Worcester, MA-CT

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Add Comparison
Population
947,866
0.572% 1-year growth
Median Age
40.1

Median Household Income
$70,869
2.1% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$281,000
4.23% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Worcester, MA-CT had a population of 948k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $70,869. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Worcester, MA-CT grew from 942,475 to 947,866, a 0.572% increase and its median household income grew from $69,412 to $70,869, a 2.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Worcester, MA-CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.2%), White (Hispanic) (7.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.36%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.72%). 19.3% of the people in Worcester, MA-CT speak a non-English language, and 94.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Worcester, MA-CT are Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1,969 degrees awarded in 2017), Worcester State University (1,552 degrees), and Quinsigamond Community College (1,340 degrees).

The median property value in Worcester, MA-CT is $281,000, and the homeownership rate is 66.3%. Most people in Worcester, MA-CT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Worcester, MA-CT is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Union Station

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Massachusetts and Connecticut. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts and Connecticut (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts and Connecticut went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (35.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.72%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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.

Worcester, MA-CT 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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts and Connecticut
57.6% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts and Connecticut
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts and Connecticut was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Senators from Massachusetts and Connecticut

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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 John Kerry, who resigned to 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, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Worcester, MA-CT have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image

Diversity

Worcester, MA-CT is home to a population of 948k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Worcester, MA-CT residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 10.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (723k people) in Worcester, MA-CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 70.9k White (Hispanic) and 42.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Worcester, MA-CT are Spanish (76,671 speakers), Portuguese (17,172 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (8,801 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Worcester, MA-CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    723k ± 2.68k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    70.9k ± 5.31k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    42.7k ± 2.34k
12%
Hispanic Population
113k people

In 2018, there were 10.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (723k people) in Worcester, MA-CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 70.9k White (Hispanic) and 42.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12% of the people in Worcester, MA-CT are hispanic (113k people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    76,671 speakers (8.53%)
  2. Portuguese
    17,172 speakers (1.91%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    8,801 speakers (0.98%)

19.3% of Worcester, MA-CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Worcester, MA-CT was Spanish. 8.53% of the overall population of Worcester, MA-CT are native Spanish speakers. 1.91% speak Portuguese and 0.98% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Worcester, MA-CT was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Worcester, MA-CT are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Worcester, MA-CT residents was 41.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Most Common Origin
  1. India
    126,346 ± 12,153 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    124,539 ± 11,646 people
  3. China
    119,699 ± 11,122 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts and Connecticut was India, the natal country of 126,346 Massachusetts and Connecticut residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 124,539 and China with 119,699.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

94.3%
2018 Citizenship
94.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.3% of Worcester, MA-CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Worcester, MA-CT was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Worcester, MA-CT compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    17,288 ± 2,055
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,079 ± 1,874
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,007 ± 1,671

Worcester, MA-CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.9 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

Median household income in Worcester, MA-CT is $70,869. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Worcester, MA-CT was Middlesex County, MA with a value of $100,517, followed by Norfolk County, MA and Tolland County, CT, with respective values of $100,356 and $91,646.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,042. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,608. The income inequality in Connecticut is 0.505, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Worcester, MA-CT employs N/A people. The largest industries in Worcester, MA-CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (82,092 people), Manufacturing (55,793 people), and Educational Services (55,650 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,945), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,327), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,071).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,869
2018 value
± $1,674
2.1%
1 Year Growth
± 4.27%

Households in Worcester, MA-CT have a median annual income of $70,869, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,412 in 2017, which represents a 2.1% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Worcester, MA-CT compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
$89,637
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,937
$66,042
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,326
$91,981
Average Male Salary in Connecticut
± $3,190
$65,608
Average Female Salary in Connecticut
± $1,917

In 2018, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.36 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Connecticut made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Connecticut
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $184,931 ± $262,796
  2. Asian
    $86,800 ± $8,796
  3. White
    $71,973 ± $1,999
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $78,414 ± $4,378
  2. White
    $68,799 ± $1,194
  3. Two or More Races
    $52,931 ± $4,910

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Connecticut workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 2.13 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 1.14 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Worcester, MA-CT is from Massachusetts and Connecticut.
0.483
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.484
2017 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.505
2018 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.498
2017 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2018, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.479. 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 0.505 and income inequality had a 1.31% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.479, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Worcester, MA-CT was Middlesex County, MA with a value of $100,517, followed by Norfolk County, MA and Tolland County, CT, with respective values of $100,356 and $91,646.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Worcester, MA-CT (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Worcester, MA-CT is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Worcester, MA-CT stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Worcester, MA-CT, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA-CT.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA-CT, by number of employees, are N/A.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Worcester, MA-CT has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA-CT, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($97,996), Legal Occupations ($96,458), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($86,510).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Worcester, MA-CT stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Worcester, MA-CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (82,092 people), Manufacturing (55,793 people), and Educational Services (55,650 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Worcester, MA-CT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (82,092 people), Manufacturing (55,793 people), and Educational Services (55,650 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Worcester, MA-CT has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.25 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.22 times), and Manufacturing (1.18 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Worcester, MA-CT, by median earnings, are Utilities ($87,945), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,327), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,071).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $61.3B
  2. $36.1B
  3. $35.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts and Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $61.3B, followed by Electronics ($36.1B) and Gasoline ($35.9B).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
$240B
2015 Value in Massachusetts
$364B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
51.4% growth
$198B
2015 Value in Connecticut
$307B
Projected 2045 Value in Connecticut
54.9% growth

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

Comparatively, total outbound Connecticut trade was $198B. This is expected to increase 54.9% to $307B by 2045.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $38.2B
  2. $19.1B
  3. $17B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts and Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $38.2B, followed by New Hampshire with $19.1B and New Jersey and $17B.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2017, universities in Worcester, MA-CT awarded 13,321 degrees. The student population of Worcester, MA-CT is skewed towards women, with 23,548 male students and 29,975 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Worcester, MA-CT are White (8,799 and 71.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,226 and 9.92%), Unknown (836 and 6.76%), and Black or African American (728 and 5.89%).

The largest universities in Worcester, MA-CT by number of degrees awarded are Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1,969 and 14.8%), Worcester State University (1,552 and 11.7%), and Quinsigamond Community College (1,340 and 10.1%).

The most popular majors in Worcester, MA-CT are General Business Administration & Management (1,080 and 8.11%), General Psychology (630 and 4.73%), and Registered Nursing (512 and 3.84%).

The median tuition costs in Worcester, MA-CT are $35,510 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. 462 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 347 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 619 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Worcester, MA-CT was General Business Administration & Management with 462 degree-majorss awarded.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,969 degrees awarded
  2. 1,552 degrees awarded
  3. 1,340 degrees awarded
$970
Median In-State Public
$35,510
Median Private

In 2017, the Worcester, MA-CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Worcester Polytechnic Institute with 1,969 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,608
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,713
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 5,608 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Worcester, MA-CT, which is 0.727 times less than the 7,713 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Worcester, MA-CT by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,799 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,226 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    836 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Worcester, MA-CT were to White students. These 8,799 degrees mean that there were 7.18 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,226 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Worcester, MA-CT was $281,000 in 2018, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $269,600 to $281,000, a 4.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Worcester, MA-CT is 66.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Worcester, MA-CT have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. 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

$281,000
2018 Median
± $3,722
$269,600
2017 Median
± $3,826

In 2018, the median property value in Worcester, MA-CT grew to to $281,000 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,869
Median Household Income
± $1,674
353k
Number of Households
± 9,732

In 2018, the median household income of the 353k households in Worcester, MA-CT grew to $70,869 from the previous year's value of $69,412.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

66.3%
2018 Homeownership
64.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.3% of the housing units in Worcester, MA-CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Worcester, MA-CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Worcester, MA-CT have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.06% of the workforce in Worcester, MA-CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Worcester, MA-CT compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.7%
  2. Carpooled
    7.41%
  3. Worked At Home
    5.43%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Worcester, MA-CT was Drove Alone (80.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.41%) and those who Worked At Home (5.43%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 3 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

N/A% of the population of Worcester, MA-CT has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% 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 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.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1180 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1184 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 288 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
954 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts
1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

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).

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,180 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Worcester, MA-CT N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 and Connecticut, at 11.4%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart