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Worcester County, MA

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Worcester County, MA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatNo county seat, MA
  • Population798,552
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 1510.7700
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 528.6000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010798,55272 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010528.60263 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20186.0%1083 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201811.9%659 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.1%2199 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016864.602444 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201623.4%2370 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20166.502429 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201845.7%1973 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)2016603 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201511.0%2437 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)20189.9%2812 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$2,185,656,000.0058 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)2017723 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201187.972563 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201984.0%601 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20191.5084 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20181437 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201110.522292 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2018$678,895.7856 of 338
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$16,172,483,000.00104 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.7%305 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201231.1%1606 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201814549 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-2018102147 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20109,94583 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201910,644.302528 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$3,071,000,000.0067 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$16,696,000,000.0085 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$774,000,000.00177 of 2178
Population (County)2050974,00081 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$257,412.00314 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050671,00086 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205082,00082 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050707121 of 2780
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