Worcester County, MA Demographics

The total population of Worcester County is estimated to be 858,898 with 426,680 males (49.68%) and 432,218 females (50.32%). There are 5,538 more females than males in Worcester County.
The median household income in Worcester County was $88,267 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 840(0.96%) from $87,427 in 2020. This income is 118.31% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Worcester County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $109,745. Overall, the median household income for the county of Worcester County stands at $86,258.
In Worcester County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $49,348 for males and $34,552 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $75,124 for males and $62,163 for females.
In Worcester County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $132,927, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $55,129.
In 2022, the population of Worcester County was 862,927, a 0.09% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Worcester County's population was 862,132, an increase of 0.28% compared to a population of 859,708 in 2020.
The median age in Worcester County, MA is 40.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.20% were under the age of 15, 19.80% aged 15 to 29, 47.34% aged 30 to 64, 13.66% aged 65 to 84, and 2.00% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Worcester County population: 79.98% are White, 5.16% are Black or African American, 0.24% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 5.06% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.39% are some other race and 6.13% are multiracial.