Cities with the fastest growing home prices in Worcester metro area

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November 23, 2022
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Cities with the fastest growing home prices in Worcester metro area

It goes without saying that the coronavirus pandemic has sparked a wave of uncertainty across myriad industries, and no other market has quite felt its impact like that of real estate.

The pandemic has become a driving force behind the continued real estate boom, with high demand for vacation homes and a limited supply of housing that has prompted buyers and investors to bid up prices for affordable properties, causing home prices to skyrocket. The ability to work remotely played a role in the vacation home demand in mid-2020, as affluent Americans opted to ride out the pandemic with more amenities and space outside dense urban areas.

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest-growing home prices in Worcester, MA-CT metro area using data from Zillow. Cities are ranked by 1-year price change as of September 2022. The typical home value in the United States increased over the last year by +14.1% to $356,054. Data was available for 81 cities and towns in Worcester.

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#30. Petersham, Petersham

- 1-year price change: +$39,990 (+10.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$141,608 (+52.6%)
- Typical home value: $410,794 (#34 most expensive city in metro)
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#29. Oakham, Oakham

- 1-year price change: +$40,244 (+10.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$161,038 (+57.9%)
- Typical home value: $439,023 (#28 most expensive city in metro)
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#28. Leicester, Leicester

- 1-year price change: +$40,496 (+11.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$152,700 (+60.8%)
- Typical home value: $404,013 (#38 most expensive city in metro)
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#27. Rutland, Rutland

- 1-year price change: +$40,528 (+9.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$166,656 (+55.4%)
- Typical home value: $467,433 (#23 most expensive city in metro)
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#26. Lancaster, Lancaster

- 1-year price change: +$41,323 (+9.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$160,049 (+47.7%)
- Typical home value: $495,339 (#16 most expensive city in metro)

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#25. Eastford, Eastford

- 1-year price change: +$41,450 (+13.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$93,658 (+37.7%)
- Typical home value: $342,096 (#58 most expensive city in metro)
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#24. Douglas, Douglas

- 1-year price change: +$41,709 (+9.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$158,519 (+49.5%)
- Typical home value: $478,977 (#21 most expensive city in metro)
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#23. Sterling, Sterling

- 1-year price change: +$41,741 (+14.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$113,253 (+53.5%)
- Typical home value: $324,882 (#64 most expensive city in metro)
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#22. Ashburnham, Ashburnham

- 1-year price change: +$42,373 (+12.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$155,004 (+65.4%)
- Typical home value: $391,989 (#44 most expensive city in metro)
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#21. Berlin, Berlin

- 1-year price change: +$43,192 (+8.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$158,329 (+37.9%)
- Typical home value: $576,421 (#9 most expensive city in metro)

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#20. Paxton, Paxton

- 1-year price change: +$43,975 (+10.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$168,828 (+53.4%)
- Typical home value: $484,873 (#18 most expensive city in metro)
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#19. Westminster, Westminster

- 1-year price change: +$44,123 (+10.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$166,876 (+57.7%)
- Typical home value: $456,117 (#25 most expensive city in metro)
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#18. Sterling, Sterling

- 1-year price change: +$44,836 (+9.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$178,009 (+52.4%)
- Typical home value: $517,864 (#14 most expensive city in metro)
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#17. Brooklyn, Brooklyn

- 1-year price change: +$45,408 (+15.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$124,489 (+56.0%)
- Typical home value: $346,851 (#57 most expensive city in metro)
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#16. Devens, Devens

- 1-year price change: +$45,541 (+10.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$151,634 (+43.5%)
- Typical home value: $499,946 (#15 most expensive city in metro)

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#15. Woodstock, Woodstock

- 1-year price change: +$45,831 (+14.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$128,765 (+52.8%)
- Typical home value: $372,656 (#49 most expensive city in metro)
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#14. Pomfret Center, Pomfret Center

- 1-year price change: +$46,925 (+13.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$120,981 (+44.5%)
- Typical home value: $392,837 (#42 most expensive city in metro)
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#13. Lunenburg, Lunenburg

- 1-year price change: +$46,971 (+10.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$172,780 (+55.5%)
- Typical home value: $483,901 (#19 most expensive city in metro)
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#12. Mendon, Mendon

- 1-year price change: +$47,265 (+8.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$197,890 (+47.4%)
- Typical home value: $615,316 (#6 most expensive city in metro)
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#11. Boylston, Boylston

- 1-year price change: +$47,890 (+9.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$161,870 (+42.1%)
- Typical home value: $546,069 (#12 most expensive city in metro)

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#10. Grafton, Grafton

- 1-year price change: +$48,620 (+10.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$165,387 (+45.4%)
- Typical home value: $529,500 (#13 most expensive city in metro)
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#9. Northborough, Northborough

- 1-year price change: +$52,262 (+9.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$179,520 (+42.3%)
- Typical home value: $604,050 (#7 most expensive city in metro)
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#8. Princeton, Princeton

- 1-year price change: +$52,612 (+10.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$185,155 (+50.6%)
- Typical home value: $551,035 (#11 most expensive city in metro)
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#7. Upton, Upton

- 1-year price change: +$53,552 (+9.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$197,911 (+44.6%)
- Typical home value: $641,480 (#5 most expensive city in metro)
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#6. Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury

- 1-year price change: +$54,972 (+10.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$188,152 (+45.5%)
- Typical home value: $601,735 (#8 most expensive city in metro)

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#5. Westborough, Westborough

- 1-year price change: +$55,100 (+9.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$199,345 (+42.4%)
- Typical home value: $670,002 (#4 most expensive city in metro)
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#4. Sutton, Sutton

- 1-year price change: +$55,416 (+11.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$189,046 (+51.2%)
- Typical home value: $558,377 (#10 most expensive city in metro)
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#3. Bolton, Bolton

- 1-year price change: +$75,099 (+10.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$257,631 (+48.1%)
- Typical home value: $793,425 (#3 most expensive city in metro)
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#2. Southborough, Southborough

- 1-year price change: +$83,742 (+10.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$273,936 (+45.3%)
- Typical home value: $878,889 (#2 most expensive city in metro)
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#1. Harvard, Harvard

- 1-year price change: +$83,742 (+10.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$277,090 (+45.1%)
- Typical home value: $890,902 (#1 most expensive city in metro)

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