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Living in Worcester

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

Worcester has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

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

Worcester Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Main Middle 90 49 48 7,702
2 Central Business District 87 55 41 2,787
3 Green Island 85 53 43 1,962
4 University Park 84 43 52 9,113
5 Institute Park 81 47 51 10,052
6 Beaver Brook 79 35 47 1,674
7 Union HIll 78 48 46 6,417
8 Columbus Park 73 37 49 3,803
9 Shrewsbury Street 70 43 42 3,209
10 South Worcester 70 38 51 3,727
11 Bell Hill 67 42 26 4,220
12 Brittan Square 66 38 32 1,952
13 Franklin Plantation 64 42 43 3,282
14 Lake Park 63 29 60 2,172
15 Vernon Hill 61 38 34 9,004
16 Indian Lake East 59 35 36 3,811
17 Newton Square 57 30 37 5,591
18 Webster Square 56 35 34 16,809
19 North Lincoln Street 51 37 34 6,272
20 Great Brook Valley 50 36 27 1,893
21 Greendale 50 34 37 7,342
22 Grafton Hill 50 31 37 6,766
23 Biotech Park Area 49 36 27 2,814
24 Hadwen Park 49 32 28 2,039
25 North Quinsigamond Village 48 31 41 2,941
26 Booth Apartments 48 35 31 3,196
27 Tatnuck 48 28 28 4,031
28 Hamilton 47 30 41 2,884
29 Broadmeadow Brook 38 26 26 9,454
30 Salisbury Street 31 25 29 4,041
31 South Quinsigamond Village 31 29 33 1,874
32 Burncoat 30 34 21 4,795
33 College Hill 30 31 24 3,610
34 West Tatnuck 27 19 19 6,954
35 Indian Hill 24 25 20 3,776
36 Forest Grove 21 9 23 8,760

Eating & Drinking

There are about 610 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

Photo of Shrewsbury Street in Worcester

Shrewsbury Street

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

Jane Cantz
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 24 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

Bike Score of Worcester, MA

Worcester is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Federal Square

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Lake Park

Photo of Worcester Memorial Auditorium in Worcester

Worcester Memorial Auditorium

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Blush Yogurt Cafe

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Eco Tarium

Photo of Washington Square in Worcester

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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