Worthington, Massachusetts

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Worthington, Massachusetts

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High Points

Worthington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Worthington Affordability of Rents
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Worthington College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Worthington Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Worthington People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Worthington Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Worthington Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Worthington Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Worthington Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Worthington, Massachusetts

Comparing Worthington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 4
Well-Paid Single Men 9 4
Age of the Population 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 6
Average Household Size 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 7
People Above Poverty 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 6
Median Family Income 9 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Affordability of Rents 5 10
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9

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Worthington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hampshire
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01098
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.3
Longitude -72.87

Worthington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
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Worthington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,270 100%
Male 629 49.5%
Female 641 50.5%
Under 18 311 24.5%
18+ 959 75.5%
65+ 140 11%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,248 98.3%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1%

Estimated Worthington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,292
Growth 22
Growth % 1.7%

Worthington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 18.3%
Irish 14.5%
German 10.6%
French (except Basque) 9.5%
Polish 8.8%
French Canadian 8%
US/American 5.9%
Italian 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Scottish 2.4%
Dutch 1.5%
Swedish 1.5%
Welsh 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Russian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Finnish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
European 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Cape Verdean 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Worthington 1,270 $60,132
Chester 1,308 $51,932
Chesterfield 1,201 $57,361
Huntington 2,174 $52,308
Montgomery 654 $66,250
Russell 1,657 $48,641
Westhampton 1,468 $66,625

Worthington Public Libraries

Worthington Library
Worthington, Massachusetts
(413) 238-5565

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