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Worcester is a city in Worcester County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after an English town.
The latitude of Worcester is 42.262N. The longitude is -71.802W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 175,706.
The city was an important site for the abolitionist and suffragist movements of the 19th century.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Worcester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Worcester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Worcester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01609 ZIP code.
3% of Worcester residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Worcester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Worcester was $18,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Worcester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Worcester include Hammond Heights, Massachusetts Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Worcester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,111.
Libraries in Worcester include American Antiquarian Society Library, Frances Perkins Branch Library at Greendale, Great Brook Valley Branch Library, Worcester Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Worcester include Worcester Telegram & Gazette
TV stations in Worcester include WUNI, WYDN.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WBPR., WICN.
Worcester restaurants taking online reservations include Block Five Bistro and Bar, Rovezzi's Ristorante-Worcester, TiNovo ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Worcester workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 44 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Worcester between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Worcester, MAPros: Good neighborhoods, easy access to anywhere, relatively inexpensive real estate, many big projects that should change the face of Worcester, many gems (i...
Cons: Dirty downtown, greedy unions
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