Worcester County Population 2017

Worcester County's estimated population is 819,589 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worcester County is the 2nd largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016819,5891,9710.24%
2015817,6183,3190.41%
2014814,2994,0690.50%
2013810,2304,0210.50%
2012806,2092,4570.31%
2011803,7523,4720.43%
2010800,28090,57512.76%
1990709,70563,3539.80%
1980646,3528,3831.31%
1970637,96954,7419.39%
1960583,22836,8276.74%
1950546,40141,9318.31%
1940504,47013,2282.69%
1930491,24236,1077.93%
1920455,13555,47813.88%
1910399,65752,69915.19%
1900346,95866,17123.57%
1890280,78753,89023.75%
1880226,89734,18117.74%
1870192,71633,05720.70%
1860159,65928,87022.07%
1850130,78935,47637.22%
184095,31310,95812.99%
183084,35510,73014.57%
182073,6258,71513.43%
181064,9103,7186.08%
180061,1924,3857.72%
179056,8070.00%

Worcester County Population Growth

Population Data via

Worcester County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White712,91986.98%
Black or African American44,7265.46%
Asian39,2684.79%
Two or More Races17,0632.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,0780.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5640.07%

Worcester County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Worcester County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Worcester18098318450835251.95%
Leominster40759416639042.22%
Fitchburg4031840414960.24%
Gardner20228204302021.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990