In Downtown Worcester, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Kangaroo Crossing Athletic and State Opticians. For that special place near Downtown Worcester, expand your search to neighborhoods like West Side and Main South.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Downtown Worcester can't be beat. Main St. and Front St. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Downtown Worcester without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Garden Fresh. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include deli snacks and pizza. Stop in at Gym Sports Bar & Grille for a quick beer or head to Palladium for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Subway and Uno Chicago Grill are both located in the neighborhood.
Stay in shape with nearby Worcester Fitness, located on Downtown Worcester's Summer St. Artistic-admirers everywhere will appreciate the range of events located in the neighborhood's Tammany Music Hall Llc.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Downtown Worcester.
Ladijane's Market is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Downtown Worcester area. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Lunch X-Press is in the neighborhood on Pleasant St. and Honey Dew Donuts is also in the area. On top of that, for household-name grocery stores, there's Price Chopper on Main Spencer.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Downtown Worcester area, including Mobile Max and Botanica Obaracoso.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, Downtown Worcester residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Worcester, such as West Side. With an average expenditure of $36.4K/year per household, Downtown Worcester locals spend less than people living in West Side, where reported household spending amounts to $75.9K/year.
Downtown Worcester is distinct from neighboring West Side by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.65 people per household in Downtown Worcester and 2.74 people per household in West Side. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 14% have children in Downtown Worcester and in West Side it's 31% of households with children.