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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 $69,412 in 2017, the latest figures available. Worcester median household income is $7,973 lower than the median Massachusetts household income and $9,076 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Worcester median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Worcester are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Worcester Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Massachusetts $77,385 +0.61% +7.96%
Worcester $69,412 +0.28% +3.74%

Trends in Worcester, MA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Worcester is $69,412. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $76,329 and is now $6,917 (9.06%) lower. From a post peak low of $65,126 in 2013, real median household income for Worcester has now grown by $4,286 (6.58%).

Real Median Household Income: Worcester, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Worcester

Date US Massachusetts Worcester
2017 $60,336 $77,385 $69,412
2016 $58,856 $76,917 $69,221
2015 $57,709 $73,077 $67,696
2014 $55,613 $71,681 $66,909
2013 $55,072 $70,374 $65,126
2012 $54,948 $69,888 $66,857
2011 $55,162 $68,660 $66,075
2010 $56,388 $69,937 $68,968
2009 $57,519 $73,392 $72,567
2008 $59,382 $74,644 $76,329
2007 $60,135 $73,912 $73,466
2006 $59,051 $73,081 $71,888

Worcester Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Worcester was $89,755 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts family income, Worcester median family income is $9,003 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Worcester will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Worcester Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Massachusetts $98,758 +1.55% +8.34%
Worcester $89,755 -1.97% +6.38%

Trends in Worcester, MA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Worcester is $89,755. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $91,560 and is now $1,805 (1.97%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Worcester, Massachusetts, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Worcester

Date US Massachusetts Worcester
2017 $73,891 $98,758 $89,755
2016 $72,591 $97,255 $91,560
2015 $70,627 $93,732 $85,279
2014 $68,313 $91,157 $84,370
2013 $67,488 $88,339 $80,589
2012 $66,880 $88,754 $84,843
2011 $67,126 $87,847 $83,636
2010 $68,289 $88,620 $86,177
2009 $69,958 $92,808 $89,092
2008 $72,321 $93,097 $91,006
2007 $72,500 $93,031 $89,756
2006 $71,330 $90,753 $89,704

Worcester Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Worcester was $35,468 in 2017. Compared to the median Massachusetts per capita income, Worcester median per capita income is $6,353 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Worcester will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Worcester Massachusetts

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Massachusetts $41,821 +2.94% +8.21%
Worcester $35,468 +1.53% +7.64%

Trends in Worcester, MA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,468, the per capita income for Worcester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Worcester, Massachusetts, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Worcester

Date US Massachusetts Worcester
2017 $32,397 $41,821 $35,468
2016 $31,798 $40,627 $34,933
2015 $31,019 $39,452 $33,853
2014 $29,942 $38,647 $32,951
2013 $29,706 $37,817 $31,896
2012 $29,221 $37,337 $32,729
2011 $29,173 $37,182 $32,866
2010 $29,361 $37,410 $33,031
2009 $30,246 $38,296 $33,979
2008 $31,488 $39,321 $35,459
2007 $31,629 $38,899 $34,949
2006 $30,795 $37,399 $34,022