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Worcester Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 6:47 PM

Worcester, MA
103 Apartments for Rent

Worcester Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 185,428
Population Density: 4,963.3 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 59%
Median Annual Income: $63,194 / year
Median Rent: $1,253 / month

What locals are saying

“WAR-CHES-TAH?” Nope. “WOO-STER?” Try again. WOO-STAH? Now you're talking like a local – but are you ready to actually be a local?

Woostah comes in seventh on a recent list of "Most Commonly Misspelled Cities in America"

Worcester Demographics


How diverse is Worcester?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Worcester is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Worcester are White (47.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (26.6%), Black Or African American (13.2%), Asian (5.7%), Two Or More (5.1%), Other (1.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Worcester residents?

The median age in Worcester is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Worcester?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Worcester is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Worcester are White (47.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (26.6%), Black Or African American (13.2%), Asian (5.7%), Two Or More (5.1%), Other (1.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Worcester residents?

The median age in Worcester is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Worcester Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Worcester is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Worcester is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Worcester is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Worcester


Elementary Schools

10 /10
West Tatnuck
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
370 Students
2 Reviews
370
Students
2 Reviews
8 /10
Worcester Arts Magnet School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
404 Students
11 Reviews
404
Students
11 Reviews
7 /10
Midland Street
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
230 Students
3 Reviews
230
Students
3 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
University Pk Campus School
Public
7-12
Public
7-12
239 Students
1 Reviews
239
Students
1 Reviews
5 /10
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,425 Students
13 Reviews
1,425
Students
13 Reviews
4 /10
Seven Hills Charter School
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
667 Students
3 Reviews
667
Students
3 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
University Pk Campus School
Public
7-12
Public
7-12
239 Students
1 Reviews
239
Students
1 Reviews
5 /10
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,425 Students
13 Reviews
1,425
Students
13 Reviews
5 /10
Doherty Memorial High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,559 Students
10 Reviews
1,559
Students
10 Reviews

What Renters Say about Worcester


Apartment List has released the results for Worcester from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Worcester renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories below average scores."
56%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
49%
Commute Time
42%
Pet Friendliness
37%
Public Transit
36%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
36%
Social Life
34%
Safety and Crime Rate
34%
Quality of Schools
23%
Dating
22%
Affordability
20%
Weather
12%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Worcester, Massachusetts

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Worcester is $2,416, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,809. Rent rates updated 6 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Worcester, MA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Worcester, MA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 103 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Worcester. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Worcester is $2,016 for a studio, $2,416 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,809 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Worcester apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Worcester, MA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Worcester?

In Worcester, the average rent is $2,016 for a studio, $2,416 for a 1-bedroom, $2,809 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,146 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Worcester, check out our monthly Worcester Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Worcester?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Worcester by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Worcester?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Worcester apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Worcester?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Worcester.

How can I find off-campus housing in Worcester?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Worcester. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Hult International Business School, Lesley University, and Boston College.