Understanding refugees in Worcester, MA: A demographic snapshot

Title: Understanding refugees in Worcester, MA: A demographic snapshot

Author: Fábos, Anita; Pilgrim, Maya; Said-Ali, Muinate; Krahe, Joseph and Ostiller, Zack

Publisher: Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, Clark University

Date: 2015

Description: Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, Paper 32

This paper examines data available through the US Census Bureau from the decennial and intercensus American Community Survey (ACS) to provide information concerning the current status of refugees in Worcester MA. It also utilizes city datasets related to education, employment and housing. Findings of this paper indicate that the number of refugees and asylees arriving in Worcester doubled during a five year period from 2007 – 2012.

http://commons.clarku.edu/mosakowskiinstitute/32/

Keywords: refugees, Massachusetts, census data, demographics

Cataloged by: Michelle Sigiel / B. J. Perkins

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