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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Demographic Statistics

Worcester, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

Total population172,648100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male82,91448.0
Female89,73452.0
Under 5 years11,1426.5
5 to 9 years11,8546.9
10 to 14 years11,3816.6
15 to 19 years13,7698.0
20 to 24 years15,6229.0
25 to 34 years26,78115.5
35 to 44 years25,57814.8
45 to 54 years19,71111.4
55 to 59 years6,7563.9
60 to 64 years5,6653.3
65 to 74 years10,9566.3
75 to 84 years9,5825.6
85 years and over3,8512.2
Median age (years)33.4(X)
18 years and over131,92176.4
Male
62,01635.9
Female
69,90540.5
21 years and over120,58669.8
62 years and over27,78416.1
65 years and over24,38914.1
Male
9,3145.4
Female
15,0758.7
RACE
One race166,78796.6
White
133,12477.1
Black or African American
11,8926.9
American Indian and Alaska Native
7690.4
Asian
8,4024.9
Asian Indian
1,0210.6
Chinese
1,1810.7
Filipino
1470.1
Japanese
1910.1
Korean
2240.1
Vietnamese
4,7642.8

Other Asian 1

8740.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
960.1
Native Hawaiian
160.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
180.0
Samoan
120.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

500.0
Some other race
12,5047.2
Two or more races5,8613.4

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White137,75879.8
Black or African American13,7868.0
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7001.0
Asian9,1385.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4050.2
Some other race16,0389.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population172,648100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)26,15515.1
Mexican
7060.4
Puerto Rican
17,0919.9
Cuban
3990.2
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,9594.6
Not Hispanic or Latino146,49384.9
White alone
122,21170.8
RELATIONSHIP
Total population172,648100.0
In households161,54193.6
Householder
67,02838.8
Spouse
25,68514.9
Child
47,81027.7
Own child under 18 years
36,66621.2
Other relatives
9,0925.3
Under 18 years
2,9391.7
Nonrelatives
11,9266.9
Unmarried partner
4,3182.5
In group quarters11,1076.4
Institutionalized population
2,8931.7
Noninstitutionalized population
8,2144.8
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households67,028100.0
Family households (families)39,22858.5
With own children under 18 years
19,45029.0
Married-couple family
25,68538.3
With own children under 18 years
11,51017.2
Female householder, no husband present
10,44815.6
With own children under 18 years
6,6149.9
Nonfamily households27,80041.5
Householder living alone
22,12833.0
Householder 65 years and over
8,16612.2
Households with individuals under 18 years21,19931.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over16,81825.1
Average household size2.41(X)
Average family size3.11(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units70,723100.0
Occupied housing units67,02894.8
Vacant housing units3,6955.2
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
3150.4
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.9(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)4.1(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units67,028100.0
Owner-occupied housing units29,05443.3
Renter-occupied housing units37,97456.7
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.57(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.28(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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