offered by

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
May-2024 Apr-2024 May-2023 May-2024 Apr-2024 May-2023 May-2024 Apr-2024 May-2023 May-2024 Apr-2024 May-2023
Massachusetts 3,800,827 3,791,376 3,723,265 3,657,969 3,672,786 3,605,122 142,858 118,590 118,143 3.8% 3.1% 3.2%
Abington 9,622 9,634 9,433 9,238 9,304 9,114 384 330 319 4.0% 3.4% 3.4%
Acton 13,111 13,087 12,841 12,651 12,741 12,480 460 346 361 3.5% 2.6% 2.8%
Acushnet 6,322 6,319 6,193 6,069 6,092 5,986 253 227 207 4.0% 3.6% 3.3%
Adams 4,048 4,009 3,905 3,868 3,851 3,745 180 158 160 4.4% 3.9% 4.1%
Agawam 15,930 15,938 15,704 15,414 15,499 15,222 516 439 482 3.2% 2.8% 3.1%
Alford 244 238 237 239 235 234 5 3 3 2.0% 1.3% 1.3%
Amesbury 10,504 10,423 10,319 10,190 10,176 10,058 314 247 261 3.0% 2.4% 2.5%
Amherst 19,531 19,437 19,075 18,817 18,920 18,583 714 517 492 3.7% 2.7% 2.6%
Andover 19,439 19,433 19,055 18,760 18,894 18,507 679 539 548 3.5% 2.8% 2.9%
Aquinnah 219 204 209 205 192 203 14 12 6 6.4% 5.9% 2.9%
Arlington 27,752 27,758 27,208 26,905 27,098 26,543 847 660 665 3.1% 2.4% 2.4%
Ashburnham 3,738 3,740 3,663 3,627 3,635 3,561 111 105 102 3.0% 2.8% 2.8%
Ashby 1,929 1,927 1,886 1,870 1,879 1,847 59 48 39 3.1% 2.5% 2.1%
Ashfield 1,152 1,151 1,120 1,120 1,126 1,106 32 25 14 2.8% 2.2% 1.3%
Ashland 10,885 10,881 10,675 10,514 10,578 10,396 371 303 279 3.4% 2.8% 2.6%
Athol 5,936 5,940 5,849 5,693 5,708 5,592 243 232 257 4.1% 3.9% 4.4%
Attleborough 26,003 25,948 25,472 25,020 25,132 24,630 983 816 842 3.8% 3.1% 3.3%
Auburn 9,672 9,646 9,454 9,341 9,388 9,169 331 258 285 3.4% 2.7% 3.0%
Avon 2,779 2,770 2,747 2,655 2,667 2,637 124 103 110 4.5% 3.7% 4.0%
Ayer 4,399 4,389 4,312 4,215 4,234 4,163 184 155 149 4.2% 3.5% 3.5%
Barnstable 24,541 23,836 23,743 23,588 22,990 22,957 953 846 786 3.9% 3.5% 3.3%
Barre 3,011 3,035 2,928 2,904 2,919 2,851 107 116 77 3.6% 3.8% 2.6%
Becket 897 885 878 865 861 837 32 24 41 3.6% 2.7% 4.7%
Bedford 7,412 7,410 7,279 7,167 7,218 7,070 245 192 209 3.3% 2.6% 2.9%
Belchertown 8,657 8,665 8,529 8,417 8,463 8,312 240 202 217 2.8% 2.3% 2.5%
Bellingham 10,754 10,756 10,509 10,373 10,420 10,212 381 336 297 3.5% 3.1% 2.8%
Belmont 14,319 14,292 14,009 13,828 13,927 13,642 491 365 367 3.4% 2.6% 2.6%
Berkley 3,794 3,780 3,739 3,663 3,673 3,633 131 107 106 3.5% 2.8% 2.8%
Berlin 2,334 2,333 2,298 2,253 2,269 2,222 81 64 76 3.5% 2.7% 3.3%
Bernardston 1,212 1,213 1,199 1,179 1,184 1,170 33 29 29 2.7% 2.4% 2.4%
Beverly 23,971 23,909 23,406 23,177 23,280 22,742 794 629 664 3.3% 2.6% 2.8%
Billerica 24,552 24,535 24,093 23,676 23,782 23,388 876 753 705 3.6% 3.1% 2.9%
Blackstone 5,489 5,507 5,375 5,281 5,305 5,199 208 202 176 3.8% 3.7% 3.3%
Blandford 755 761 748 736 740 727 19 21 21 2.5% 2.8% 2.8%
Bolton 3,225 3,220 3,160 3,108 3,130 3,066 117 90 94 3.6% 2.8% 3.0%
Boston 399,854 399,175 392,026 384,887 387,644 379,706 14,967 11,531 12,320 3.7% 2.9% 3.1%
Bourne 10,779 10,438 10,441 10,361 10,099 10,084 418 339 357 3.9% 3.2% 3.4%
Boxborough 3,416 3,419 3,339 3,290 3,314 3,246 126 105 93 3.7% 3.1% 2.8%
Boxford 4,598 4,611 4,531 4,470 4,502 4,410 128 109 121 2.8% 2.4% 2.7%
Boylston 2,877 2,861 2,807 2,779 2,794 2,728 98 67 79 3.4% 2.3% 2.8%
Braintree 21,185 21,208 20,752 20,443 20,590 20,168 742 618 584 3.5% 2.9% 2.8%
Brewster 5,256 5,131 5,100 5,072 4,944 4,936 184 187 164 3.5% 3.6% 3.2%
Bridgewater 15,174 15,092 15,023 14,572 14,637 14,470 602 455 553 4.0% 3.0% 3.7%
Brimfield 2,261 2,265 2,199 2,178 2,189 2,138 83 76 61 3.7% 3.4% 2.8%
Brockton 48,134 48,007 47,588 45,733 45,935 45,413 2,401 2,072 2,175 5.0% 4.3% 4.6%
Brookfield 1,934 1,933 1,872 1,854 1,863 1,820 80 70 52 4.1% 3.6% 2.8%
Brookline 34,285 34,232 33,671 33,297 33,536 32,849 988 696 822 2.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Buckland 992 985 960 961 961 942 31 24 18 3.1% 2.4% 1.9%
Burlington 16,564 16,579 16,254 16,045 16,160 15,829 519 419 425 3.1% 2.5% 2.6%
Cambridge 73,929 73,864 72,519 71,720 72,233 70,754 2,209 1,631 1,765 3.0% 2.2% 2.4%
Canton 13,098 13,082 12,893 12,632 12,723 12,462 466 359 431 3.6% 2.7% 3.3%
Carlisle 2,654 2,656 2,617 2,573 2,592 2,539 81 64 78 3.1% 2.4% 3.0%
Carver 6,920 6,964 6,777 6,687 6,735 6,597 233 229 180 3.4% 3.3% 2.7%
Charlemont 675 678 656 643 643 630 32 35 26 4.7% 5.2% 4.0%
Charlton 8,201 8,203 8,010 7,932 7,973 7,786 269 230 224 3.3% 2.8% 2.8%
Chatham 2,949 2,882 2,865 2,840 2,768 2,764 109 114 101 3.7% 4.0% 3.5%
Chelmsford 19,868 19,824 19,505 19,182 19,268 18,948 686 556 557 3.5% 2.8% 2.9%
Chelsea 20,599 20,619 20,215 19,823 19,965 19,556 776 654 659 3.8% 3.2% 3.3%
Cheshire 1,851 1,845 1,782 1,793 1,785 1,736 58 60 46 3.1% 3.3% 2.6%
Chester 736 733 733 717 721 708 19 12 25 2.6% 1.6% 3.4%
Chesterfield 760 765 745 742 746 732 18 19 13 2.4% 2.5% 1.7%
Chicopee 27,350 27,308 26,860 26,120 26,264 25,795 1,230 1,044 1,065 4.5% 3.8% 4.0%
Chilmark 506 464 493 481 451 476 25 13 17 4.9% 2.8% 3.4%
Clarksburg 870 872 843 833 839 813 37 33 30 4.3% 3.8% 3.6%
Clinton 8,451 8,460 8,236 8,117 8,159 7,968 334 301 268 4.0% 3.6% 3.3%
Cohasset 4,447 4,448 4,362 4,290 4,320 4,232 157 128 130 3.5% 2.9% 3.0%
Colrain 1,003 1,002 992 973 978 966 30 24 26 3.0% 2.4% 2.6%
Concord 8,512 8,506 8,352 8,219 8,278 8,109 293 228 243 3.4% 2.7% 2.9%
Conway 1,208 1,215 1,181 1,177 1,184 1,162 31 31 19 2.6% 2.6% 1.6%
Cummington 472 474 457 451 454 446 21 20 11 4.4% 4.2% 2.4%
Dalton 3,384 3,356 3,263 3,264 3,250 3,160 120 106 103 3.5% 3.2% 3.2%
Danvers 15,745 15,718 15,390 15,220 15,287 14,934 525 431 456 3.3% 2.7% 3.0%
Dartmouth 18,561 18,536 18,194 17,875 17,942 17,629 686 594 565 3.7% 3.2% 3.1%
Dedham 13,959 13,947 13,691 13,474 13,570 13,292 485 377 399 3.5% 2.7% 2.9%
Deerfield 3,064 3,076 3,006 2,976 2,993 2,939 88 83 67 2.9% 2.7% 2.2%
Dennis 6,753 6,591 6,533 6,438 6,274 6,265 315 317 268 4.7% 4.8% 4.1%
Dighton 4,296 4,298 4,251 4,162 4,174 4,128 134 124 123 3.1% 2.9% 2.9%
Douglas 5,487 5,492 5,371 5,325 5,353 5,228 162 139 143 3.0% 2.5% 2.7%
Dover 2,950 2,949 2,887 2,844 2,865 2,806 106 84 81 3.6% 2.8% 2.8%
Dracut 18,400 18,379 18,025 17,711 17,791 17,496 689 588 529 3.7% 3.2% 2.9%
Dudley 6,505 6,535 6,363 6,272 6,304 6,157 233 231 206 3.6% 3.5% 3.2%
Dunstable 1,946 1,948 1,908 1,890 1,899 1,864 56 49 44 2.9% 2.5% 2.3%
Duxbury 7,920 7,905 7,768 7,647 7,702 7,544 273 203 224 3.4% 2.6% 2.9%
East Bridgewater 8,826 8,845 8,731 8,528 8,566 8,469 298 279 262 3.4% 3.2% 3.0%
East Brookfield 1,243 1,244 1,209 1,194 1,200 1,172 49 44 37 3.9% 3.5% 3.1%
East Longmeadow 8,816 8,806 8,647 8,532 8,579 8,426 284 227 221 3.2% 2.6% 2.6%
Eastham 2,644 2,618 2,568 2,539 2,475 2,471 105 143 97 4.0% 5.5% 3.8%
Easthampton 9,534 9,527 9,324 9,225 9,276 9,110 309 251 214 3.2% 2.6% 2.3%
Easton 14,623 14,555 14,398 14,054 14,116 13,955 569 439 443 3.9% 3.0% 3.1%
Edgartown 2,465 2,350 2,437 2,349 2,203 2,328 116 147 109 4.7% 6.3% 4.5%
Egremont 738 719 717 719 706 704 19 13 13 2.6% 1.8% 1.8%
Erving 973 977 959 940 945 934 33 32 25 3.4% 3.3% 2.6%
Essex 2,355 2,361 2,302 2,283 2,300 2,253 72 61 49 3.1% 2.6% 2.1%
Everett 26,940 26,975 26,442 26,097 26,284 25,745 843 691 697 3.1% 2.6% 2.6%
Fairhaven 9,562 9,571 9,413 9,222 9,256 9,095 340 315 318 3.6% 3.3% 3.4%
Fall River 41,149 41,240 40,256 38,932 39,107 38,326 2,217 2,133 1,930 5.4% 5.2% 4.8%
Falmouth 15,611 15,224 15,116 15,028 14,647 14,626 583 577 490 3.7% 3.8% 3.2%
Fitchburg 19,755 19,710 19,284 18,764 18,809 18,425 991 901 859 5.0% 4.6% 4.5%
Florida 408 415 393 394 397 384 14 18 9 3.4% 4.3% 2.3%
Foxborough 10,837 10,858 10,682 10,477 10,553 10,336 360 305 346 3.3% 2.8% 3.2%
Framingham 41,570 41,501 40,837 40,260 40,505 39,808 1,310 996 1,029 3.2% 2.4% 2.5%
Franklin 19,589 19,617 19,154 18,878 19,013 18,623 711 604 531 3.6% 3.1% 2.8%
Freetown 5,451 5,445 5,363 5,247 5,263 5,205 204 182 158 3.7% 3.3% 2.9%
Gardner 9,861 9,826 9,609 9,432 9,454 9,261 429 372 348 4.4% 3.8% 3.6%
Georgetown 4,862 4,841 4,799 4,726 4,719 4,665 136 122 134 2.8% 2.5% 2.8%
Gill 943 946 933 920 924 914 23 22 19 2.4% 2.3% 2.0%
Gloucester 16,531 16,641 16,205 15,851 15,964 15,637 680 677 568 4.1% 4.1% 3.5%
Goshen 657 653 645 642 645 634 15 8 11 2.3% 1.2% 1.7%
Gosnold 47 45 45 46 45 45 1 0 0 2.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Grafton 10,680 10,654 10,416 10,290 10,343 10,101 390 311 315 3.7% 2.9% 3.0%
Granby 3,738 3,752 3,683 3,622 3,642 3,577 116 110 106 3.1% 2.9% 2.9%
Granville 897 897 885 868 873 857 29 24 28 3.2% 2.7% 3.2%
Great Barrington 3,827 3,748 3,724 3,695 3,628 3,621 132 120 103 3.4% 3.2% 2.8%
Greenfield 9,592 9,562 9,477 9,273 9,315 9,208 319 247 269 3.3% 2.6% 2.8%
Groton 6,248 6,222 6,127 6,045 6,072 5,972 203 150 155 3.2% 2.4% 2.5%
Groveland 4,126 4,081 4,058 4,005 4,000 3,953 121 81 105 2.9% 2.0% 2.6%
Hadley 3,047 3,048 2,992 2,966 2,982 2,929 81 66 63 2.7% 2.2% 2.1%
Halifax 4,520 4,513 4,431 4,346 4,377 4,288 174 136 143 3.8% 3.0% 3.2%
Hamilton 4,419 4,429 4,355 4,287 4,317 4,229 132 112 126 3.0% 2.5% 2.9%
Hampden 3,012 3,010 2,963 2,912 2,928 2,876 100 82 87 3.3% 2.7% 2.9%
Hancock 392 388 380 383 381 371 9 7 9 2.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hanover 8,011 8,010 7,877 7,748 7,803 7,644 263 207 233 3.3% 2.6% 3.0%
Hanson 6,509 6,512 6,429 6,280 6,308 6,236 229 204 193 3.5% 3.1% 3.0%
Hardwick 1,704 1,695 1,657 1,650 1,654 1,621 54 41 36 3.2% 2.4% 2.2%
Harvard 2,862 2,848 2,799 2,747 2,759 2,713 115 89 86 4.0% 3.1% 3.1%
Harwich 6,255 6,122 6,065 5,984 5,832 5,823 271 290 242 4.3% 4.7% 4.0%
Hatfield 1,784 1,775 1,747 1,715 1,725 1,694 69 50 53 3.9% 2.8% 3.0%
Haverhill 35,733 35,510 35,059 34,286 34,240 33,844 1,447 1,270 1,215 4.0% 3.6% 3.5%
Hawley 220 219 217 216 216 211 4 3 6 1.8% 1.4% 2.8%
Heath 367 368 362 358 360 355 9 8 7 2.5% 2.2% 1.9%
Hingham 12,143 12,097 11,910 11,690 11,774 11,533 453 323 377 3.7% 2.7% 3.2%
Hinsdale 1,008 1,005 972 969 964 938 39 41 34 3.9% 4.1% 3.5%
Holbrook 6,315 6,321 6,207 6,084 6,127 6,002 231 194 205 3.7% 3.1% 3.3%
Holden 10,907 10,896 10,664 10,579 10,633 10,384 328 263 280 3.0% 2.4% 2.6%
Holland 1,623 1,626 1,576 1,566 1,574 1,537 57 52 39 3.5% 3.2% 2.5%
Holliston 7,697 7,673 7,598 7,450 7,496 7,367 247 177 231 3.2% 2.3% 3.0%
Holyoke 16,205 16,168 15,822 15,313 15,398 15,123 892 770 699 5.5% 4.8% 4.4%
Hopedale 3,113 3,114 3,056 2,998 3,016 2,964 115 98 92 3.7% 3.1% 3.0%
Hopkinton 9,323 9,312 9,171 9,002 9,057 8,901 321 255 270 3.4% 2.7% 2.9%
Hubbardston 2,737 2,741 2,661 2,645 2,658 2,596 92 83 65 3.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hudson 10,591 10,596 10,433 10,221 10,283 10,107 370 313 326 3.5% 3.0% 3.1%
Hull 6,224 6,241 6,098 6,001 6,044 5,920 223 197 178 3.6% 3.2% 2.9%
Huntington 1,187 1,186 1,158 1,143 1,149 1,129 44 37 29 3.7% 3.1% 2.5%
Ipswich 8,238 8,271 8,085 7,994 8,052 7,887 244 219 198 3.0% 2.6% 2.4%
Kingston 7,781 7,799 7,657 7,515 7,569 7,414 266 230 243 3.4% 2.9% 3.2%
Lakeville 6,685 6,640 6,619 6,460 6,479 6,408 225 161 211 3.4% 2.4% 3.2%
Lancaster 3,923 3,924 3,843 3,811 3,830 3,741 112 94 102 2.9% 2.4% 2.7%
Lanesborough 1,691 1,687 1,631 1,632 1,625 1,580 59 62 51 3.5% 3.7% 3.1%
Lawrence 36,250 36,093 35,363 33,837 33,915 33,446 2,413 2,178 1,917 6.7% 6.0% 5.4%
Lee 3,185 3,164 3,082 3,100 3,086 3,001 85 78 81 2.7% 2.5% 2.6%
Leicester 6,803 6,789 6,637 6,564 6,598 6,444 239 191 193 3.5% 2.8% 2.9%
Lenox 1,855 1,828 1,788 1,776 1,768 1,719 79 60 69 4.3% 3.3% 3.9%
Leominster 22,649 22,542 22,067 21,712 21,763 21,320 937 779 747 4.1% 3.5% 3.4%
Leverett 1,113 1,107 1,085 1,079 1,084 1,065 34 23 20 3.1% 2.1% 1.8%
Lexington 16,715 16,696 16,359 16,151 16,267 15,934 564 429 425 3.4% 2.6% 2.6%
Leyden 489 484 482 477 479 473 12 5 9 2.5% 1.0% 1.9%
Lincoln 3,149 3,140 3,080 3,042 3,064 3,001 107 76 79 3.4% 2.4% 2.6%
Littleton 5,889 5,862 5,769 5,666 5,691 5,597 223 171 172 3.8% 2.9% 3.0%
Longmeadow 8,152 8,134 8,039 7,908 7,951 7,809 244 183 230 3.0% 2.2% 2.9%
Lowell 57,085 56,880 55,815 54,461 54,705 53,797 2,624 2,175 2,018 4.6% 3.8% 3.6%
Ludlow 10,756 10,809 10,573 10,357 10,414 10,228 399 395 345 3.7% 3.7% 3.3%
Lunenburg 6,849 6,821 6,675 6,615 6,631 6,496 234 190 179 3.4% 2.8% 2.7%
Lynn 48,513 48,409 47,188 46,460 46,645 45,473 2,053 1,764 1,715 4.2% 3.6% 3.6%
Lynnfield 7,547 7,543 7,427 7,316 7,368 7,217 231 175 210 3.1% 2.3% 2.8%
Malden 34,422 34,420 33,708 33,164 33,401 32,717 1,258 1,019 991 3.7% 3.0% 2.9%
Manchester 2,874 2,860 2,815 2,783 2,803 2,745 91 57 70 3.2% 2.0% 2.5%
Mansfield 14,502 14,516 14,214 14,014 14,115 13,826 488 401 388 3.4% 2.8% 2.7%
Marblehead 11,211 11,155 10,904 10,810 10,853 10,581 401 302 323 3.6% 2.7% 3.0%
Marion 2,770 2,673 2,678 2,669 2,602 2,598 101 71 80 3.6% 2.7% 3.0%
Marlborough 23,276 23,332 22,840 22,502 22,639 22,250 774 693 590 3.3% 3.0% 2.6%
Marshfield 15,602 15,625 15,338 15,086 15,194 14,883 516 431 455 3.3% 2.8% 3.0%
Mashpee 8,117 7,890 7,861 7,778 7,581 7,570 339 309 291 4.2% 3.9% 3.7%
Mattapoisett 3,325 3,318 3,245 3,194 3,206 3,151 131 112 94 3.9% 3.4% 2.9%
Maynard 6,958 6,964 6,815 6,741 6,789 6,650 217 175 165 3.1% 2.5% 2.4%
Medfield 7,118 7,119 6,991 6,877 6,926 6,784 241 193 207 3.4% 2.7% 3.0%
Medford 37,311 37,263 36,551 36,005 36,263 35,520 1,306 1,000 1,031 3.5% 2.7% 2.8%
Medway 7,767 7,756 7,614 7,499 7,553 7,398 268 203 216 3.5% 2.6% 2.8%
Melrose 16,798 16,790 16,473 16,255 16,372 16,036 543 418 437 3.2% 2.5% 2.7%
Mendon 3,367 3,354 3,306 3,256 3,275 3,219 111 79 87 3.3% 2.4% 2.6%
Merrimac 4,136 4,108 4,069 4,013 4,008 3,962 123 100 107 3.0% 2.4% 2.6%
Methuen 27,929 27,835 27,432 26,724 26,786 26,415 1,205 1,049 1,017 4.3% 3.8% 3.7%
Middleborough 13,788 13,765 13,574 13,249 13,288 13,143 539 477 431 3.9% 3.5% 3.2%
Middlefield 345 343 330 336 334 325 9 9 5 2.6% 2.6% 1.5%
Middleton 4,803 4,809 4,709 4,655 4,688 4,592 148 121 117 3.1% 2.5% 2.5%
Milford 15,598 15,577 15,307 15,041 15,132 14,872 557 445 435 3.6% 2.9% 2.8%
Millbury 8,447 8,459 8,258 8,163 8,205 8,013 284 254 245 3.4% 3.0% 3.0%
Millis 4,689 4,693 4,620 4,521 4,554 4,460 168 139 160 3.6% 3.0% 3.5%
Millville 1,830 1,838 1,806 1,770 1,778 1,742 60 60 64 3.3% 3.3% 3.5%
Milton 14,626 14,606 14,377 14,128 14,229 13,938 498 377 439 3.4% 2.6% 3.1%
Monroe 75 76 73 74 74 72 1 2 1 1.3% 2.6% 1.4%
Monson 4,894 4,900 4,799 4,729 4,755 4,670 165 145 129 3.4% 3.0% 2.7%
Montague 4,272 4,281 4,218 4,126 4,145 4,097 146 136 121 3.4% 3.2% 2.9%
Monterey 439 427 431 429 421 421 10 6 10 2.3% 1.4% 2.3%
Montgomery 514 516 510 502 505 496 12 11 14 2.3% 2.1% 2.7%
Mount Washington 85 83 83 83 82 82 2 1 1 2.4% 1.2% 1.2%
Nahant 2,043 2,040 1,976 1,964 1,972 1,923 79 68 53 3.9% 3.3% 2.7%
Nantucket 8,129 7,553 8,034 7,802 7,068 7,692 327 485 342 4.0% 6.4% 4.3%
Natick 20,369 20,326 20,017 19,722 19,842 19,501 647 484 516 3.2% 2.4% 2.6%
Needham 16,900 16,867 16,514 16,320 16,437 16,100 580 430 414 3.4% 2.5% 2.5%
New Ashford 137 134 127 130 130 126 7 4 1 5.1% 3.0% 0.8%
New Bedford 47,323 47,353 46,417 44,804 44,973 44,189 2,519 2,380 2,228 5.3% 5.0% 4.8%
New Braintree 545 551 535 531 534 521 14 17 14 2.6% 3.1% 2.6%
New Marlborough 821 807 802 803 789 787 18 18 15 2.2% 2.2% 1.9%
New Salem 638 639 621 619 621 608 19 18 13 3.0% 2.8% 2.1%
Newbury 3,941 3,943 3,850 3,797 3,824 3,746 144 119 104 3.7% 3.0% 2.7%
Newburyport 10,358 10,270 10,160 10,038 10,025 9,908 320 245 252 3.1% 2.4% 2.5%
Newton 48,660 48,673 47,759 47,129 47,467 46,495 1,531 1,206 1,264 3.1% 2.5% 2.6%
Norfolk 5,431 5,439 5,316 5,250 5,288 5,179 181 151 137 3.3% 2.8% 2.6%
North Adams 5,922 5,900 5,731 5,622 5,663 5,485 300 237 246 5.1% 4.0% 4.3%
North Andover 16,938 16,851 16,637 16,337 16,375 16,149 601 476 488 3.5% 2.8% 2.9%
North Attleborough 17,026 16,998 16,664 16,440 16,514 16,184 586 484 480 3.4% 2.8% 2.9%
North Brookfield 2,718 2,733 2,657 2,619 2,633 2,571 99 100 86 3.6% 3.7% 3.2%
North Reading 9,147 9,159 9,009 8,885 8,949 8,766 262 210 243 2.9% 2.3% 2.7%
Northampton 16,354 16,302 16,023 15,838 15,925 15,641 516 377 382 3.2% 2.3% 2.4%
Northborough 8,224 8,207 8,018 7,920 7,961 7,775 304 246 243 3.7% 3.0% 3.0%
Northbridge 9,296 9,311 9,114 8,988 9,034 8,823 308 277 291 3.3% 3.0% 3.2%
Northfield 1,767 1,767 1,750 1,722 1,730 1,710 45 37 40 2.5% 2.1% 2.3%
Norton 10,896 10,868 10,746 10,475 10,506 10,391 421 362 355 3.9% 3.3% 3.3%
Norwell 5,440 5,444 5,365 5,259 5,297 5,189 181 147 176 3.3% 2.7% 3.3%
Norwood 17,103 17,089 16,784 16,479 16,597 16,258 624 492 526 3.6% 2.9% 3.1%
Oak Bluffs 2,619 2,488 2,565 2,512 2,355 2,489 107 133 76 4.1% 5.3% 3.0%
Oakham 1,119 1,124 1,093 1,081 1,087 1,061 38 37 32 3.4% 3.3% 2.9%
Orange 3,608 3,591 3,552 3,471 3,480 3,409 137 111 143 3.8% 3.1% 4.0%
Orleans 2,940 2,856 2,843 2,829 2,758 2,753 111 98 90 3.8% 3.4% 3.2%
Otis 785 769 771 754 740 739 31 29 32 3.9% 3.8% 4.2%
Oxford 8,499 8,522 8,290 8,227 8,269 8,076 272 253 214 3.2% 3.0% 2.6%
Palmer 6,241 6,283 6,135 5,970 6,003 5,896 271 280 239 4.3% 4.5% 3.9%
Paxton 2,803 2,802 2,749 2,714 2,727 2,664 89 75 85 3.2% 2.7% 3.1%
Peabody 29,765 29,652 29,045 28,730 28,857 28,191 1,035 795 854 3.5% 2.7% 2.9%
Pelham 722 725 699 698 702 689 24 23 10 3.3% 3.2% 1.4%
Pembroke 10,997 11,043 10,802 10,621 10,697 10,478 376 346 324 3.4% 3.1% 3.0%
Pepperell 7,096 7,079 6,927 6,862 6,893 6,765 234 186 162 3.3% 2.6% 2.3%
Peru 489 489 478 477 474 461 12 15 17 2.5% 3.1% 3.6%
Petersham 692 694 681 671 673 659 21 21 22 3.0% 3.0% 3.2%
Phillipston 980 974 965 948 951 931 32 23 34 3.3% 2.4% 3.5%
Pittsfield 20,528 20,330 19,806 19,718 19,631 19,091 810 699 715 3.9% 3.4% 3.6%
Plainfield 376 375 373 369 370 362 7 5 11 1.9% 1.3% 2.9%
Plainville 5,959 5,963 5,840 5,766 5,792 5,677 193 171 163 3.2% 2.9% 2.8%
Plymouth 34,368 34,411 33,817 33,176 33,414 32,730 1,192 997 1,087 3.5% 2.9% 3.2%
Plympton 1,713 1,708 1,689 1,655 1,667 1,632 58 41 57 3.4% 2.4% 3.4%
Princeton 2,001 1,999 1,955 1,939 1,949 1,903 62 50 52 3.1% 2.5% 2.7%
Provincetown 2,080 2,223 2,014 1,895 1,847 1,844 185 376 170 8.9% 16.9% 8.4%
Quincy 56,129 56,077 54,948 54,007 54,394 53,280 2,122 1,683 1,668 3.8% 3.0% 3.0%
Randolph 18,736 18,693 18,341 17,927 18,055 17,686 809 638 655 4.3% 3.4% 3.6%
Raynham 7,753 7,722 7,640 7,442 7,464 7,383 311 258 257 4.0% 3.3% 3.4%
Reading 14,696 14,688 14,441 14,216 14,318 14,025 480 370 416 3.3% 2.5% 2.9%
Rehoboth 7,463 7,472 7,326 7,225 7,258 7,113 238 214 213 3.2% 2.9% 2.9%
Revere 29,093 29,074 28,496 27,899 28,099 27,523 1,194 975 973 4.1% 3.4% 3.4%
Richmond 742 737 714 723 720 700 19 17 14 2.6% 2.3% 2.0%
Rochester 3,389 3,372 3,335 3,270 3,280 3,244 119 92 91 3.5% 2.7% 2.7%
Rockland 10,230 10,266 10,054 9,881 9,951 9,748 349 315 306 3.4% 3.1% 3.0%
Rockport 3,774 3,790 3,669 3,615 3,641 3,567 159 149 102 4.2% 3.9% 2.8%
Rowe 168 164 163 160 160 157 8 4 6 4.8% 2.4% 3.7%
Rowley 3,615 3,617 3,538 3,504 3,529 3,457 111 88 81 3.1% 2.4% 2.3%
Royalston 734 738 718 711 713 699 23 25 19 3.1% 3.4% 2.6%
Russell 1,019 1,021 1,001 985 991 973 34 30 28 3.3% 2.9% 2.8%
Rutland 5,005 4,997 4,876 4,821 4,846 4,732 184 151 144 3.7% 3.0% 3.0%
Salem 24,784 24,701 24,132 23,760 23,865 23,314 1,024 836 818 4.1% 3.4% 3.4%
Salisbury 5,901 5,851 5,771 5,707 5,699 5,633 194 152 138 3.3% 2.6% 2.4%
Sandisfield 473 462 465 461 452 452 12 10 13 2.5% 2.2% 2.8%
Sandwich 11,478 11,119 11,144 11,103 10,822 10,806 375 297 338 3.3% 2.7% 3.0%
Saugus 16,380 16,329 15,975 15,768 15,830 15,433 612 499 542 3.7% 3.1% 3.4%
Savoy 378 374 363 366 364 354 12 10 9 3.2% 2.7% 2.5%
Scituate 10,010 10,004 9,822 9,643 9,712 9,513 367 292 309 3.7% 2.9% 3.1%
Seekonk 9,098 9,096 8,908 8,781 8,821 8,645 317 275 263 3.5% 3.0% 3.0%
Sharon 10,750 10,737 10,545 10,382 10,456 10,242 368 281 303 3.4% 2.6% 2.9%
Sheffield 1,885 1,835 1,825 1,826 1,793 1,790 59 42 35 3.1% 2.3% 1.9%
Shelburne 1,191 1,184 1,159 1,160 1,161 1,137 31 23 22 2.6% 1.9% 1.9%
Sherborn 2,391 2,395 2,350 2,322 2,338 2,290 69 57 60 2.9% 2.4% 2.6%
Shirley 3,027 3,011 2,968 2,906 2,919 2,871 121 92 97 4.0% 3.1% 3.3%
Shrewsbury 21,761 21,700 21,325 21,052 21,160 20,666 709 540 659 3.3% 2.5% 3.1%
Shutesbury 1,098 1,096 1,080 1,074 1,080 1,061 24 16 19 2.2% 1.5% 1.8%
Somerset 9,488 9,470 9,292 9,116 9,157 8,975 372 313 317 3.9% 3.3% 3.4%
Somerville 54,033 54,004 52,942 52,279 52,654 51,575 1,754 1,350 1,367 3.2% 2.5% 2.6%
South Hadley 9,657 9,629 9,485 9,332 9,383 9,216 325 246 269 3.4% 2.6% 2.8%
Southampton 3,848 3,847 3,779 3,730 3,751 3,684 118 96 95 3.1% 2.5% 2.5%
Southborough 5,522 5,505 5,409 5,328 5,360 5,268 194 145 141 3.5% 2.6% 2.6%
Southbridge 8,212 8,198 7,961 7,772 7,812 7,629 440 386 332 5.4% 4.7% 4.2%
Southwick 5,595 5,606 5,495 5,403 5,433 5,336 192 173 159 3.4% 3.1% 2.9%
Spencer 6,188 6,194 6,046 5,943 5,974 5,834 245 220 212 4.0% 3.6% 3.5%
Springfield 63,188 62,814 61,729 59,184 59,511 58,449 4,004 3,303 3,280 6.3% 5.3% 5.3%
Sterling 4,514 4,515 4,422 4,373 4,396 4,293 141 119 129 3.1% 2.6% 2.9%
Stockbridge 946 927 920 915 899 897 31 28 23 3.3% 3.0% 2.5%
Stoneham 14,429 14,422 14,121 13,947 14,047 13,760 482 375 361 3.3% 2.6% 2.6%
Stoughton 16,890 16,924 16,653 16,269 16,386 16,050 621 538 603 3.7% 3.2% 3.6%
Stow 4,048 4,042 3,963 3,913 3,941 3,860 135 101 103 3.3% 2.5% 2.6%
Sturbridge 5,233 5,247 5,119 5,055 5,081 4,962 178 166 157 3.4% 3.2% 3.1%
Sudbury 9,607 9,598 9,437 9,274 9,331 9,170 333 267 267 3.5% 2.8% 2.8%
Sunderland 2,520 2,531 2,483 2,456 2,469 2,425 64 62 58 2.5% 2.4% 2.3%
Sutton 5,637 5,643 5,484 5,448 5,476 5,348 189 167 136 3.4% 3.0% 2.5%
Swampscott 9,028 9,001 8,752 8,703 8,738 8,519 325 263 233 3.6% 2.9% 2.7%
Swansea 10,157 10,174 9,972 9,829 9,874 9,676 328 300 296 3.2% 2.9% 3.0%
Taunton 30,497 30,421 30,103 29,149 29,235 28,916 1,348 1,186 1,187 4.4% 3.9% 3.9%
Templeton 4,422 4,403 4,317 4,260 4,270 4,183 162 133 134 3.7% 3.0% 3.1%
Tewksbury 17,695 17,681 17,357 17,072 17,149 16,864 623 532 493 3.5% 3.0% 2.8%
Tisbury 2,291 2,166 2,272 2,184 2,048 2,164 107 118 108 4.7% 5.4% 4.8%
Tolland 292 293 287 287 289 284 5 4 3 1.7% 1.4% 1.0%
Topsfield 3,690 3,685 3,616 3,576 3,602 3,528 114 83 88 3.1% 2.3% 2.4%
Townsend 5,606 5,616 5,499 5,430 5,454 5,364 176 162 135 3.1% 2.9% 2.5%
Truro 1,259 1,267 1,222 1,178 1,148 1,147 81 119 75 6.4% 9.4% 6.1%
Tyngsborough 7,348 7,355 7,226 7,103 7,135 7,017 245 220 209 3.3% 3.0% 2.9%
Tyringham 154 152 150 151 148 148 3 4 2 1.9% 2.6% 1.3%
Upton 4,533 4,537 4,425 4,377 4,399 4,296 156 138 129 3.4% 3.0% 2.9%
Uxbridge 8,445 8,453 8,237 8,157 8,198 8,007 288 255 230 3.4% 3.0% 2.8%
Wakefield 16,478 16,481 16,183 15,938 16,052 15,723 540 429 460 3.3% 2.6% 2.8%
Wales 984 982 969 945 950 933 39 32 36 4.0% 3.3% 3.7%
Walpole 14,432 14,448 14,153 13,947 14,047 13,760 485 401 393 3.4% 2.8% 2.8%
Waltham 38,461 38,510 37,697 37,173 37,439 36,673 1,288 1,071 1,024 3.3% 2.8% 2.7%
Ware 5,325 5,336 5,222 5,101 5,129 5,038 224 207 184 4.2% 3.9% 3.5%
Wareham 12,978 12,578 12,586 12,452 12,136 12,119 526 442 467 4.1% 3.5% 3.7%
Warren 2,495 2,499 2,421 2,386 2,398 2,342 109 101 79 4.4% 4.0% 3.3%
Warwick 531 531 523 516 517 507 15 14 16 2.8% 2.6% 3.1%
Washington 318 319 304 305 304 295 13 15 9 4.1% 4.7% 3.0%
Watertown 23,837 23,816 23,372 23,080 23,246 22,770 757 570 602 3.2% 2.4% 2.6%
Wayland 7,338 7,330 7,205 7,088 7,139 6,993 250 191 212 3.4% 2.6% 2.9%
Webster 8,816 8,822 8,576 8,408 8,451 8,253 408 371 323 4.6% 4.2% 3.8%
Wellesley 13,653 13,640 13,423 13,184 13,278 13,006 469 362 417 3.4% 2.7% 3.1%
Wellfleet 1,669 1,677 1,624 1,594 1,553 1,551 75 124 73 4.5% 7.4% 4.5%
Wendell 462 468 462 453 456 448 9 12 14 1.9% 2.6% 3.0%
Wenham 2,788 2,784 2,732 2,693 2,713 2,657 95 71 75 3.4% 2.6% 2.7%
West Boylston 3,270 3,250 3,176 3,125 3,141 3,067 145 109 109 4.4% 3.4% 3.4%
West Bridgewater 4,014 4,017 3,943 3,834 3,851 3,807 180 166 136 4.5% 4.1% 3.4%
West Brookfield 2,093 2,106 2,042 2,017 2,027 1,980 76 79 62 3.6% 3.8% 3.0%
West Newbury 2,591 2,562 2,546 2,502 2,499 2,470 89 63 76 3.4% 2.5% 3.0%
West Springfield 14,676 14,649 14,420 14,096 14,174 13,921 580 475 499 4.0% 3.2% 3.5%
West Stockbridge 789 772 770 761 747 746 28 25 24 3.5% 3.2% 3.1%
West Tisbury 1,610 1,512 1,590 1,565 1,467 1,551 45 45 39 2.8% 3.0% 2.5%
Westborough 10,815 10,777 10,571 10,455 10,508 10,263 360 269 308 3.3% 2.5% 2.9%
Westfield 21,127 21,065 20,712 20,282 20,394 20,030 845 671 682 4.0% 3.2% 3.3%
Westford 13,598 13,555 13,314 13,089 13,148 12,930 509 407 384 3.7% 3.0% 2.9%
Westhampton 1,052 1,051 1,033 1,025 1,030 1,012 27 21 21 2.6% 2.0% 2.0%
Westminster 4,874 4,864 4,759 4,709 4,720 4,624 165 144 135 3.4% 3.0% 2.8%
Weston 5,650 5,634 5,512 5,458 5,497 5,385 192 137 127 3.4% 2.4% 2.3%
Westport 8,744 8,744 8,567 8,386 8,424 8,256 358 320 311 4.1% 3.7% 3.6%
Westwood 8,663 8,655 8,517 8,398 8,458 8,285 265 197 232 3.1% 2.3% 2.7%
Weymouth 33,093 33,104 32,463 31,865 32,093 31,436 1,228 1,011 1,027 3.7% 3.1% 3.2%
Whately 1,062 1,061 1,041 1,039 1,045 1,026 23 16 15 2.2% 1.5% 1.4%
Whitman 9,467 9,474 9,355 9,126 9,166 9,062 341 308 293 3.6% 3.3% 3.1%
Wilbraham 7,762 7,769 7,645 7,520 7,561 7,426 242 208 219 3.1% 2.7% 2.9%
Williamsburg 1,463 1,464 1,426 1,401 1,409 1,384 62 55 42 4.2% 3.8% 2.9%
Williamstown 3,303 3,293 3,195 3,185 3,208 3,107 118 85 88 3.6% 2.6% 2.8%
Wilmington 13,346 13,338 13,131 12,905 12,998 12,732 441 340 399 3.3% 2.5% 3.0%
Winchendon 5,715 5,713 5,584 5,519 5,532 5,419 196 181 165 3.4% 3.2% 3.0%
Winchester 11,504 11,494 11,258 11,110 11,190 10,961 394 304 297 3.4% 2.6% 2.6%
Windsor 489 489 474 477 474 461 12 15 13 2.5% 3.1% 2.7%
Winthrop 10,999 10,970 10,795 10,613 10,689 10,471 386 281 324 3.5% 2.6% 3.0%
Woburn 24,191 24,195 23,745 23,343 23,510 23,028 848 685 717 3.5% 2.8% 3.0%
Worcester 93,924 93,506 91,468 89,819 90,279 88,170 4,105 3,227 3,298 4.4% 3.5% 3.6%
Worthington 690 689 676 671 675 663 19 14 13 2.8% 2.0% 1.9%
Wrentham 7,217 7,219 7,064 6,968 7,018 6,875 249 201 189 3.5% 2.8% 2.7%
Yarmouth 12,144 11,842 11,760 11,635 11,340 11,324 509 502 436 4.2% 4.2% 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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