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Area: 0.372 square miles

Population: 2,352

Population density:
Downtown Worcester:

6,328 people per square mile
Worcester:

4,937 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 1,18143.3%White
    • 51618.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 43215.8%Some other race
    • 36113.2%Black
    • 1856.8%Asian
    • 391.4%American Indian
    • 160.6%Two or more races
Age and Sex of Residents in Downtown Worcester in Worcester, MA
Median household income in 2019:
Downtown Worcester:

$24,542
Worcester:

$57,092

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 182Less than $10,000
  • 232$10,000 to $19,999
  • 133$20,000 to $29,999
  • 203$30,000 to $39,999
  • 119$40,000 to $49,999
  • 89$50,000 to $59,999
  • 117$60,000 to $74,999
  • 142$75,000 to $99,999
  • 26$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 32Less than $50,000
  • 73$50,000 to $99,999
  • 12$100,000 to $149,999
  • 77$150,000 to $199,999
  • 42$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$300,000 to $399,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 13Less than $100
  • 536$100 to $199
  • 110$200 to $299
  • 91$300 to $399
  • 82$400 to $499
  • 402$500 to $599
  • 49$600 to $699
  • 136$700 to $799
  • 162$800 to $899
  • 150$900 to $999
  • 183$1,000 to $1,249
  • 244$1,250 to $1,499
  • 83$1,500 to $1,999
  • 42$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Downtown Worcester:

$1,008
Worcester:

$994

Zip codes: 01604, 01608, 01609.

Males:

1,169
Females:

1,183
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

29.8 years
Whole city:

33.1 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

32.1 years
Whole city:

36.2 years

Average household size:
Downtown Worcester:

1.9 people
Worcester:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Downtown Worcester:

14.7%
Worcester:

44.8%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

10.1%
Worcester:

35.1%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Downtown Worcester:

19.0%
Worcester:

19.4%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Downtown Worcester:

34.2%
Worcester:

13.9%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Downtown Worcester:

36.4%
Worcester:

24.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Downtown Worcester:

28.4%
city:

22.7%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Downtown Worcester:

11.4%
Worcester:

8.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

35.9%
Worcester:

54.2%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Downtown Worcester:

21.7%
Worcester:

16.4%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

14.0%
city:

7.6%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

28.4%
Worcester:

21.8%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Downtown Worcester
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Downtown Worcester
  • 631 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 653 rooms
  • 644 rooms
  • 135 rooms
  • 96 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Downtown Worcester
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Downtown Worcester
  • 2521 room
  • 1612 rooms
  • 2443 rooms
  • 2354 rooms
  • 1805 rooms
  • 466 rooms
  • 2007 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 249+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Downtown Worcester
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Downtown Worcester
  • 63no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 742 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Downtown Worcester
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Downtown Worcester
  • 252no bedroom
  • 4501 bedroom
  • 2862 bedrooms
  • 913 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.1
Worcester:

2.0

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.7
city:

1.0

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Downtown Worcester:

47.5%
Worcester:

70.6%

Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (51.0% of all units):
Downtown Worcester:

$142,846
Worcester:

$161,445

Year house built in Downtown Worcester
  • Year house built in Downtown Worcester
  • 522014 or later
  • 222010 to 2013
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 871990 to 1999
  • 1881980 to 1989
  • 1231970 to 1979
  • 421960 to 1969
  • 411950 to 1959
  • 181940 to 1949
  • 8141939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2019 (higher means more crime):
City:

266.7
U.S. average:

211.9

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 26Less than 5 minutes
  • 1385 to 9 minutes
  • 23410 to 14 minutes
  • 22715 to 19 minutes
  • 15620 to 24 minutes
  • 7625 to 29 minutes
  • 24030 to 34 minutes
  • 2935 to 39 minutes
  • 6540 to 44 minutes
  • 4145 to 59 minutes
  • 13660 to 89 minutes
  • 4290 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 55.8%664Drove a car alone
  • 4.7%56Carpooled
  • 7.6%91Bus
  • 1.0%12Subway or elevated rail
  • 3.1%37Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 4.0%48Taxi
  • 20.8%248Walked
  • 6.2%74Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 3812:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 765:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 496:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 1716:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1597:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1787:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 998:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 818:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 599:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 10110:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 1811:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 22812:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 1594:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    7.7%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    4.4%
    city:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.9%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    4.9%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    5.8%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    10.9%
    city:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    7.1%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    18.7%
    city:

    19.1%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    18.2%
    city:

    16.9%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    4.4%
    city:

    9.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    7.4%
    city:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    5.6%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    5.3%
    city:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    4.4%
    city:

    4.4%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    7.8%
    city:

    8.9%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    4.1%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    11.0%
    city:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    20.9%
    city:

    26.1%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    29.2%
    city:

    25.2%

  • Percentage of females in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    2.9%
    city:

    0.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    6.8%
    city:

    4.3%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    1.0%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    2.2%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Downtown Worcester:

0.2%
Worcester:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Downtown Worcester:

    69.1%
    Worcester:

    14.8%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Downtown Worcester:

    6.2%
    Worcester:

    12.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Downtown Worcester:

    8.5%
    Worcester:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Downtown Worcester:

    2.7%
    Worcester:

    9.1%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Downtown Worcester:

30.2%
Worcester:

17.1%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Downtown Worcester:

2010
Worcester:

2008

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Downtown Worcester:

2013
Worcester:

2016

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Downtown Worcester:

44.9%
Worcester:

73.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Roads and streets:

Worcester Center Blvd

Length: 1.64 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 22 to 138

Main St

Length: 0.65 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 48 to 496

Summer St

Length: 0.58 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 56 to 299

Foster St

Length: 0.47 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 46

McGrath Blvd

Length: 0.41 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Commercial St

Length: 0.37 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 47 to 250

Franklin St

Length: 0.37 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 128

Central St

Length: 0.37 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 162

Thomas St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 121

Front St

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 209

School St

Length: 0.28 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 108

Washington Sq

Length: 0.25 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Exchange St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 67

Frances J McGrath

Length: 0.17 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 76

Portland St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 71

Blackstone St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: N-S

N040

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Walnut St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 98

Sudbury St

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 29

Eden St

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 35

Myrtle St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 47 to 99

E Central St

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 18

Chatham St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 9 to 36

Bridge St

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Mechanic St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 57

Maple St

Length: 0.13 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Pleasant St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 54

Harvard St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 13

George St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 17

State St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 16

Waldo Pl

Length: 0.10 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 21

Grafton St

Length: 0.09 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Federal St

Length: 0.09 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 7 to 58

Elm St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 17

Union St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S

Library Ln

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Allen Ct

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Norwich St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 36

Waldo St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 20 to 61

Asylum St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 10

Maple Ter

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 33

Gertrude Ave

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 10

Summer St Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 10

Pearl St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 22

Maple Pl

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W

Layard Pl

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 10

Harvard Pl

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 9

High St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 21 to 43

Shrewsbury St

Length: 0.04 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Aldrich St

Length: 0.03 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Robinson Pl

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 22

Exchange Pl

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: N-S

Railroad features:

Conrail RR

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
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