Worcester County First-Time Homebuyer Report for October

Worcester County ranks as the seventh-fastest growing county in Massachusetts at a 10-year growth rate of 6.3%. The population of Worcester County also ranks as the second-largest with 798,552 people. Worcester, Leominster, and Fitchburg are the three largest cities in terms of population. With a median age of 49 years, homes in Worcester County tend to be older than most. The top schools in the county are Mary E Finn School, Sarah W Gibbons Middle School, and Westborough High School.


If you are interested in the top stores to shop in Worcester County, Foursquare says that Wegmans, Shoppes at Blackstone Valley, and Trader Joe's are the most popular places to buy a few things. You might also try Tougas Family Farm and Kimball Farm, a few popular places to experience the outdoors. Lastly, Blackstone Valley 14 and The Palladium are well-known places for arts and entertainment.

Price Range

Homes in Worcester County are generally less expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $200,700 and an average list price of $271,860.

Make sure you take a look at these eye-catching homes in Worcester County that generated the most views from potential buyers:

$459K   $490K   $1.3M  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Worcester County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $260,154. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $52,031 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $1,265 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $13.23 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Worcester County homes for sale or reviewing Worcester County real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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