Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Mar-2022 Feb-2022 Mar-2021 Mar-2022 Feb-2022 Mar-2021 Mar-2022 Feb-2022 Mar-2021 Mar-2022 Feb-2022 Mar-2021
Massachusetts 3,782,622 3,759,275 3,727,618 3,640,154 3,599,073 3,478,440 142,468 160,202 249,178 3.8% 4.3% 6.7%
Abington 9,669 9,618 9,439 9,230 9,115 8,774 439 503 665 4.5% 5.2% 7.0%
Acton 12,896 12,779 12,577 12,640 12,482 12,016 256 297 561 2.0% 2.3% 4.5%
Acushnet 6,273 6,281 6,183 5,952 5,898 5,734 321 383 449 5.1% 6.1% 7.3%
Adams 3,976 3,976 4,021 3,739 3,724 3,632 237 252 389 6.0% 6.3% 9.7%
Agawam 16,482 16,391 16,102 15,787 15,631 15,028 695 760 1,074 4.2% 4.6% 6.7%
Alford 234 234 233 227 227 227 7 7 6 3.0% 3.0% 2.6%
Amesbury 10,442 10,364 10,249 10,129 10,012 9,695 313 352 554 3.0% 3.4% 5.4%
Amherst 19,686 19,496 19,065 19,272 19,082 18,345 414 414 720 2.1% 2.1% 3.8%
Andover 19,264 19,037 18,789 18,744 18,509 17,818 520 528 971 2.7% 2.8% 5.2%
Aquinnah 187 180 184 180 174 170 7 6 14 3.7% 3.3% 7.6%
Arlington 27,440 27,133 26,711 26,882 26,545 25,555 558 588 1,156 2.0% 2.2% 4.3%
Ashburnham 3,736 3,729 3,711 3,611 3,573 3,474 125 156 237 3.3% 4.2% 6.4%
Ashby 1,989 1,992 1,938 1,902 1,879 1,805 87 113 133 4.4% 5.7% 6.9%
Ashfield 1,167 1,158 1,130 1,147 1,136 1,092 20 22 38 1.7% 1.9% 3.4%
Ashland 10,751 10,637 10,568 10,469 10,332 10,086 282 305 482 2.6% 2.9% 4.6%
Athol 6,020 5,976 5,867 5,744 5,668 5,453 276 308 414 4.6% 5.2% 7.1%
Attleborough 25,506 25,445 25,203 24,565 24,373 23,676 941 1,072 1,527 3.7% 4.2% 6.1%
Auburn 9,578 9,544 9,488 9,242 9,174 8,899 336 370 589 3.5% 3.9% 6.2%
Avon 2,770 2,773 2,722 2,657 2,633 2,559 113 140 163 4.1% 5.0% 6.0%
Ayer 4,461 4,436 4,360 4,288 4,234 4,067 173 202 293 3.9% 4.6% 6.7%
Barnstable 23,030 22,836 23,009 21,831 21,450 21,009 1,199 1,386 2,000 5.2% 6.1% 8.7%
Barre 3,055 3,045 3,006 2,874 2,852 2,767 181 193 239 5.9% 6.3% 8.0%
Becket 889 893 907 836 833 812 53 60 95 6.0% 6.7% 10.5%
Bedford 7,391 7,321 7,167 7,161 7,071 6,807 230 250 360 3.1% 3.4% 5.0%
Belchertown 8,976 8,921 8,719 8,621 8,536 8,206 355 385 513 4.0% 4.3% 5.9%
Bellingham 10,559 10,526 10,441 10,184 10,105 9,816 375 421 625 3.6% 4.0% 6.0%
Belmont 14,161 13,990 13,753 13,817 13,644 13,134 344 346 619 2.4% 2.5% 4.5%
Berkley 3,775 3,768 3,774 3,643 3,607 3,496 132 161 278 3.5% 4.3% 7.4%
Berlin 2,321 2,302 2,246 2,251 2,223 2,140 70 79 106 3.0% 3.4% 4.7%
Bernardston 1,262 1,273 1,258 1,206 1,189 1,161 56 84 97 4.4% 6.6% 7.7%
Beverly 23,464 23,361 23,312 22,714 22,525 21,967 750 836 1,345 3.2% 3.6% 5.8%
Billerica 24,896 24,657 24,146 24,086 23,783 22,849 810 874 1,297 3.3% 3.5% 5.4%
Blackstone 5,401 5,364 5,351 5,185 5,145 4,998 216 219 353 4.0% 4.1% 6.6%
Blandford 790 788 758 754 747 718 36 41 40 4.6% 5.2% 5.3%
Bolton 3,193 3,161 3,089 3,105 3,066 2,952 88 95 137 2.8% 3.0% 4.4%
Boston 397,064 393,592 390,398 384,562 379,745 365,570 12,502 13,847 24,828 3.1% 3.5% 6.4%
Bourne 10,050 9,959 9,956 9,590 9,422 9,228 460 537 728 4.6% 5.4% 7.3%
Boxborough 3,372 3,349 3,249 3,288 3,246 3,125 84 103 124 2.5% 3.1% 3.8%
Boxford 4,581 4,535 4,422 4,467 4,411 4,246 114 124 176 2.5% 2.7% 4.0%
Boylston 2,858 2,848 2,787 2,750 2,730 2,648 108 118 139 3.8% 4.1% 5.0%
Braintree 21,052 20,887 20,633 20,426 20,170 19,417 626 717 1,216 3.0% 3.4% 5.9%
Brewster 4,980 4,931 4,901 4,694 4,612 4,517 286 319 384 5.7% 6.5% 7.8%
Bridgewater 15,159 15,096 14,843 14,582 14,450 14,045 577 646 798 3.8% 4.3% 5.4%
Brimfield 2,264 2,251 2,243 2,155 2,139 2,075 109 112 168 4.8% 5.0% 7.5%
Brockton 48,272 48,237 49,096 45,762 45,349 44,078 2,510 2,888 5,018 5.2% 6.0% 10.2%
Brookfield 1,902 1,906 1,883 1,834 1,821 1,766 68 85 117 3.6% 4.5% 6.2%
Brookline 33,882 33,483 32,837 33,269 32,853 31,626 613 630 1,211 1.8% 1.9% 3.7%
Buckland 974 959 936 952 939 888 22 20 48 2.3% 2.1% 5.1%
Burlington 16,439 16,238 15,988 16,031 15,831 15,240 408 407 748 2.5% 2.5% 4.7%
Cambridge 73,049 72,191 70,780 71,659 70,761 68,120 1,390 1,430 2,660 1.9% 2.0% 3.8%
Canton 13,041 12,933 12,689 12,622 12,464 11,998 419 469 691 3.2% 3.6% 5.4%
Carlisle 2,628 2,585 2,555 2,571 2,539 2,444 57 46 111 2.2% 1.8% 4.3%
Carver 7,080 7,059 6,879 6,681 6,598 6,351 399 461 528 5.6% 6.5% 7.7%
Charlemont 668 674 642 636 628 594 32 46 48 4.8% 6.8% 7.5%
Charlton 8,157 8,138 8,030 7,848 7,790 7,557 309 348 473 3.8% 4.3% 5.9%
Chatham 2,817 2,801 2,814 2,629 2,583 2,530 188 218 284 6.7% 7.8% 10.1%
Chelmsford 20,085 19,882 19,587 19,514 19,269 18,512 571 613 1,075 2.8% 3.1% 5.5%
Chelsea 20,730 20,610 20,490 19,806 19,558 18,828 924 1,052 1,662 4.5% 5.1% 8.1%
Cheshire 1,883 1,871 1,854 1,734 1,726 1,684 149 145 170 7.9% 7.7% 9.2%
Chester 763 772 748 734 727 699 29 45 49 3.8% 5.8% 6.6%
Chesterfield 799 791 777 759 752 723 40 39 54 5.0% 4.9% 6.9%
Chicopee 28,080 27,964 27,720 26,752 26,488 25,465 1,328 1,476 2,255 4.7% 5.3% 8.1%
Chilmark 437 430 430 422 408 398 15 22 32 3.4% 5.1% 7.4%
Clarksburg 851 847 868 808 801 798 43 46 70 5.1% 5.4% 8.1%
Clinton 8,457 8,487 8,376 8,032 7,972 7,733 425 515 643 5.0% 6.1% 7.7%
Cohasset 4,391 4,349 4,290 4,286 4,232 4,074 105 117 216 2.4% 2.7% 5.0%
Colrain 1,030 1,037 1,033 996 982 959 34 55 74 3.3% 5.3% 7.2%
Concord 8,405 8,313 8,208 8,213 8,110 7,807 192 203 401 2.3% 2.4% 4.9%
Conway 1,238 1,225 1,195 1,206 1,194 1,148 32 31 47 2.6% 2.5% 3.9%
Cummington 494 502 497 462 457 440 32 45 57 6.5% 9.0% 11.5%
Dalton 3,300 3,318 3,326 3,155 3,142 3,065 145 176 261 4.4% 5.3% 7.8%
Danvers 15,451 15,362 15,339 14,916 14,791 14,425 535 571 914 3.5% 3.7% 6.0%
Dartmouth 18,381 18,385 18,096 17,531 17,370 16,889 850 1,015 1,207 4.6% 5.5% 6.7%
Dedham 13,888 13,774 13,586 13,462 13,294 12,797 426 480 789 3.1% 3.5% 5.8%
Deerfield 3,137 3,112 3,045 3,048 3,018 2,902 89 94 143 2.8% 3.0% 4.7%
Dennis 6,406 6,380 6,406 5,958 5,854 5,734 448 526 672 7.0% 8.2% 10.5%
Dighton 4,322 4,302 4,271 4,139 4,098 3,972 183 204 299 4.2% 4.7% 7.0%
Douglas 5,455 5,441 5,362 5,269 5,230 5,073 186 211 289 3.4% 3.9% 5.4%
Dover 2,903 2,867 2,821 2,842 2,806 2,702 61 61 119 2.1% 2.1% 4.2%
Dracut 18,671 18,555 18,297 18,018 17,791 17,092 653 764 1,205 3.5% 4.1% 6.6%
Dudley 6,482 6,468 6,378 6,206 6,160 5,975 276 308 403 4.3% 4.8% 6.3%
Dunstable 1,959 1,945 1,915 1,918 1,902 1,853 41 43 62 2.1% 2.2% 3.2%
Duxbury 7,887 7,826 7,729 7,641 7,545 7,263 246 281 466 3.1% 3.6% 6.0%
East Bridgewater 8,910 8,878 8,762 8,534 8,457 8,220 376 421 542 4.2% 4.7% 6.2%
East Brookfield 1,230 1,238 1,204 1,181 1,172 1,137 49 66 67 4.0% 5.3% 5.6%
East Longmeadow 9,042 8,989 8,758 8,738 8,652 8,318 304 337 440 3.4% 3.7% 5.0%
Eastham 2,551 2,543 2,533 2,350 2,309 2,262 201 234 271 7.9% 9.2% 10.7%
Easthampton 9,746 9,713 9,487 9,448 9,355 8,994 298 358 493 3.1% 3.7% 5.2%
Easton 14,553 14,452 14,287 14,063 13,936 13,545 490 516 742 3.4% 3.6% 5.2%
Edgartown 2,256 2,200 2,207 2,062 1,993 1,947 194 207 260 8.6% 9.4% 11.8%
Egremont 700 701 710 683 683 684 17 18 26 2.4% 2.6% 3.7%
Erving 998 992 1,005 962 949 927 36 43 78 3.6% 4.3% 7.8%
Essex 2,356 2,335 2,284 2,282 2,253 2,169 74 82 115 3.1% 3.5% 5.0%
Everett 26,948 26,721 26,604 26,075 25,748 24,787 873 973 1,817 3.2% 3.6% 6.8%
Fairhaven 9,480 9,493 9,384 9,044 8,961 8,713 436 532 671 4.6% 5.6% 7.2%
Fall River 41,292 41,496 41,469 38,224 37,926 36,841 3,068 3,570 4,628 7.4% 8.6% 11.2%
Falmouth 14,693 14,601 14,795 13,908 13,666 13,385 785 935 1,410 5.3% 6.4% 9.5%
Fitchburg 19,826 19,793 19,919 18,683 18,487 17,977 1,143 1,306 1,942 5.8% 6.6% 9.7%
Florida 402 399 412 382 379 377 20 20 35 5.0% 5.0% 8.5%
Foxborough 10,840 10,786 10,595 10,469 10,338 9,952 371 448 643 3.4% 4.2% 6.1%
Framingham 41,227 40,823 40,611 40,087 39,565 38,622 1,140 1,258 1,989 2.8% 3.1% 4.9%
Franklin 19,477 19,289 19,014 18,862 18,625 17,930 615 664 1,084 3.2% 3.4% 5.7%
Freetown 5,478 5,487 5,366 5,219 5,167 5,008 259 320 358 4.7% 5.8% 6.7%
Gardner 9,842 9,814 9,848 9,391 9,292 9,036 451 522 812 4.6% 5.3% 8.2%
Georgetown 4,841 4,795 4,754 4,697 4,643 4,496 144 152 258 3.0% 3.2% 5.4%
Gill 983 972 964 941 928 907 42 44 57 4.3% 4.5% 5.9%
Gloucester 16,755 16,756 16,570 15,837 15,639 15,055 918 1,117 1,515 5.5% 6.7% 9.1%
Goshen 667 661 647 657 651 626 10 10 21 1.5% 1.5% 3.2%
Gosnold 43 42 42 43 42 41 0 0 1 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
Grafton 10,533 10,465 10,329 10,182 10,107 9,803 351 358 526 3.3% 3.4% 5.1%
Granby 3,857 3,860 3,766 3,710 3,674 3,532 147 186 234 3.8% 4.8% 6.2%
Granville 931 935 914 889 880 846 42 55 68 4.5% 5.9% 7.4%
Great Barrington 3,656 3,656 3,781 3,513 3,512 3,516 143 144 265 3.9% 3.9% 7.0%
Greenfield 9,811 9,686 9,726 9,486 9,354 9,137 325 332 589 3.3% 3.4% 6.1%
Groton 6,282 6,223 6,110 6,150 6,073 5,834 132 150 276 2.1% 2.4% 4.5%
Groveland 4,112 4,071 4,009 3,981 3,935 3,810 131 136 199 3.2% 3.3% 5.0%
Hadley 3,130 3,118 3,090 3,038 3,008 2,892 92 110 198 2.9% 3.5% 6.4%
Halifax 4,553 4,545 4,467 4,342 4,288 4,128 211 257 339 4.6% 5.7% 7.6%
Hamilton 4,393 4,345 4,277 4,283 4,229 4,071 110 116 206 2.5% 2.7% 4.8%
Hampden 3,122 3,103 3,008 2,983 2,953 2,839 139 150 169 4.5% 4.8% 5.6%
Hancock 383 385 383 370 369 360 13 16 23 3.4% 4.2% 6.0%
Hanover 8,015 7,931 7,807 7,741 7,644 7,359 274 287 448 3.4% 3.6% 5.7%
Hanson 6,577 6,588 6,497 6,284 6,228 6,053 293 360 444 4.5% 5.5% 6.8%
Hardwick 1,721 1,703 1,688 1,665 1,643 1,580 56 60 108 3.3% 3.5% 6.4%
Harvard 2,854 2,816 2,793 2,794 2,759 2,651 60 57 142 2.1% 2.0% 5.1%
Harwich 5,986 5,964 5,958 5,538 5,441 5,329 448 523 629 7.5% 8.8% 10.6%
Hatfield 1,815 1,811 1,772 1,757 1,740 1,672 58 71 100 3.2% 3.9% 5.6%
Haverhill 35,546 35,341 35,392 34,081 33,686 32,620 1,465 1,655 2,772 4.1% 4.7% 7.8%
Hawley 221 221 213 214 211 199 7 10 14 3.2% 4.5% 6.6%
Heath 374 374 372 366 361 353 8 13 19 2.1% 3.5% 5.1%
Hingham 12,005 11,874 11,714 11,681 11,534 11,104 324 340 610 2.7% 2.9% 5.2%
Hinsdale 1,010 1,014 1,013 936 932 909 74 82 104 7.3% 8.1% 10.3%
Holbrook 6,304 6,267 6,247 6,079 6,002 5,778 225 265 469 3.6% 4.2% 7.5%
Holden 10,770 10,707 10,614 10,467 10,390 10,078 303 317 536 2.8% 3.0% 5.0%
Holland 1,618 1,624 1,591 1,549 1,538 1,492 69 86 99 4.3% 5.3% 6.2%
Holliston 7,656 7,550 7,548 7,418 7,322 7,147 238 228 401 3.1% 3.0% 5.3%
Holyoke 16,562 16,594 16,580 15,684 15,529 14,930 878 1,065 1,650 5.3% 6.4% 10.0%
Hopedale 3,091 3,076 3,052 2,985 2,946 2,876 106 130 176 3.4% 4.2% 5.8%
Hopkinton 9,200 9,084 9,063 8,963 8,846 8,636 237 238 427 2.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hubbardston 2,741 2,731 2,686 2,617 2,597 2,520 124 134 166 4.5% 4.9% 6.2%
Hudson 10,560 10,500 10,475 10,177 10,045 9,805 383 455 670 3.6% 4.3% 6.4%
Hull 6,263 6,247 6,139 5,996 5,921 5,700 267 326 439 4.3% 5.2% 7.2%
Huntington 1,235 1,230 1,217 1,171 1,159 1,114 64 71 103 5.2% 5.8% 8.5%
Ipswich 8,249 8,183 8,054 7,988 7,888 7,593 261 295 461 3.2% 3.6% 5.7%
Kingston 7,861 7,816 7,653 7,509 7,415 7,138 352 401 515 4.5% 5.1% 6.7%
Lakeville 6,667 6,644 6,582 6,426 6,362 6,166 241 282 416 3.6% 4.2% 6.3%
Lancaster 3,879 3,878 3,822 3,770 3,743 3,630 109 135 192 2.8% 3.5% 5.0%
Lanesborough 1,658 1,674 1,656 1,578 1,571 1,532 80 103 124 4.8% 6.2% 7.5%
Lawrence 36,447 36,551 37,855 33,638 33,333 32,225 2,809 3,218 5,630 7.7% 8.8% 14.9%
Lee 3,141 3,150 3,162 2,997 2,984 2,910 144 166 252 4.6% 5.3% 8.0%
Leicester 6,747 6,749 6,665 6,495 6,447 6,254 252 302 411 3.7% 4.5% 6.2%
Lenox 1,812 1,810 1,829 1,717 1,710 1,667 95 100 162 5.2% 5.5% 8.9%
Leominster 22,653 22,540 22,487 21,617 21,391 20,800 1,036 1,149 1,687 4.6% 5.1% 7.5%
Leverett 1,143 1,138 1,108 1,105 1,094 1,052 38 44 56 3.3% 3.9% 5.1%
Lexington 16,513 16,287 16,041 16,138 15,935 15,341 375 352 700 2.3% 2.2% 4.4%
Leyden 494 489 487 488 481 470 6 8 17 1.2% 1.6% 3.5%
Lincoln 3,116 3,083 3,020 3,039 3,001 2,889 77 82 131 2.5% 2.7% 4.3%
Littleton 5,906 5,843 5,717 5,764 5,691 5,468 142 152 249 2.4% 2.6% 4.4%
Longmeadow 8,284 8,230 8,076 8,099 8,019 7,709 185 211 367 2.2% 2.6% 4.5%
Lowell 57,835 57,461 57,238 55,403 54,707 52,558 2,432 2,754 4,680 4.2% 4.8% 8.2%
Ludlow 11,428 11,439 11,182 10,608 10,503 10,098 820 936 1,084 7.2% 8.2% 9.7%
Lunenburg 6,845 6,806 6,762 6,586 6,517 6,338 259 289 424 3.8% 4.2% 6.3%
Lynn 48,263 48,097 48,267 45,702 45,252 43,603 2,561 2,845 4,664 5.3% 5.9% 9.7%
Lynnfield 7,495 7,400 7,329 7,309 7,218 6,949 186 182 380 2.5% 2.5% 5.2%
Malden 34,249 33,995 33,954 33,136 32,721 31,499 1,113 1,274 2,455 3.2% 3.7% 7.2%
Manchester 2,860 2,830 2,780 2,780 2,745 2,643 80 85 137 2.8% 3.0% 4.9%
Mansfield 14,461 14,392 14,051 14,002 13,827 13,311 459 565 740 3.2% 3.9% 5.3%
Marblehead 10,942 10,887 10,727 10,634 10,529 10,145 308 358 582 2.8% 3.3% 5.4%
Marion 2,553 2,513 2,502 2,471 2,427 2,378 82 86 124 3.2% 3.4% 5.0%
Marlborough 23,296 23,113 23,088 22,406 22,113 21,587 890 1,000 1,501 3.8% 4.3% 6.5%
Marshfield 15,658 15,563 15,292 15,073 14,884 14,329 585 679 963 3.7% 4.4% 6.3%
Mashpee 7,587 7,537 7,608 7,199 7,073 6,927 388 464 681 5.1% 6.2% 9.0%
Mattapoisett 3,248 3,240 3,240 3,133 3,104 3,018 115 136 222 3.5% 4.2% 6.9%
Maynard 6,955 6,902 6,781 6,735 6,651 6,403 220 251 378 3.2% 3.6% 5.6%
Medfield 7,051 6,977 6,862 6,871 6,785 6,532 180 192 330 2.6% 2.8% 4.8%
Medford 36,991 36,638 36,114 35,974 35,524 34,198 1,017 1,114 1,916 2.7% 3.0% 5.3%
Medway 7,743 7,678 7,569 7,493 7,399 7,123 250 279 446 3.2% 3.6% 5.9%
Melrose 16,668 16,488 16,260 16,242 16,038 15,439 426 450 821 2.6% 2.7% 5.0%
Mendon 3,351 3,334 3,327 3,242 3,199 3,123 109 135 204 3.3% 4.0% 6.1%
Merrimac 4,085 4,049 4,022 3,989 3,943 3,818 96 106 204 2.4% 2.6% 5.1%
Methuen 27,965 27,924 27,758 26,567 26,326 25,451 1,398 1,598 2,307 5.0% 5.7% 8.3%
Middleborough 13,816 13,749 13,587 13,179 13,048 12,645 637 701 942 4.6% 5.1% 6.9%
Middlefield 336 334 321 325 323 315 11 11 6 3.3% 3.3% 1.9%
Middleton 4,834 4,784 4,722 4,651 4,593 4,422 183 191 300 3.8% 4.0% 6.4%
Milford 15,567 15,428 15,441 14,976 14,781 14,429 591 647 1,012 3.8% 4.2% 6.6%
Millbury 8,384 8,353 8,252 8,077 8,017 7,777 307 336 475 3.7% 4.0% 5.8%
Millis 4,715 4,663 4,614 4,517 4,461 4,294 198 202 320 4.2% 4.3% 6.9%
Millville 1,805 1,800 1,791 1,737 1,724 1,675 68 76 116 3.8% 4.2% 6.5%
Milton 14,506 14,365 14,232 14,116 13,939 13,419 390 426 813 2.7% 3.0% 5.7%
Monroe 74 73 71 73 72 68 1 1 3 1.4% 1.4% 4.2%
Monson 5,107 5,109 4,978 4,843 4,796 4,611 264 313 367 5.2% 6.1% 7.4%
Montague 4,420 4,389 4,385 4,221 4,162 4,065 199 227 320 4.5% 5.2% 7.3%
Monterey 427 427 439 408 408 408 19 19 31 4.4% 4.4% 7.1%
Montgomery 533 531 511 514 509 489 19 22 22 3.6% 4.1% 4.3%
Mount Washington 81 80 84 79 79 79 2 1 5 2.5% 1.3% 6.0%
Nahant 1,998 1,997 1,933 1,932 1,913 1,844 66 84 89 3.3% 4.2% 4.6%
Nantucket 6,571 6,467 6,775 5,818 5,522 5,782 753 945 993 11.5% 14.6% 14.7%
Natick 20,082 19,879 19,798 19,637 19,381 18,920 445 498 878 2.2% 2.5% 4.4%
Needham 16,702 16,496 16,158 16,306 16,102 15,501 396 394 657 2.4% 2.4% 4.1%
New Ashford 131 129 129 126 126 122 5 3 7 3.8% 2.3% 5.4%
New Bedford 47,226 47,297 47,279 43,944 43,540 42,333 3,282 3,757 4,946 6.9% 7.9% 10.5%
New Braintree 558 562 556 525 522 506 33 40 50 5.9% 7.1% 9.0%
New Marlborough 789 793 825 764 763 764 25 30 61 3.2% 3.8% 7.4%
New Salem 644 640 624 625 617 593 19 23 31 3.0% 3.6% 5.0%
Newbury 3,949 3,910 3,822 3,794 3,746 3,606 155 164 216 3.9% 4.2% 5.7%
Newburyport 10,213 10,113 10,051 9,978 9,862 9,550 235 251 501 2.3% 2.5% 5.0%
Newton 48,168 47,618 46,758 47,089 46,499 44,764 1,079 1,119 1,994 2.2% 2.3% 4.3%
Norfolk 5,425 5,357 5,243 5,245 5,180 4,986 180 177 257 3.3% 3.3% 4.9%
North Adams 5,779 5,788 5,934 5,455 5,405 5,387 324 383 547 5.6% 6.6% 9.2%
North Andover 16,752 16,659 16,401 16,241 16,094 15,559 511 565 842 3.1% 3.4% 5.1%
North Attleborough 16,704 16,629 16,493 16,141 16,015 15,557 563 614 936 3.4% 3.7% 5.7%
North Brookfield 2,695 2,686 2,740 2,592 2,572 2,495 103 114 245 3.8% 4.2% 8.9%
North Reading 9,148 9,061 8,897 8,878 8,767 8,439 270 294 458 3.0% 3.2% 5.1%
Northampton 16,658 16,523 16,165 16,221 16,061 15,441 437 462 724 2.6% 2.8% 4.5%
Northborough 8,059 8,029 7,936 7,837 7,779 7,545 222 250 391 2.8% 3.1% 4.9%
Northbridge 9,274 9,263 9,181 8,893 8,827 8,562 381 436 619 4.1% 4.7% 6.7%
Northfield 1,819 1,804 1,801 1,762 1,737 1,697 57 67 104 3.1% 3.7% 5.8%
Norton 10,797 10,727 10,655 10,419 10,315 9,997 378 412 658 3.5% 3.8% 6.2%
Norwell 5,416 5,372 5,258 5,255 5,189 4,995 161 183 263 3.0% 3.4% 5.0%
Norwood 17,057 16,898 16,632 16,465 16,259 15,652 592 639 980 3.5% 3.8% 5.9%
Oak Bluffs 2,403 2,363 2,319 2,205 2,131 2,082 198 232 237 8.2% 9.8% 10.2%
Oakham 1,136 1,142 1,106 1,070 1,062 1,030 66 80 76 5.8% 7.0% 6.9%
Orange 3,655 3,637 3,581 3,502 3,456 3,325 153 181 256 4.2% 5.0% 7.1%
Orleans 2,756 2,737 2,737 2,618 2,573 2,520 138 164 217 5.0% 6.0% 7.9%
Otis 760 771 788 716 716 717 44 55 71 5.8% 7.1% 9.0%
Oxford 8,461 8,455 8,340 8,140 8,080 7,837 321 375 503 3.8% 4.4% 6.0%
Palmer 6,517 6,503 6,414 6,115 6,055 5,821 402 448 593 6.2% 6.9% 9.2%
Paxton 2,769 2,761 2,698 2,685 2,665 2,585 84 96 113 3.0% 3.5% 4.2%
Peabody 29,261 29,137 29,145 28,156 27,921 27,230 1,105 1,216 1,915 3.8% 4.2% 6.6%
Pelham 731 726 725 715 708 680 16 18 45 2.2% 2.5% 6.2%
Pembroke 11,098 11,052 10,852 10,612 10,479 10,088 486 573 764 4.4% 5.2% 7.0%
Pepperell 7,162 7,134 7,086 6,964 6,906 6,726 198 228 360 2.8% 3.2% 5.1%
Peru 487 490 488 461 459 447 26 31 41 5.3% 6.3% 8.4%
Petersham 713 706 683 677 668 643 36 38 40 5.0% 5.4% 5.9%
Phillipston 978 982 955 944 934 908 34 48 47 3.5% 4.9% 4.9%
Pittsfield 20,041 20,119 20,349 19,061 18,981 18,512 980 1,138 1,837 4.9% 5.7% 9.0%
Plainfield 379 376 372 366 361 341 13 15 31 3.4% 4.0% 8.3%
Plainville 5,867 5,841 5,808 5,662 5,617 5,457 205 224 351 3.5% 3.8% 6.0%
Plymouth 34,777 34,669 33,980 33,148 32,733 31,511 1,629 1,936 2,469 4.7% 5.6% 7.3%
Plympton 1,752 1,744 1,712 1,653 1,633 1,572 99 111 140 5.7% 6.4% 8.2%
Princeton 1,981 1,975 1,926 1,918 1,904 1,847 63 71 79 3.2% 3.6% 4.1%
Provincetown 2,208 2,301 2,160 1,753 1,723 1,687 455 578 473 20.6% 25.1% 21.9%
Quincy 55,849 55,424 55,311 53,962 53,286 51,297 1,887 2,138 4,014 3.4% 3.9% 7.3%
Randolph 18,720 18,545 18,492 17,912 17,687 17,027 808 858 1,465 4.3% 4.6% 7.9%
Raynham 7,715 7,642 7,606 7,403 7,329 7,103 312 313 503 4.0% 4.1% 6.6%
Reading 14,578 14,439 14,212 14,204 14,026 13,503 374 413 709 2.6% 2.9% 5.0%
Rehoboth 7,366 7,344 7,213 7,094 7,039 6,837 272 305 376 3.7% 4.2% 5.2%
Revere 29,171 29,012 29,042 27,875 27,526 26,499 1,296 1,486 2,543 4.4% 5.1% 8.8%
Richmond 721 722 712 699 696 679 22 26 33 3.1% 3.6% 4.6%
Rochester 3,381 3,366 3,311 3,253 3,221 3,121 128 145 190 3.8% 4.3% 5.7%
Rockland 10,328 10,277 10,108 9,872 9,749 9,385 456 528 723 4.4% 5.1% 7.2%
Rockport 3,792 3,782 3,714 3,612 3,567 3,434 180 215 280 4.7% 5.7% 7.5%
Rowe 169 166 159 159 157 148 10 9 11 5.9% 5.4% 6.9%
Rowley 3,621 3,600 3,559 3,501 3,457 3,328 120 143 231 3.3% 4.0% 6.5%
Royalston 741 732 724 708 701 682 33 31 42 4.5% 4.2% 5.8%
Russell 1,051 1,055 1,014 1,009 999 961 42 56 53 4.0% 5.3% 5.2%
Rutland 4,953 4,939 4,857 4,770 4,735 4,593 183 204 264 3.7% 4.1% 5.4%
Salem 24,143 24,067 24,249 23,286 23,091 22,520 857 976 1,729 3.5% 4.1% 7.1%
Salisbury 5,879 5,853 5,871 5,673 5,607 5,429 206 246 442 3.5% 4.2% 7.5%
Sandisfield 455 460 472 438 438 439 17 22 33 3.7% 4.8% 7.0%
Sandwich 10,642 10,521 10,537 10,276 10,097 9,889 366 424 648 3.4% 4.0% 6.1%
Saugus 16,214 16,169 15,876 15,510 15,358 14,798 704 811 1,078 4.3% 5.0% 6.8%
Savoy 375 372 374 353 352 343 22 20 31 5.9% 5.4% 8.3%
Scituate 9,924 9,868 9,747 9,635 9,514 9,159 289 354 588 2.9% 3.6% 6.0%
Seekonk 8,972 8,961 8,831 8,621 8,554 8,309 351 407 522 3.9% 4.5% 5.9%
Sharon 10,626 10,521 10,267 10,373 10,243 9,861 253 278 406 2.4% 2.6% 4.0%
Sheffield 1,803 1,804 1,819 1,736 1,736 1,738 67 68 81 3.7% 3.8% 4.5%
Shelburne 1,193 1,187 1,136 1,149 1,134 1,072 44 53 64 3.7% 4.5% 5.6%
Sherborn 2,359 2,326 2,296 2,320 2,291 2,205 39 35 91 1.7% 1.5% 4.0%
Shirley 3,079 3,060 2,977 2,957 2,919 2,805 122 141 172 4.0% 4.6% 5.8%
Shrewsbury 21,371 21,265 21,133 20,830 20,676 20,056 541 589 1,077 2.5% 2.8% 5.1%
Shutesbury 1,135 1,122 1,098 1,100 1,090 1,047 35 32 51 3.1% 2.9% 4.6%
Somerset 9,348 9,340 9,229 8,951 8,881 8,627 397 459 602 4.2% 4.9% 6.5%
Somerville 53,435 52,880 51,996 52,235 51,581 49,655 1,200 1,299 2,341 2.2% 2.5% 4.5%
South Hadley 9,912 9,871 9,717 9,557 9,463 9,098 355 408 619 3.6% 4.1% 6.4%
Southampton 3,962 3,941 3,849 3,821 3,783 3,637 141 158 212 3.6% 4.0% 5.5%
Southborough 5,435 5,368 5,350 5,305 5,236 5,111 130 132 239 2.4% 2.5% 4.5%
Southbridge 8,125 8,141 8,258 7,690 7,633 7,404 435 508 854 5.4% 6.2% 10.3%
Southwick 5,836 5,795 5,660 5,534 5,479 5,268 302 316 392 5.2% 5.5% 6.9%
Spencer 6,195 6,199 6,168 5,881 5,837 5,662 314 362 506 5.1% 5.8% 8.2%
Springfield 64,553 64,499 65,009 60,617 60,019 57,701 3,936 4,480 7,308 6.1% 6.9% 11.2%
Sterling 4,466 4,463 4,425 4,327 4,295 4,167 139 168 258 3.1% 3.8% 5.8%
Stockbridge 912 916 947 870 870 871 42 46 76 4.6% 5.0% 8.0%
Stoneham 14,401 14,273 13,967 13,936 13,761 13,247 465 512 720 3.2% 3.6% 5.2%
Stoughton 16,951 16,823 16,616 16,255 16,052 15,453 696 771 1,163 4.1% 4.6% 7.0%
Stow 4,008 3,957 3,931 3,909 3,860 3,716 99 97 215 2.5% 2.5% 5.5%
Sturbridge 5,213 5,201 5,155 5,002 4,965 4,816 211 236 339 4.0% 4.5% 6.6%
Sudbury 9,435 9,322 9,258 9,234 9,114 8,897 201 208 361 2.1% 2.2% 3.9%
Sunderland 2,589 2,582 2,550 2,515 2,490 2,394 74 92 156 2.9% 3.6% 6.1%
Sutton 5,575 5,563 5,481 5,391 5,351 5,191 184 212 290 3.3% 3.8% 5.3%
Swampscott 8,800 8,738 8,671 8,561 8,477 8,168 239 261 503 2.7% 3.0% 5.8%
Swansea 10,095 10,089 9,951 9,651 9,575 9,301 444 514 650 4.4% 5.1% 6.5%
Taunton 30,432 30,379 30,307 28,995 28,706 27,821 1,437 1,673 2,486 4.7% 5.5% 8.2%
Templeton 4,429 4,404 4,397 4,241 4,197 4,081 188 207 316 4.2% 4.7% 7.2%
Tewksbury 17,976 17,837 17,426 17,367 17,149 16,476 609 688 950 3.4% 3.9% 5.5%
Tisbury 2,074 2,048 2,086 1,917 1,853 1,811 157 195 275 7.6% 9.5% 13.2%
Tolland 303 298 290 294 291 280 9 7 10 3.0% 2.3% 3.4%
Topsfield 3,661 3,602 3,578 3,573 3,528 3,397 88 74 181 2.4% 2.1% 5.1%
Townsend 5,739 5,671 5,574 5,524 5,455 5,240 215 216 334 3.7% 3.8% 6.0%
Truro 1,299 1,327 1,290 1,090 1,071 1,049 209 256 241 16.1% 19.3% 18.7%
Tyngsborough 7,473 7,418 7,280 7,226 7,135 6,855 247 283 425 3.3% 3.8% 5.8%
Tyringham 151 154 150 144 144 144 7 10 6 4.6% 6.5% 4.0%
Upton 4,460 4,428 4,380 4,330 4,298 4,170 130 130 210 2.9% 2.9% 4.8%
Uxbridge 8,355 8,343 8,271 8,070 8,011 7,771 285 332 500 3.4% 4.0% 6.0%
Wakefield 16,419 16,255 16,050 15,924 15,725 15,138 495 530 912 3.0% 3.3% 5.7%
Wales 1,022 1,019 991 968 958 921 54 61 70 5.3% 6.0% 7.1%
Walpole 14,377 14,235 13,989 13,936 13,761 13,247 441 474 742 3.1% 3.3% 5.3%
Waltham 38,353 38,046 37,566 37,142 36,676 35,307 1,211 1,370 2,259 3.2% 3.6% 6.0%
Ware 5,517 5,499 5,440 5,225 5,173 4,973 292 326 467 5.3% 5.9% 8.6%
Wareham 12,076 11,954 11,974 11,525 11,323 11,090 551 631 884 4.6% 5.3% 7.4%
Warren 2,470 2,489 2,498 2,361 2,343 2,273 109 146 225 4.4% 5.9% 9.0%
Warwick 531 527 518 520 514 494 11 13 24 2.1% 2.5% 4.6%
Washington 306 305 301 295 294 286 11 11 15 3.6% 3.6% 5.0%
Watertown 23,631 23,374 22,961 23,061 22,772 21,922 570 602 1,039 2.4% 2.6% 4.5%
Wayland 7,272 7,190 7,066 7,082 6,994 6,733 190 196 333 2.6% 2.7% 4.7%
Webster 8,773 8,796 8,785 8,319 8,258 8,010 454 538 775 5.2% 6.1% 8.8%
Wellesley 13,492 13,326 13,104 13,173 13,008 12,522 319 318 582 2.4% 2.4% 4.4%
Wellfleet 1,636 1,635 1,648 1,475 1,449 1,419 161 186 229 9.8% 11.4% 13.9%
Wendell 481 480 486 464 460 442 17 20 44 3.5% 4.2% 9.1%
Wenham 2,760 2,738 2,657 2,691 2,657 2,558 69 81 99 2.5% 3.0% 3.7%
West Boylston 3,233 3,228 3,175 3,092 3,069 2,977 141 159 198 4.4% 4.9% 6.2%
West Bridgewater 4,003 3,998 3,906 3,836 3,802 3,695 167 196 211 4.2% 4.9% 5.4%
West Brookfield 2,108 2,117 2,088 1,996 1,981 1,922 112 136 166 5.3% 6.4% 8.0%
West Newbury 2,554 2,528 2,470 2,487 2,458 2,380 67 70 90 2.6% 2.8% 3.6%
West Springfield 15,046 15,050 14,836 14,437 14,295 13,743 609 755 1,093 4.0% 5.0% 7.4%
West Stockbridge 762 768 773 723 723 724 39 45 49 5.1% 5.9% 6.3%
West Tisbury 1,438 1,405 1,374 1,373 1,328 1,297 65 77 77 4.5% 5.5% 5.6%
Westborough 10,596 10,540 10,456 10,344 10,268 9,960 252 272 496 2.4% 2.6% 4.7%
Westfield 21,677 21,581 21,201 20,773 20,568 19,774 904 1,013 1,427 4.2% 4.7% 6.7%
Westford 13,658 13,521 13,293 13,315 13,148 12,632 343 373 661 2.5% 2.8% 5.0%
Westhampton 1,087 1,082 1,054 1,049 1,039 999 38 43 55 3.5% 4.0% 5.2%
Westminster 4,849 4,817 4,779 4,689 4,640 4,511 160 177 268 3.3% 3.7% 5.6%
Weston 5,574 5,492 5,381 5,453 5,385 5,184 121 107 197 2.2% 1.9% 3.7%
Westport 8,721 8,723 8,620 8,234 8,170 7,936 487 553 684 5.6% 6.3% 7.9%
Westwood 8,596 8,500 8,357 8,391 8,286 7,976 205 214 381 2.4% 2.5% 4.6%
Weymouth 33,150 32,941 32,532 31,838 31,439 30,266 1,312 1,502 2,266 4.0% 4.6% 7.0%
Whately 1,083 1,077 1,042 1,064 1,054 1,013 19 23 29 1.8% 2.1% 2.8%
Whitman 9,590 9,530 9,461 9,132 9,049 8,796 458 481 665 4.8% 5.0% 7.0%
Wilbraham 7,988 7,947 7,798 7,702 7,626 7,331 286 321 467 3.6% 4.0% 6.0%
Williamsburg 1,525 1,517 1,466 1,435 1,421 1,366 90 96 100 5.9% 6.3% 6.8%
Williamstown 3,185 3,164 3,203 3,090 3,062 3,052 95 102 151 3.0% 3.2% 4.7%
Wilmington 13,343 13,190 13,020 12,895 12,733 12,258 448 457 762 3.4% 3.5% 5.9%
Winchendon 5,708 5,668 5,640 5,495 5,437 5,287 213 231 353 3.7% 4.1% 6.3%
Winchester 11,357 11,224 11,073 11,101 10,962 10,553 256 262 520 2.3% 2.3% 4.7%
Windsor 484 480 481 461 459 447 23 21 34 4.8% 4.4% 7.1%
Winthrop 10,980 10,909 10,779 10,604 10,472 10,081 376 437 698 3.4% 4.0% 6.5%
Woburn 24,146 23,958 23,524 23,323 23,031 22,171 823 927 1,353 3.4% 3.9% 5.8%
Worcester 92,672 92,482 92,833 88,870 88,215 85,569 3,802 4,267 7,264 4.1% 4.6% 7.8%
Worthington 711 708 690 687 680 654 24 28 36 3.4% 4.0% 5.2%
Wrentham 7,239 7,169 7,019 6,962 6,875 6,619 277 294 400 3.8% 4.1% 5.7%
Yarmouth 11,491 11,433 11,492 10,769 10,581 10,363 722 852 1,129 6.3% 7.5% 9.8%
The labor force estimates for towns with 2010 Census population of less than 1,000 were produced using the BLS methodology, but are not official BLS estimates.
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