Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area MA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 955,406
Daytime Population: Workers 408,217
Daytime Population: Residents 472,186
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 880,403
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 921,624
Population in Familes 743,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,782
Population Density2 472
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $66,929
Average Household Income $90,470
Per Capita Income $34,650


Total Housing Units 388,675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231,798 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 127,141 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29,736 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $275,954
Average Home Value $328,068


Total Households 358,939
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 239,143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.54%
Households 0.43% 0.48%
Families 0.36% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.33%