Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Nov-2021 Oct-2021 Nov-2020 Nov-2021 Oct-2021 Nov-2020 Nov-2021 Oct-2021 Nov-2020 Nov-2021 Oct-2021 Nov-2020
Massachusetts 3,745,100 3,721,500 3,699,800 3,572,800 3,530,700 3,416,300 172,300 190,800 283,500 4.6% 5.1% 7.7%
Abington 9,453 9,372 9,196 8,976 8,852 8,510 477 520 686 5.0% 5.5% 7.5%
Acton 12,843 12,760 12,568 12,438 12,267 11,792 405 493 776 3.2% 3.9% 6.2%
Acushnet 6,314 6,222 6,155 5,954 5,893 5,715 360 329 440 5.7% 5.3% 7.1%
Adams 3,895 3,884 3,899 3,655 3,655 3,584 240 229 315 6.2% 5.9% 8.1%
Agawam 16,160 15,920 15,926 15,381 15,152 14,795 779 768 1,131 4.8% 4.8% 7.1%
Alford 229 233 229 225 228 223 4 5 6 1.7% 2.1% 2.6%
Amesbury 10,417 10,290 10,309 10,017 9,874 9,656 400 416 653 3.8% 4.0% 6.3%
Amherst 18,997 18,920 18,798 18,350 18,077 17,651 647 843 1,147 3.4% 4.5% 6.1%
Andover 18,865 18,743 18,456 18,220 17,970 17,274 645 773 1,182 3.4% 4.1% 6.4%
Aquinnah 190 209 189 181 198 172 9 11 17 4.7% 5.3% 9.0%
Arlington 27,470 27,167 26,745 26,485 26,120 25,109 985 1,047 1,636 3.6% 3.9% 6.1%
Ashburnham 3,714 3,683 3,660 3,558 3,507 3,415 156 176 245 4.2% 4.8% 6.7%
Ashby 1,944 1,910 1,888 1,867 1,839 1,791 77 71 97 4.0% 3.7% 5.1%
Ashfield 1,143 1,125 1,133 1,110 1,093 1,068 33 32 65 2.9% 2.8% 5.7%
Ashland 10,718 10,622 10,510 10,371 10,234 9,858 347 388 652 3.2% 3.7% 6.2%
Athol 5,924 5,849 5,916 5,606 5,540 5,448 318 309 468 5.4% 5.3% 7.9%
Attleborough 25,327 25,053 25,239 24,137 23,800 23,405 1,190 1,253 1,834 4.7% 5.0% 7.3%
Auburn 9,493 9,394 9,449 9,100 8,972 8,784 393 422 665 4.1% 4.5% 7.0%
Avon 2,772 2,760 2,753 2,648 2,601 2,535 124 159 218 4.5% 5.8% 7.9%
Ayer 4,392 4,338 4,297 4,179 4,117 4,009 213 221 288 4.8% 5.1% 6.7%
Barnstable 23,256 23,664 22,811 22,020 22,406 21,073 1,236 1,258 1,738 5.3% 5.3% 7.6%
Barre 2,978 2,951 2,922 2,821 2,781 2,723 157 170 199 5.3% 5.8% 6.8%
Becket 882 880 875 816 815 799 66 65 76 7.5% 7.4% 8.7%
Bedford 7,275 7,238 7,165 7,034 6,937 6,669 241 301 496 3.3% 4.2% 6.9%
Belchertown 8,742 8,611 8,649 8,353 8,228 8,035 389 383 614 4.4% 4.4% 7.1%
Bellingham 10,432 10,301 10,428 10,015 9,875 9,711 417 426 717 4.0% 4.1% 6.9%
Belmont 14,134 13,999 13,853 13,631 13,443 12,923 503 556 930 3.6% 4.0% 6.7%
Berkley 3,790 3,735 3,750 3,612 3,569 3,482 178 166 268 4.7% 4.4% 7.1%
Berlin 1,989 1,964 1,930 1,911 1,884 1,811 78 80 119 3.9% 4.1% 6.2%
Bernardston 1,257 1,260 1,211 1,187 1,180 1,147 70 80 64 5.6% 6.3% 5.3%
Beverly 23,184 22,921 22,986 22,213 21,881 21,390 971 1,040 1,596 4.2% 4.5% 6.9%
Billerica 24,643 24,339 24,248 23,702 23,352 22,741 941 987 1,507 3.8% 4.1% 6.2%
Blackstone 5,401 5,355 5,360 5,161 5,090 5,005 240 265 355 4.4% 4.9% 6.6%
Blandford 766 749 741 733 722 705 33 27 36 4.3% 3.6% 4.9%
Bolton 3,128 3,094 3,008 3,007 2,965 2,851 121 129 157 3.9% 4.2% 5.2%
Boston 395,146 391,773 388,428 376,448 371,265 356,890 18,698 20,508 31,538 4.7% 5.2% 8.1%
Bourne 10,279 10,520 9,992 9,694 9,864 9,277 585 656 715 5.7% 6.2% 7.2%
Boxborough 3,372 3,333 3,265 3,236 3,192 3,068 136 141 197 4.0% 4.2% 6.0%
Boxford 4,493 4,439 4,396 4,367 4,306 4,140 126 133 256 2.8% 3.0% 5.8%
Boylston 2,785 2,767 2,743 2,688 2,650 2,595 97 117 148 3.5% 4.2% 5.4%
Braintree 20,923 20,742 20,393 20,026 19,751 18,986 897 991 1,407 4.3% 4.8% 6.9%
Brewster 5,002 5,090 4,881 4,743 4,826 4,539 259 264 342 5.2% 5.2% 7.0%
Bridgewater 15,209 14,927 14,927 14,528 14,270 13,907 681 657 1,020 4.5% 4.4% 6.8%
Brimfield 2,195 2,171 2,169 2,114 2,084 2,041 81 87 128 3.7% 4.0% 5.9%
Brockton 49,228 48,691 49,254 45,679 44,868 43,727 3,549 3,823 5,527 7.2% 7.9% 11.2%
Brookfield 1,877 1,866 1,877 1,806 1,781 1,744 71 85 133 3.8% 4.6% 7.1%
Brookline 33,612 33,276 32,779 32,571 32,123 30,879 1,041 1,153 1,900 3.1% 3.5% 5.8%
Buckland 945 953 915 913 914 883 32 39 32 3.4% 4.1% 3.5%
Burlington 16,328 16,171 15,907 15,777 15,560 14,957 551 611 950 3.4% 3.8% 6.0%
Cambridge 71,938 71,420 69,925 69,883 68,921 66,253 2,055 2,499 3,672 2.9% 3.5% 5.3%
Canton 12,776 12,701 12,505 12,221 12,053 11,586 555 648 919 4.3% 5.1% 7.3%
Carlisle 2,622 2,587 2,582 2,524 2,489 2,392 98 98 190 3.7% 3.8% 7.4%
Carver 6,841 6,754 6,633 6,533 6,443 6,194 308 311 439 4.5% 4.6% 6.6%
Charlemont 653 653 653 612 612 591 41 41 62 6.3% 6.3% 9.5%
Charlton 8,060 7,975 7,888 7,706 7,598 7,438 354 377 450 4.4% 4.7% 5.7%
Chatham 2,790 2,845 2,746 2,650 2,696 2,536 140 149 210 5.0% 5.2% 7.6%
Chelmsford 19,688 19,492 19,521 18,977 18,696 18,208 711 796 1,313 3.6% 4.1% 6.7%
Chelsea 20,660 20,501 20,533 19,585 19,316 18,568 1,075 1,185 1,965 5.2% 5.8% 9.6%
Cheshire 1,795 1,770 1,774 1,697 1,696 1,663 98 74 111 5.5% 4.2% 6.3%
Chester 753 732 747 713 703 686 40 29 61 5.3% 4.0% 8.2%
Chesterfield 760 750 749 736 725 708 24 25 41 3.2% 3.3% 5.5%
Chicopee 27,894 27,570 27,471 26,073 25,684 25,080 1,821 1,886 2,391 6.5% 6.8% 8.7%
Chilmark 442 483 427 422 462 402 20 21 25 4.5% 4.3% 5.9%
Clarksburg 838 845 873 807 808 822 31 37 51 3.7% 4.4% 5.8%
Clinton 8,345 8,222 8,242 7,904 7,794 7,630 441 428 612 5.3% 5.2% 7.4%
Cohasset 4,339 4,304 4,217 4,199 4,141 3,980 140 163 237 3.2% 3.8% 5.6%
Colrain 1,033 1,025 996 975 969 942 58 56 54 5.6% 5.5% 5.4%
Concord 8,361 8,262 8,247 8,092 7,981 7,672 269 281 575 3.2% 3.4% 7.0%
Conway 1,195 1,185 1,189 1,167 1,149 1,122 28 36 67 2.3% 3.0% 5.6%
Cummington 476 466 463 449 442 432 27 24 31 5.7% 5.2% 6.7%
Dalton 3,261 3,252 3,279 3,086 3,085 3,025 175 167 254 5.4% 5.1% 7.7%
Danvers 15,260 15,095 15,115 14,599 14,381 14,058 661 714 1,057 4.3% 4.7% 7.0%
Dartmouth 18,645 18,493 18,204 17,751 17,571 17,039 894 922 1,165 4.8% 5.0% 6.4%
Dedham 13,672 13,559 13,427 13,093 12,912 12,412 579 647 1,015 4.2% 4.8% 7.6%
Deerfield 3,023 2,960 2,975 2,922 2,878 2,811 101 82 164 3.3% 2.8% 5.5%
Dennis 6,411 6,536 6,323 6,009 6,114 5,751 402 422 572 6.3% 6.5% 9.0%
Dighton 4,272 4,251 4,252 4,095 4,047 3,948 177 204 304 4.1% 4.8% 7.1%
Douglas 5,311 5,250 5,269 5,123 5,051 4,945 188 199 324 3.5% 3.8% 6.1%
Dover 2,875 2,842 2,818 2,782 2,743 2,637 93 99 181 3.2% 3.5% 6.4%
Dracut 18,513 18,328 18,216 17,708 17,446 16,990 805 882 1,226 4.3% 4.8% 6.7%
Dudley 6,433 6,352 6,340 6,143 6,057 5,930 290 295 410 4.5% 4.6% 6.5%
Dunstable 1,932 1,922 1,948 1,885 1,861 1,834 47 61 114 2.4% 3.2% 5.9%
Duxbury 7,774 7,685 7,637 7,463 7,360 7,075 311 325 562 4.0% 4.2% 7.4%
East Bridgewater 8,871 8,726 8,759 8,508 8,357 8,144 363 369 615 4.1% 4.2% 7.0%
East Brookfield 1,226 1,215 1,192 1,165 1,149 1,125 61 66 67 5.0% 5.4% 5.6%
East Longmeadow 8,838 8,727 8,742 8,522 8,395 8,197 316 332 545 3.6% 3.8% 6.2%
Eastham 2,632 2,579 2,633 2,376 2,417 2,273 256 162 360 9.7% 6.3% 13.7%
Easthampton 9,560 9,453 9,522 9,204 9,067 8,854 356 386 668 3.7% 4.1% 7.0%
Easton 14,580 14,352 14,351 14,040 13,791 13,440 540 561 911 3.7% 3.9% 6.3%
Edgartown 2,245 2,374 2,180 2,062 2,259 1,964 183 115 216 8.2% 4.8% 9.9%
Egremont 683 696 695 674 683 668 9 13 27 1.3% 1.9% 3.9%
Erving 985 987 984 948 942 915 37 45 69 3.8% 4.6% 7.0%
Essex 2,300 2,260 2,231 2,215 2,185 2,100 85 75 131 3.7% 3.3% 5.9%
Everett 26,872 26,652 26,752 25,675 25,321 24,341 1,197 1,331 2,411 4.5% 5.0% 9.0%
Fairhaven 9,558 9,473 9,346 9,073 8,981 8,709 485 492 637 5.1% 5.2% 6.8%
Fall River 40,632 40,321 40,391 37,623 37,099 36,484 3,009 3,222 3,907 7.4% 8.0% 9.7%
Falmouth 14,756 15,069 14,586 13,995 14,240 13,393 761 829 1,193 5.2% 5.5% 8.2%
Fitchburg 19,884 19,751 19,964 18,564 18,297 17,817 1,320 1,454 2,147 6.6% 7.4% 10.8%
Florida 405 404 417 381 381 388 24 23 29 5.9% 5.7% 7.0%
Foxborough 10,749 10,587 10,455 10,233 10,092 9,701 516 495 754 4.8% 4.7% 7.2%
Framingham 41,636 41,302 40,690 40,174 39,641 38,187 1,462 1,661 2,503 3.5% 4.0% 6.2%
Franklin 18,851 18,631 18,600 18,104 17,855 17,164 747 776 1,436 4.0% 4.2% 7.7%
Freetown 5,438 5,396 5,333 5,189 5,129 5,003 249 267 330 4.6% 4.9% 6.2%
Gardner 9,894 9,778 9,825 9,301 9,167 8,926 593 611 899 6.0% 6.2% 9.2%
Georgetown 4,792 4,735 4,745 4,635 4,569 4,468 157 166 277 3.3% 3.5% 5.8%
Gill 964 961 938 921 915 890 43 46 48 4.5% 4.8% 5.1%
Gloucester 16,314 16,034 15,874 15,424 15,212 14,623 890 822 1,251 5.5% 5.1% 7.9%
Goshen 646 643 639 638 629 614 8 14 25 1.2% 2.2% 3.9%
Gosnold 46 48 41 43 44 41 3 4 0 6.5% 8.3% 0.0%
Grafton 10,389 10,198 10,191 9,883 9,744 9,539 506 454 652 4.9% 4.5% 6.4%
Granby 3,782 3,715 3,734 3,613 3,559 3,475 169 156 259 4.5% 4.2% 6.9%
Granville 915 889 877 865 852 832 50 37 45 5.5% 4.2% 5.1%
Great Barrington 3,593 3,651 3,648 3,441 3,485 3,407 152 166 241 4.2% 4.5% 6.6%
Greenfield 9,745 9,708 9,625 9,343 9,285 9,024 402 423 601 4.1% 4.4% 6.2%
Groton 6,219 6,170 6,157 6,041 5,952 5,796 178 218 361 2.9% 3.5% 5.9%
Groveland 4,023 3,988 4,014 3,927 3,871 3,785 96 117 229 2.4% 2.9% 5.7%
Hadley 3,051 3,012 3,139 2,953 2,909 2,840 98 103 299 3.2% 3.4% 9.5%
Halifax 4,470 4,397 4,396 4,261 4,202 4,039 209 195 357 4.7% 4.4% 8.1%
Hamilton 4,320 4,293 4,232 4,176 4,118 3,959 144 175 273 3.3% 4.1% 6.5%
Hampden 3,030 2,979 2,962 2,904 2,861 2,794 126 118 168 4.2% 4.0% 5.7%
Hancock 378 374 360 360 360 352 18 14 8 4.8% 3.7% 2.2%
Hanover 7,875 7,799 7,644 7,538 7,435 7,147 337 364 497 4.3% 4.7% 6.5%
Hanson 6,547 6,460 6,431 6,257 6,146 5,989 290 314 442 4.4% 4.9% 6.9%
Hardwick 1,677 1,676 1,664 1,625 1,606 1,580 52 70 84 3.1% 4.2% 5.0%
Harvard 2,824 2,787 2,791 2,729 2,689 2,618 95 98 173 3.4% 3.5% 6.2%
Harwich 5,960 6,018 5,873 5,592 5,690 5,351 368 328 522 6.2% 5.5% 8.9%
Hatfield 1,779 1,762 1,775 1,707 1,682 1,642 72 80 133 4.0% 4.5% 7.5%
Haverhill 35,624 35,231 35,418 33,670 33,191 32,457 1,954 2,040 2,961 5.5% 5.8% 8.4%
Hawley 213 214 205 204 204 197 9 10 8 4.2% 4.7% 3.9%
Heath 370 373 370 362 360 350 8 13 20 2.2% 3.5% 5.4%
Hingham 11,820 11,732 11,585 11,398 11,241 10,806 422 491 779 3.6% 4.2% 6.7%
Hinsdale 972 975 976 914 914 896 58 61 80 6.0% 6.3% 8.2%
Holbrook 6,249 6,203 6,149 5,951 5,870 5,642 298 333 507 4.8% 5.4% 8.2%
Holden 10,670 10,575 10,633 10,290 10,146 9,933 380 429 700 3.6% 4.1% 6.6%
Holland 1,586 1,557 1,560 1,528 1,506 1,475 58 51 85 3.7% 3.3% 5.4%
Holliston 7,685 7,637 7,807 7,397 7,299 7,031 288 338 776 3.7% 4.4% 9.9%
Holyoke 16,554 16,455 16,581 15,278 15,050 14,696 1,276 1,405 1,885 7.7% 8.5% 11.4%
Hopedale 3,108 3,084 3,057 2,978 2,939 2,831 130 145 226 4.2% 4.7% 7.4%
Hopkinton 9,148 9,055 8,967 8,846 8,729 8,408 302 326 559 3.3% 3.6% 6.2%
Hubbardston 2,720 2,665 2,620 2,577 2,541 2,487 143 124 133 5.3% 4.7% 5.1%
Hudson 10,610 10,560 10,427 10,195 10,060 9,691 415 500 736 3.9% 4.7% 7.1%
Hull 6,192 6,126 6,036 5,855 5,774 5,551 337 352 485 5.4% 5.7% 8.0%
Huntington 1,194 1,171 1,176 1,140 1,123 1,096 54 48 80 4.5% 4.1% 6.8%
Ipswich 8,127 8,072 7,867 7,798 7,690 7,393 329 382 474 4.0% 4.7% 6.0%
Kingston 7,662 7,573 7,372 7,254 7,154 6,877 408 419 495 5.3% 5.5% 6.7%
Lakeville 6,637 6,569 6,549 6,341 6,266 6,113 296 303 436 4.5% 4.6% 6.7%
Lancaster 3,970 3,923 3,898 3,804 3,751 3,672 166 172 226 4.2% 4.4% 5.8%
Lanesborough 1,645 1,620 1,606 1,539 1,539 1,509 106 81 97 6.4% 5.0% 6.0%
Lawrence 36,708 36,500 37,568 33,051 32,696 31,983 3,657 3,804 5,585 10.0% 10.4% 14.9%
Lee 3,115 3,072 3,085 2,927 2,926 2,869 188 146 216 6.0% 4.8% 7.0%
Leicester 6,708 6,629 6,663 6,410 6,320 6,187 298 309 476 4.4% 4.7% 7.1%
Lenox 1,780 1,766 1,792 1,670 1,669 1,637 110 97 155 6.2% 5.5% 8.6%
Leominster 22,581 22,318 22,345 21,394 21,085 20,532 1,187 1,233 1,813 5.3% 5.5% 8.1%
Leverett 1,114 1,100 1,102 1,071 1,055 1,030 43 45 72 3.9% 4.1% 6.5%
Lexington 16,384 16,241 16,047 15,834 15,616 15,011 550 625 1,036 3.4% 3.8% 6.5%
Leyden 492 482 477 476 474 460 16 8 17 3.3% 1.7% 3.6%
Lincoln 3,098 3,077 3,028 2,995 2,954 2,840 103 123 188 3.3% 4.0% 6.2%
Littleton 5,785 5,843 5,680 5,612 5,529 5,385 173 314 295 3.0% 5.4% 5.2%
Longmeadow 8,175 8,069 8,086 7,892 7,774 7,591 283 295 495 3.5% 3.7% 6.1%
Lowell 57,336 56,775 56,991 54,132 53,331 51,938 3,204 3,444 5,053 5.6% 6.1% 8.9%
Ludlow 10,887 10,746 10,668 10,346 10,192 9,952 541 554 716 5.0% 5.2% 6.7%
Lunenburg 6,771 6,690 6,633 6,452 6,359 6,192 319 331 441 4.7% 4.9% 6.6%
Lynn 48,226 47,895 48,358 45,246 44,613 43,303 2,980 3,282 5,055 6.2% 6.9% 10.5%
Lynnfield 7,424 7,331 7,291 7,121 7,023 6,751 303 308 540 4.1% 4.2% 7.4%
Malden 34,275 34,074 33,877 32,683 32,233 30,985 1,592 1,841 2,892 4.6% 5.4% 8.5%
Manchester 2,827 2,811 2,744 2,715 2,678 2,574 112 133 170 4.0% 4.7% 6.2%
Mansfield 14,298 14,061 13,830 13,647 13,460 12,938 651 601 892 4.6% 4.3% 6.4%
Marblehead 11,106 10,888 10,925 10,556 10,409 10,103 550 479 822 5.0% 4.4% 7.5%
Marion 2,612 2,647 2,560 2,494 2,538 2,387 118 109 173 4.5% 4.1% 6.8%
Marlborough 23,402 23,089 22,808 22,470 22,172 21,359 932 917 1,449 4.0% 4.0% 6.4%
Marshfield 15,332 15,105 14,962 14,693 14,491 13,930 639 614 1,032 4.2% 4.1% 6.9%
Mashpee 7,665 7,776 7,545 7,250 7,377 6,939 415 399 606 5.4% 5.1% 8.0%
Mattapoisett 3,290 3,268 3,269 3,135 3,103 3,009 155 165 260 4.7% 5.0% 8.0%
Maynard 6,861 6,809 6,735 6,611 6,520 6,268 250 289 467 3.6% 4.2% 6.9%
Medfield 6,926 6,833 6,789 6,688 6,596 6,340 238 237 449 3.4% 3.5% 6.6%
Medford 34,584 34,209 33,737 33,135 32,679 31,414 1,449 1,530 2,323 4.2% 4.5% 6.9%
Medway 7,658 7,571 7,486 7,343 7,242 6,962 315 329 524 4.1% 4.3% 7.0%
Melrose 16,609 16,436 16,272 16,004 15,784 15,172 605 652 1,100 3.6% 4.0% 6.8%
Mendon 3,386 3,316 3,313 3,221 3,178 3,062 165 138 251 4.9% 4.2% 7.6%
Merrimac 4,052 4,015 4,049 3,940 3,884 3,798 112 131 251 2.8% 3.3% 6.2%
Methuen 27,635 27,430 27,650 25,991 25,712 25,152 1,644 1,718 2,498 5.9% 6.3% 9.0%
Middleborough 13,784 13,655 13,451 13,026 12,873 12,558 758 782 893 5.5% 5.7% 6.6%
Middlefield 330 328 318 313 313 307 17 15 11 5.2% 4.6% 3.5%
Middleton 4,740 4,684 4,615 4,548 4,485 4,312 192 199 303 4.1% 4.2% 6.6%
Milford 15,662 15,527 15,266 14,973 14,775 14,233 689 752 1,033 4.4% 4.8% 6.8%
Millbury 8,250 8,174 8,132 7,908 7,797 7,633 342 377 499 4.1% 4.6% 6.1%
Millis 4,493 4,412 4,401 4,307 4,248 4,084 186 164 317 4.1% 3.7% 7.2%
Millville 1,821 1,793 1,786 1,726 1,702 1,674 95 91 112 5.2% 5.1% 6.3%
Milton 14,463 14,273 14,266 13,825 13,634 13,107 638 639 1,159 4.4% 4.5% 8.1%
Monroe 71 73 72 70 70 68 1 3 4 1.4% 4.1% 5.6%
Monson 4,969 4,878 4,830 4,714 4,644 4,535 255 234 295 5.1% 4.8% 6.1%
Montague 4,399 4,386 4,407 4,157 4,131 4,015 242 255 392 5.5% 5.8% 8.9%
Monterey 416 426 414 403 409 399 13 17 15 3.1% 4.0% 3.6%
Montgomery 518 511 505 500 493 481 18 18 24 3.5% 3.5% 4.8%
Mount Washington 79 84 78 78 79 77 1 5 1 1.3% 6.0% 1.3%
Nahant 2,014 1,974 1,964 1,922 1,895 1,839 92 79 125 4.6% 4.0% 6.4%
Nantucket 6,974 7,627 6,850 6,537 7,263 6,299 437 364 551 6.3% 4.8% 8.0%
Natick 20,305 20,134 19,927 19,696 19,435 18,722 609 699 1,205 3.0% 3.5% 6.0%
Needham 16,448 16,292 16,071 15,863 15,645 15,039 585 647 1,032 3.6% 4.0% 6.4%
New Ashford 127 124 128 122 122 120 5 2 8 3.9% 1.6% 6.3%
New Bedford 47,745 47,298 47,053 44,081 43,635 42,314 3,664 3,663 4,739 7.7% 7.7% 10.1%
New Braintree 550 534 536 517 510 499 33 24 37 6.0% 4.5% 6.9%
New Marlborough 782 795 784 756 765 748 26 30 36 3.3% 3.8% 4.6%
New Salem 624 621 611 600 593 583 24 28 28 3.8% 4.5% 4.6%
Newbury 3,851 3,814 3,756 3,693 3,643 3,502 158 171 254 4.1% 4.5% 6.8%
Newburyport 10,054 9,950 10,078 9,761 9,622 9,409 293 328 669 2.9% 3.3% 6.6%
Newton 48,000 47,534 47,098 46,345 45,707 43,937 1,655 1,827 3,161 3.4% 3.8% 6.7%
Norfolk 5,408 5,348 5,248 5,155 5,084 4,887 253 264 361 4.7% 4.9% 6.9%
North Adams 5,836 5,865 6,023 5,406 5,412 5,506 430 453 517 7.4% 7.7% 8.6%
North Andover 16,574 16,432 16,438 15,816 15,646 15,305 758 786 1,133 4.6% 4.8% 6.9%
North Attleborough 16,647 16,411 16,581 15,874 15,653 15,393 773 758 1,188 4.6% 4.6% 7.2%
North Brookfield 2,649 2,625 2,612 2,543 2,507 2,455 106 118 157 4.0% 4.5% 6.0%
North Reading 9,009 8,903 8,788 8,655 8,536 8,206 354 367 582 3.9% 4.1% 6.6%
Northampton 16,345 16,136 16,232 15,773 15,538 15,172 572 598 1,060 3.5% 3.7% 6.5%
Northborough 8,055 7,975 7,984 7,722 7,614 7,454 333 361 530 4.1% 4.5% 6.6%
Northbridge 9,218 9,084 9,092 8,753 8,631 8,449 465 453 643 5.0% 5.0% 7.1%
Northfield 1,792 1,787 1,769 1,733 1,722 1,674 59 65 95 3.3% 3.6% 5.4%
Norton 10,810 10,730 10,789 10,384 10,263 10,011 426 467 778 3.9% 4.4% 7.2%
Norwell 5,337 5,310 5,245 5,128 5,057 4,861 209 253 384 3.9% 4.8% 7.3%
Norwood 16,864 16,720 16,601 16,087 15,865 15,251 777 855 1,350 4.6% 5.1% 8.1%
Oak Bluffs 2,369 2,551 2,273 2,210 2,421 2,105 159 130 168 6.7% 5.1% 7.4%
Oakham 1,097 1,083 1,078 1,053 1,039 1,017 44 44 61 4.0% 4.1% 5.7%
Orange 3,611 3,583 3,596 3,409 3,369 3,313 202 214 283 5.6% 6.0% 7.9%
Orleans 2,756 2,814 2,709 2,638 2,685 2,525 118 129 184 4.3% 4.6% 6.8%
Otis 748 757 756 709 718 702 39 39 54 5.2% 5.2% 7.1%
Oxford 8,406 8,308 8,317 8,023 7,911 7,744 383 397 573 4.6% 4.8% 6.9%
Palmer 6,397 6,316 6,239 5,955 5,866 5,728 442 450 511 6.9% 7.1% 8.2%
Paxton 2,702 2,679 2,698 2,610 2,573 2,519 92 106 179 3.4% 4.0% 6.6%
Peabody 29,040 28,709 28,732 27,583 27,171 26,560 1,457 1,538 2,172 5.0% 5.4% 7.6%
Pelham 713 707 710 697 687 670 16 20 40 2.2% 2.8% 5.6%
Pembroke 10,827 10,671 10,546 10,348 10,206 9,810 479 465 736 4.4% 4.4% 7.0%
Pepperell 7,128 7,059 7,076 6,881 6,796 6,697 247 263 379 3.5% 3.7% 5.4%
Peru 461 467 466 448 448 439 13 19 27 2.8% 4.1% 5.8%
Petersham 707 689 687 667 659 648 40 30 39 5.7% 4.4% 5.7%
Phillipston 977 964 943 934 920 896 43 44 47 4.4% 4.6% 5.0%
Pittsfield 19,933 20,113 20,268 18,642 18,640 18,276 1,291 1,473 1,992 6.5% 7.3% 9.8%
Plainfield 364 369 356 350 351 338 14 18 18 3.8% 4.9% 5.1%
Plainville 5,834 5,773 5,836 5,597 5,519 5,427 237 254 409 4.1% 4.4% 7.0%
Plymouth 33,375 33,011 32,633 31,817 31,379 30,164 1,558 1,632 2,469 4.7% 4.9% 7.6%
Plympton 1,688 1,672 1,624 1,611 1,589 1,527 77 83 97 4.6% 5.0% 6.0%
Princeton 1,952 1,937 1,936 1,883 1,856 1,817 69 81 119 3.5% 4.2% 6.1%
Provincetown 2,195 1,945 2,002 1,773 1,804 1,697 422 141 305 19.2% 7.2% 15.2%
Quincy 55,385 54,856 54,294 52,770 52,043 50,028 2,615 2,813 4,266 4.7% 5.1% 7.9%
Randolph 18,650 18,560 18,429 17,559 17,317 16,646 1,091 1,243 1,783 5.8% 6.7% 9.7%
Raynham 7,685 7,648 7,727 7,346 7,260 7,082 339 388 645 4.4% 5.1% 8.3%
Reading 14,305 14,191 14,095 13,809 13,619 13,092 496 572 1,003 3.5% 4.0% 7.1%
Rehoboth 7,223 7,139 7,130 6,936 6,840 6,726 287 299 404 4.0% 4.2% 5.7%
Revere 29,140 28,912 29,167 27,608 27,228 26,174 1,532 1,684 2,993 5.3% 5.8% 10.3%
Richmond 699 706 694 682 681 668 17 25 26 2.4% 3.5% 3.7%
Rochester 3,368 3,326 3,289 3,218 3,180 3,103 150 146 186 4.5% 4.4% 5.7%
Rockland 10,152 10,051 9,903 9,645 9,512 9,144 507 539 759 5.0% 5.4% 7.7%
Rockport 3,689 3,631 3,589 3,516 3,468 3,333 173 163 256 4.7% 4.5% 7.1%
Rowe 161 167 163 152 153 147 9 14 16 5.6% 8.4% 9.8%
Rowley 3,586 3,568 3,501 3,464 3,417 3,284 122 151 217 3.4% 4.2% 6.2%
Royalston 729 722 714 698 688 670 31 34 44 4.3% 4.7% 6.2%
Russell 1,026 1,013 992 981 967 944 45 46 48 4.4% 4.5% 4.8%
Rutland 4,830 4,796 4,801 4,634 4,569 4,473 196 227 328 4.1% 4.7% 6.8%
Salem 23,765 23,587 23,821 22,623 22,285 21,785 1,142 1,302 2,036 4.8% 5.5% 8.5%
Salisbury 5,856 5,787 5,772 5,578 5,499 5,377 278 288 395 4.7% 5.0% 6.8%
Sandisfield 460 455 453 433 439 429 27 16 24 5.9% 3.5% 5.3%
Sandwich 10,878 11,043 10,671 10,387 10,569 9,941 491 474 730 4.5% 4.3% 6.8%
Saugus 16,289 16,097 15,896 15,296 15,082 14,640 993 1,015 1,256 6.1% 6.3% 7.9%
Savoy 363 362 370 342 342 335 21 20 35 5.8% 5.5% 9.5%
Scituate 9,740 9,674 9,545 9,356 9,227 8,869 384 447 676 3.9% 4.6% 7.1%
Seekonk 8,821 8,716 8,712 8,467 8,349 8,210 354 367 502 4.0% 4.2% 5.8%
Sharon 10,552 10,452 10,231 10,155 10,015 9,628 397 437 603 3.8% 4.2% 5.9%
Sheffield 1,782 1,809 1,797 1,719 1,741 1,702 63 68 95 3.5% 3.8% 5.3%
Shelburne 1,144 1,139 1,139 1,101 1,102 1,064 43 37 75 3.8% 3.2% 6.6%
Sherborn 2,309 2,306 2,268 2,242 2,212 2,126 67 94 142 2.9% 4.1% 6.3%
Shirley 3,075 3,020 3,018 2,918 2,874 2,799 157 146 219 5.1% 4.8% 7.3%
Shrewsbury 21,011 20,816 20,822 20,229 19,946 19,527 782 870 1,295 3.7% 4.2% 6.2%
Shutesbury 1,095 1,089 1,078 1,068 1,052 1,027 27 37 51 2.5% 3.4% 4.7%
Somerset 9,283 9,174 9,179 8,828 8,705 8,560 455 469 619 4.9% 5.1% 6.7%
Somerville 53,056 52,587 51,615 51,322 50,615 48,655 1,734 1,972 2,960 3.3% 3.7% 5.7%
South Hadley 9,733 9,651 9,596 9,309 9,171 8,955 424 480 641 4.4% 5.0% 6.7%
Southampton 3,873 3,798 3,791 3,709 3,653 3,567 164 145 224 4.2% 3.8% 5.9%
Southborough 5,468 5,415 5,414 5,283 5,213 5,022 185 202 392 3.4% 3.7% 7.2%
Southbridge 8,190 8,169 8,156 7,582 7,476 7,319 608 693 837 7.4% 8.5% 10.3%
Southwick 5,674 5,570 5,495 5,379 5,298 5,174 295 272 321 5.2% 4.9% 5.8%
Spencer 6,115 6,060 6,099 5,785 5,704 5,584 330 356 515 5.4% 5.9% 8.4%
Springfield 64,846 64,560 65,257 59,127 58,245 56,875 5,719 6,315 8,382 8.8% 9.8% 12.8%
Sterling 4,411 4,380 4,396 4,248 4,189 4,101 163 191 295 3.7% 4.4% 6.7%
Stockbridge 895 909 909 859 870 851 36 39 58 4.0% 4.3% 6.4%
Stoneham 14,294 14,154 13,923 13,714 13,525 13,001 580 629 922 4.1% 4.4% 6.6%
Stoughton 16,789 16,620 16,308 15,901 15,682 15,075 888 938 1,233 5.3% 5.6% 7.6%
Stow 3,994 3,922 3,932 3,851 3,798 3,651 143 124 281 3.6% 3.2% 7.1%
Sturbridge 5,185 5,103 5,094 4,924 4,855 4,753 261 248 341 5.0% 4.9% 6.7%
Sudbury 9,628 9,506 9,413 9,285 9,162 8,826 343 344 587 3.6% 3.6% 6.2%
Sunderland 2,510 2,495 2,514 2,435 2,399 2,342 75 96 172 3.0% 3.8% 6.8%
Sutton 5,488 5,438 5,413 5,291 5,217 5,107 197 221 306 3.6% 4.1% 5.7%
Swampscott 8,771 8,654 8,671 8,407 8,289 8,046 364 365 625 4.2% 4.2% 7.2%
Swansea 9,873 9,751 9,730 9,433 9,302 9,147 440 449 583 4.5% 4.6% 6.0%
Taunton 30,596 30,350 30,454 28,843 28,505 27,807 1,753 1,845 2,647 5.7% 6.1% 8.7%
Templeton 4,424 4,355 4,311 4,182 4,122 4,014 242 233 297 5.5% 5.4% 6.9%
Tewksbury 17,805 17,638 17,503 17,069 16,817 16,377 736 821 1,126 4.1% 4.7% 6.4%
Tisbury 2,054 2,241 2,091 1,918 2,101 1,827 136 140 264 6.6% 6.2% 12.6%
Tolland 290 290 284 286 282 275 4 8 9 1.4% 2.8% 3.2%
Topsfield 3,610 3,554 3,542 3,482 3,434 3,301 128 120 241 3.5% 3.4% 6.8%
Townsend 5,683 5,589 5,562 5,426 5,346 5,206 257 243 356 4.5% 4.3% 6.4%
Truro 1,233 1,200 1,183 1,102 1,122 1,055 131 78 128 10.6% 6.5% 10.8%
Tyngsborough 7,267 7,208 7,170 6,988 6,885 6,705 279 323 465 3.8% 4.5% 6.5%
Tyringham 159 158 151 142 144 141 17 14 10 10.7% 8.9% 6.6%
Upton 4,391 4,346 4,403 4,236 4,177 4,089 155 169 314 3.5% 3.9% 7.1%
Uxbridge 8,210 8,105 8,092 7,829 7,720 7,557 381 385 535 4.6% 4.8% 6.6%
Wakefield 16,174 16,037 15,779 15,561 15,347 14,753 613 690 1,026 3.8% 4.3% 6.5%
Wales 1,011 1,000 975 944 930 908 67 70 67 6.6% 7.0% 6.9%
Walpole 13,456 13,324 13,233 12,912 12,734 12,241 544 590 992 4.0% 4.4% 7.5%
Waltham 37,977 37,575 37,056 36,551 36,048 34,652 1,426 1,527 2,404 3.8% 4.1% 6.5%
Ware 5,244 5,166 5,208 4,969 4,895 4,779 275 271 429 5.2% 5.2% 8.2%
Wareham 12,282 12,643 12,106 11,622 11,826 11,123 660 817 983 5.4% 6.5% 8.1%
Warren 2,434 2,422 2,407 2,325 2,292 2,244 109 130 163 4.5% 5.4% 6.8%
Warwick 521 518 517 506 500 492 15 18 25 2.9% 3.5% 4.8%
Washington 300 295 303 286 286 281 14 9 22 4.7% 3.1% 7.3%
Watertown 23,246 23,032 22,674 22,423 22,114 21,258 823 918 1,416 3.5% 4.0% 6.2%
Wayland 7,224 7,140 7,084 6,979 6,883 6,617 245 257 467 3.4% 3.6% 6.6%
Webster 8,806 8,709 8,770 8,221 8,106 7,936 585 603 834 6.6% 6.9% 9.5%
Wellesley 13,384 13,220 13,098 12,869 12,691 12,200 515 529 898 3.8% 4.0% 6.9%
Wellfleet 1,656 1,621 1,585 1,487 1,513 1,423 169 108 162 10.2% 6.7% 10.2%
Wendell 464 462 471 448 441 431 16 21 40 3.4% 4.5% 8.5%
Wenham 2,789 2,760 2,694 2,688 2,651 2,549 101 109 145 3.6% 3.9% 5.4%
West Boylston 3,169 3,139 3,169 3,047 3,004 2,941 122 135 228 3.8% 4.3% 7.2%
West Bridgewater 4,013 3,940 3,968 3,817 3,749 3,654 196 191 314 4.9% 4.8% 7.9%
West Brookfield 2,096 2,050 2,037 1,965 1,937 1,897 131 113 140 6.3% 5.5% 6.9%
West Newbury 2,525 2,493 2,476 2,426 2,391 2,338 99 102 138 3.9% 4.1% 5.6%
West Springfield 14,893 14,689 14,700 14,053 13,843 13,517 840 846 1,183 5.6% 5.8% 8.0%
West Stockbridge 738 746 749 716 725 709 22 21 40 3.0% 2.8% 5.3%
West Tisbury 1,424 1,547 1,370 1,375 1,506 1,309 49 41 61 3.4% 2.7% 4.5%
Westborough 10,552 10,461 10,471 10,189 10,047 9,835 363 414 636 3.4% 4.0% 6.1%
Westfield 21,341 21,081 20,852 20,206 19,904 19,436 1,135 1,177 1,416 5.3% 5.6% 6.8%
Westford 13,237 13,053 13,009 12,763 12,574 12,246 474 479 763 3.6% 3.7% 5.9%
Westhampton 1,057 1,054 1,062 1,021 1,006 982 36 48 80 3.4% 4.6% 7.5%
Westminster 4,745 4,705 4,670 4,568 4,502 4,384 177 203 286 3.7% 4.3% 6.1%
Weston 5,557 5,512 5,450 5,373 5,299 5,094 184 213 356 3.3% 3.9% 6.5%
Westport 8,545 8,449 8,470 8,095 7,983 7,850 450 466 620 5.3% 5.5% 7.3%
Westwood 8,481 8,387 8,381 8,209 8,096 7,783 272 291 598 3.2% 3.5% 7.1%
Weymouth 32,632 32,325 31,688 30,926 30,500 29,319 1,706 1,825 2,369 5.2% 5.6% 7.5%
Whately 1,042 1,025 1,016 1,021 1,006 982 21 19 34 2.0% 1.9% 3.3%
Whitman 9,589 9,409 9,371 9,074 8,913 8,686 515 496 685 5.4% 5.3% 7.3%
Wilbraham 7,839 7,721 7,675 7,476 7,364 7,191 363 357 484 4.6% 4.6% 6.3%
Williamsburg 1,465 1,446 1,476 1,393 1,372 1,340 72 74 136 4.9% 5.1% 9.2%
Williamstown 3,113 3,132 3,391 2,985 2,988 3,040 128 144 351 4.1% 4.6% 10.4%
Wilmington 13,234 13,098 12,906 12,689 12,514 12,030 545 584 876 4.1% 4.5% 6.8%
Winchendon 5,752 5,651 5,632 5,452 5,373 5,232 300 278 400 5.2% 4.9% 7.1%
Winchester 11,297 11,217 11,048 10,907 10,757 10,340 390 460 708 3.5% 4.1% 6.4%
Windsor 472 468 470 450 450 441 22 18 29 4.7% 3.8% 6.2%
Winthrop 10,942 10,807 10,747 10,420 10,276 9,878 522 531 869 4.8% 4.9% 8.1%
Woburn 23,862 23,594 23,318 22,848 22,534 21,661 1,014 1,060 1,657 4.2% 4.5% 7.1%
Worcester 92,950 92,334 93,361 87,573 86,347 84,531 5,377 5,987 8,830 5.8% 6.5% 9.5%
Worthington 695 682 676 665 655 640 30 27 36 4.3% 4.0% 5.3%
Wrentham 7,092 7,000 6,869 6,771 6,678 6,419 321 322 450 4.5% 4.6% 6.6%
Yarmouth 11,628 11,734 11,355 10,893 11,084 10,425 735 650 930 6.3% 5.5% 8.2%
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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