StatisticWorcesterMassachusettsNational
Population183,6776,949,503328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,91689491
Median age34.039.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%43%43%
Speak English65%77%79%
Speak Spanish16%9%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Worcester is 450% higher than Massachusetts
  • The median age in Worcester is 14% lower than Massachusetts
  • In Worcester 69.48% of the population is White
  • In Worcester 13.64% of the population is Black
  • In Worcester 7.07% of the population is Asian

Compare Worcester, MA Demographics

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      Worcester population breakdown by race

      RaceWorcesterMassachusettsNational
      White69.48%79.26%73.35%
      Black13.64%7.26%12.63%
      Asian7.07%6.11%5.22%
      American Indian0.30%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.31%3.01%3.06%
      Other race5.16%4.13%4.75%
      In Worcester, 20.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Worcester age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Worcester, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).