Worcester, MA

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2019 Population
185,143
0.0281% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.7
0.872% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20%
5.44% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$48,139
3.73% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$227,100
2.9% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
87,722
2.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Worcester, MA had a population of 185k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $48,139. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Worcester, MA declined from 185,195 to 185,143, a −0.0281% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,407 to $48,139, a 3.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Worcester, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.2%), White (Hispanic) (14%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.39%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.93%). 0% of the households in Worcester, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

90% of the residents in Worcester, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Worcester, MA are Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2,056 degrees awarded in 2019), Worcester State University (1,591 degrees), and Quinsigamond Community College (1,388 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Worcester, MA was $227,100, and the homeownership rate was 41.3%. Most people in Worcester, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Worcester, MA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Worcester, MA is home to a population of 185k people, from which 90% are citizens. As of 2019, 41.5% of Worcester, MA residents were born outside of the country (76.8k people).

In 2019, there were 3.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Worcester, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.9k White (Hispanic) and 22.6k Black or African American (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
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 1.81k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    25.9k ± 1.67k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.6k ± 1.21k
21.9%
Hispanic Population
40.5k people

In 2019, there were 3.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Worcester, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.9k White (Hispanic) and 22.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.9% of the people in Worcester, MA are hispanic (40.5k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

41.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
76.8k people
21.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
39.5k people

As of 2019, 41.5% of Worcester, MA residents (76.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Worcester, MA was 21.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Worcester, MA was 34.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Worcester, MA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Worcester, MA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    96,127 ± 7,558 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    89,373 ± 7,292 people
  3. Brazil
    77,815 ± 6,810 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 96,127 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 89,373 and Brazil with 77,815.

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Citizenship

90%
2019 Citizenship
89.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90% of Worcester, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Worcester, MA was 89.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,667 ± 414
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,162 ± 251
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    839 ± 243

Worcester, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, 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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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (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.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Worcester, MA is $48,139. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Worcester, MA was Census Tract 7309.02 with a value of $99,052, followed by Census Tract 7308.01 and Census Tract 7306, with respective values of $97,083 and $81,200.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,290. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Worcester, MA employs 87.7k people. The largest industries in Worcester, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,124 people), Retail Trade (10,979 people), and Educational Services (10,737 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,741), Utilities ($59,622), and Public Administration ($57,662).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,139
2019 value
± $1,801
3.73%
1 Year Growth
± 5.07%

Households in Worcester, MA have a median annual income of $48,139, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,407 in 2018, which represents a 3.73% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$89,585
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,887
$67,290
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,359

In 2019, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $75,473 ± $4,254
  2. White
    $69,510 ± $1,187
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,778 ± $35,604

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 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 by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Worcester, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.485
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2019, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.424% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts 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)
  1. Census Tract 7309.02
  2. Census Tract 7308.01
  3. Census Tract 7306

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Worcester, MA was Census Tract 7309.02 with a value of $99,052, followed by Census Tract 7308.01 and Census Tract 7306, with respective values of $97,083 and $81,200.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Worcester, MA (34.3k out of 172k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 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
    23,335 ± 1,203
  2. Hispanic
    12,142 ± 840
  3. Black
    3,955 ± 491

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Worcester, 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

87.7k
2019 Value
± 2,233
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 3.48%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Worcester, MA grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 85.6k employees to 87.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Worcester, MA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,412 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,959 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (6,000 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,412 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,959 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (6,000 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Worcester, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (1.9 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.82 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.81 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Worcester, MA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,061), Legal Occupations ($72,007), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,429).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

87.7k
2019 Value
± 2,233
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 3.48%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Worcester, MA grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 85.6k employees to 87.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Worcester, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,124 people), Retail Trade (10,979 people), and Educational Services (10,737 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Worcester, MA, though some of these residents may live in Worcester, 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, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,124 people), Retail Trade (10,979 people), and Educational Services (10,737 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Worcester, MA has an unusually high number of Health Care & Social Assistance (1.49 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.32 times), and Retail Trade (1.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Worcester, MA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,741), Utilities ($59,622), and Public Administration ($57,662).

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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. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

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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$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B 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. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Worcester County, MA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 51.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.1%), followed by Other (7.1%). 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 and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Worcester County, MA
51.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  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 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 colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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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 replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

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 over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 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 have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Worcester, MA awarded 8,689 degrees. The student population of Worcester, MA is skewed towards women, with 14,710 male students and 17,956 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Worcester, MA are White (5,569 and 71.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (731 and 9.35%), Black or African American (506 and 6.47%), and Asian (405 and 5.18%).

The largest universities in Worcester, MA by number of degrees awarded are Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2,056 and 23.7%), Worcester State University (1,591 and 18.3%), and Quinsigamond Community College (1,388 and 16%).

The most popular majors in Worcester, MA are General Business Administration & Management (595 and 6.85%), General Psychology (476 and 5.48%), and Mechanical Engineering (342 and 3.94%).

The median tuition costs in Worcester, MA are $46,850 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. 313 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 250 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 434 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Worcester, MA was General Business Administration & Management with 313 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,056 degrees awarded
  2. 1,591 degrees awarded
  3. 1,388 degrees awarded
$970
Median In-State Public
$46,850
Median Private

In 2019, the Worcester, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Worcester Polytechnic Institute with 2,056 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,823
Degrees Awarded to Men
4,866
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 3,823 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Worcester, MA, which is 0.786 times less than the 4,866 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,569 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    731 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    506 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Worcester, MA was White students. These 5,569 degrees mean that there were 7.62 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 731 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Worcester, MA was $227,100 in 2019, which is 0.944 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $220,700 to $227,100, a 2.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Worcester, MA is 41.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Worcester, MA have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Worcester, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$227,100
2019 Median
± $3,011
$220,700
2018 Median
± $2,904

In 2019, the median property value in Worcester, MA grew to to $227,100 from the previous year's value of $220,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Worcester, 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, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$48,139
Median Household Income
± $1,801
71.6k
Number of Households
± 1,891

In 2019, the median household income of the 71.6k households in Worcester, MA grew to $48,139 from the previous year's value of $46,407.

The following chart displays the households in Worcester, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

41.3%
2019 Homeownership
41.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 41.3% of the housing units in Worcester, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 41.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Worcester, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Worcester, MA have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Worcester, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (71.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Walked (6.83%)

In 2019, 71.3% of workers in Worcester, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who walked to work (6.83%).

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

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Health

97.1% of the population of Worcester, MA has health coverage, with 42.3% on employee plans, 33.1% on Medicaid, 7.96% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.842% 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).

Primary care physicians in Worcester County, MA see 993 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.78% decrease from the previous year (1011 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1288 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 192 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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993 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Worcester County, MA

Primary care physicians in Worcester County, MA see an average of 993 patients per year. This represents a 1.78% decrease from the previous year (1,011 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Worcester County, MA 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

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$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

2.91%
Uninsured
42.3%
Employer Coverage
33.1%
Medicaid
7.96%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.842%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Worcester, MA declined by 2.86% from 3% to 2.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Worcester, 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. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

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

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

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