Worcester Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Worcester is 205,917. 24.23% is under 18, while 12.60% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.34% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.23% were 18 years or younger and 24.13% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.80% female and 48.20% male.

Worcester Housing

According to the US Census, Worcester has 82,375 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Worcester was 92.34%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $317,800

Worcester Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 68.10% of Worcester's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 12.91% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 7.11% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.22%

White Alone53.34%
Black Or African American Alone14.76%
Some Other Race Alone12.91%
Asian Alone7.11%
White Black Or African American1.22%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.49%

How Educated is Worcester

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 20.9% of Worcester residents had a bachelor's degree, while 13.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 34.40% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Worcester CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher80.7%
Some College Or Associates Degree54.9%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher33.0%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency25.1%
Bachelors Degree20.9%
Some College No Degree16.0%

Average Income in Worcester

The median household income in Worcester is $63,194. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $63,194.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $79,379 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $97,269.

A closer examination of the income groups of Worcester households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (15.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.6%). 8.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$97,269
Nonfamily households$40,497