Worcester, MA-CT

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
943,312
0.21% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
40.4
0.248% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.9%
3.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$75,705
3.13% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$283,600
5.19% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
482,773
0.281% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Worcester, MA-CT had a population of 943k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $75,705. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Worcester, MA-CT grew from 941,338 to 943,312, a 0.21% increase and its median household income grew from $73,408 to $75,705, a 3.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Worcester, MA-CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.52%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.21%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.64%).

None of the households in Worcester, MA-CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.8% of the residents in Worcester, MA-CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Worcester, MA-CT are Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1,945 degrees awarded in 2020), Fitchburg State University (1,815 degrees), and Worcester State University (1,507 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Worcester, MA-CT was $283,600, and the homeownership rate was 66%. Most people in Worcester, MA-CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Worcester, MA-CT was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Worcester, MA-CT is home to a population of 943k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.4% of Worcester, MA-CT residents were born outside of the country (108k people).

In 2020, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (721k people) in Worcester, MA-CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.5k White (Hispanic) and 42.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Worcester, MA-CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    721k ± 1.01k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    61.5k ± 2.02k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    42.7k ± 832
11.8%
Hispanic Population
112k people

In 2020, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (721k people) in Worcester, MA-CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.5k White (Hispanic) and 42.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.8% of the people in Worcester, MA-CT are hispanic (112k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Worcester, MA-CT as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
108k people
11.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
106k people

As of 2020, 11.4% of Worcester, MA-CT residents (108k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Worcester, MA-CT was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Worcester, MA-CT was 40.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Worcester, MA-CT are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Worcester, MA-CT residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    122,364 ± 11,940 people
  2. China
    119,794 ± 11,215 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    113,860 ± 11,067 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts and Connecticut was India, the natal country of 122,364 Massachusetts and Connecticut residents, followed by China with 119,794 and Dominican Republic with 113,860.

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Citizenship

94.8%
2020 Citizenship
94.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.8% of Worcester, MA-CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Worcester, MA-CT was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,048 ± 720
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,788 ± 645
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,153 ± 607

Worcester, MA-CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts and Connecticut, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Economy

Median household income in Worcester, MA-CT is $75,705. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Worcester, MA-CT was Nantucket County, MA with a value of $112,306, followed by Middlesex County, MA and Norfolk County, MA, with respective values of $106,202 and $105,320.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,870. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,821. The income inequality in Connecticut is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Worcester, MA-CT employs 483k people. The largest industries in Worcester, MA-CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (80,314 people), Manufacturing (59,194 people), and Retail Trade (55,436 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($96,917), Utilities ($83,347), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,773).

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,705
2020 value
± $1,033
3.13%
1 Year Growth
± 1.8%

Households in Worcester, MA-CT have a median annual income of $75,705, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $73,408 in 2019, which represents a 3.13% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$92,436
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,932
$69,870
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,420
$95,509
Average Male Salary in Connecticut
± $3,324
$67,821
Average Female Salary in Connecticut
± $2,050

In 2020, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.32 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Connecticut made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Connecticut
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $108,919 ± $176,106
  2. Asian
    $84,376 ± $8,449
  3. White
    $74,980 ± $2,118
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $80,954 ± $4,414
  2. White
    $72,040 ± $1,231
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,223 ± $36,115

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Connecticut workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Connecticut.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts and Connecticut by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Worcester, MA-CT is from Massachusetts and Connecticut.
0.48
2020 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.501
2020 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2019 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2020, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.544% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 and income inequality had a 0.345% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts and Connecticut across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Worcester, MA-CT was Nantucket County, MA with a value of $112,306, followed by Middlesex County, MA and Norfolk County, MA, with respective values of $106,202 and $105,320.

The following map shows all of the counties in Worcester, MA-CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Worcester, MA-CT (90.1k out of 910k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    66,158 ± 2,197
  2. Hispanic
    25,794 ± 1,368
  3. Two Or More
    6,661 ± 853

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Worcester, MA-CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

483k
2020 Value
± 5,701
0.281%
1 Year growth
± 1.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Worcester, MA-CT grew at a rate of 0.281%, from 481k employees to 483k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Worcester, MA-CT, are Management Occupations (53,067 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52,681 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (45,063 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA-CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA-CT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (53,067 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52,681 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (45,063 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Worcester, MA-CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.42 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.31 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA-CT, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($93,675), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($87,839), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($85,772).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

483k
2020 Value
± 5,701
0.281%
1 Year growth
± 1.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Worcester, MA-CT grew at a rate of 0.281%, from 481k employees to 483k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Worcester, MA-CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (80,314 people), Manufacturing (59,194 people), and Retail Trade (55,436 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Worcester, MA-CT, though some of these residents may live in Worcester, MA-CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Worcester, MA-CT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (80,314 people), Manufacturing (59,194 people), and Retail Trade (55,436 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Worcester, MA-CT has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.22 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.22 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Worcester, MA-CT, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($96,917), Utilities ($83,347), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,773).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts and Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $51.4B
  2. $50.8B
  3. $41.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts and Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($50.8B) and Electronics ($41.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts and Connecticut products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
$192B
2020 Value in Connecticut
$344B
Projected 2050 Value in Connecticut
79.4% growth
$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $192B. This is expected to increase 79.4% to $344B by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts and Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $64.9B
  2. $26.5B
  3. $15B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts and Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $64.9B, followed by New Hampshire with $26.5B and California and $15B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts and Connecticut shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut and Massachusetts went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 80.2% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts and Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts and Connecticut is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Connecticut
63.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts and Connecticut
  1. 80.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 77% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 72% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts and Connecticut was Suffolk County, MA with 80.2% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts and Connecticut colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts and Connecticut

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.
Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Massachusetts and Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts and Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts and Connecticut

Massachusetts and Connecticut is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts and Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Worcester, MA-CT awarded 13,456 degrees. The student population of Worcester, MA-CT is skewed towards women, with 21,825 male students and 28,997 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Worcester, MA-CT are White (8,978 and 71.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,251 and 9.95%), Black or African American (882 and 7.02%), and Unknown (569 and 4.53%).

The largest universities in Worcester, MA-CT by number of degrees awarded are Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1,945 and 14.5%), Fitchburg State University (1,815 and 13.5%), and Worcester State University (1,507 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Worcester, MA-CT are General Business Administration & Management (1,248 and 9.27%), General Psychology (585 and 4.35%), and Registered Nursing (527 and 3.92%).

The median tuition costs in Worcester, MA-CT are $43,178 for private four year colleges, and $970 and $7,050 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 469 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 359 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 541 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Worcester, MA-CT was General Business Administration & Management with 469 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Worcester, MA-CT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,945 degrees awarded
  2. 1,815 degrees awarded
  3. 1,507 degrees awarded
$970
Median In-State Public
$43,178
Median Private

In 2020, the Worcester, MA-CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Worcester Polytechnic Institute with 1,945 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

5,746
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,710
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 5,746 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Worcester, MA-CT, which is 0.745 times less than the 7,710 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Worcester, MA-CT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,978 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,251 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    882 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Worcester, MA-CT was White students. These 8,978 degrees mean that there were 7.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,251 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Worcester, MA-CT was $283,600 in 2020, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $269,600 to $283,600, a 5.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Worcester, MA-CT is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Worcester, MA-CT have an average commute time of 29.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Worcester, MA-CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$283,600
2020 Median
± $2,088
$269,600
2019 Median
± $1,784

In 2020, the median property value in Worcester, MA-CT grew to to $283,600 from the previous year's value of $269,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Worcester, MA-CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Worcester, MA-CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$75,705
Median Household Income
± $1,033
360k
Number of Households
± 4,642

In 2020, the median household income of the 360k households in Worcester, MA-CT grew to $75,705 from the previous year's value of $73,408.

The following chart displays the households in Worcester, MA-CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Worcester, MA-CT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Worcester, MA-CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66%
2020 Homeownership
65.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 66% of the housing units in Worcester, MA-CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Worcester, MA-CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Worcester, MA-CT have a longer commute time (29.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.86% of the workforce in Worcester, MA-CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.78%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.75%)

In 2020, 78.2% of workers in Worcester, MA-CT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.78%) and those who worked at home (7.75%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Worcester, MA-CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Worcester, MA-CT have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

97.5% of the population of Worcester, MA-CT has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Per capita personal health care spending in Connecticut was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1183 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1202 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 242 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts
1,183 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,183 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,202 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts and Connecticut in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$9,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Connecticut

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Connecticut (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.59%, from $9,517 to $9,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.54%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.01%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Worcester, MA-CT declined by 5.84% from 2.7% to 2.54%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Worcester, MA-CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 11% prevalence
  3. 10.7% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts and Connecticut, at 11.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts and Connecticut by county over multiple years.

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