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Worcester Massachusetts Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Worcester Massachusetts metro area was $65,427 in 2015, the latest figures available. Worcester median household income is $5,201 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $9,652 greater than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Worcester median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Worcester are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Worcester Massachusetts

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Massachusetts $70,628 +2.00% +4.71%
Worcester $65,427 +1.23% +1.40%

Trends in Worcester, MA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Worcester is $65,427. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $73,623 and is now $8,196 (11.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $62,873 in 2013, real median household income for Worcester has now grown by $2,554 (4.06%).

Real Median Household Income: Worcester, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Worcester

Date US Massachusetts Worcester
2015 $55,775 $70,628 $65,427
2014 $53,719 $69,240 $64,631
2013 $53,166 $67,939 $62,873
2012 $53,031 $67,451 $64,525
2011 $53,223 $66,246 $63,752
2010 $54,405 $67,479 $66,544
2009 $55,478 $70,789 $69,993
2008 $57,276 $71,997 $73,623
2007 $58,003 $71,291 $70,861
2006 $56,957 $70,490 $69,339
2005 $56,122 $69,402 $67,374

Worcester Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Worcester was $82,421 in 2015. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Worcester median family income is $8,169 lower. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Worcester will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Worcester Massachusetts

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Massachusetts $90,590 +2.88% +5.76%
Worcester $82,421 +1.13% +0.66%

Trends in Worcester, MA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Worcester is $82,421. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $87,778 and is now $5,357 (6.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $77,801 in 2013, real median family income for Worcester has now grown by $4,620 (5.94%).

Real Median Family Income: Worcester, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Worcester

Date US Massachusetts Worcester
2015 $68,260 $90,590 $82,421
2014 $65,986 $88,053 $81,497
2013 $65,153 $85,283 $77,801
2012 $64,548 $85,659 $81,884
2011 $64,766 $84,758 $80,696
2010 $65,888 $85,504 $83,147
2009 $67,476 $89,516 $85,932
2008 $69,756 $89,795 $87,778
2007 $69,929 $89,733 $86,573
2006 $68,801 $87,535 $86,523
2005 $67,761 $86,965 $83,960

Worcester Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Worcester was $32,718 in 2015. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Worcester median per capita income is $5,412 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Worcester will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Worcester Massachusetts

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Massachusetts $38,130 +2.14% +5.81%
Worcester $32,718 +2.79% +3.58%

Trends in Worcester, MA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Worcester is $32,718. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $34,201 and is now $1,483 (4.34%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,793 in 2013, real per capita income for Worcester has now grown by $1,925 (6.25%).

Real Per Capita Income: Worcester, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Worcester

Date US Massachusetts Worcester
2015 $29,979 $38,130 $32,718
2014 $28,922 $37,331 $31,829
2013 $28,678 $36,508 $30,793
2012 $28,202 $36,035 $31,588
2011 $28,147 $35,875 $31,710
2010 $28,329 $36,095 $31,869
2009 $29,174 $36,937 $32,774
2008 $30,371 $37,926 $34,201
2007 $30,508 $37,520 $33,710
2006 $29,703 $36,073 $32,816
2005 $30,384 $37,632 $33,384