Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Spencer: Town in Massachusetts

About

Spencer is a town located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,688 and a population density of 343 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,898 inhabitants.

The town was created 301 years ago in 1720.

Quick Facts about Spencer

Population : 11,898 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Worcester County
Postal code : 01562
Area : 34.1 km2
Altitude : 925 feet / 282 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1721 (301 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:15:08 (25th June 2022)
Density : 349 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.77% (2010-2020)
Spencer locator map
Location of Spencer on Massachusetts map.
Main Street  Spencer MA image
Main Street Spencer MA
Main Street  Spencer MA image

Geography

Spencer is located at 42°14'38"N 71°59'32"W (42.2439800, -71.9923000).

Spencer map

Demographics

The population of Spencer increased by 1.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,688 - census
2011 11,747 0.5% estimation process
2012 11,781 0.29% estimation process
2013 11,814 0.28% estimation process
2014 11,843 0.24% estimation process
2015 11,835 -0.07% estimation process
2016 11,918 0.7% estimation process
2017 11,972 0.45% estimation process
2018 11,947 -0.21% estimation process
2019 11,935 -0.1% estimation process
2020 11,898 -0.31% estimation process

Spencer zip code is 01562. County name: Worcester, County fips: 25027

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People born in Spencer (13)

People born in Spencer, including inventor Elias Howe, nematologist Nathan Cobb, politician Phineas Jones, .

List

  • William Howe (American bridge builder) he was born in 12/05/1803
  • Charles A. Hunter (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 26/08/1843
  • Don Brown (American football player and coach) he was born in 31/07/1955
  • Earle Mack (Major League Baseball player and coach) he was born in 01/02/1890
  • Frank Bird (American baseball player) he was born in 10/03/1869
  • Jim McCormick (American baseball player) he was born in 02/11/1868
  • Wilfrid J. Dufault he was born in 11/12/1907
  • William F. Ladd (American military personnel) he was born in 14/02/1896
  • Tyler Howe (American inventor and manufacturer) he was born in 11/08/1800
  • Patrick Ricard (American Football Player) he was born in 27/05/1994

Schools in Spencer

College & universities near Spencer, MA

Code Name City ZIP
164492 Anna Maria College Paxton (MA) 01612-1198

Stations (33)

Amtrak & bus stations near Spencer, MA

Code Name Address Type
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL

Post offices near Spencer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Spencer Post Office Spencer (MA) 01562

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Worcester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Worcester County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Leominster 41,548 City in Massachusetts
Fitchburg 40,310 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Shrewsbury 38,910 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Milford 28,965 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Gardner 20,585 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Holden 19,259 Town in Massachusetts
Grafton 19,082 Town in Massachusetts
Westborough 19,063 Town in Massachusetts
Webster 16,822 City in Massachusetts, US
Southbridge 16,788 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Auburn 16,701 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Northbridge 16,621 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Northborough 15,038 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Uxbridge 14,352 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts
Millbury 13,973 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Spencer distances to largest Massachusetts cities