To find the best and worst places to live while managing a disability, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 34 key indicators of disability-friendliness. Their data sets ranged from physicians per capita to rate of workers with disabilities to park accessibility.
For the third year in a row, WalletHub's ranking illustrates a need to make the city of Worcester more disability-friendly. Worcester ranked #150 (or 33rd worst) among the 182 cities studied. Although the ranking is low on the list of cities, Worcester has improved vastly since 2020 when the city was ranked #176.
Here's how Worcester ranked among the 182 cities studied in WalletHub's three main categories:
Living with a Disability in Worcester (1=Best; 91=Avg.):
To see how Worcester compared to other cities in New England and across the country, scroll the map below: