Worcester

  1. City in Massachusetts
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Real Estate
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A

Homes for Sale

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$210,200
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$935
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%

Worcester Rankings

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  • K-8 Schools
  • High Schools
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    C
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Assault
      735
      0
    • Murder
      3
      0
    • Rape
      4
      37
    • Robbery
      219
      0
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Burglary
      772
      1
    • Theft
      2,087
      2,114
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      200
      0

    Residents

    Median Household Income
    $46,105
    National
    $53,046
    Children
    18%
    Education Levels
    National
    • Master's degree or higher
      11%
      11%
    • Bachelor's degree
      19%
      18%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      25%
      29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      29%
      28%
    • Less than high school diploma
      16%
      14%

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