Falling behind: Worcester median income drops nearly 6%

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The median income for a Worcester household fell by nearly 6 percent last year, according to Census data released this month, appearing to show the city being left outside of broad economic gains felt by the rest of the county and state.

Since a peak in income in 2013, median income in Worcester fell by 10.5 percent.

That’s a sharp contrast from the rest of Massachusetts, where median household income rose by nearly 3 percent last year and by 12 percent in the last three years.

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