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Worcester County, Massachusetts

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Population:

  • Total Population: 750,963
  • Males: 366,413
  • Females: 384,550

Ethnicity:

  • White: 649,000
  • Black/African American: 18,542
  • Hispanic: 50,931
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,390
  • Asian: 18,813
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 163
  • Other: 1,632
  • 2 or more: 10,492

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (595,965)
  2. Spanish (42,730)
  3. French (13,305)
  4. Portuguese (5,555)
  5. Polish (5,245)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 59,063

  1. Canada (6,206)
  2. Vietnam (4,605)
  3. Brazil (3,146)
  4. United Kingdom (2,704)
  5. Poland (2,693)
  6. India (2,615)
  7. Dominican Republic (2,551)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (309,267)
  2. Jewish Estimate (19,500)
  3. United Church of Christ (19,088)
  4. Episcopal Church (10,492)
  5. United Methodist Church, The (8,735)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 223,446
    • Sensory: 21,105
    • Physical: 51,104
    • Mental: 33,241
    • Self-care: 15,888
    • Go outside home: 42,368
    • Employment: 57,240

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 3,632

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 283,927
    • Utility gas: 86,387
    • Bottled or LP gas: 7,712
    • Electricity: 39,586
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 143,201
    • Coal or Coke: 552
    • Wood: 4,502
    • Solar Energy: 60
    • Other fuel: 1,158
    • No fuel used: 769

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 552,310
    • No vehicle: 53,313
    • 1 or more vehicle: 498,997

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 4,893
    • No High School: 23,933
    • Some High School: 53,200
    • High School: 149,639
    • Some College: 91,635
    • Associate's Degree: 39,063
    • College Degree: 82,648
    • Master's Degree: 36,587
    • Professional Degree: 8,783
    • Doctoral Degree: 5,487

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 283,927
    • Owners with phone: 181,545
    • Owners without phone: 552
    • Renters with phone: 99,247
    • Renters without phone: 2,583

    10 closest counties:

    1. Windham County, Connecticut
    2. Middlesex County, Massachusetts
    3. Providence County, Rhode Island
    4. Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    5. Norfolk County, Massachusetts
    6. Tolland County, Connecticut
    7. Cheshire County, New Hampshire
    8. Kent County, Rhode Island
    9. Hampden County, Massachusetts
    10. Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    01005, 01031, 01037, 01068, 01074, 01083, 01088, 01092, 01094, 01331, 01366, 01368, 01420, 01430, 01436, 01438, 01440, 01441, 01451, 01452, 01453, 01462, 01467, 01468, 01473, 01475, 01477, 01501, 01503, 01504, 01505, 01506, 01507, 01508, 01509, 01510, 01515, 01516, 01517, 01518, 01519, 01520, 01522, 01523, 01524, 01525, 01526, 01527, 01529, 01531, 01532, 01534, 01535, 01536, 01537, 01538, 01540, 01541, 01542, 01543, 01545, 01546, 01550, 01560, 01561, 01562, 01564, 01566, 01568, 01569, 01570, 01571, 01580, 01581, 01582, 01583, 01585, 01586, 01588, 01590, 01601, 01602, 01603, 01604, 01605, 01606, 01607, 01608, 01609, 01610, 01611, 01612, 01613, 01614, 01615, 01653, 01654, 01655, 01740, 01745, 01747, 01756, 01757, 01772

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WYDN ( TV) WORCESTER, MA
    • WCHC (88.1 FM) WORCESTER, MA
    • WYCM (90.1 FM) CHARLTON, MA
    • WICN (90.5 FM) WORCESTER, MA
    • WCUW (91.3 FM) WORCESTER, MA
    • WXPL (91.3 FM) FITCHBURG, MA
    • WXRB (95.1 FM) DUDLEY, MA
    • WXLO (104.5 FM) WORCESER, MA
    • WVNE (760 AM) WORCESTER, MA
    • WCMX (1000 AM) LUNENBURG, MA
    • WGAW (1340 AM) GARDNER, MA
    • WMRC (1490 AM) MILFORD, MA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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