Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA

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Population

110,930

0.454% growth

Median Age

43.7


Median Household Income

$82,437

2.52% growth

Poverty Rate

7.6%


Number of Employees

52,014

2.09% growth

Median Property Value

$269,200

2.51% growth

About

In 2017, Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA had a population of 111k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $82,437. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA grew from 110,429 to 110,930, a 0.454% increase and its median household income grew from $80,414 to $82,437, a 2.52% increase.

The population of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is 89.4% White Alone, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.14% Black or African American Alone. 6.97% of the people in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is $269,200, and the homeownership rate is 80.4%. Most people in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA employs 52k people. The largest industries in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,853 people), Construction (3,243 people), and Hospitals (2,627 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($188,399), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($155,658), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($143,882).

Median household income in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is $82,437. Males in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,682. The income inequality in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$82,437

2017 value

± $2,746

2.52%

1 Year Growth

± 3.99%

Households in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $82,437, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $80,414 in 2016, which represents a 2.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$85,119

Average Male Salary

± $12,173

$62,682

Average Female Salary

± $10,087

In 2017, full-time male employees in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $91,179 ± $62,558

  2. White

    $63,870 ± $7,495

  3. Black

    $63,482 ± $39,674

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.43 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.458

2017 Wage GINI

0.453

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.11% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $163,261, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $132,841 and $124,673.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA (8.05k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    7,200 ± 694

  2. Hispanic

    693 ± 264

  3. Black

    226 ± 149

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

52k

2017 Value

2.09%

1 Year growth

± 2.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.09%, from 50.9k employees to 52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,197 people), Registered nurses (1,819 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,075 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,197 people), Registered nurses (1,819 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,075 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Appraisers & assessors of real estate (7.59 times higher than expected), Computer hardware engineers (6.43 times), and Architectural & engineering managers (5.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Computer hardware engineers ($202,987), Chief executives & legislators ($197,008), and Physicians & surgeons ($164,767).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52k

2017 Value

2.09%

1 Year growth

± 2.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.09%, from 50.9k employees to 52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,853 people), Construction (3,243 people), and Hospitals (2,627 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA 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 & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,853 people), Construction (3,243 people), and Hospitals (2,627 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Cutlery & hand tool manufacturing (21.1 times higher than expected), Fuel dealers (10.2 times), and Software publishing (6.14 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Nondepository credit & related activities ($188,399), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($155,658), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($143,882).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $31.5B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $24.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $31.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.2B) and Electronics ($24.1B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$240B

2015 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.2B

  2. $13.2B

  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $13.2B, followed by New York with $13.2B and Connecticut and $12.7B.

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

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Health

97.6% of the population of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 61.2% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.918% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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954 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,302

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,922

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,899

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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.

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

2.36%

Uninsured

61.2%

Employer Coverage

12.9%

Medicaid

10.7%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

0.918%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 2.36%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA 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. 11.4% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

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

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Diversity

Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is home to a population of 111k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is composed of 99.1k White Alone residents (89.4%), 4.56k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.11%), 2.38k Black or African American Alone residents (2.14%), 2.22k Two or More Races residents (2%), 2.18k Asian Alone residents (1.96%), 330 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.297%), 109 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0983%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0153%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA are Spanish (2,888 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (822 speakers), and Portuguese (423 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was 43.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.69k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was 5.15%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    640 ± 619 people

  2. China

    402 ± 491 people

  3. Brazil

    317 ± 437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was Canada, the natal country of 640 Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA residents, followed by China with 402 and Brazil with 317.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    99.1k ± 1.15k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.56k ± 794

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.38k ± 489

In 2017, there were 21.7 times more White Alone residents (99.1k people) in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.56k Hispanic or Latino and 2.38k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,888 speakers (2.75%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    822 speakers (0.783%)

  3. Portuguese

    423 speakers (0.403%)

6.97% of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was Spanish. 2.75% of the overall population of Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA are native Spanish speakers. 0.783% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.403% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,869 ± 322

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    966 ± 259

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    864 ± 263

Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was $269,200 in 2017, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $262,600 to $269,200, a 2.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is 80.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$82,437

Median Household Income

± $2,746

40.1k

Number of Households

± 1,291

In 2017, the median household income of the 40.1k households in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA grew to $82,437 from the previous year's value of $80,414.

The following chart displays the households in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA 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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Housing

Property Value

$269,200

2017 Median

± $6,172

$262,600

2016 Median

± $5,170

In 2017, the median property value in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA grew to to $269,200 from the previous year's value of $262,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA 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 & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

80.4%

2017 Homeownership

80.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.4% of the housing units in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

31.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.37% of the workforce in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.67%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.45%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Worcester & Middlesex Counties (Outside Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities) PUMA, MA was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.67%) and those who Worked At Home (5.45%).

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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