLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01610

CANTERBURY STREET COMPUTER-BASED MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
129 CANTERBURY ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

VERNON HILL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
211 PROVIDENCE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01607

COLUMBUS PARK
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
75 LOVELL ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

FRANCIS J MCGRATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
493 GROVE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

GODDARD SCHOOL/SCIENCE TECHNICAL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
14 RICHARDS ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

GRAFTON STREET
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
311 GRAFTON ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

GATES LANE
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
1238 MAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

LINCOLN STREET
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
549 LINCOLN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

ROOSEVELT
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
1006 GRAFTON ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

NORRBACK AVENUE
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
44 MALDEN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

CLARK STREET DEVELOPMENTAL LEARNING SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
280 CLARK ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

WEST TATNUCK
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
300 MOWER ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

ELM PARK COMMUNITY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
23 N ASHLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01609

CHANDLER MAGNET
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
525 CHANDLER ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

WORCESTER ARTS MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
315 SAINT NICHOLAS AVE
WORCESTER, MA 01606

SEVEN HILLS CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
51 GAGE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

ABBY KELLEY FOSTER CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL
Grades: K-12
6 NEW BOND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

Public Middle

School

BURNCOAT MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
135 BURNCOAT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

FOREST GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
495 GROVE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

WORCESTER EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
420 GRAFTON ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
140 APRICOT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

UNIVERSITY PK CAMPUS SCHOOL
Grades: 7-12
12 FREELAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

CLAREMONT ACADEMY
Grades: 7-12
15 CLAREMONT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01610

Public High

School

MA ACADEMY FOR MATH AND SCIENCE SCHOOL
Grades: 11-12
85 PRESCOTT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

SOUTH HIGH COMMUNITY
Grades: 9-12
170 APRICOT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

WORCESTER TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1 SKYLINE DR
WORCESTER, MA 01605

NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
140 HARRINGTON WAY
WORCESTER, MA 01604

DOHERTY MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
299 HIGHLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

BURNCOAT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
179 BURNCOAT ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

Private/Catholic

School

HAPPY DAY CHILD CARE CTR
Grades: PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
349 MASSASOIT RD
WORCESTER, MA 01604

BRIGHT START ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
135 KENBERMA RD
WORCESTER, MA 01604

YMCA CENTER FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT PRESCH
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
75 SHORE DR
WORCESTER, MA 01605

ST MARYS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
50 RICHLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01610

THE NATIVITY SCHOOL OF WORCESTER
Grades: 5-8
67 LINCOLN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

WORCESTER SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL
Grades: 1-8
2 AIRPORT DR
WORCESTER, MA 01602

ST STEPHEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
355 GRAFTON ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

ST PETER CENTRAL CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
865 MAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01610

OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
1220 MAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01603

VENERINI ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
27 EDWARD ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

ALHUDA ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
248 E MOUNTAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

ALHUDA ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
248 E MOUNTAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606

SUMMIT ACADEMY SCHOOL FOR ALTERNATIVE LEARNERS
Grades: 2-11
15 JAMESBURY DR
WORCESTER, MA 01609

NOTRE DAME ACADEMY
Grades: 9-12
425 SALISBURY ST
WORCESTER, MA 01609

HOLY NAME CENTRAL CATHOLIC JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 7-12
144 GRANITE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

ST PETER-MARIAN CATHOLIC JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 7-12
781 GROVE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01605

BANCROFT SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
110 SHORE DR
WORCESTER, MA 01605

WORCESTER ACADEMY
Grades: 6-UNGRADE
81 PROVIDENCE ST
WORCESTER, MA 01604

SEVEN HILLS FOUNDATION
Grades: K-UNGRADE
81 HOPE AVE
WORCESTER, MA 01603

ST MARY S JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
50 RICHLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01610

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Worcester, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Worcester, MA

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Featured Homes for Sale in Worcester, MA

5 Chesterfield Road, Worcester, MA 01602
$299,900

5 Chesterfield Road,
Worcester, MA 01602

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
115 Granite Street, Worcester, MA 01604
$284,900

115 Granite Street,
Worcester, MA 01604

5 bedrooms, 2 baths
86 King Philip Road, Worcester, MA 01606
$229,000

86 King Philip Road,
Worcester, MA 01606

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
15 Rydal Street, Worcester, MA 01602
$214,900

15 Rydal Street,
Worcester, MA 01602

2 bedrooms, 2 baths
28 Saffron Drive, Worcester, MA 01605
$409,900

28 Saffron Drive,
Worcester, MA 01605

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
242 Cohasset Street, Worcester, MA 01604
$159,900

242 Cohasset Street,
Worcester, MA 01604

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
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