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Average Rent in Worcester, MA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Worcester Studio - $1,611+1%
Worcester 1 Bed - $1,812+15%
Worcester 2 Beds - $2,174+12%
Last updated 6/20/2024

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See what Worcester, MA has to offer.

Local Reviews

it's a lot of stuff to do when you're at home bored or just wanna get out and have fun there's fast food

it's very fun in the summer because a lot of people be outside just doing whatever we want just having fun and a good time

To restaurants and shopping. I like going on elks with them. Also going to the park we also like going to cookouts and playing in the yards and doing photo shoots.

Demographics

Education

High School

60%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

49%

3 people

27%

4 people

11%

5 people

13%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

77%

50-100k

17%

100-150k

3%

150-200k

3%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

6%

10-20

15%

20-45

45%

45-65

23%

65+

11%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/20/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Green Island, Worcester, MA

In Worcester, MA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,611 to $2,174. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Green Island, Worcester, MA is $1,611. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,812. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,174.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+1%

Changed from $1,595 to $1,611
1 Bed

+15%

Changed from $1,576 to $1,812
2 Beds

+12%

Changed from $1,941 to $2,174
Last updated 6/20/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.2%

Compared to National Average

38.8%

The cost of living in Green Island, Worcester, MA is 0.2% higher than the state average and 38.8% higher than the national average. Green Island, Worcester, MA housing is 119.5% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 37.5% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 5.1% more in Green Island, Worcester, MA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 15.2% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Green Island, Worcester, MACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
0.5%
119.5%
Utilities
0.3%
37.5%
Food
0%
5.1%
Transportation
0.1%
16.9%
Healthcare
0%
15.2%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$3,197-4%
Chestnut Hill$3,090-26%
Cambridge$3,0690%
Brighton$2,971+56%
Jamaica Plain$2,971+15%
Brookline$2,788+13%
Somerville$2,750+28%
Allston$2,350+9%
Dorchester$2,288--
Quincy$2,209-7%
Roxbury$1,9000%
Newton$1,8500%
Providence$1,725+31%
Worcester$1,611+1%
Lowell$1,350-5%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$4,708-13%
Boston$3,939-4%
Roxbury$3,750+26%
Cambridge$3,671+4%
Chestnut Hill$3,380-10%
Jamaica Plain$3,279+8%
Brighton$3,262+30%
Dorchester$3,166--
Somerville$2,995-4%
South Boston$2,937+1%
Brookline$2,886+7%
Newton$2,750-12%
Quincy$2,740+2%
Allston$2,675-15%
Providence$2,022-1%
Lowell$2,009+6%
Worcester$1,812+15%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$5,267+6%
Allston$4,925+16%
Cambridge$4,772+1%
Brighton$4,638+72%
Chestnut Hill$4,460-7%
Brookline$4,032+10%
Roxbury$3,966+7%
Jamaica Plain$3,962+13%
Somerville$3,637-2%
Dorchester$3,464--
South Boston$3,447-2%
Quincy$3,417+8%
Newton$3,000-20%
Lowell$2,324-1%
Worcester$2,174+12%
Providence$2,165-9%

Compare Neighborhoods

North Worcester

$950

1 Bed Avg. Rent

North Lincoln Street

$950

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Institution Park

$1,450

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Worcester, MA?

For renters in Worcester seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are North Worcester, North Lincoln Street, and Institution Park, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $950, $950, and $1,450 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Grafton and East Worcester, where the rents are $1,500 and $1,597, a favorable comparison to Worcester's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,812.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Worcester, MA?

In Worcester, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown Worcester, West Worcester, and West Tatnuck. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Worcester averages at $2,975, in West Worcester it averages $2,895, and in West Tatnuck, the average is $2,895. For additional high-end living options, Downtown Auburn offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,202, and Central City at $2,027. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,812 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Worcester, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Worcester, MA?

In Worcester, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include East Worcester, Shrewsbury Street, and Downtown Worcester. In East Worcester, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,597. Shrewsbury Street sees average rents of $1,616 for a 1-bedroom unit. Downtown Worcester offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $2,975. For those seeking other popular areas, Central City presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,027, and Broadmeadow Brook at $1,812. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,812 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Worcester, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
North Worcester$1,625+2%
Burncoat$1,625+2%
South Worcester$1,622-1%
Broadmeadow Brook$1,622-1%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Worcester$2,975+194%
West Worcester$2,895--
West Tatnuck$2,895--
Downtown Auburn$2,202--
Central City$2,027+73%
Burncoat$1,9740%
South Worcester$1,812+15%
Broadmeadow Brook$1,812+15%
Shrewsbury Street$1,616+2%
East Worcester$1,597+12%
Grafton$1,500+25%
Institution Park$1,450--
North Worcester$9500%
North Lincoln Street$9500%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
West Worcester$3,750--
West Tatnuck$3,750--
Downtown Worcester$2,825-1%
Webster Square$2,800--
Downtown Auburn$2,737--
Central City$2,197+63%
South Worcester$2,150+12%
Broadmeadow Brook$2,150+10%
East Worcester$2,079+22%
Burncoat$2,0740%
Grafton Hill$2,000--
Beaver Brook$2,000--
University Park$1,900--
Shrewsbury Street$1,870+4%
Salisbury Street$1,8000%
Grafton$1,800+29%
Bell Hill$1,700--
Institution Park$1,650--
Vernon Hill$1,550-6%
North Worcester$1,2000%
North Lincoln Street$1,2000%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

28%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9393

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 5656

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 4848

Transit Score®

Need A Car

No

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Area Amenities

Top Score

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Green Island Worcester is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 90% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 83% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 78% more restaurants than average
  3. 64% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. An average number of coffee shops
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Calling all caregivers: childcare options around here are a bit scarce.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 20% more daycares than average
  3. 27% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 73% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Green Island Worcester is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Green Island Worcester.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Theaters

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Intermission much? Green Island Worcester is low on theater choices.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Amusement park merriment is in free fall in Green Island Worcester.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 27% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. 60% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Busy Streets

No

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Area Has Litter

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

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Mostly Older Buildings

No

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Near Grocery Stores

Yes

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Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

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Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

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Near Highways

No

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Near Schools

No

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Quiet Area

No

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Good Place To Raise A Family

No

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Safe For Families

No

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Tree Lined Streets

No

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Maintained Yards

No

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Mostly Newer Buildings

No

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Near Downtown

No

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Nice Views

No

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Well Lit

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Schools

Percentage: 2/52/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Green Island Worcester

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Worcester, MA 0.6 miles$1,812$2,174
Shrewsbury, MA 5.3 miles$2,342$2,672
Framingham, MA 19.7 miles$1,990$2,100
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Marlborough, MA 14.1 miles$2,585$3,143
Ashland, MA 17.2 miles$1,400$3,300
Westborough, MA 9.5 miles$2,413$2,005
Leominster, MA 18.8 miles$1,500$1,650
Millbury, MA 4.6 miles$1,500$1,675
Auburn, MA 4.5 miles$2,202$2,737

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown Worcester 0.7 miles$2,975$2,825
Central City 0.9 miles$2,027$2,197
East Worcester 1.9 miles$1,597$2,079
South Worcester 1.4 miles$1,812$2,150
Vernon Hill 0.8 miles---$1,550
Shrewsbury Street 1.3 miles$1,616$1,870
Institution Park 1.2 miles$1,450$1,650
Bell Hill 1.5 miles---$1,700
University Park 1.4 miles---$1,900