Worcester

  1. Worcester Legal Resources
  2. Worcester Statistics
  3. Worcester Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Worcester Employment Information
  5. Worcester Family Information
  6. Worcester Education Information
  7. Worcester Business Information
  8. Worcester Public Benefits Information
  9. Worcester Criminal Information
  10. Worcester Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Worcester Zip Codes


Worcester Legal Resources

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Worcester Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 172,648
  • Land Area (2000): 97.282 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 2.599 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 22.8186 (-5.1) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 69.7186 (21.0) / 79.3186 (26.3)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 6,979
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 333
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 48 inches
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508, 774, 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): GREENDALE, HANOVER INSURANCE, VERIZON, WEBSTER SQUARE, WEST SIDE, WORCESTER

Worcester Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 167,295 2002 Not Available 2005 175,479
2000 171,839 2003 175,115 2006 176,956
2001 173,469 2004 175,244 2007 175,825

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Houses (2000): 70,723
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 4,856
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 18,207
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Worcester Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 110,372
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $3,814,167,000 / $920,689,000

Worcester Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 80,966 74,802 6,164 7.61% 76
1991 79,871 71,439 8,433 10.56% 106
1992 78,281 70,763 7,518 9.60% 96
1993 77,797 71,979 5,818 7.48% 75
1994 77,289 72,850 4,439 5.74% 58
1995 77,377 73,269 4,107 5.31% 53
1996 77,615 74,077 3,538 4.56% 46
1997 79,006 75,699 3,307 4.19% 42
1998 79,807 76,865 2,943 3.69% 37
1999 79,193 76,208 2,985 3.77% 38
2000 82,217 79,653 2,564 3.12% 31
2001 83,136 79,428 3,708 4.46% 45
2002 84,050 78,882 5,168 6.15% 62
2003 84,087 78,444 5,643 6.71% 67
2004 83,436 78,341 5,095 6.11% 61
2005 82,670 77,867 4,802 5.81% 58
2006 82,940 78,167 4,773 5.75% 58
2007 82,529 78,093 4,437 5.38% 54
2008 82,448 77,491 4,957 6.01% 60
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 82,907 77,945 4,962 5.99% 60
Feb 2008 82,223 77,649 4,574 5.56% 56
Mar 2008 82,381 77,917 4,464 5.42% 54
Apr 2008 81,533 77,777 3,756 4.61% 46
May 2008 81,943 77,143 4,800 5.86% 59
Jun 2008 83,786 78,177 5,609 6.69% 67
Jul 2008 83,081 77,506 5,575 6.71% 67
Aug 2008 82,612 77,220 5,392 6.53% 65
Sep 2008 81,567 76,082 5,485 6.72% 67
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Worcester Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Educational Services 3,271 8.14%
2. Construction 2,877 7.16%
3. Health Care 2,824 7.03%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 2,187 5.44%
5. Public Administration 2,041 5.08%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,927 4.79%
7. Metal Manufactuing 1,480 3.68%
8. Finance and Insurance 1,431 3.56%
9. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,428 3.55%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,294 3.22%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 1,039 2.58%
12. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 935 2.33%
13. Repair and Maintenance 889 2.21%
14. Other Transportation 812 2.02%
15. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 776 1.93%
16. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 695 1.73%
17. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 629 1.56%
18. Department and Other General Stores 627 1.56%
19. Truck Transportation 607 1.51%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 606 1.51%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 8,234 22.09%
2. Educational Services 5,290 14.19%
3. Finance and Insurance 2,686 7.21%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 2,506 6.72%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,396 3.74%
6. Social Assistance 1,335 3.58%
7. Public Administration 1,263 3.39%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,048 2.81%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 970 2.60%
10. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 896 2.40%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 877 2.35%
12. Department and Other General Stores 831 2.23%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 660 1.77%
14. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 559 1.50%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 486 1.30%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 481 1.29%
17. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 426 1.14%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 415 1.11%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 400 1.07%
20. Other Transportation 352 0.94%

Worcester Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 2,683 6.67%
2. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,851 4.60%
3. Other Management Occupations 1,763 4.39%
4. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,554 3.87%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,505 3.74%
6. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,472 3.66%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,422 3.54%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,375 3.42%
9. Computer Specialists 1,326 3.30%
10. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,273 3.17%
11. Other Office and Admin Support 964 2.40%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 947 2.36%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 852 2.12%
14. Business Operations Specialists 772 1.92%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 758 1.89%
16. Vehicle Mechanics 736 1.83%
17. Engineers 699 1.74%
18. Other Food Preparation and Servers 657 1.63%
19. Postsecondary Teachers 626 1.56%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 620 1.54%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 2,583 6.93%
2. Secretaries and Admins 1,994 5.35%
3. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,855 4.98%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,641 4.40%
5. Registered Nurses 1,546 4.15%
6. Other Management Occupations 1,289 3.46%
7. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,276 3.42%
8. Cashiers 1,213 3.25%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,102 2.96%
10. Other Production Occupations 1,099 2.95%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,042 2.80%
12. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 974 2.61%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 972 2.61%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 888 2.38%
15. Business Operations Specialists 887 2.38%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 872 2.34%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 816 2.19%
18. Customer Service Representatives 767 2.06%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 759 2.04%
20. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 749 2.01%

Worcester Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 68,334 50.15%
15-35 hours 19,188 14.08%
1-14 hours 4,589 3.37%
No regular hours 44,158 32.41%

Worcester Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 2,092 2.82%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,487 2.00%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 3,022 4.07%
6 AM-6:29 AM 6,036 8.13%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 7,903 10.64%
7 AM-7:29 AM 9,814 13.21%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 10,178 13.70%
8 AM-8:29 AM 8,721 11.74%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 4,274 5.75%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 3,790 5.10%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,592 2.14%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 940 1.27%
Noon-3:59 PM 7,727 10.40%
4 PM-11:59 PM 6,694 9.01%

Worcester Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 2,667 3.59%
5-9 9,391 12.64%
10-14 15,551 20.94%
15-19 13,976 18.82%
20-24 10,395 14.00%
25-29 3,681 4.96%
30-34 7,457 10.04%
35-39 1,402 1.89%
40-44 1,252 1.69%
45-59 3,584 4.83%
60-89 3,610 4.86%
At least 90 1,304 1.76%

Worcester Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 1,639 2.21% 54,022 72.74%
30-44 765 1.03% 9,346 12.58%
45-59 233 0.31% 3,351 4.51%
At least 60 599 0.81% 4,315 5.81%

Worcester Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 201 0.27%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 9,438 12.49%
 Car / truck / van, solo 55,588 73.59%
 Motorcycle 41 0.05%
 Other 482 0.64%
 Public transportation 3,236 4.28%
 Walked 5,284 7.00%
 Worked at home 1,267 1.68%

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Worcester Family Information

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Households (2000): 67,083 (161,512 people)
Families (2000): 39,732 (122,986 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 13,064
People at same address in 1995: 82,066

Worcester Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 9,744 14.53%
$10,000-$14,999 5,126 7.64%
$15,000-$19,999 4,536 6.76%
$20,000-$24,999 4,523 6.74%
$25,000-$29,999 4,733 7.06%
$30,000-$34,999 4,325 6.45%
$35,000-$39,999 3,852 5.74%
$40,000-$44,999 3,586 5.35%
$45,000-$49,999 3,392 5.06%
$50,000-$59,999 5,757 8.58%
$60,000-$74,999 6,208 9.25%
$75,000-$99,999 5,771 8.60%
$100,000-$124,999 2,814 4.19%
$125,000-$149,999 1,117 1.67%
$150,000-$199,999 800 1.19%
$200,000 or more 799 1.19%

Worcester Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 22,128 33.01%
 Family, 2 people 15,476 23.09%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 4,324 6.45%
 Family, 3 people 9,864 14.72%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 907 1.35%
 Family, 4 people 7,796 11.63%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 306 0.46%
 Family, 5 people 3,759 5.61%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 94 0.14%
 Family, 6 people 1,490 2.22%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 20 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 843 1.26%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 21 0.03%

Worcester Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 50,585 29.45%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 20,350 11.85%
Public Assistance 4,049 2.36%
Retirement 10,065 5.86%
Self Employment 4,877 2.84%
Social Security 18,294 10.65%
Supplemental Security 5,359 3.12%
Wage / Salary 49,369 28.74%
Other 8,843 5.15%

Worcester Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 13,892 53.18%
 With children under 18 12,233 46.82%

Worcester Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 5,647 8.62%
 Married 30,788 47.00%
 Never Married 26,967 41.17%
 Widowed 2,101 3.21%

Worcester Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 8,194 11.24%
 Married 31,007 42.54%
 Never Married 25,153 34.51%
 Widowed 8,532 11.71%

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Worcester Education Information

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Worcester Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 9,943 7.53%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 19,184 14.53%
 High school diploma or equivalent 37,760 28.60%
 Some college, no degree 29,560 22.39%
 Associate degree 7,740 5.86%
 Bachelors degree 17,068 12.93%
 Graduate or professional degree 10,785 8.17%

Worcester Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,883 1.09% 817 0.47% 2,700 1.56%
Kindergarten 2,358 1.37% 217 0.13% 2,575 1.49%
Grades 1-4 8,917 5.16% 791 0.46% 9,708 5.62%
Grades 5-8 8,384 4.86% 1,265 0.73% 9,649 5.59%
Grades 9-12 7,003 4.06% 1,653 0.96% 8,656 5.01%
Undergrad college 6,062 3.51% 9,523 5.52% 15,585 9.03%
Graduate or professional school 1,145 0.66% 1,608 0.93% 2,753 1.59%
Total 35,752 20.71% 15,874 9.19% 51,626 29.90%

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Worcester Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 5,771
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $1,777,003,000
Retail sales (2002): $1,783,320,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $253,452,000
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Worcester Public Benefits Information

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Worcester Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 133,360 82.08%
 Below Poverty Level 29,115 17.92%

Worcester Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1951 $16,528 $629 $8,636 $1,261 $441 $2,302 $29,168 $14,999 $15,627 $0
1952 $16,791 $533 $7,188 $1,870 $491 $3,123 $29,463 $15,171 $19,197 $0
1953 $17,578 $621 $8,094 $1,671 $527 $3,134 $31,004 $16,326 $22,460 $0
1954 $17,405 $617 $8,375 $1,780 $595 $3,427 $31,582 $17,803 $24,554 $16,754
1955 $19,500 $590 $8,699 $1,667 $652 $3,657 $34,175 $18,258 $25,428 $16,229
1956 $21,412 $559 $9,500 $1,648 $721 $3,597 $36,878 $18,983 $25,299 $17,829
1957 $22,724 $557 $10,335 $1,689 $721 $3,893 $39,362 $20,110 $24,833 $18,186
1958 $25,390 $562 $10,316 $1,741 $814 $4,730 $42,991 $21,282 $31,520 $23,262
1959 $25,274 $499 $11,768 $1,766 $814 $6,058 $45,680 $23,409 $29,043 $19,780
1960 $26,296 $394 $11,310 $1,811 $814 $5,764 $45,995 $22,665 $28,160 $20,159
1961 $29,154 $347 $12,779 $1,740 $998 $6,669 $51,340 $24,652 $28,356 $19,237
1962 $30,150 $327 $13,648 $1,695 $1,055 $6,956 $53,504 $25,750 $32,545 $26,254
1963 $29,850 $403 $14,923 $1,975 $1,192 $7,711 $55,651 $27,550 $37,664 $29,661
1964 $29,850 $403 $14,923 $1,975 $1,192 $7,711 $55,651 $27,550 $37,664 $0
1965 $33,592 $313 $17,120 $1,981 $1,192 $8,162 $62,047 $29,496 $43,117 $0
1966 $33,796 $409 $16,460 $1,955 $1,192 $7,549 $60,952 $31,069 $40,224 $0
1967 $33,860 $376 $21,566 $2,312 $1,396 $8,276 $67,410 $33,857 $49,406 $37,046
1968 $39,024 $357 $26,198 $2,776 $1,396 $9,844 $79,238 $36,904 $45,418 $0
1969 $39,123 $383 $25,261 $2,735 $1,396 $10,508 $79,023 $40,000 $59,050 $0
1970 $44,288 $377 $18,403 $2,500 $1,396 $12,610 $79,197 $45,028 $66,092 $43,061
1971 $49,344 $277 $27,894 $2,741 $1,396 $18,338 $99,713 $50,611 $64,384 $46,477
1972 $55,432 $281 $27,767 $2,949 $2,679 $16,659 $105,486 $55,174 $62,170 $53,794
1973 $56,767 $283 $32,040 $2,455 $2,679 $18,132 $112,073 $61,029 $62,213 $46,352
1974 $62,881 $356 $32,072 $2,271 $2,679 $16,737 $116,640 $62,690 $62,296 $52,793
1975 $90,928 $0 $39,013 $2,563 $2,679 $20,958 $156,141 $71,711 $64,938 $67,480
1976 $66,501 $641 $49,850 $2,248 $2,679 $23,721 $144,999 $69,836 $48,737 $49,251
1977 $73,169 $520 $49,077 $3,618 $0 $24,295 $150,159 $70,552 $62,606 $34,499
1978 $72,077 $536 $68,707 $3,660 $0 $27,133 $171,577 $88,467 $65,539 $36,157
1979 $76,546 $609 $76,939 $4,349 $0 $27,133 $184,967 $97,229 $68,568 $32,058
1980 $78,587 $372 $81,508 $4,716 $0 $28,584 $193,395 $99,888 $67,555 $31,893
1981 $83,593 $422 $81,290 $4,591 $0 $35,821 $205,295 $102,824 $72,312 $34,043
1982 $70,545 $495 $95,213 $4,692 $0 $43,500 $213,950 $106,552 $72,234 $31,890
1983 $61,425 $538 $101,965 $5,388 $0 $48,224 $217,002 $108,175 $73,721 $33,455
1984 $64,606 $520 $104,494 $6,094 $0 $48,930 $224,124 $112,900 $64,616 $42,137
1985 $66,734 $1,558 $115,332 $6,821 $0 $54,539 $243,426 $150,226 $83,175 $66,512
1986 $73,181 $1,707 $115,393 $6,447 $0 $56,201 $251,222 $131,585 $82,545 $73,749
1987 $72,303 $2,465 $132,238 $7,808 $0 $58,038 $270,387 $143,337 $77,142 $68,568
1988 $78,213 $2,575 $140,192 $10,476 $0 $57,589 $286,470 $161,088 $81,782 $58,164
1989 $86,371 $2,976 $144,634 $10,234 $0 $65,747 $306,986 $171,687 $97,751 $57,591
1990 $88,369 $2,791 $136,694 $12,130 $0 $71,529 $308,722 $176,113 $99,978 $9,349
1991 $91,878 $2,917 $139,378 $11,845 $0 $30,251 $273,352 $163,055 $130,206 $55,362
1992 $102,588 $2,947 $127,299 $12,598 $0 $27,610 $270,095 $151,611 $160,029 $54,792
1993 $112,450 $2,850 $142,205 $12,270 $0 $29,007 $295,932 $174,462 $140,809 $40,316
1994 $112,545 $3,210 $134,561 $13,191 $0 $33,357 $293,654 $166,788 $167,695 $51,287
1995 $123,309 $2,983 $167,145 $13,693 $0 $39,944 $344,091 $183,145 $205,695 $59,536
1996 $122,566 $1,755 $186,172 $16,527 $0 $34,197 $359,462 $201,396 $262,589 $77,838
1997 $126,799 $1,958 $213,585 $17,121 $27,208 $35,786 $420,499 $213,060 $289,609 $298,664
1998 $132,891 $1,926 $220,770 $18,999 $45,581 $36,292 $454,533 $223,351 $315,025 $366,248
1999 $138,622 $2,012 $224,406 $19,284 $45,581 $37,849 $465,742 $244,549 $554,749 $374,859
2000 $144,223 $2,043 $253,392 $19,223 $31,751 $36,824 $485,413 $256,557 $591,362 $452,972
2001 $145,382 $2,164 $280,433 $19,477 $40,578 $45,567 $531,437 $265,755 $592,948 $623,458
2002 $153,153 $5,250 $291,059 $21,617 $15,930 $44,680 $526,439 $239,438 $588,959 $562,270
2003 $162,622 $6,220 $303,403 $21,617 $0 $44,118 $531,760 $249,509 $584,490 $498,267
2004 $169,698 $5,174 $295,962 $22,682 $38,881 $49,569 $576,792 $242,797 $602,457 $627,629
2005 $180,833 $6,479 $292,333 $24,265 $47,108 $50,698 $595,237 $241,838 $637,253 $681,160
2006 $188,087 $5,644 $294,418 $22,396 $56,237 $56,671 $617,809 $245,179 $646,515 $678,356


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1951 $6,792 $832 $95 $3,211 $2,097 $504 $27,156
$3,490 $5,607 $172 $1,449 $290 $2,617
1952 $8,798 $684 $74 $3,280 $2,320 $500 $30,350
$3,374 $5,522 $180 $2,106 $316 $3,196
1953 $9,767 $1,076 $109 $2,796 $2,173 $504 $31,741
$3,435 $5,864 $215 $2,112 $400 $3,290
1954 $10,268 $1,167 $108 $3,810 $2,546 $629 $36,240
$3,718 $6,368 $315 $1,658 $458 $5,195
1955 $8,921 $794 $176 $4,051 $2,620 $652 $36,063
$3,991 $6,699 $346 $2,430 $522 $4,861
1956 $9,224 $717 $181 $5,107 $2,952 $707 $35,900
$3,866 $5,654 $421 $1,499 $623 $4,949
1957 $10,209 $822 $155 $5,284 $3,631 $685 $39,029
$4,072 $6,113 $444 $1,637 $696 $5,281
1958 $11,015 $1,187 $164 $5,147 $4,613 $613 $43,941
$4,388 $7,497 $552 $1,283 $832 $6,650
1959 $11,939 $1,116 $0 $8,301 $2,680 $650 $46,010
$4,521 $6,501 $610 $1,318 $832 $7,542
1960 $12,814 $1,346 $0 $5,728 $2,922 $640 $45,010
$4,633 $8,646 $639 $784 $832 $6,026
1961 $13,864 $1,088 $0 $5,823 $3,556 $817 $49,853
$5,072 $9,197 $700 $1,202 $920 $7,614
1962 $14,788 $1,104 $407 $5,447 $3,095 $798 $52,539
$5,267 $9,724 $747 $1,380 $1,105 $8,677
1963 $17,769 $945 $0 $5,391 $2,740 $868 $55,620
$5,412 $10,485 $831 $1,287 $1,265 $8,627
1964 $17,769 $945 $285 $5,391 $2,740 $868 $55,620
$5,412 $10,485 $831 $1,287 $1,265 $8,342
1965 $21,068 $1,206 $367 $6,155 $3,113 $776 $63,731
$6,239 $12,453 $888 $1,330 $1,265 $8,871
1966 $20,046 $1,299 $624 $5,856 $3,286 $975 $62,261
$6,435 $10,761 $1,214 $1,918 $1,265 $8,582
1967 $19,963 $1,343 $165 $6,502 $3,681 $1,022 $66,751
$6,625 $12,802 $1,457 $2,351 $1,398 $9,442
1968 $21,918 $1,492 $146 $7,229 $3,010 $1,182 $73,692
$7,258 $15,145 $1,552 $2,478 $1,398 $10,884
1969 $25,625 $2,033 $505 $7,686 $3,206 $1,387 $79,899
$7,878 $12,364 $1,730 $2,091 $1,398 $13,996
1970 $27,300 $2,712 $237 $8,334 $5,456 $2,120 $76,427
$8,786 $2,892 $2,323 $954 $1,398 $13,915
1971 $35,437 $2,269 $416 $9,963 $5,584 $1,822 $91,962
$10,123 $3,081 $2,949 $2,028 $1,398 $16,892
1972 $38,604 $2,806 $614 $11,228 $5,952 $1,755 $98,976
$11,732 $3,534 $2,849 $2,127 $3,298 $14,477
1973 $40,077 $3,943 $413 $12,793 $5,099 $1,929 $114,796
$15,198 $3,616 $3,346 $2,121 $3,298 $22,963
1974 $40,563 $3,124 $197 $13,990 $4,612 $2,245 $108,450
$12,821 $3,773 $2,864 $1,751 $3,298 $19,212
1975 $51,185 $4,211 $191 $16,703 $5,869 $1,925 $128,359
$14,515 $3,322 $2,205 $1,732 $3,298 $23,203
1976 $50,657 $3,978 $193 $18,067 $8,636 $1,802 $142,684
$15,136 $3,105 $2,482 $2,107 $3,298 $33,223
1977 $60,890 $5,696 $291 $19,358 $8,615 $1,637 $156,996
$14,157 $2,258 $10,621 $2,073 $0 $31,400
1978 $61,561 $4,870 $445 $20,460 $9,933 $1,859 $166,393
$17,719 $8,607 $3,033 $2,467 $0 $35,439
1979 $62,969 $5,344 $421 $18,403 $7,772 $5,880 $185,015
$18,670 $4,808 $3,523 $3,112 $0 $54,113
1980 $69,366 $5,685 $728 $22,308 $7,883 $5,201 $194,366
$21,769 $5,957 $3,938 $3,609 $0 $47,922
1981 $69,885 $6,584 $437 $25,797 $9,229 $10,962 $207,286
$22,192 $5,148 $3,714 $3,966 $0 $49,372
1982 $66,212 $5,615 $299 $26,607 $8,799 $12,052 $212,669
$21,292 $5,625 $4,557 $4,478 $0 $57,133
1983 $67,039 $6,555 $441 $27,782 $8,663 $9,301 $219,195
$23,322 $5,382 $4,793 $3,563 $0 $62,354
1984 $68,248 $7,432 $399 $29,572 $9,940 $5,382 $219,627
$24,497 $5,800 $4,179 $5,721 $0 $58,457
1985 $75,654 $5,682 $0 $31,922 $12,030 $5,220 $237,417
$24,873 $4,840 $5,424 $6,606 $0 $65,166
1986 $88,011 $6,443 $1,270 $35,279 $12,445 $7,237 $257,554
$26,489 $6,333 $4,889 $7,754 $0 $61,404
1987 $97,165 $7,096 $0 $38,214 $11,817 $6,746 $281,948
$27,530 $6,216 $4,150 $10,630 $0 $72,384
1988 $98,553 $8,557 $352 $41,334 $14,617 $4,952 $303,624
$34,026 $7,220 $3,854 $12,001 $0 $78,158
1989 $102,322 $8,343 $303 $45,913 $14,732 $8,790 $316,584
$35,669 $7,736 $3,739 $13,223 $0 $75,814
1990 $112,671 $8,114 $55 $44,754 $14,056 $3,400 $322,299
$36,891 $7,417 $5,297 $13,627 $0 $76,017
1991 $121,808 $7,397 $236 $10,625 $12,177 $2,832 $305,652
$36,720 $7,401 $5,421 $16,432 $0 $84,603
1992 $124,520 $6,301 $3,666 $3,702 $13,958 $2,129 $304,876
$35,026 $6,897 $7,196 $18,189 $0 $83,292
1993 $119,787 $6,433 $249 $3,502 $16,512 $2,059 $294,970
$38,914 $6,632 $8,300 $14,107 $0 $78,475
1994 $139,295 $6,584 $0 $19,116 $14,794 $1,904 $325,652
$39,493 $6,795 $7,103 $13,650 $0 $76,918
1995 $155,986 $7,550 $0 $3,618 $16,717 $2,465 $353,621
$45,502 $4,334 $7,763 $32,211 $0 $77,475
1996 $145,577 $8,438 $83 $3,808 $21,624 $3,563 $363,466
$48,902 $317 $9,035 $35,398 $0 $86,721
1997 $190,133 $9,368 $0 $3,988 $17,242 $4,147 $428,192
$46,683 $374 $9,358 $26,649 $35,686 $84,564
1998 $214,592 $8,377 $0 $4,450 $19,094 $7,417 $448,021
$51,103 $321 $11,855 $18,049 $32,208 $80,555
1999 $259,225 $8,963 $4,028 $4,145 $14,778 $4,635 $494,081
$62,219 $456 $12,789 $23,083 $32,208 $67,552
2000 $265,343 $10,685 $6,605 $4,507 $14,269 $5,017 $523,332
$61,211 $495 $27,344 $23,145 $37,908 $66,803
2001 $255,280 $7,895 $11,465 $4,025 $18,391 $4,578 $551,540
$54,324 $526 $30,506 $18,464 $40,578 $105,508
2002 $287,090 $6,903 $1,467 $4,611 $17,343 $5,756 $597,024
$62,294 $575 $27,142 $18,439 $42,439 $122,965
2003 $276,950 $5,939 $1,485 $3,511 $17,173 $4,052 $586,697
$60,646 $513 $27,044 $18,599 $44,884 $125,901
2004 $281,314 $5,704 $776 $3,258 $17,356 $3,576 $555,711
$59,692 $544 $26,133 $19,524 $48,798 $89,036
2005 $335,731 $6,320 $1,824 $3,313 $20,218 $3,264 $686,058
$63,079 $614 $27,045 $22,204 $44,059 $158,387
2006 $284,447 $7,071 $1,805 $2,995 $19,551 $3,827 $638,434
$67,675 $0 $27,147 $21,790 $44,704 $157,422

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Worcester Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 7.460 0.885 0.048 2.038 10.431 0.347 9.307 31.525 6.952 48.131
2000 5.790 0.995 0.029 1.845 8.659 0.343 7.152 28.858 6.698 43.052
2001 5.390 0.674 0.040 2.093 8.197 0.415 6.641 25.486 7.016 39.558
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 6.047 0.337 0.040 2.347 8.771 0.206 8.840 26.480 8.292 43.611
2004 4.673 0.736 0.063 2.419 7.892 0.068 7.818 21.981 7.470 37.268
2005 4.855 0.815 0.034 2.217 7.921 0.063 7.112 20.931 6.593 34.637
2006 5.527 0.701 0.034 2.193 8.454 0.090 6.957 19.508 5.583 32.048
2007 6.034 0.529 0.034 2.110 8.708 0.102 7.439 21.698 5.130 34.267
2008 3.265 0.068 0.011 0.899 4.243 0.023 4.476 10.636 1.809 16.920

Worcester Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 45 428
2005 48 448
2006 52 464
2007 51 462

Worcester Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 9,797
2000 8,886
2001 8,284

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Worcester Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 22,996 13.32%
10-19 Years 25,150 14.57%
20-29 Years 29,224 16.93%
30-39 Years 26,148 15.15%
40-49 Years 23,327 13.51%
50-59 Years 15,749 9.12%
60-69 Years 10,946 6.34%
70-79 Years 11,077 6.42%
80-89 Years 6,653 3.85%
90+ Years 1,378 0.80%

Worcester Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 82,914 48.02%
 Female 89,734 51.98%

Worcester Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 122,211 70.79%
 Hispanic/Latino 26,155 15.15%
 African-American 10,762 6.23%
 Asian 8,336 4.83%
 Multiracial 3,762 2.18%
 Other Race 824 0.48%
 Amerindian 550 0.32%
 Pacific Islander 48 0.03%

Worcester Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 32,733 22.03%
2. Italian 19,950 13.42%
3. French Non-Basque 17,719 11.92%
4. English 10,633 7.16%
5. Polish 10,482 7.05%
6. French Canadian 7,394 4.98%
7. United States Or American 6,054 4.07%
8. German 5,894 3.97%
9. Swedish 5,535 3.72%
10. Lithuanian 3,812 2.57%

Worcester Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 116,145 71.93%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 21,428 13.27%
3. Vietnamese 4,080 2.53%
4. French 2,195 1.36%
5. Polish 2,189 1.36%
6. African 2,159 1.34%
7. Other Indo European 2,134 1.32%
8. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 1,536 0.95%
9. Greek 1,362 0.84%
10. Italian 1,270 0.79%

Worcester Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 147,551 85.46%
 Naturalized immigrant 8,988 5.21%
 Not a citizen 16,109 9.33%

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