Worcester Ranked Among Worst Places to Rent in America, Again

Worcester Ranked Among Worst Places to Rent in America, Again

WORCESTER – For the second year in a row, Worcester has been ranked among the worst places to rent in America.

According to their latest report — 2019’s Best & Worst Places to Rent in America — the personal finance experts at WalletHub have ranked Worcester #162 out of 182 rental markets in the country.

In the report, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 23 key indicators of rental attractiveness and quality of life. 


To see how Worcester compares to other New England cities and the rest of the country, scroll the map below

Here are the best and worst cities for renters in 2019, according to WalletHub:

Best Cities for Renters   Worst Cities for Renters
1 Scottsdale, AZ   173 Newark, NJ
2 Overland Park, KS   174 Toledo, OH
3 Bismarck, ND   175 Charleston, WV
4 Gilbert, AZ   176 Huntington, WV
5 Lincoln, NE   177 Baton Rouge, LA
6 Chandler, AZ   178 Memphis, TN
7 Peoria, AZ   179 Detroit, MI
8 Boise, ID   180 Cleveland, OH
9 El Paso, TX   181 New Haven, CT
10 Fremont, CA   182 Bridgeport, CT

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    Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Over the past two years, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Previous to that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He is the owner of Sargent Media, LLC and can be contacted at [email protected] or 774-232-1223.