Worcester Worcester County, Massachusetts

Worcester: County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States

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About

Worcester is a city located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 181,045 and a population density of 1,818 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 184,570 inhabitants.

The city was created 348 years ago in 1672.

Downtown Worcester  Massachusetts image
Downtown Worcester Massachusetts
Downtown Worcester  Massachusetts image

Geography

Worcester is located at 42°15'45"N 71°48'8"W (42.2625900, -71.8022900).

Worcester map

Worcester Quick Facts

Population : 184,570 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Worcester County
Postal code : 01601–01610, 01612–01615, 01653–01655
Area : 99.57 km2
Official name : Worcester
Altitude : 479 feet / 146 meters
Capital city : Worcester is capital of Worcester County
Establishment : January 01, 1970 (348 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:19:48 (27th October 2021)
Density : 1,854 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.91% (2010-2020)

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Demographics

The population of Worcester increased by 1.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 181,045 - census
2011 182,387 0.74% estimation process
2012 182,575 0.1% estimation process
2013 183,327 0.41% estimation process
2014 184,559 0.67% estimation process
2015 184,627 0.04% estimation process
2016 184,859 0.13% estimation process
2017 185,325 0.25% estimation process
2018 185,555 0.12% estimation process
2019 185,428 -0.07% estimation process
2020 184,570 -0.46% estimation process

Worcester zip code is 01602. County name: Worcester, County fips: 25027

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Local Places in Worcester

1 Worcester City Hall
Rating: 4.5 (79)

Address: 455 Main St UNIT 309, Worcester, MA 01608 ➦ Show Map

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Worcester City Hall
2 City Hall
Rating: 4 (4)

Address: Worcester, MA 01608 ➦ Show Map

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3 Worcester Parking Adm
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Address: 455 Main St # 203, Worcester, MA 01608 ➦ Show Map

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4 Worcester Retirement System
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Address: 455 Main St #103, Worcester, MA 01608 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Worcester (200)

People born in Worcester, including composer John Coolidge Adams, musician Irene Higginbotham, physicist Robert H. Goddard, you can see a list of people who born in Worcester.

  • Elizabeth Bishop (American poet) she was born in 08/02/1911
  • Alicia Witt (American actress) she was born in 21/08/1975
  • Lillian Asplund (One of the last three living survivors:RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912) she was born in 21/10/1906
  • Samuel Fuller (American screenwriter, actor and film director (1912-1997)) he was born in 12/08/1912
  • Albina Osipowich (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, former world record-holder) she was born in 26/02/1911
  • H. Jon Benjamin (American actor and comedian) he was born in 23/05/1966
  • Abbie Hoffman (American political and social activist (1936-1989)) he was born in 30/11/1936
  • Denis Leary (American actor and comedian) he was born in 18/08/1957
  • Ronald Dworkin (American legal philosopher) he was born in 11/12/1931
  • Kenneth O'Donnell (American political aide (1924-1977)) he was born in 04/03/1924
  • Jordan Knight (Canadian-American singer-songwriter and actor) he was born in 17/05/1970
  • Erik Per Sullivan (American actor) he was born in 12/07/1991
  • Arthur Kennedy (American stage and film actor (1914-1990)) he was born in 17/02/1914
  • Don Fagerquist (American musician) he was born in 06/02/1927
  • Russ Adams (American photojournalist) he was born in 30/07/1930
  • Jean Louisa Kelly (American actress) she was born in 09/03/1972
  • George Cowan (American physical chemist, businessman and philanthropist) he was born in 15/02/1920
  • Lewis Stone (actor from the United States (1879-1953)) he was born in 15/11/1879

Schools in Worcester

College & universities near Worcester, MA

Code Name City ZIP
373696 Rob Roy Academy-Worcester Worcester (MA) 01609
164720 Becker College Worcester (MA) 01609-2165
168421 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester (MA) 01609-2280
164599 Bancroft School of Massage Therapy Worcester (MA) 01604
165334 Clark University Worcester (MA) 01610-1477

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Worcester, MA

Code Name Address Type
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL

Post offices near Worcester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Main Str Post Office Worcester (MA) 01608
Worcester Post Office Worcester (MA) 01613
West Sid Post Office Worcester (MA) 01602
Webster Squar Post Office Worcester (MA) 01603
Greendal Post Office Worcester (MA) 01606

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Worcester County

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

City Name Population Title
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
Clinton 13,952 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Worcester distances to largest Massachusetts cities