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Living in Worcester

Worcester has an average Walk Score of 56 with 181,045 residents.

Worcester has some public transportation.

The most walkable Worcester neighborhoods are Main Middle, Central Business District and Green Island.

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Walk Score of Worcester, MA

Worcester is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Washington Square

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Worcester Memorial Auditorium

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Worcester.

Worcester Apartments for Rent

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Worcester Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Main Middle 90 49 - 7,702
2 Central Business District 87 55 - 2,787
3 Green Island 85 53 - 1,962
4 University Park 84 43 - 9,113
5 Institute Park 81 48 - 10,052
6 Beaver Brook 79 34 - 1,674
7 Union HIll 78 48 - 6,417
8 Columbus Park 73 38 - 3,803
9 Shrewsbury Street 70 43 - 3,209
10 South Worcester 70 37 - 3,727
11 Bell Hill 67 43 - 4,220
12 Brittan Square 66 38 - 1,952
13 Franklin Plantation 64 42 - 3,282
14 Lake Park 63 24 - 2,172
15 Vernon Hill 61 38 - 9,004
16 Indian Lake East 59 37 - 3,811
17 Newton Square 57 30 - 5,591
18 Webster Square 56 35 - 16,809
19 North Lincoln Street 51 36 - 6,272
20 Great Brook Valley 50 34 - 1,893
21 Greendale 50 33 - 7,342
22 Grafton Hill 50 30 - 6,766
23 Biotech Park Area 49 34 - 2,814
24 Hadwen Park 49 32 - 2,039
25 North Quinsigamond Village 48 29 - 2,941
26 Booth Apartments 48 32 - 3,196
27 Tatnuck 48 29 - 4,031
28 Hamilton 47 29 - 2,884
29 Broadmeadow Brook 38 27 - 9,454
30 Salisbury Street 31 26 - 4,041
31 South Quinsigamond Village 31 26 - 1,874
32 Burncoat 30 33 - 4,795
33 College Hill 30 30 - 3,610
34 West Tatnuck 27 19 - 6,954
35 Indian Hill 24 25 - 3,776
36 Forest Grove 21 18 - 8,760

Eating & Drinking

There are about 573 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Worcester.

People in Worcester can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Shrewsbury Street

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Shrewsbury Street

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thumbnail for Washington SquareThe newly renovated Union Station is a must see for its stunning architecture!

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on Washington Square

Transit Score of Worcester, MA

Worcester has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Worcester apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Worcester has some public transportation and about 27 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Worcester on public transit.

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Worcester has about 8 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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Federal Square

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Lake Park

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Worcester Memorial Auditorium

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Blush Yogurt Cafe

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Eco Tarium

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Washington Square

thumbnail for Worcester Memorial AuditoriumThe auditorium has been closed for many years and Preservation Worcester has deemed it one of the "Most Endangered Historic Resources" in the state. It is a beautiful building.

Jane Cantz
on Worcester Memorial Auditorium

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Washington Square

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Federal Square

Photo of Federal Square in Worcester

Federal Square

Photo of Federal Square in Worcester

Federal Square

thumbnail for Shrewsbury StreetKnown as "restaurant row", some of the best restaurants in Worcester County are located here.

Jane Cantz
on Shrewsbury Street

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Elm Park

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Lake Park

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Lake Park

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