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Worcester County, MA Realtors

From the Worcester County Wikipedia

Worcester County in Massachusetts Worcester County Worcester County Courthouse Seal Massachusetts’s location within the U.S.Coordinates: 42 ° 19 ′ 47 ″ N 71 ° 50 ′ 25 ″ W/ 42.3296 ° N 71.8402 ° W/ 42.3296; -71.8402 Country United States State Massachusetts Established April 2, 1731Seat Worcester Largest city Worcester Location • Overall 1,579 sq mi (4,090 km 2) • Land 1,511 sq mi (3,910 km 2) • Water 68 sq mi (180 km 2) 4.3%%Population • Estimate (2018 )830,839 • Density 529/sq mi (204/km 2)Time zone UTC − 5 (Eastern) • Summertime (DST)UTC − 4 (EDT)Congressional districts 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, fifth Mount Wachusett, the acme in Worcester County Worcester County is a county situated in the U.S

Since the 2010 census, the population was 798,552, [1] making it the second-most populous county in Massachusetts while also being the largest in location. The estimated population since July 1, 2018 is 830,839. The largest city and conventional county seat is the city of Worcester. [2] Worcester County is consisted of in the Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan Statistical Location in addition to the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Location.

When the government of Worcester County was developed on April 2, 1731, Worcester was selected as its shire town (later called a county seat). From that date until the dissolution of the county federal government, it was the only county seat. Since of the size of the county, there were fifteen attempts over 140 years to divide the county into 2 counties, however without success.

Maybe as a concession, in August 1884 the Worcester County Computer Registry of Deeds was divided in two, with the Worcester Northern computer registry put in Fitchburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,579 square miles (4,090 km 2), of which 1,511 square miles (3,910 km 2) is land and 68 square miles (180 km 2) (4.3%) is water. [3] It is the biggest county in Massachusetts by area.

The county makes up Central Massachusetts, separating the Greater Springfield location from the Greater Boston location. It stretches from the northern to the southern border of the state. The geographical center of Massachusetts remains in Rutland. Worcester County is among two Massachusetts counties that surrounds 3 various surrounding states; the other being Berkshire County.

6.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 15.9% were of Irish, 12.3% Italian, 11.7% French, 8.0% French Canadian, 8.0% English, 5.6% Polish and 5.0% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 85.1% spoke English, 6.1% Spanish and 1.9% French as their mother tongue. There were 283,927 homes out of which 33.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.50% were married couples cohabiting, 11.40% had a female homeowner without any hubby present, and 32.20% were non-families.

The average family size was 2.56 and the typical household size was 3.11. In the county, the population was spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older.