Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA

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2022 Population
117,859
6.63% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.9
0.491% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.62%
10.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$82,031
20.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$334,900
28.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,318
5.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA had a population of 118k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $82,031. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA declined from 126,232 to 117,859, a −6.63% decrease and its median household income grew from $68,081 to $82,031, a 20.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.72%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.71%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.03%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.75%).

21.5% of the households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.8% of the residents in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are Fitchburg State University (165820) (1,928 degrees awarded in 2022), Monty Tech (18 degrees), and Alexander Academy (13 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was $334,900, and the homeownership rate was 66.9%.

Most people in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA is home to a population of 118k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (13.2k people).

In 2022, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.7k people) in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.93k White (Hispanic) and 7.91k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are Spanish (14,561 households), Portuguese (2,251 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,227 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,147
Women
48.9%
60,853
Men
51.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 119,000 inhabitants, with 51.1% men, and 48.9% women.

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Citizenship

95.8%
2022 Citizenship
95.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.8% of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82.7k ± 1.83k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.93k ± 1.18k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    7.91k ± 1.55k
17.7%
Hispanic Population
20.9k people

In 2022, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.7k people) in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.93k White (Hispanic) and 7.91k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.7% of the people in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are hispanic (20.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Uruguay
    1,302 ± 881 people
  2. Canada
    1,241 ± 860 people
  3. Brazil
    973 ± 763 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was Uruguay, the natal country of 1,302 Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA residents, followed by Canada with 1,241 and Brazil with 973.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13.2k people
10.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.4k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA residents (13.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    14,561 households (13.1%)
  2. Portuguese
    2,251 households (2.02%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,227 households (1.1%)

21.5% of the households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was Spanish. 13.1% of the households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,415 ± 199
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,022 ± 266
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,003 ± 256

Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA employs 56.3k people. The largest industries in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,737 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,909 people), and Construction (2,588 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($238,615), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($202,524), and Scientific research & development services ($161,500).

Males in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $70,319. The income inequality in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,807
Women
47.9%
30,195
Men
52.1%

The workforce of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA in 2020 was 58,002 people, with 47.9% woman, and 52.1% men.

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Occupations

56.3k
2022 Value
−5.29%
1 Year decline
± −5.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −5.29%, from 59.5k employees to 56.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA, are Registered nurses (1,611 people), Other managers (1,440 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,372 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.3k
2022 Value
−5.29%
1 Year decline
± −5.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −5.29%, from 59.5k employees to 56.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,737 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,909 people), and Construction (2,588 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,780
Median earning men ± $3,752
$46,268
Median earning women ± $1,777

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($98,125), Information ($97,458), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,600).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,875), Construction ($70,682), and Information ($63,194).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.61%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.67M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 2.61% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%).

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA awarded 1,959 degrees. The student population of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,506 male students and 4,115 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are White (1,337 and 70.8%), followed by Black or African American (221 and 11.7%), Hispanic or Latino (185 and 9.8%), and Unknown (56 and 2.97%).

The largest universities in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Fitchburg State University (165820) (1,928 and 98.4%), Monty Tech (18 and 0.919%), and Alexander Academy (13 and 0.664%).

The most popular majors in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (485 and 24.8%), Curriculum & Instruction (199 and 10.2%), and Registered Nursing (155 and 7.91%).

The median tuition cost in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA for a public four year colleges is $970 for in-state students and $7,050 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,621 (37.8% men and 62.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,621 students enrolled in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,441 records, of which 64.1% were women and 35.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was General Business Administration & Management with 381 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,928 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fitchburg State University (165820) with 1,928 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 731 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA, which is 0.595 times less than the 1,228 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,337 degrees mean that there were 6.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 221 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($970) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($9,951) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.577% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.08% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (28.2k), Bachelors Degree (19.2k), and Some college (18.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was $334,900 in 2022, which is 1.19 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $260,100 to $334,900, a 28.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA is 66.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA is $82,031. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was Norfolk County (Northwest)--Needham, Wellesley & Westwood PUMA, MA with a value of $198,790, followed by Middlesex County--Lexington, Burlington & Wilmington PUMA, MA and Middlesex County (West Central) PUMA, MA, with respective values of $172,007 and $157,236.

Property

$334,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,898
$31,141
Median Property Taxes
±$1,294

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.9%
Homeownership
2022
59.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.9% of the housing units in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was Norfolk County (Northwest)--Needham, Wellesley & Westwood PUMA, MA with a value of $198,790, followed by Middlesex County--Lexington, Burlington & Wilmington PUMA, MA and Middlesex County (West Central) PUMA, MA, with respective values of $172,007 and $157,236.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$82,031
Median Household Income
± $3,214
46.5k
Number of Households
± 1,789

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.5k households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA grew to $82,031 from the previous year's value of $68,081.

The following chart displays the households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.442
2022 Wage GINI in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA
0.409
2021 Wage GINI in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA

In 2022, the income inequality in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 8.09% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.5%)
  3. Carpooled (7.45%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.5%) and those who carpooled to work (7.45%).

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Commute Time

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.04% of the workforce in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.62% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA (11k out of 114k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98% of the population of Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 22.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 960 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.826% decrease from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 145 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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960 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 960 patients per year. This represents a 0.826% decrease from the previous year (968 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

2%
Uninsured
51.3%
Employer Coverage
22.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Worcester County (Northeast)--Fitchburg, Leominster & Lunenburg PUMA, MA declined by 27.1% from 2.74% to 2%.

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