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Worcester County
  • County in Maryland

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Worcester County is located in Maryland with a population of 52,322. Worcester County is one of the best places to live in Maryland. In Worcester County, most residents own their homes. In Worcester County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many retirees live in Worcester County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Worcester County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$279,200
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,068
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Worcester County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    276.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    73.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    133.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    556.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,199.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    73.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Worcester County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,262
National
$69,021

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