Worcester Information

Worcester Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Worcester, MA

General Worcester Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Worcester County

Close cities: Grafton, MA, Leicester, MA, Boylston, MA, Auburn, MA, North Grafton, MA, Paxton, MA, West Boylston, MA, Millbury, MA, Cherry Valley, MA, Shrewsbury, MA, Holden, MA

Worcester Population (census data)
Total 173,966 (+0.9% since 2000)
Male 83,546 (48.0%)
Female 90,420 (52.0%)

Population Density: 4,632 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 122.2 (US Avg is 100)

Worcester Elevation: 480 feet above sea level

Land Area: 37.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,058

Zip Codes: 01608, 01609, 01654, 01655, 01614, 01653, 01613, 01610, 01604, 01605, 01601, 01602, 01606, 01607, 01615, 01603, and 01612.

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Worcester Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (70.8%)
  • Hispanic (15.1%)
  • Other race (7.2%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Vietnamese (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (19.0%)
  • Italian (11.6%)
  • French (10.3%)
  • English (6.2%)
  • Polish (6.1%)
  • French Canadian (4.3%)
Foriegn Born: 25,097 people (14.4%)
  • Asia (29.8%)
  • Europe (29.1%)
  • Latin America (28.4%)
  • Africa (12.8%)

Local Worcester Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Harvard University, Northeastern University, Boston University, College of the Holy Cross

Worcester School Information

High Schools
Burncoat Senior High (179 Burncoat Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Doherty Memorial High (299 Highland Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
North High (150 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
South High Community (170 Apricot Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Worcester Vocational High (2 Grove Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
Middle Schools
Burncoat Middle School (135 Burncoat Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Forest Grove Middle (495 Grove Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
Sullivan Middle (140 Apricot Street, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
Worcester East Middle (420 Grafton Street, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
Elementary Schools
Chandler Elementary Community (114 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA, 01609 - Worcester District)
Francis J McGrath Elementary (493 Grove Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
Other/Private Schools
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School (10 New Bond Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Abby Kelley Foster Regional Charter District)
Belmont Street Community (170 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
Burncoat Street (526 Burncoat Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Canterbury (129 Canterbury Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Chandler Magnet (525 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
City View (80 Prospect Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
Clark Street Community (280 Clark Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Columbus Park (75 Lovell Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Elm Park Community (23 North Ashland Street, Worcester, MA, 01609 - Worcester District)
Flagg Street (115 Flagg Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
Gates Lane (1238 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Goddard School/Science Tech (14 Richards Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Grafton Street (311 Grafton Street, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
Heard Street (200 Heard Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Jacob Hiatt Magnet (772 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01610 - Worcester District)
Lake View (133 Coburn Avenue, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
Lincoln Street (549 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
May Street (265 May Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
Midland Street (18 Midland Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
Nelson Place (35 Nelson Place, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
Norrback Avenue (44 Malden Street, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Quinsigamond (14 Blackstone River Road, Worcester, MA, 01607 - Worcester District)
Rice Square (76 Massasoit Road, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
Roosevelt (1006 Grafton Street, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
Seven Hills Charter School (51 Gage Street, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Seven Hills Charter District)
Tatnuck (1083 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
Thorndyke Road (20 Thorndyke Road, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Union Hill School (1 Chapin Street, Worcester, MA, 01604 - Worcester District)
University Park Campus School (12 Freeland Street, Worcester, MA, 01603 - Worcester District)
Vernon Hill School (211 Providence Street, Worcester, MA, 01607 - Worcester District)
Wawecus Road School (20 Wawecus Road, Worcester, MA, 01605 - Worcester District)
West Tatnuck (300 Mower Street, Worcester, MA, 01602 - Worcester District)
Worcester Arts Magnet School (315 St. Nicholas Avenue, Worcester, MA, 01606 - Worcester District)
Worcester Public School 1 (15 Claremont Street, Worcester, MA, 01610 - Worcester District)
Worcester Public School 2 (15 Claremont Street, Worcester, MA, 01610 - Worcester District)

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