Worcester employment information

Income per capita$24,447$36,441$28,555
Median household income$46,105$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,975$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,791$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$32,691$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$26,028$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level22.0%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Worcester is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Worcester is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Worcester is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Worcester is 41% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Worcester median earnings by income bracket

Worcester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%0.8%
Manufacturing sector14.8%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.4%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%13.3%
Public administration4.8%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%2.0%
Education, health & social services19.2%46.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cordaville, MA2,550$178,200233%
Sturbridge, MA2,265$95,97279%
Northborough, MA6,613$92,94274%
Upton, MA3,319$85,73560%
Hopedale, MA3,858$84,19657%
Worcester, MA182,511$46,10514%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Knoxville, TN181,759$33,49437%
Newport News, VA181,362$51,0005%
Grand Prairie, TX181,135$55,3363%
Spring Valley, NV183,937$50,7955%
Huntsville, AL184,132$49,0608%
Worcester, MA182,511$46,10514%
Source: The Worcester, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.