For population 25 years and over in Worcester:
For population 15 years and over in Worcester town:
53 residents are foreign born (0.8% North America, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (42.6 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (128.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Decatur, NY (2.3 miles ), Westford, NY (2.4 miles ), Summit, NY (2.5 miles ), Maryland, NY (2.8 miles ), Richmondville, NY (2.9 miles ), Roseboom, NY (2.9 miles ), Jefferson, NY (3.0 miles ), Richmondville, NY (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 42.59 N, Longitude: 74.72 W
Area code: 607
Work and jobs in Worcester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Worcester, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Worcester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Worcester town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Worcester-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 3.2 miles away from Worcester center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Worcester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Otsego County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dick Wright - Baseball player, Maud Babcock - Harvard lecturer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Worcester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worcester:
See full list of schools located in Worcester
Public high school in Worcester:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Worcester compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Worcester (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Worcester (based on Otsego County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,149 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,261 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Worcester:
Strongest FM radio stations in Worcester:
TV broadcast stations around Worcester:
Worcester, New York:
Worcester fatal accident list:
Jul 1, 2007 02:05 PM, I-88, Hollenbeck Rd., Lat: 42.593214, Lon: -74.726603, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Sep 1, 2007 02:36 AM, I-88, Lat: 42.609125, Lon: -74.683042, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 9, 2002 07:21 AM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 2001 10:24 PM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1999 07:00 AM, Cr-39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1998 06:03 PM, Cr-39, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Worcester, NY
Total length: 93 meters (305ft)
Total costs: $27,032,000
Total average daily traffic: 79,169
Total average daily truck traffic: 17,359
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Worcester)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Worcester)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Worcester, NY
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.