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Barnstable Town MA Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
02 2024 120284 113914 6370 5.3
01 2024 121446 115366 6080 5.0

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2022 123535 117977 5558 4.5
Average 2021 124031 116214 7817 6.3
Average 2020 122410 109481 12929 10.6
Average 2019 128114 123210 4904 3.8
Average 2018 128712 123266 5446 4.2
Average 2017 126276 120526 5750 4.6
Average 2016 123282 117318 5964 4.8
Average 2015 123177 115939 7238 5.9
Average 2014 123642 115134 8508 6.9
Average 2013 122245 112630 9615 7.9
Average 2012 122477 112657 9820 8.0
Average 2011 121180 110640 10540 8.7
Average 2010 122063 110652 11411 9.3

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Feb-2024 Jan-2024 Feb-2023 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 100,300 100,200 94,900 100 5,400
Total private 85,000 85,400 79,700 -400 5,300
Goods-producing 11,000 11,000 11,000 0 0
Service-providing 89,300 89,200 83,900 100 5,400
Private service-providing 74,000 74,400 68,700 -400 5,300
Mining, Logging, and Construction 8,000 8,000 8,000 0 0
Manufacturing 3,000 3,000 3,000 0 0
Trade, transportation, and utilities 20,800 21,200 20,000 -400 800
Wholesale Trade 1,900 1,800 1,800 100 100
Retail trade 16,300 16,700 15,600 -400 700
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 2,600 2,700 2,600 -100 0
Information 1,100 1,100 1,200 0 -100
Financial activities 3,800 3,800 3,600 0 200
Professional and business services 10,000 10,100 8,900 -100 1,100
Education and health services 18,300 18,100 17,700 200 600
Health care and social assistance 16,700 16,600 16,200 100 500
Leisure and hospitality 15,400 15,500 13,100 -100 2,300
Other services 4,600 4,600 4,200 0 400
Government 15,300 14,800 15,200 500 100
Federal 1,600 1,500 1,500 100 100
State government 3,000 2,700 2,900 300 100
Local government 10,700 10,600 10,800 100 -100

 

Occupational Wage Data

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