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Worcester County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 1,510.8 square miles
Population Density 528.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 809,106
Population change 1.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 13.8%
Females 50.7%
White 88
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.1
Asian 4.5%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 5.1%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 33.8%
Veterans 53,990
Households and Housing
Households 299,663
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 88%
Median household income $65,223
The per capita income $31,537
Live below the poverty line. 11.2%
housing units 327,512
Multi-unit structures 37%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $259,200
Residents owning their homes. 65.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 64,114
Women-owned firms 28.2%
Asian-owned firms 3.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.8%
Black-owned firms 2.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $10,057,154
Retail sales per capita $12,634
Manufacturers shipments $10,706,055
Merchant wholesaler sales $6,913,732