The table below compares Worcester County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 2||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 9||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 5||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 7||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 8||50th|
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|Population in Households||784,564|
|Population in Familes||634,235|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||28,441|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||333,762 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||205,631 (61.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||103,315 (31.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||24,816 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$232,823|
|Average Home Value||$271,060|
|Median Household Income||$62,720|
|Average Household Income||$85,117|
|Per Capita Income||$32,488|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.83%|
|Per Capita Income||2.8%|
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