Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Nov-2020 Oct-2020 Nov-2019 Nov-2020 Oct-2020 Nov-2019 Nov-2020 Oct-2020 Nov-2019 Nov-2020 Oct-2020 Nov-2019
Massachusetts 3,569,900 3,612,800 3,825,517 3,347,100 3,364,000 3,737,716 222,700 248,800 87,801 6.2% 6.9% 2.3%
Abington 8,784 8,886 9,515 8,248 8,295 9,264 536 591 251 6.1% 6.7% 2.6%
Acton 12,184 12,290 13,220 11,572 11,637 12,996 612 653 224 5.0% 5.3% 1.7%
Acushnet 5,952 5,966 6,358 5,608 5,622 6,179 344 344 179 5.8% 5.8% 2.8%
Adams 3,819 3,899 4,127 3,572 3,600 4,004 247 299 123 6.5% 7.7% 3.0%
Agawam 15,222 15,261 16,686 14,332 14,342 16,284 890 919 402 5.8% 6.0% 2.4%
Alford 225 231 242 220 225 240 5 6 2 2.2% 2.6% 0.8%
Amesbury 9,737 9,882 10,604 9,222 9,314 10,406 515 568 198 5.3% 5.7% 1.9%
Amherst 17,675 17,773 19,425 16,777 16,789 19,062 898 984 363 5.1% 5.5% 1.9%
Andover 17,854 18,059 19,380 16,920 17,015 19,003 934 1,044 377 5.2% 5.8% 1.9%
Aquinnah 186 205 190 172 191 184 14 14 6 7.5% 6.8% 3.2%
Arlington 25,897 26,197 28,035 24,612 24,751 27,642 1,285 1,446 393 5.0% 5.5% 1.4%
Ashburnham 3,521 3,533 3,805 3,329 3,333 3,735 192 200 70 5.5% 5.7% 1.8%
Ashby 1,802 1,818 1,966 1,725 1,734 1,931 77 84 35 4.3% 4.6% 1.8%
Ashfield 1,086 1,083 1,196 1,035 1,036 1,176 51 47 20 4.7% 4.3% 1.7%
Ashland 10,295 10,361 10,944 9,781 9,799 10,745 514 562 199 5.0% 5.4% 1.8%
Athol 5,682 5,713 5,977 5,317 5,318 5,793 365 395 184 6.4% 6.9% 3.1%
Attleborough 24,585 24,884 25,998 23,145 23,251 25,321 1,440 1,633 677 5.9% 6.6% 2.6%
Auburn 9,324 9,270 9,814 8,801 8,748 9,586 523 522 228 5.6% 5.6% 2.3%
Avon 2,650 2,676 2,848 2,477 2,475 2,779 173 201 69 6.5% 7.5% 2.4%
Ayer 4,054 4,087 4,391 3,828 3,849 4,287 226 238 104 5.6% 5.8% 2.4%
Barnstable 21,555 22,423 23,627 20,193 20,878 22,898 1,362 1,545 729 6.3% 6.9% 3.1%
Barre 2,887 2,876 3,060 2,731 2,715 2,975 156 161 85 5.4% 5.6% 2.8%
Becket 856 871 914 797 803 893 59 68 21 6.9% 7.8% 2.3%
Bedford 6,946 6,996 7,484 6,556 6,593 7,363 390 403 121 5.6% 5.8% 1.6%
Belchertown 8,220 8,234 8,978 7,737 7,743 8,791 483 491 187 5.9% 6.0% 2.1%
Bellingham 10,145 10,209 10,719 9,579 9,623 10,480 566 586 239 5.6% 5.7% 2.2%
Belmont 13,475 13,583 14,558 12,745 12,817 14,314 730 766 244 5.4% 5.6% 1.7%
Berkley 3,591 3,590 3,849 3,379 3,382 3,765 212 208 84 5.9% 5.8% 2.2%
Berlin 1,854 1,871 2,018 1,761 1,771 1,978 93 100 40 5.0% 5.3% 2.0%
Bernardston 1,167 1,189 1,263 1,116 1,129 1,227 51 60 36 4.4% 5.0% 2.9%
Beverly 22,844 23,125 24,167 21,587 21,687 23,698 1,257 1,438 469 5.5% 6.2% 1.9%
Billerica 23,202 23,420 25,160 22,014 22,130 24,649 1,188 1,290 511 5.1% 5.5% 2.0%
Blackstone 5,260 5,307 5,596 4,983 5,006 5,452 277 301 144 5.3% 5.7% 2.6%
Blandford 710 720 791 681 682 774 29 38 17 4.1% 5.3% 2.1%
Bolton 2,885 2,930 3,154 2,764 2,779 3,104 121 151 50 4.2% 5.2% 1.6%
Boston 374,873 381,362 401,548 350,121 352,091 393,222 24,752 29,271 8,326 6.6% 7.7% 2.1%
Bourne 9,507 9,903 10,408 8,943 9,246 10,140 564 657 268 5.9% 6.6% 2.6%
Boxborough 3,469 3,487 3,781 3,310 3,329 3,717 159 158 64 4.6% 4.5% 1.7%
Boxford 4,269 4,330 4,640 4,066 4,089 4,567 203 241 73 4.8% 5.6% 1.6%
Boylston 2,701 2,732 2,870 2,584 2,569 2,815 117 163 55 4.3% 6.0% 1.9%
Braintree 19,710 20,007 21,327 18,602 18,707 20,892 1,108 1,300 435 5.6% 6.5% 2.0%
Brewster 4,634 4,792 5,090 4,365 4,513 4,949 269 279 141 5.8% 5.8% 2.8%
Bridgewater 14,363 14,410 15,544 13,563 13,557 15,219 800 853 325 5.6% 5.9% 2.1%
Brimfield 2,193 2,181 2,325 2,094 2,082 2,281 99 99 44 4.5% 4.5% 1.9%
Brockton 47,362 48,044 49,725 43,029 43,007 48,282 4,333 5,037 1,443 9.1% 10.5% 2.9%
Brookfield 1,853 1,842 1,964 1,748 1,738 1,904 105 104 60 5.7% 5.6% 3.1%
Brookline 31,800 32,223 34,504 30,304 30,474 34,034 1,496 1,749 470 4.7% 5.4% 1.4%
Buckland 888 919 974 863 893 961 25 26 13 2.8% 2.8% 1.3%
Burlington 15,439 15,638 16,784 14,690 14,773 16,499 749 865 285 4.9% 5.5% 1.7%
Cambridge 67,720 68,445 73,867 64,837 65,202 72,819 2,883 3,243 1,048 4.3% 4.7% 1.4%
Canton 11,967 12,115 12,911 11,250 11,314 12,635 717 801 276 6.0% 6.6% 2.1%
Carlisle 2,487 2,504 2,668 2,337 2,351 2,625 150 153 43 6.0% 6.1% 1.6%
Carver 6,408 6,478 6,975 6,064 6,098 6,810 344 380 165 5.4% 5.9% 2.4%
Charlemont 625 637 659 576 596 642 49 41 17 7.8% 6.4% 2.6%
Charlton 7,791 7,765 8,289 7,437 7,392 8,101 354 373 188 4.5% 4.8% 2.3%
Chatham 2,666 2,763 2,916 2,503 2,588 2,838 163 175 78 6.1% 6.3% 2.7%
Chelmsford 18,447 18,554 19,900 17,419 17,510 19,504 1,028 1,044 396 5.6% 5.6% 2.0%
Chelsea 19,931 20,293 21,106 18,379 18,483 20,642 1,552 1,810 464 7.8% 8.9% 2.2%
Cheshire 1,739 1,768 1,907 1,652 1,665 1,851 87 103 56 5.0% 5.8% 2.9%
Chester 716 706 779 667 667 758 49 39 21 6.8% 5.5% 2.7%
Chesterfield 718 722 785 685 685 778 33 37 7 4.6% 5.1% 0.9%
Chicopee 26,175 26,377 28,526 24,291 24,308 27,600 1,884 2,069 926 7.2% 7.8% 3.2%
Chilmark 411 454 431 391 436 420 20 18 11 4.9% 4.0% 2.6%
Clarksburg 831 856 878 790 805 859 41 51 19 4.9% 6.0% 2.2%
Clinton 8,129 8,126 8,564 7,650 7,604 8,332 479 522 232 5.9% 6.4% 2.7%
Cohasset 4,077 4,143 4,449 3,891 3,913 4,370 186 230 79 4.6% 5.6% 1.8%
Colrain 957 976 1,033 915 925 1,006 42 51 27 4.4% 5.2% 2.6%
Concord 8,076 8,282 8,701 7,621 7,664 8,559 455 618 142 5.6% 7.5% 1.6%
Conway 1,141 1,137 1,256 1,089 1,090 1,238 52 47 18 4.6% 4.1% 1.4%
Cummington 441 446 483 417 417 473 24 29 10 5.4% 6.5% 2.1%
Dalton 3,211 3,222 3,461 3,010 3,033 3,374 201 189 87 6.3% 5.9% 2.5%
Danvers 15,064 15,279 15,968 14,233 14,298 15,624 831 981 344 5.5% 6.4% 2.2%
Dartmouth 17,768 17,853 19,050 16,849 16,890 18,567 919 963 483 5.2% 5.4% 2.5%
Dedham 12,997 13,177 13,980 12,197 12,266 13,698 800 911 282 6.2% 6.9% 2.0%
Deerfield 2,857 2,878 3,158 2,727 2,728 3,098 130 150 60 4.6% 5.2% 1.9%
Dennis 5,969 6,136 6,499 5,518 5,706 6,258 451 430 241 7.6% 7.0% 3.7%
Dighton 4,062 4,093 4,351 3,822 3,825 4,258 240 268 93 5.9% 6.5% 2.1%
Douglas 5,156 5,124 5,451 4,904 4,875 5,342 252 249 109 4.9% 4.9% 2.0%
Dover 2,712 2,772 2,943 2,569 2,584 2,886 143 188 57 5.3% 6.8% 1.9%
Dracut 17,312 17,565 18,695 16,347 16,433 18,304 965 1,132 391 5.6% 6.4% 2.1%
Dudley 6,275 6,300 6,649 5,951 5,915 6,482 324 385 167 5.2% 6.1% 2.5%
Dunstable 1,874 1,878 1,973 1,784 1,792 1,936 90 86 37 4.8% 4.6% 1.9%
Duxbury 7,375 7,526 7,948 6,932 6,971 7,786 443 555 162 6.0% 7.4% 2.0%
East Bridgewater 8,476 8,495 9,156 7,992 7,988 8,968 484 507 188 5.7% 6.0% 2.1%
East Brookfield 1,181 1,181 1,253 1,129 1,122 1,230 52 59 23 4.4% 5.0% 1.8%
East Longmeadow 8,354 8,381 9,185 7,925 7,930 9,004 429 451 181 5.1% 5.4% 2.0%
Eastham 2,447 2,378 2,581 2,163 2,237 2,453 284 141 128 11.6% 5.9% 5.0%
Easthampton 9,116 9,151 9,960 8,590 8,596 9,760 526 555 200 5.8% 6.1% 2.0%
Easton 13,904 13,984 15,100 13,187 13,181 14,797 717 803 303 5.2% 5.7% 2.0%
Edgartown 2,090 2,286 2,159 1,920 2,140 2,062 170 146 97 8.1% 6.4% 4.5%
Egremont 679 699 728 658 673 717 21 26 11 3.1% 3.7% 1.5%
Erving 946 953 997 892 902 981 54 51 16 5.7% 5.4% 1.6%
Essex 2,153 2,169 2,356 2,050 2,061 2,302 103 108 54 4.8% 5.0% 2.3%
Everett 25,932 26,278 27,492 24,031 24,167 26,990 1,901 2,111 502 7.3% 8.0% 1.8%
Fairhaven 9,094 9,156 9,753 8,592 8,613 9,468 502 543 285 5.5% 5.9% 2.9%
Fall River 39,291 39,770 41,231 36,222 36,389 39,627 3,069 3,381 1,604 7.8% 8.5% 3.9%
Falmouth 13,785 14,362 14,985 12,850 13,286 14,571 935 1,076 414 6.8% 7.5% 2.8%
Fitchburg 19,168 19,349 20,257 17,479 17,500 19,608 1,689 1,849 649 8.8% 9.6% 3.2%
Florida 398 401 416 375 382 408 23 19 8 5.8% 4.7% 1.9%
Foxborough 9,704 9,768 10,457 9,114 9,165 10,236 590 603 221 6.1% 6.2% 2.1%
Framingham 39,329 39,688 41,741 37,371 37,440 41,055 1,958 2,248 686 5.0% 5.7% 1.6%
Franklin 17,487 17,566 18,744 16,368 16,460 18,383 1,119 1,106 361 6.4% 6.3% 1.9%
Freetown 5,149 5,199 5,577 4,891 4,896 5,450 258 303 127 5.0% 5.8% 2.3%
Gardner 9,422 9,455 10,091 8,720 8,730 9,782 702 725 309 7.5% 7.7% 3.1%
Georgetown 4,480 4,550 4,891 4,262 4,304 4,809 218 246 82 4.9% 5.4% 1.7%
Gill 909 910 969 871 880 957 38 30 12 4.2% 3.3% 1.2%
Gloucester 15,273 15,357 16,510 14,291 14,371 16,050 982 986 460 6.4% 6.4% 2.8%
Goshen 613 615 688 593 593 673 20 22 15 3.3% 3.6% 2.2%
Gosnold 40 41 45 40 41 45 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Grafton 10,062 10,160 10,611 9,550 9,493 10,402 512 667 209 5.1% 6.6% 2.0%
Granby 3,570 3,578 3,909 3,368 3,370 3,826 202 208 83 5.7% 5.8% 2.1%
Granville 842 855 943 806 806 916 36 49 27 4.3% 5.7% 2.9%
Great Barrington 3,491 3,613 3,680 3,302 3,380 3,599 189 233 81 5.4% 6.4% 2.2%
Greenfield 9,253 9,449 9,870 8,782 8,880 9,658 471 569 212 5.1% 6.0% 2.1%
Groton 5,873 5,916 6,364 5,587 5,616 6,255 286 300 109 4.9% 5.1% 1.7%
Groveland 3,790 3,860 4,143 3,609 3,645 4,072 181 215 71 4.8% 5.6% 1.7%
Hadley 2,966 2,919 3,157 2,730 2,732 3,102 236 187 55 8.0% 6.4% 1.7%
Halifax 4,231 4,246 4,536 3,949 3,971 4,435 282 275 101 6.7% 6.5% 2.2%
Hamilton 4,111 4,147 4,451 3,896 3,918 4,375 215 229 76 5.2% 5.5% 1.7%
Hampden 2,839 2,836 3,124 2,706 2,708 3,074 133 128 50 4.7% 4.5% 1.6%
Hancock 357 364 402 351 354 394 6 10 8 1.7% 2.7% 2.0%
Hanover 7,353 7,442 7,989 6,965 7,004 7,823 388 438 166 5.3% 5.9% 2.1%
Hanson 6,217 6,227 6,717 5,867 5,864 6,583 350 363 134 5.6% 5.8% 2.0%
Hardwick 1,605 1,613 1,714 1,539 1,539 1,677 66 74 37 4.1% 4.6% 2.2%
Harvard 2,644 2,649 2,864 2,507 2,520 2,807 137 129 57 5.2% 4.9% 2.0%
Harwich 5,535 5,718 6,003 5,126 5,300 5,813 409 418 190 7.4% 7.3% 3.2%
Hatfield 1,698 1,694 1,847 1,593 1,595 1,811 105 99 36 6.2% 5.8% 1.9%
Haverhill 33,277 33,870 35,879 30,948 31,256 34,920 2,329 2,614 959 7.0% 7.7% 2.7%
Hawley 197 205 214 191 198 213 6 7 1 3.0% 3.4% 0.5%
Heath 356 359 384 340 343 374 16 16 10 4.5% 4.5% 2.6%
Hingham 10,852 11,044 11,749 10,246 10,304 11,508 606 740 241 5.6% 6.7% 2.1%
Hinsdale 954 964 1,047 890 897 998 64 67 49 6.7% 7.0% 4.7%
Holbrook 5,923 6,002 6,375 5,526 5,557 6,206 397 445 169 6.7% 7.4% 2.7%
Holden 10,423 10,398 10,964 9,871 9,812 10,752 552 586 212 5.3% 5.6% 1.9%
Holland 1,552 1,553 1,656 1,485 1,476 1,618 67 77 38 4.3% 5.0% 2.3%
Holliston 7,627 7,475 7,843 7,016 7,029 7,708 611 446 135 8.0% 6.0% 1.7%
Holyoke 15,676 15,795 16,779 14,201 14,212 16,136 1,475 1,583 643 9.4% 10.0% 3.8%
Hopedale 3,006 3,046 3,198 2,827 2,832 3,106 179 214 92 6.0% 7.0% 2.9%
Hopkinton 8,720 8,794 9,295 8,283 8,298 9,099 437 496 196 5.0% 5.6% 2.1%
Hubbardston 2,572 2,561 2,751 2,468 2,453 2,688 104 108 63 4.0% 4.2% 2.3%
Hudson 10,272 10,309 10,875 9,698 9,716 10,654 574 593 221 5.6% 5.8% 2.0%
Hull 5,807 5,831 6,259 5,424 5,455 6,092 383 376 167 6.6% 6.4% 2.7%
Huntington 1,123 1,120 1,225 1,060 1,061 1,204 63 59 21 5.6% 5.3% 1.7%
Ipswich 7,613 7,721 8,285 7,240 7,281 8,132 373 440 153 4.9% 5.7% 1.8%
Kingston 7,048 7,143 7,657 6,660 6,698 7,480 388 445 177 5.5% 6.2% 2.3%
Lakeville 6,244 6,257 6,703 5,901 5,907 6,576 343 350 127 5.5% 5.6% 1.9%
Lancaster 3,901 3,906 4,126 3,723 3,700 4,055 178 206 71 4.6% 5.3% 1.7%
Lanesborough 1,581 1,591 1,738 1,504 1,516 1,686 77 75 52 4.9% 4.7% 3.0%
Lawrence 35,234 36,016 36,222 30,856 31,000 34,668 4,378 5,016 1,554 12.4% 13.9% 4.3%
Lee 3,033 3,083 3,298 2,862 2,885 3,209 171 198 89 5.6% 6.4% 2.7%
Leicester 6,597 6,565 6,915 6,222 6,185 6,778 375 380 137 5.7% 5.8% 2.0%
Lenox 1,747 1,785 1,865 1,624 1,637 1,821 123 148 44 7.0% 8.3% 2.4%
Leominster 21,498 21,776 23,092 20,074 20,098 22,519 1,424 1,678 573 6.6% 7.7% 2.5%
Leverett 1,060 1,062 1,160 1,003 1,003 1,139 57 59 21 5.4% 5.6% 1.8%
Lexington 15,796 16,189 17,118 14,977 15,061 16,821 819 1,128 297 5.2% 7.0% 1.7%
Leyden 463 469 502 449 454 493 14 15 9 3.0% 3.2% 1.8%
Lincoln 2,826 2,860 3,065 2,678 2,693 3,008 148 167 57 5.2% 5.8% 1.9%
Littleton 5,400 5,509 5,899 5,170 5,198 5,789 230 311 110 4.3% 5.6% 1.9%
Longmeadow 7,736 7,757 8,503 7,348 7,353 8,349 388 404 154 5.0% 5.2% 1.8%
Lowell 54,076 54,705 57,731 50,097 50,361 56,094 3,979 4,344 1,637 7.4% 7.9% 2.8%
Ludlow 10,235 10,310 11,283 9,670 9,677 10,987 565 633 296 5.5% 6.1% 2.6%
Lunenburg 6,345 6,374 6,901 5,997 6,004 6,728 348 370 173 5.5% 5.8% 2.5%
Lynn 47,044 47,644 48,753 43,068 43,094 47,560 3,976 4,550 1,193 8.5% 9.5% 2.4%
Lynnfield 7,053 7,096 7,579 6,626 6,663 7,441 427 433 138 6.1% 6.1% 1.8%
Malden 32,873 33,396 35,092 30,594 30,767 34,361 2,279 2,629 731 6.9% 7.9% 2.1%
Manchester 2,649 2,686 2,878 2,516 2,531 2,826 133 155 52 5.0% 5.8% 1.8%
Mansfield 13,145 13,342 14,271 12,446 12,516 13,978 699 826 293 5.3% 6.2% 2.1%
Marblehead 10,694 10,900 11,341 10,050 10,056 11,098 644 844 243 6.0% 7.7% 2.1%
Marion 2,404 2,519 2,626 2,268 2,345 2,572 136 174 54 5.7% 6.9% 2.1%
Marlborough 22,532 22,767 23,987 21,394 21,434 23,503 1,138 1,333 484 5.1% 5.9% 2.0%
Marshfield 14,402 14,518 15,583 13,594 13,670 15,267 808 848 316 5.6% 5.8% 2.0%
Mashpee 7,108 7,366 7,752 6,629 6,854 7,517 479 512 235 6.7% 7.0% 3.0%
Mattapoisett 3,161 3,157 3,338 2,955 2,962 3,256 206 195 82 6.5% 6.2% 2.5%
Maynard 6,135 6,156 6,612 5,769 5,801 6,479 366 355 133 6.0% 5.8% 2.0%
Medfield 6,532 6,713 7,043 6,177 6,212 6,938 355 501 105 5.4% 7.5% 1.5%
Medford 32,794 33,144 35,425 30,957 31,131 34,768 1,837 2,013 657 5.6% 6.1% 1.9%
Medway 7,194 7,237 7,780 6,784 6,823 7,620 410 414 160 5.7% 5.7% 2.1%
Melrose 15,803 16,011 17,074 14,936 15,020 16,774 867 991 300 5.5% 6.2% 1.8%
Mendon 3,227 3,292 3,405 3,030 3,036 3,329 197 256 76 6.1% 7.8% 2.2%
Merrimac 3,827 3,870 4,167 3,628 3,664 4,093 199 206 74 5.2% 5.3% 1.8%
Methuen 26,120 26,352 27,870 24,156 24,269 27,141 1,964 2,083 729 7.5% 7.9% 2.6%
Middleborough 12,814 12,928 13,824 12,110 12,121 13,493 704 807 331 5.5% 6.2% 2.4%
Middlefield 310 313 341 301 303 337 9 10 4 2.9% 3.2% 1.2%
Middleton 4,429 4,517 4,800 4,193 4,217 4,709 236 300 91 5.3% 6.6% 1.9%
Milford 14,990 15,084 15,918 14,177 14,203 15,575 813 881 343 5.4% 5.8% 2.2%
Millbury 7,985 7,991 8,478 7,596 7,550 8,274 389 441 204 4.9% 5.5% 2.4%
Millis 4,225 4,264 4,554 3,976 3,998 4,465 249 266 89 5.9% 6.2% 2.0%
Millville 1,751 1,767 1,875 1,664 1,671 1,820 87 96 55 5.0% 5.4% 2.9%
Milton 13,742 13,876 14,691 12,832 12,904 14,412 910 972 279 6.6% 7.0% 1.9%
Monroe 66 68 72 63 66 71 3 2 1 4.5% 2.9% 1.4%
Monson 4,628 4,643 5,112 4,395 4,398 4,994 233 245 118 5.0% 5.3% 2.3%
Montague 4,219 4,282 4,419 3,912 3,956 4,302 307 326 117 7.3% 7.6% 2.6%
Monterey 406 421 441 394 404 430 12 17 11 3.0% 4.0% 2.5%
Montgomery 483 484 536 464 465 527 19 19 9 3.9% 3.9% 1.7%
Mount Washington 78 81 85 77 79 84 1 2 1 1.3% 2.5% 1.2%
Nahant 1,927 1,956 2,059 1,828 1,830 2,019 99 126 40 5.1% 6.4% 1.9%
Nantucket 6,545 7,485 6,688 6,114 7,091 6,440 431 394 248 6.6% 5.3% 3.7%
Natick 19,692 19,826 20,937 18,739 18,773 20,586 953 1,053 351 4.8% 5.3% 1.7%
Needham 15,453 15,793 16,722 14,645 14,727 16,448 808 1,066 274 5.2% 6.7% 1.6%
New Ashford 126 127 141 120 121 134 6 6 7 4.8% 4.7% 5.0%
New Bedford 45,398 45,937 47,903 41,676 41,778 45,925 3,722 4,159 1,978 8.2% 9.1% 4.1%
New Braintree 531 527 561 502 499 547 29 28 14 5.5% 5.3% 2.5%
New Marlborough 763 778 820 735 752 801 28 26 19 3.7% 3.3% 2.3%
New Salem 589 592 627 567 567 618 22 25 9 3.7% 4.2% 1.4%
Newbury 3,619 3,670 3,918 3,423 3,443 3,845 196 227 73 5.4% 6.2% 1.9%
Newburyport 9,447 9,593 10,279 8,924 9,013 10,070 523 580 209 5.5% 6.0% 2.0%
Newton 45,710 46,287 49,357 43,219 43,463 48,540 2,491 2,824 817 5.4% 6.1% 1.7%
Norfolk 5,059 5,091 5,478 4,775 4,802 5,363 284 289 115 5.6% 5.7% 2.1%
North Adams 5,731 5,902 6,007 5,323 5,424 5,788 408 478 219 7.1% 8.1% 3.6%
North Andover 15,645 15,756 16,890 14,752 14,821 16,575 893 935 315 5.7% 5.9% 1.9%
North Attleborough 16,192 16,319 17,059 15,254 15,325 16,688 938 994 371 5.8% 6.1% 2.2%
North Brookfield 2,589 2,583 2,740 2,466 2,451 2,686 123 132 54 4.8% 5.1% 2.0%
North Reading 8,403 8,497 9,090 7,948 7,993 8,927 455 504 163 5.4% 5.9% 1.8%
Northampton 15,544 15,674 17,005 14,715 14,726 16,720 829 948 285 5.3% 6.0% 1.7%
Northborough 7,876 7,885 8,297 7,458 7,413 8,123 418 472 174 5.3% 6.0% 2.1%
Northbridge 8,990 8,997 9,481 8,485 8,434 9,242 505 563 239 5.6% 6.3% 2.5%
Northfield 1,704 1,730 1,824 1,628 1,646 1,791 76 84 33 4.5% 4.9% 1.8%
Norton 10,398 10,487 11,175 9,785 9,794 10,903 613 693 272 5.9% 6.6% 2.4%
Norwell 5,041 5,095 5,435 4,739 4,766 5,323 302 329 112 6.0% 6.5% 2.1%
Norwood 15,778 15,901 16,890 14,719 14,802 16,531 1,059 1,099 359 6.7% 6.9% 2.1%
Oak Bluffs 2,195 2,405 2,319 2,064 2,302 2,217 131 103 102 6.0% 4.3% 4.4%
Oakham 1,069 1,070 1,149 1,021 1,015 1,112 48 55 37 4.5% 5.1% 3.2%
Orange 3,484 3,513 3,661 3,262 3,262 3,554 222 251 107 6.4% 7.1% 2.9%
Orleans 2,570 2,658 2,820 2,424 2,506 2,749 146 152 71 5.7% 5.7% 2.5%
Otis 736 753 767 693 710 756 43 43 11 5.8% 5.7% 1.4%
Oxford 8,217 8,189 8,625 7,769 7,722 8,462 448 467 163 5.5% 5.7% 1.9%
Palmer 5,941 5,950 6,495 5,538 5,542 6,292 403 408 203 6.8% 6.9% 3.1%
Paxton 2,661 2,660 2,806 2,522 2,507 2,747 139 153 59 5.2% 5.8% 2.1%
Peabody 28,534 28,948 30,056 26,823 26,947 29,445 1,711 2,001 611 6.0% 6.9% 2.0%
Pelham 681 691 750 649 649 737 32 42 13 4.7% 6.1% 1.7%
Pembroke 10,147 10,260 10,972 9,565 9,619 10,743 582 641 229 5.7% 6.2% 2.1%
Pepperell 6,838 6,900 7,241 6,539 6,570 7,098 299 330 143 4.4% 4.8% 2.0%
Peru 457 457 503 435 439 488 22 18 15 4.8% 3.9% 3.0%
Petersham 663 675 700 632 632 689 31 43 11 4.7% 6.4% 1.6%
Phillipston 914 921 1,002 877 878 984 37 43 18 4.0% 4.7% 1.8%
Pittsfield 19,798 20,048 21,086 18,232 18,376 20,439 1,566 1,672 647 7.9% 8.3% 3.1%
Plainfield 341 358 370 327 339 365 14 19 5 4.1% 5.3% 1.4%
Plainville 5,667 5,722 5,974 5,344 5,369 5,847 323 353 127 5.7% 6.2% 2.1%
Plymouth 31,098 31,293 33,555 29,160 29,324 32,750 1,938 1,969 805 6.2% 6.3% 2.4%
Plympton 1,566 1,586 1,716 1,492 1,500 1,676 74 86 40 4.7% 5.4% 2.3%
Princeton 1,907 1,899 2,022 1,813 1,802 1,975 94 97 47 4.9% 5.1% 2.3%
Provincetown 1,864 1,795 2,102 1,627 1,682 1,844 237 113 258 12.7% 6.3% 12.3%
Quincy 52,353 53,153 56,256 48,996 49,271 55,027 3,357 3,882 1,229 6.4% 7.3% 2.2%
Randolph 17,701 18,098 18,812 16,301 16,393 18,308 1,400 1,705 504 7.9% 9.4% 2.7%
Raynham 7,355 7,353 7,802 6,847 6,853 7,629 508 500 173 6.9% 6.8% 2.2%
Reading 13,559 13,702 14,579 12,775 12,847 14,348 784 855 231 5.8% 6.2% 1.6%
Rehoboth 6,922 6,956 7,370 6,604 6,634 7,224 318 322 146 4.6% 4.6% 2.0%
Revere 28,316 28,780 29,885 25,965 26,111 29,161 2,351 2,669 724 8.3% 9.3% 2.4%
Richmond 684 691 760 663 668 744 21 23 16 3.1% 3.3% 2.1%
Rochester 3,147 3,170 3,424 3,001 3,003 3,343 146 167 81 4.6% 5.3% 2.4%
Rockland 9,525 9,616 10,278 8,932 8,983 10,032 593 633 246 6.2% 6.6% 2.4%
Rockport 3,468 3,517 3,767 3,267 3,285 3,669 201 232 98 5.8% 6.6% 2.6%
Rowe 156 163 165 144 149 160 12 14 5 7.7% 8.6% 3.0%
Rowley 3,326 3,359 3,626 3,156 3,174 3,545 170 185 81 5.1% 5.5% 2.2%
Royalston 688 686 754 653 653 732 35 33 22 5.1% 4.8% 2.9%
Russell 949 957 1,058 911 912 1,036 38 45 22 4.0% 4.7% 2.1%
Rutland 4,691 4,667 4,947 4,432 4,406 4,828 259 261 119 5.5% 5.6% 2.4%
Salem 23,686 23,951 24,801 22,083 22,185 24,242 1,603 1,766 559 6.8% 7.4% 2.3%
Salisbury 5,410 5,473 5,876 5,101 5,152 5,756 309 321 120 5.7% 5.9% 2.0%
Sandisfield 442 455 472 423 433 461 19 22 11 4.3% 4.8% 2.3%
Sandwich 10,132 10,528 11,085 9,557 9,881 10,837 575 647 248 5.7% 6.1% 2.2%
Saugus 15,504 15,703 16,398 14,518 14,527 16,033 986 1,176 365 6.4% 7.5% 2.2%
Savoy 363 369 386 335 338 376 28 31 10 7.7% 8.4% 2.6%
Scituate 9,165 9,296 9,903 8,635 8,684 9,698 530 612 205 5.8% 6.6% 2.1%
Seekonk 8,497 8,578 9,054 8,105 8,142 8,867 392 436 187 4.6% 5.1% 2.1%
Sharon 9,915 10,032 10,802 9,442 9,495 10,604 473 537 198 4.8% 5.4% 1.8%
Sheffield 1,758 1,802 1,870 1,683 1,723 1,834 75 79 36 4.3% 4.4% 1.9%
Shelburne 1,098 1,144 1,192 1,039 1,075 1,158 59 69 34 5.4% 6.0% 2.9%
Sherborn 2,194 2,216 2,366 2,083 2,094 2,339 111 122 27 5.1% 5.5% 1.1%
Shirley 2,860 2,876 3,085 2,688 2,703 3,010 172 173 75 6.0% 6.0% 2.4%
Shrewsbury 20,277 20,438 21,423 19,267 19,151 20,986 1,010 1,287 437 5.0% 6.3% 2.0%
Shutesbury 1,037 1,059 1,153 997 998 1,133 40 61 20 3.9% 5.8% 1.7%
Somerset 8,997 9,075 9,577 8,512 8,551 9,312 485 524 265 5.4% 5.8% 2.8%
Somerville 50,048 50,520 54,371 47,714 47,983 53,588 2,334 2,537 783 4.7% 5.0% 1.4%
South Hadley 9,193 9,235 10,093 8,690 8,697 9,874 503 538 219 5.5% 5.8% 2.2%
Southampton 3,619 3,634 3,992 3,441 3,443 3,910 178 191 82 4.9% 5.3% 2.1%
Southborough 5,290 5,373 5,567 4,982 4,991 5,473 308 382 94 5.8% 7.1% 1.7%
Southbridge 8,008 8,036 8,293 7,350 7,305 8,005 658 731 288 8.2% 9.1% 3.5%
Southwick 5,248 5,258 5,802 4,996 5,000 5,677 252 258 125 4.8% 4.9% 2.2%
Spencer 6,014 5,974 6,278 5,607 5,573 6,107 407 401 171 6.8% 6.7% 2.7%
Springfield 61,706 62,568 65,522 55,140 55,179 62,651 6,566 7,389 2,871 10.6% 11.8% 4.4%
Sterling 4,346 4,328 4,592 4,113 4,088 4,480 233 240 112 5.4% 5.5% 2.4%
Stockbridge 887 915 935 841 861 917 46 54 18 5.2% 5.9% 1.9%
Stoneham 12,700 12,850 13,729 11,982 12,050 13,458 718 800 271 5.7% 6.2% 2.0%
Stoughton 15,728 15,957 16,950 14,764 14,847 16,582 964 1,110 368 6.1% 7.0% 2.2%
Stow 3,784 3,809 4,083 3,562 3,582 4,000 222 227 83 5.9% 6.0% 2.0%
Sturbridge 5,048 5,050 5,336 4,780 4,751 5,207 268 299 129 5.3% 5.9% 2.4%
Sudbury 9,241 9,414 9,819 8,778 8,794 9,643 463 620 176 5.0% 6.6% 1.8%
Sunderland 2,404 2,391 2,618 2,268 2,270 2,577 136 121 41 5.7% 5.1% 1.6%
Sutton 5,336 5,348 5,649 5,095 5,065 5,550 241 283 99 4.5% 5.3% 1.8%
Swampscott 8,423 8,517 8,925 7,936 7,941 8,764 487 576 161 5.8% 6.8% 1.8%
Swansea 9,459 9,526 10,073 9,000 9,041 9,846 459 485 227 4.9% 5.1% 2.3%
Taunton 29,173 29,560 31,034 27,100 27,125 30,196 2,073 2,435 838 7.1% 8.2% 2.7%
Templeton 4,155 4,175 4,505 3,921 3,926 4,399 234 249 106 5.6% 6.0% 2.4%
Tewksbury 16,688 16,921 18,087 15,807 15,890 17,699 881 1,031 388 5.3% 6.1% 2.1%
Tisbury 2,002 2,169 2,015 1,794 2,000 1,927 208 169 88 10.4% 7.8% 4.4%
Tolland 272 274 306 265 266 302 7 8 4 2.6% 2.9% 1.3%
Topsfield 3,411 3,440 3,672 3,222 3,241 3,619 189 199 53 5.5% 5.8% 1.4%
Townsend 5,293 5,337 5,722 5,012 5,039 5,612 281 298 110 5.3% 5.6% 1.9%
Truro 1,107 1,108 1,247 1,007 1,041 1,141 100 67 106 9.0% 6.0% 8.5%
Tyngsborough 6,735 6,807 7,305 6,372 6,406 7,135 363 401 170 5.4% 5.9% 2.3%
Tyringham 148 149 159 140 144 153 8 5 6 5.4% 3.4% 3.8%
Upton 4,313 4,266 4,529 4,066 4,042 4,429 247 224 100 5.7% 5.3% 2.2%
Uxbridge 7,935 7,904 8,356 7,512 7,466 8,182 423 438 174 5.3% 5.5% 2.1%
Wakefield 15,285 15,483 16,574 14,479 14,560 16,261 806 923 313 5.3% 6.0% 1.9%
Wales 937 942 1,035 884 884 1,004 53 58 31 5.7% 6.2% 3.0%
Walpole 12,757 12,856 13,733 11,979 12,046 13,453 778 810 280 6.1% 6.3% 2.0%
Waltham 36,041 36,328 39,025 34,151 34,343 38,355 1,890 1,985 670 5.2% 5.5% 1.7%
Ware 4,979 4,990 5,428 4,639 4,642 5,271 340 348 157 6.8% 7.0% 2.9%
Wareham 11,394 11,851 12,384 10,626 10,986 12,049 768 865 335 6.7% 7.3% 2.7%
Warren 2,384 2,368 2,541 2,257 2,244 2,459 127 124 82 5.3% 5.2% 3.2%
Warwick 507 505 540 487 487 531 20 18 9 3.9% 3.6% 1.7%
Washington 294 293 318 277 280 311 17 13 7 5.8% 4.4% 2.2%
Watertown 21,911 22,211 23,740 20,804 20,921 23,365 1,107 1,290 375 5.1% 5.8% 1.6%
Wayland 6,864 7,010 7,420 6,495 6,531 7,294 369 479 126 5.4% 6.8% 1.7%
Webster 8,637 8,657 8,962 7,981 7,933 8,693 656 724 269 7.6% 8.4% 3.0%
Wellesley 13,067 13,250 14,115 12,352 12,421 13,872 715 829 243 5.5% 6.3% 1.7%
Wellfleet 1,494 1,503 1,637 1,367 1,413 1,550 127 90 87 8.5% 6.0% 5.3%
Wendell 450 439 482 418 418 475 32 21 7 7.1% 4.8% 1.5%
Wenham 2,611 2,630 2,853 2,496 2,510 2,803 115 120 50 4.4% 4.6% 1.8%
West Boylston 3,175 3,156 3,350 2,995 2,977 3,262 180 179 88 5.7% 5.7% 2.6%
West Bridgewater 3,829 3,809 4,113 3,583 3,582 4,021 246 227 92 6.4% 6.0% 2.2%
West Brookfield 2,039 2,039 2,154 1,928 1,917 2,100 111 122 54 5.4% 6.0% 2.5%
West Newbury 2,325 2,369 2,543 2,218 2,240 2,503 107 129 40 4.6% 5.4% 1.6%
West Springfield 14,020 14,114 15,319 13,089 13,099 14,872 931 1,015 447 6.6% 7.2% 2.9%
West Stockbridge 732 755 773 700 717 763 32 38 10 4.4% 5.0% 1.3%
West Tisbury 1,327 1,474 1,404 1,279 1,426 1,374 48 48 30 3.6% 3.3% 2.1%
Westborough 10,369 10,334 10,949 9,868 9,809 10,749 501 525 200 4.8% 5.1% 1.8%
Westfield 20,005 20,125 22,003 18,885 18,898 21,457 1,120 1,227 546 5.6% 6.1% 2.5%
Westford 12,093 12,232 13,114 11,494 11,555 12,870 599 677 244 5.0% 5.5% 1.9%
Westhampton 1,010 998 1,098 947 947 1,076 63 51 22 6.2% 5.1% 2.0%
Westminster 4,439 4,463 4,836 4,215 4,220 4,728 224 243 108 5.0% 5.4% 2.2%
Weston 5,267 5,404 5,690 4,987 5,016 5,601 280 388 89 5.3% 7.2% 1.6%
Westport 8,248 8,333 8,702 7,761 7,796 8,490 487 537 212 5.9% 6.4% 2.4%
Westwood 7,957 8,039 8,556 7,487 7,529 8,408 470 510 148 5.9% 6.3% 1.7%
Weymouth 30,532 30,913 32,991 28,668 28,829 32,197 1,864 2,084 794 6.1% 6.7% 2.4%
Whately 979 983 1,092 952 953 1,082 27 30 10 2.8% 3.1% 0.9%
Whitman 9,052 9,057 9,793 8,514 8,510 9,554 538 547 239 5.9% 6.0% 2.4%
Wilbraham 7,316 7,354 8,073 6,935 6,940 7,880 381 414 193 5.2% 5.6% 2.4%
Williamsburg 1,406 1,399 1,506 1,300 1,300 1,477 106 99 29 7.5% 7.1% 1.9%
Williamstown 3,397 3,346 3,459 3,118 3,177 3,390 279 169 69 8.2% 5.1% 2.0%
Wilmington 12,693 12,839 13,745 12,000 12,067 13,477 693 772 268 5.5% 6.0% 1.9%
Winchendon 5,416 5,454 5,875 5,105 5,111 5,727 311 343 148 5.7% 6.3% 2.5%
Winchester 10,694 10,963 11,567 10,138 10,196 11,387 556 767 180 5.2% 7.0% 1.6%
Windsor 464 470 504 441 444 494 23 26 10 5.0% 5.5% 2.0%
Winthrop 10,420 10,534 11,192 9,738 9,793 10,937 682 741 255 6.5% 7.0% 2.3%
Woburn 22,580 22,756 24,384 21,278 21,398 23,898 1,302 1,358 486 5.8% 6.0% 2.0%
Worcester 91,756 92,021 95,027 84,823 84,314 92,391 6,933 7,707 2,636 7.6% 8.4% 2.8%
Worthington 650 649 716 621 622 706 29 27 10 4.5% 4.2% 1.4%
Wrentham 6,600 6,655 7,144 6,249 6,284 7,018 351 371 126 5.3% 5.6% 1.8%
Yarmouth 10,776 11,190 11,822 10,042 10,382 11,387 734 808 435 6.8% 7.2% 3.7%
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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