Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
May-2022 Apr-2022 May-2021 May-2022 Apr-2022 May-2021 May-2022 Apr-2022 May-2021 May-2022 Apr-2022 May-2021
Massachusetts 3,724,158 3,721,397 3,721,759 3,598,508 3,597,418 3,506,820 125,650 123,979 214,939 3.4% 3.3% 5.8%
Abington 9,443 9,489 9,415 9,097 9,120 8,781 346 369 634 3.7% 3.9% 6.7%
Acton 12,754 12,731 12,528 12,458 12,489 12,025 296 242 503 2.3% 1.9% 4.0%
Acushnet 6,188 6,167 6,210 5,911 5,908 5,865 277 259 345 4.5% 4.2% 5.6%
Adams 3,909 3,867 3,983 3,690 3,658 3,687 219 209 296 5.6% 5.4% 7.4%
Agawam 16,088 16,125 16,022 15,541 15,568 15,109 547 557 913 3.4% 3.5% 5.7%
Alford 229 227 232 225 221 228 4 6 4 1.7% 2.6% 1.7%
Amesbury 10,336 10,263 10,344 10,031 10,011 9,857 305 252 487 3.0% 2.5% 4.7%
Amherst 19,514 19,478 19,159 18,971 19,005 18,444 543 473 715 2.8% 2.4% 3.7%
Andover 18,976 18,991 18,683 18,474 18,521 17,831 502 470 852 2.6% 2.5% 4.6%
Aquinnah 210 193 203 199 183 195 11 10 8 5.2% 5.2% 3.9%
Arlington 27,069 27,056 26,562 26,495 26,562 25,573 574 494 989 2.1% 1.8% 3.7%
Ashburnham 3,656 3,656 3,684 3,563 3,570 3,507 93 86 177 2.5% 2.4% 4.8%
Ashby 1,928 1,937 1,913 1,878 1,880 1,821 50 57 92 2.6% 2.9% 4.8%
Ashfield 1,147 1,147 1,134 1,129 1,131 1,098 18 16 36 1.6% 1.4% 3.2%
Ashland 10,586 10,596 10,543 10,301 10,330 10,095 285 266 448 2.7% 2.5% 4.2%
Athol 5,848 5,832 6,061 5,615 5,599 5,706 233 233 355 4.0% 4.0% 5.9%
Attleborough 25,369 25,285 25,365 24,540 24,425 23,996 829 860 1,369 3.3% 3.4% 5.4%
Auburn 9,408 9,391 9,517 9,105 9,087 8,988 303 304 529 3.2% 3.2% 5.6%
Avon 2,705 2,715 2,742 2,611 2,616 2,578 94 99 164 3.5% 3.6% 6.0%
Ayer 4,373 4,382 4,352 4,231 4,236 4,104 142 146 248 3.2% 3.3% 5.7%
Barnstable 23,455 22,982 24,153 22,551 22,046 22,676 904 936 1,477 3.9% 4.1% 6.1%
Barre 2,928 2,951 2,952 2,831 2,825 2,795 97 126 157 3.3% 4.3% 5.3%
Becket 863 858 883 825 818 824 38 40 59 4.4% 4.7% 6.7%
Bedford 7,271 7,291 7,118 7,058 7,076 6,812 213 215 306 2.9% 2.9% 4.3%
Belchertown 8,736 8,771 8,608 8,486 8,501 8,250 250 270 358 2.9% 3.1% 4.2%
Bellingham 10,503 10,442 10,467 10,174 10,127 9,949 329 315 518 3.1% 3.0% 4.9%
Belmont 13,960 13,967 13,750 13,618 13,652 13,144 342 315 606 2.4% 2.3% 4.4%
Berkley 3,706 3,698 3,741 3,589 3,595 3,535 117 103 206 3.2% 2.8% 5.5%
Berlin 2,283 2,281 2,229 2,218 2,224 2,141 65 57 88 2.8% 2.5% 3.9%
Bernardston 1,242 1,236 1,264 1,195 1,194 1,180 47 42 84 3.8% 3.4% 6.6%
Beverly 23,004 22,991 23,046 22,335 22,359 21,958 669 632 1,088 2.9% 2.7% 4.7%
Billerica 24,490 24,501 24,121 23,771 23,799 23,054 719 702 1,067 2.9% 2.9% 4.4%
Blackstone 5,356 5,354 5,325 5,180 5,156 5,065 176 198 260 3.3% 3.7% 4.9%
Blandford 761 767 756 742 744 722 19 23 34 2.5% 3.0% 4.5%
Bolton 3,131 3,145 3,084 3,060 3,068 2,954 71 77 130 2.3% 2.4% 4.2%
Boston 391,651 391,570 389,533 379,028 379,987 365,842 12,623 11,583 23,691 3.2% 3.0% 6.1%
Bourne 10,278 10,064 10,596 9,906 9,684 9,961 372 380 635 3.6% 3.8% 6.0%
Boxborough 3,325 3,340 3,242 3,240 3,248 3,128 85 92 114 2.6% 2.8% 3.5%
Boxford 4,501 4,507 4,426 4,402 4,413 4,249 99 94 177 2.2% 2.1% 4.0%
Boylston 2,804 2,791 2,777 2,709 2,704 2,674 95 87 103 3.4% 3.1% 3.7%
Braintree 20,791 20,818 20,646 20,132 20,183 19,431 659 635 1,215 3.2% 3.1% 5.9%
Brewster 5,022 4,930 5,154 4,849 4,740 4,876 173 190 278 3.4% 3.9% 5.4%
Bridgewater 14,862 14,900 14,856 14,332 14,360 14,149 530 540 707 3.6% 3.6% 4.8%
Brimfield 2,200 2,200 2,223 2,123 2,119 2,096 77 81 127 3.5% 3.7% 5.7%
Brockton 47,306 47,364 48,945 44,979 45,066 44,405 2,327 2,298 4,540 4.9% 4.9% 9.3%
Brookfield 1,867 1,854 1,884 1,807 1,803 1,784 60 51 100 3.2% 2.8% 5.3%
Brookline 33,520 33,464 32,814 32,791 32,874 31,650 729 590 1,164 2.2% 1.8% 3.5%
Buckland 986 966 969 959 945 926 27 21 43 2.7% 2.2% 4.4%
Burlington 16,255 16,251 15,903 15,801 15,841 15,251 454 410 652 2.8% 2.5% 4.1%
Cambridge 72,257 72,179 70,658 70,628 70,806 68,171 1,629 1,373 2,487 2.3% 1.9% 3.5%
Canton 12,843 12,861 12,598 12,440 12,472 12,007 403 389 591 3.1% 3.0% 4.7%
Carlisle 2,588 2,595 2,537 2,534 2,541 2,446 54 54 91 2.1% 2.1% 3.6%
Carver 6,836 6,906 6,718 6,585 6,602 6,356 251 304 362 3.7% 4.4% 5.4%
Charlemont 663 659 663 641 632 619 22 27 44 3.3% 4.1% 6.6%
Charlton 7,992 7,978 8,045 7,732 7,716 7,632 260 262 413 3.3% 3.3% 5.1%
Chatham 2,843 2,792 2,914 2,715 2,654 2,730 128 138 184 4.5% 4.9% 6.3%
Chelmsford 19,784 19,781 19,516 19,259 19,282 18,678 525 499 838 2.7% 2.5% 4.3%
Chelsea 20,255 20,348 20,365 19,521 19,570 18,842 734 778 1,523 3.6% 3.8% 7.5%
Cheshire 1,800 1,815 1,838 1,711 1,696 1,709 89 119 129 4.9% 6.6% 7.0%
Chester 756 754 733 722 724 702 34 30 31 4.5% 4.0% 4.2%
Chesterfield 765 776 757 748 749 727 17 27 30 2.2% 3.5% 4.0%
Chicopee 27,550 27,592 27,694 26,335 26,381 25,602 1,215 1,211 2,092 4.4% 4.4% 7.6%
Chilmark 484 448 495 466 428 457 18 20 38 3.7% 4.5% 7.7%
Clarksburg 824 830 869 796 794 819 28 36 50 3.4% 4.3% 5.8%
Clinton 8,204 8,187 8,312 7,913 7,897 7,811 291 290 501 3.5% 3.5% 6.0%
Cohasset 4,321 4,337 4,252 4,224 4,235 4,077 97 102 175 2.2% 2.4% 4.1%
Colrain 1,011 1,012 1,052 987 986 974 24 26 78 2.4% 2.6% 7.4%
Concord 8,300 8,301 8,163 8,094 8,115 7,813 206 186 350 2.5% 2.2% 4.3%
Conway 1,220 1,222 1,186 1,187 1,189 1,154 33 33 32 2.7% 2.7% 2.7%
Cummington 473 481 466 455 456 442 18 25 24 3.8% 5.2% 5.2%
Dalton 3,245 3,192 3,301 3,114 3,087 3,111 131 105 190 4.0% 3.3% 5.8%
Danvers 15,174 15,157 15,245 14,667 14,683 14,419 507 474 826 3.3% 3.1% 5.4%
Dartmouth 18,086 18,120 18,166 17,410 17,400 17,275 676 720 891 3.7% 4.0% 4.9%
Dedham 13,707 13,706 13,546 13,269 13,302 12,807 438 404 739 3.2% 2.9% 5.5%
Deerfield 3,083 3,092 3,028 3,001 3,006 2,917 82 86 111 2.7% 2.8% 3.7%
Dennis 6,456 6,357 6,677 6,155 6,017 6,189 301 340 488 4.7% 5.3% 7.3%
Dighton 4,210 4,236 4,226 4,077 4,084 4,016 133 152 210 3.2% 3.6% 5.0%
Douglas 5,346 5,331 5,371 5,191 5,181 5,124 155 150 247 2.9% 2.8% 4.6%
Dover 2,881 2,879 2,822 2,801 2,808 2,704 80 71 118 2.8% 2.5% 4.2%
Dracut 18,327 18,362 18,287 17,782 17,803 17,246 545 559 1,041 3.0% 3.0% 5.7%
Dudley 6,351 6,354 6,419 6,114 6,101 6,035 237 253 384 3.7% 4.0% 6.0%
Dunstable 1,936 1,942 1,912 1,891 1,895 1,852 45 47 60 2.3% 2.4% 3.1%
Duxbury 7,769 7,780 7,655 7,531 7,550 7,269 238 230 386 3.1% 3.0% 5.0%
East Bridgewater 8,678 8,705 8,693 8,388 8,404 8,281 290 301 412 3.3% 3.5% 4.7%
East Brookfield 1,212 1,213 1,223 1,164 1,161 1,148 48 52 75 4.0% 4.3% 6.1%
East Longmeadow 8,861 8,862 8,737 8,602 8,617 8,363 259 245 374 2.9% 2.8% 4.3%
Eastham 2,546 2,519 2,611 2,428 2,373 2,441 118 146 170 4.6% 5.8% 6.5%
Easthampton 9,572 9,562 9,494 9,301 9,317 9,042 271 245 452 2.8% 2.6% 4.8%
Easton 14,293 14,300 14,274 13,822 13,849 13,646 471 451 628 3.3% 3.2% 4.4%
Edgartown 2,402 2,248 2,381 2,279 2,092 2,233 123 156 148 5.1% 6.9% 6.2%
Egremont 690 673 711 678 664 685 12 9 26 1.7% 1.3% 3.7%
Erving 981 983 1,008 953 953 941 28 30 67 2.9% 3.1% 6.6%
Essex 2,300 2,305 2,248 2,249 2,254 2,170 51 51 78 2.2% 2.2% 3.5%
Everett 26,456 26,494 26,480 25,699 25,764 24,805 757 730 1,675 2.9% 2.8% 6.3%
Fairhaven 9,323 9,354 9,403 8,982 8,977 8,912 341 377 491 3.7% 4.0% 5.2%
Fall River 40,376 40,374 41,049 38,185 38,007 37,339 2,191 2,367 3,710 5.4% 5.9% 9.0%
Falmouth 14,956 14,655 15,456 14,367 14,045 14,447 589 610 1,009 3.9% 4.2% 6.5%
Fitchburg 19,423 19,493 19,830 18,437 18,472 18,143 986 1,021 1,687 5.1% 5.2% 8.5%
Florida 389 396 409 376 376 387 13 20 22 3.3% 5.1% 5.4%
Foxborough 10,616 10,630 10,442 10,318 10,344 9,959 298 286 483 2.8% 2.7% 4.6%
Framingham 40,458 40,502 40,426 39,445 39,554 38,655 1,013 948 1,771 2.5% 2.3% 4.4%
Franklin 19,125 19,153 18,804 18,590 18,637 17,943 535 516 861 2.8% 2.7% 4.6%
Freetown 5,336 5,361 5,322 5,141 5,150 5,064 195 211 258 3.7% 3.9% 4.8%
Gardner 9,675 9,683 9,850 9,267 9,285 9,120 408 398 730 4.2% 4.1% 7.4%
Georgetown 4,795 4,788 4,785 4,652 4,643 4,571 143 145 214 3.0% 3.0% 4.5%
Gill 962 969 965 933 932 921 29 37 44 3.0% 3.8% 4.6%
Gloucester 16,269 16,356 16,118 15,609 15,649 15,066 660 707 1,052 4.1% 4.3% 6.5%
Goshen 658 656 652 647 648 629 11 8 23 1.7% 1.2% 3.5%
Gosnold 45 43 45 44 43 44 1 0 1 2.2% 0.0% 2.2%
Grafton 10,340 10,323 10,368 10,031 10,010 9,901 309 313 467 3.0% 3.0% 4.5%
Granby 3,745 3,756 3,676 3,652 3,659 3,551 93 97 125 2.5% 2.6% 3.4%
Granville 901 902 900 875 877 851 26 25 49 2.9% 2.8% 5.4%
Great Barrington 3,602 3,533 3,736 3,488 3,415 3,520 114 118 216 3.2% 3.3% 5.8%
Greenfield 9,707 9,669 9,775 9,400 9,393 9,284 307 276 491 3.2% 2.9% 5.0%
Groton 6,214 6,209 6,107 6,069 6,077 5,886 145 132 221 2.3% 2.1% 3.6%
Groveland 4,056 4,055 4,034 3,943 3,935 3,874 113 120 160 2.8% 3.0% 4.0%
Hadley 3,063 3,064 3,032 2,990 2,996 2,907 73 68 125 2.4% 2.2% 4.1%
Halifax 4,439 4,461 4,345 4,280 4,291 4,131 159 170 214 3.6% 3.8% 4.9%
Hamilton 4,332 4,349 4,239 4,221 4,232 4,074 111 117 165 2.6% 2.7% 3.9%
Hampden 3,028 3,052 3,001 2,936 2,941 2,854 92 111 147 3.0% 3.6% 4.9%
Hancock 371 372 376 366 362 365 5 10 11 1.3% 2.7% 2.9%
Hanover 7,868 7,879 7,774 7,630 7,649 7,365 238 230 409 3.0% 2.9% 5.3%
Hanson 6,423 6,426 6,400 6,177 6,189 6,098 246 237 302 3.8% 3.7% 4.7%
Hardwick 1,669 1,667 1,739 1,627 1,623 1,654 42 44 85 2.5% 2.6% 4.9%
Harvard 2,838 2,832 2,778 2,758 2,761 2,675 80 71 103 2.8% 2.5% 3.7%
Harwich 5,989 5,882 6,177 5,721 5,592 5,752 268 290 425 4.5% 4.9% 6.9%
Hatfield 1,771 1,778 1,762 1,729 1,732 1,681 42 46 81 2.4% 2.6% 4.6%
Haverhill 34,989 34,930 35,582 33,753 33,684 33,164 1,236 1,246 2,418 3.5% 3.6% 6.8%
Hawley 218 218 216 215 212 208 3 6 8 1.4% 2.8% 3.7%
Heath 373 373 372 363 363 358 10 10 14 2.7% 2.7% 3.8%
Hingham 11,850 11,855 11,715 11,512 11,542 11,112 338 313 603 2.9% 2.6% 5.1%
Hinsdale 999 979 987 924 916 923 75 63 64 7.5% 6.4% 6.5%
Holbrook 6,211 6,246 6,241 5,991 6,006 5,783 220 240 458 3.5% 3.8% 7.3%
Holden 10,586 10,542 10,600 10,312 10,291 10,179 274 251 421 2.6% 2.4% 4.0%
Holland 1,583 1,588 1,598 1,526 1,523 1,506 57 65 92 3.6% 4.1% 5.8%
Holliston 7,498 7,526 7,470 7,299 7,320 7,153 199 206 317 2.7% 2.7% 4.2%
Holyoke 16,305 16,365 16,591 15,439 15,467 15,010 866 898 1,581 5.3% 5.5% 9.5%
Hopedale 3,033 3,029 3,065 2,937 2,945 2,878 96 84 187 3.2% 2.8% 6.1%
Hopkinton 9,065 9,064 9,024 8,820 8,844 8,643 245 220 381 2.7% 2.4% 4.2%
Hubbardston 2,678 2,671 2,672 2,578 2,573 2,545 100 98 127 3.7% 3.7% 4.8%
Hudson 10,316 10,356 10,315 10,014 10,042 9,814 302 314 501 2.9% 3.0% 4.9%
Hull 6,149 6,143 6,094 5,909 5,924 5,704 240 219 390 3.9% 3.6% 6.4%
Huntington 1,203 1,200 1,183 1,152 1,154 1,120 51 46 63 4.2% 3.8% 5.3%
Ipswich 8,079 8,084 7,941 7,873 7,893 7,599 206 191 342 2.5% 2.4% 4.3%
Kingston 7,653 7,692 7,540 7,401 7,420 7,143 252 272 397 3.3% 3.5% 5.3%
Lakeville 6,541 6,518 6,560 6,330 6,340 6,234 211 178 326 3.2% 2.7% 5.0%
Lancaster 3,809 3,799 3,820 3,715 3,707 3,667 94 92 153 2.5% 2.4% 4.0%
Lanesborough 1,637 1,609 1,654 1,557 1,543 1,556 80 66 98 4.9% 4.1% 5.9%
Lawrence 35,921 35,807 37,265 33,478 33,302 32,320 2,443 2,505 4,945 6.8% 7.0% 13.3%
Lee 3,057 3,048 3,106 2,957 2,931 2,954 100 117 152 3.3% 3.8% 4.9%
Leicester 6,607 6,592 6,682 6,399 6,386 6,316 208 206 366 3.1% 3.1% 5.5%
Lenox 1,766 1,749 1,820 1,694 1,679 1,693 72 70 127 4.1% 4.0% 7.0%
Leominster 22,209 22,315 22,443 21,333 21,374 20,993 876 941 1,450 3.9% 4.2% 6.5%
Leverett 1,115 1,119 1,113 1,087 1,089 1,057 28 30 56 2.5% 2.7% 5.0%
Lexington 16,320 16,310 15,978 15,905 15,946 15,352 415 364 626 2.5% 2.2% 3.9%
Leyden 500 489 486 483 483 477 17 6 9 3.4% 1.2% 1.9%
Lincoln 3,066 3,063 3,009 2,996 3,003 2,891 70 60 118 2.3% 2.0% 3.9%
Littleton 5,815 5,818 5,725 5,688 5,695 5,517 127 123 208 2.2% 2.1% 3.6%
Longmeadow 8,175 8,160 8,107 7,973 7,987 7,751 202 173 356 2.5% 2.1% 4.4%
Lowell 56,886 56,932 57,351 54,679 54,743 53,031 2,207 2,189 4,320 3.9% 3.8% 7.5%
Ludlow 10,858 10,905 10,802 10,442 10,461 10,152 416 444 650 3.8% 4.1% 6.0%
Lunenburg 6,719 6,729 6,722 6,500 6,512 6,396 219 217 326 3.3% 3.2% 4.8%
Lynn 47,201 47,142 47,911 45,011 44,972 43,899 2,190 2,170 4,012 4.6% 4.6% 8.4%
Lynnfield 7,372 7,392 7,278 7,204 7,223 6,954 168 169 324 2.3% 2.3% 4.5%
Malden 33,752 33,834 33,835 32,659 32,741 31,523 1,093 1,093 2,312 3.2% 3.2% 6.8%
Manchester 2,820 2,814 2,766 2,740 2,747 2,645 80 67 121 2.8% 2.4% 4.4%
Mansfield 14,188 14,235 13,944 13,801 13,836 13,321 387 399 623 2.7% 2.8% 4.5%
Marblehead 10,770 10,764 10,736 10,473 10,464 10,214 297 300 522 2.8% 2.8% 4.9%
Marion 2,636 2,572 2,712 2,552 2,495 2,566 84 77 146 3.2% 3.0% 5.4%
Marlborough 22,691 22,770 22,703 22,046 22,108 21,605 645 662 1,098 2.8% 2.9% 4.8%
Marshfield 15,322 15,373 14,990 14,856 14,894 14,339 466 479 651 3.0% 3.1% 4.3%
Mashpee 7,741 7,590 7,949 7,436 7,269 7,477 305 321 472 3.9% 4.2% 5.9%
Mattapoisett 3,221 3,220 3,253 3,111 3,110 3,087 110 110 166 3.4% 3.4% 5.1%
Maynard 6,827 6,849 6,682 6,638 6,655 6,407 189 194 275 2.8% 2.8% 4.1%
Medfield 6,944 6,955 6,822 6,772 6,789 6,537 172 166 285 2.5% 2.4% 4.2%
Medford 36,475 36,510 35,963 35,457 35,546 34,223 1,018 964 1,740 2.8% 2.6% 4.8%
Medway 7,599 7,628 7,525 7,385 7,404 7,128 214 224 397 2.8% 2.9% 5.3%
Melrose 16,414 16,440 16,146 16,008 16,048 15,451 406 392 695 2.5% 2.4% 4.3%
Mendon 3,293 3,292 3,298 3,190 3,199 3,126 103 93 172 3.1% 2.8% 5.2%
Merrimac 4,035 4,026 4,080 3,951 3,943 3,882 84 83 198 2.1% 2.1% 4.9%
Methuen 27,636 27,555 27,617 26,440 26,302 25,526 1,196 1,253 2,091 4.3% 4.5% 7.6%
Middleborough 13,505 13,556 13,630 12,982 13,003 12,786 523 553 844 3.9% 4.1% 6.2%
Middlefield 327 326 330 320 318 320 7 8 10 2.1% 2.5% 3.0%
Middleton 4,748 4,760 4,693 4,584 4,596 4,425 164 164 268 3.5% 3.4% 5.7%
Milford 15,196 15,237 15,303 14,736 14,777 14,441 460 460 862 3.0% 3.0% 5.6%
Millbury 8,229 8,196 8,276 7,957 7,941 7,854 272 255 422 3.3% 3.1% 5.1%
Millis 4,583 4,607 4,515 4,452 4,464 4,298 131 143 217 2.9% 3.1% 4.8%
Millville 1,795 1,788 1,759 1,736 1,728 1,697 59 60 62 3.3% 3.4% 3.5%
Milton 14,291 14,296 14,120 13,913 13,948 13,429 378 348 691 2.6% 2.4% 4.9%
Monroe 75 73 72 74 72 71 1 1 1 1.3% 1.4% 1.4%
Monson 4,956 4,965 4,888 4,768 4,776 4,635 188 189 253 3.8% 3.8% 5.2%
Montague 4,328 4,349 4,398 4,183 4,179 4,131 145 170 267 3.4% 3.9% 6.1%
Monterey 423 414 430 405 397 409 18 17 21 4.3% 4.1% 4.9%
Montgomery 520 523 507 506 507 492 14 16 15 2.7% 3.1% 3.0%
Mount Washington 80 78 81 79 77 80 1 1 1 1.3% 1.3% 1.2%
Nahant 1,972 1,974 1,937 1,903 1,901 1,856 69 73 81 3.5% 3.7% 4.2%
Nantucket 7,460 6,675 7,567 7,124 6,236 7,101 336 439 466 4.5% 6.6% 6.2%
Natick 19,813 19,797 19,786 19,323 19,376 18,936 490 421 850 2.5% 2.1% 4.3%
Needham 16,445 16,487 16,064 16,072 16,112 15,512 373 375 552 2.3% 2.3% 3.4%
New Ashford 128 129 131 124 123 124 4 6 7 3.1% 4.7% 5.3%
New Bedford 46,198 46,213 47,383 43,639 43,614 43,301 2,559 2,599 4,082 5.5% 5.6% 8.6%
New Braintree 534 538 539 518 517 511 16 21 28 3.0% 3.9% 5.2%
New Marlborough 780 757 803 758 742 765 22 15 38 2.8% 2.0% 4.7%
New Salem 634 633 648 611 609 621 23 24 27 3.6% 3.8% 4.2%
Newbury 3,850 3,853 3,775 3,739 3,749 3,609 111 104 166 2.9% 2.7% 4.4%
Newburyport 10,120 10,094 10,107 9,882 9,862 9,710 238 232 397 2.4% 2.3% 3.9%
Newton 47,525 47,523 46,573 46,412 46,529 44,797 1,113 994 1,776 2.3% 2.1% 3.8%
Norfolk 5,309 5,327 5,215 5,170 5,183 4,990 139 144 225 2.6% 2.7% 4.3%
North Adams 5,678 5,656 5,999 5,371 5,361 5,525 307 295 474 5.4% 5.2% 7.9%
North Andover 16,665 16,559 16,355 16,164 16,079 15,605 501 480 750 3.0% 2.9% 4.6%
North Attleborough 16,654 16,525 16,573 16,124 16,049 15,767 530 476 806 3.2% 2.9% 4.9%
North Brookfield 2,647 2,636 2,645 2,553 2,548 2,520 94 88 125 3.6% 3.3% 4.7%
North Reading 8,998 9,018 8,855 8,750 8,772 8,446 248 246 409 2.8% 2.7% 4.6%
Northampton 16,393 16,390 16,123 15,968 15,997 15,524 425 393 599 2.6% 2.4% 3.7%
Northborough 7,921 7,902 7,967 7,721 7,705 7,621 200 197 346 2.5% 2.5% 4.3%
Northbridge 9,031 9,044 9,126 8,761 8,743 8,648 270 301 478 3.0% 3.3% 5.2%
Northfield 1,788 1,794 1,801 1,746 1,744 1,724 42 50 77 2.3% 2.8% 4.3%
Norton 10,582 10,600 10,682 10,263 10,280 10,109 319 320 573 3.0% 3.0% 5.4%
Norwell 5,343 5,337 5,260 5,179 5,192 4,999 164 145 261 3.1% 2.7% 5.0%
Norwood 16,785 16,798 16,537 16,229 16,270 15,664 556 528 873 3.3% 3.1% 5.3%
Oak Bluffs 2,522 2,353 2,506 2,437 2,237 2,388 85 116 118 3.4% 4.9% 4.7%
Oakham 1,095 1,097 1,095 1,054 1,052 1,040 41 45 55 3.7% 4.1% 5.0%
Orange 3,547 3,558 3,707 3,423 3,414 3,479 124 144 228 3.5% 4.0% 6.2%
Orleans 2,797 2,748 2,887 2,705 2,644 2,720 92 104 167 3.3% 3.8% 5.8%
Otis 732 722 744 711 696 718 21 26 26 2.9% 3.6% 3.5%
Oxford 8,282 8,288 8,365 8,019 8,003 7,916 263 285 449 3.2% 3.4% 5.4%
Palmer 6,296 6,355 6,349 6,020 6,030 5,852 276 325 497 4.4% 5.1% 7.8%
Paxton 2,718 2,718 2,720 2,645 2,640 2,611 73 78 109 2.7% 2.9% 4.0%
Peabody 28,693 28,724 28,966 27,687 27,716 27,219 1,006 1,008 1,747 3.5% 3.5% 6.0%
Pelham 719 717 724 704 705 684 15 12 40 2.1% 1.7% 5.5%
Pembroke 10,800 10,891 10,634 10,459 10,486 10,095 341 405 539 3.2% 3.7% 5.1%
Pepperell 7,034 7,041 7,001 6,865 6,879 6,724 169 162 277 2.4% 2.3% 4.0%
Peru 464 471 472 455 451 454 9 20 18 1.9% 4.2% 3.8%
Petersham 687 685 694 662 660 672 25 25 22 3.6% 3.6% 3.2%
Phillipston 961 967 960 932 934 917 29 33 43 3.0% 3.4% 4.5%
Pittsfield 19,634 19,527 20,433 18,812 18,646 18,793 822 881 1,640 4.2% 4.5% 8.0%
Plainfield 379 373 371 369 363 356 10 10 15 2.6% 2.7% 4.0%
Plainville 5,809 5,806 5,791 5,656 5,630 5,531 153 176 260 2.6% 3.0% 4.5%
Plymouth 33,772 33,962 33,341 32,671 32,754 31,535 1,101 1,208 1,806 3.3% 3.6% 5.4%
Plympton 1,700 1,711 1,667 1,630 1,634 1,573 70 77 94 4.1% 4.5% 5.6%
Princeton 1,949 1,933 1,953 1,890 1,886 1,865 59 47 88 3.0% 2.4% 4.5%
Provincetown 2,054 2,150 2,057 1,811 1,771 1,821 243 379 236 11.8% 17.6% 11.5%
Quincy 55,063 55,116 54,882 53,185 53,320 51,335 1,878 1,796 3,547 3.4% 3.3% 6.5%
Randolph 18,370 18,432 18,469 17,654 17,699 17,040 716 733 1,429 3.9% 4.0% 7.7%
Raynham 7,580 7,581 7,585 7,292 7,304 7,182 288 277 403 3.8% 3.7% 5.3%
Reading 14,370 14,349 14,136 14,000 14,035 13,513 370 314 623 2.6% 2.2% 4.4%
Rehoboth 7,323 7,299 7,260 7,087 7,054 6,930 236 245 330 3.2% 3.4% 4.5%
Revere 28,600 28,669 28,607 27,474 27,544 26,518 1,126 1,125 2,089 3.9% 3.9% 7.3%
Richmond 711 703 723 690 684 689 21 19 34 3.0% 2.7% 4.7%
Rochester 3,321 3,321 3,303 3,204 3,210 3,156 117 111 147 3.5% 3.3% 4.5%
Rockland 10,094 10,138 10,060 9,730 9,755 9,392 364 383 668 3.6% 3.8% 6.6%
Rockport 3,694 3,725 3,617 3,560 3,569 3,436 134 156 181 3.6% 4.2% 5.0%
Rowe 168 166 169 160 158 155 8 8 14 4.8% 4.8% 8.3%
Rowley 3,552 3,560 3,521 3,450 3,459 3,330 102 101 191 2.9% 2.8% 5.4%
Royalston 723 722 725 699 700 688 24 22 37 3.3% 3.0% 5.1%
Russell 1,029 1,040 1,016 993 995 966 36 45 50 3.5% 4.3% 4.9%
Rutland 4,838 4,839 4,865 4,699 4,690 4,639 139 149 226 2.9% 3.1% 4.6%
Salem 23,674 23,673 24,028 22,897 22,922 22,510 777 751 1,518 3.3% 3.2% 6.3%
Salisbury 5,790 5,792 5,865 5,618 5,607 5,520 172 185 345 3.0% 3.2% 5.9%
Sandisfield 455 445 472 435 426 439 20 19 33 4.4% 4.3% 7.0%
Sandwich 10,941 10,674 11,174 10,615 10,377 10,674 326 297 500 3.0% 2.8% 4.5%
Saugus 15,904 15,866 15,914 15,276 15,263 14,898 628 603 1,016 3.9% 3.8% 6.4%
Savoy 362 361 381 349 346 349 13 15 32 3.6% 4.2% 8.4%
Scituate 9,772 9,781 9,642 9,496 9,520 9,166 276 261 476 2.8% 2.7% 4.9%
Seekonk 8,877 8,841 8,847 8,613 8,573 8,422 264 268 425 3.0% 3.0% 4.8%
Sharon 10,467 10,481 10,282 10,224 10,250 9,868 243 231 414 2.3% 2.2% 4.0%
Sheffield 1,779 1,741 1,816 1,724 1,688 1,740 55 53 76 3.1% 3.0% 4.2%
Shelburne 1,192 1,178 1,171 1,158 1,141 1,119 34 37 52 2.9% 3.1% 4.4%
Sherborn 2,326 2,327 2,291 2,286 2,292 2,207 40 35 84 1.7% 1.5% 3.7%
Shirley 3,017 3,013 2,967 2,918 2,921 2,830 99 92 137 3.3% 3.1% 4.6%
Shrewsbury 21,055 21,011 21,138 20,522 20,480 20,257 533 531 881 2.5% 2.5% 4.2%
Shutesbury 1,098 1,099 1,100 1,083 1,085 1,053 15 14 47 1.4% 1.3% 4.3%
Somerset 9,267 9,219 9,188 8,941 8,900 8,743 326 319 445 3.5% 3.5% 4.8%
Somerville 52,758 52,772 51,941 51,483 51,614 49,692 1,275 1,158 2,249 2.4% 2.2% 4.3%
South Hadley 9,711 9,728 9,626 9,408 9,425 9,147 303 303 479 3.1% 3.1% 5.0%
Southampton 3,869 3,875 3,796 3,761 3,768 3,656 108 107 140 2.8% 2.8% 3.7%
Southborough 5,349 5,345 5,314 5,220 5,234 5,115 129 111 199 2.4% 2.1% 3.7%
Southbridge 7,975 7,970 8,215 7,576 7,560 7,478 399 410 737 5.0% 5.1% 9.0%
Southwick 5,639 5,671 5,597 5,448 5,457 5,296 191 214 301 3.4% 3.8% 5.4%
Spencer 6,027 6,026 6,104 5,794 5,782 5,719 233 244 385 3.9% 4.0% 6.3%
Springfield 63,683 63,703 65,218 59,671 59,776 58,012 4,012 3,927 7,206 6.3% 6.2% 11.0%
Sterling 4,372 4,377 4,451 4,263 4,255 4,208 109 122 243 2.5% 2.8% 5.5%
Stockbridge 892 876 927 864 846 872 28 30 55 3.1% 3.4% 5.9%
Stoneham 14,133 14,177 13,934 13,735 13,770 13,257 398 407 677 2.8% 2.9% 4.9%
Stoughton 16,617 16,675 16,531 16,021 16,062 15,464 596 613 1,067 3.6% 3.7% 6.5%
Stow 3,957 3,958 3,868 3,853 3,863 3,719 104 95 149 2.6% 2.4% 3.9%
Sturbridge 5,066 5,070 5,146 4,928 4,918 4,864 138 152 282 2.7% 3.0% 5.5%
Sudbury 9,325 9,325 9,246 9,086 9,112 8,904 239 213 342 2.6% 2.3% 3.7%
Sunderland 2,542 2,539 2,503 2,476 2,480 2,407 66 59 96 2.6% 2.3% 3.8%
Sutton 5,461 5,458 5,507 5,311 5,300 5,242 150 158 265 2.7% 2.9% 4.8%
Swampscott 8,699 8,672 8,648 8,432 8,425 8,224 267 247 424 3.1% 2.8% 4.9%
Swansea 9,931 9,890 9,920 9,641 9,596 9,427 290 294 493 2.9% 3.0% 5.0%
Taunton 29,754 29,865 30,259 28,560 28,608 28,130 1,194 1,257 2,129 4.0% 4.2% 7.0%
Templeton 4,335 4,348 4,346 4,185 4,193 4,119 150 155 227 3.5% 3.6% 5.2%
Tewksbury 17,692 17,671 17,423 17,141 17,161 16,624 551 510 799 3.1% 2.9% 4.6%
Tisbury 2,243 2,079 2,285 2,119 1,945 2,076 124 134 209 5.5% 6.4% 9.1%
Tolland 296 295 291 290 290 282 6 5 9 2.0% 1.7% 3.1%
Topsfield 3,603 3,611 3,534 3,522 3,531 3,399 81 80 135 2.2% 2.2% 3.8%
Townsend 5,608 5,627 5,545 5,452 5,458 5,288 156 169 257 2.8% 3.0% 4.6%
Truro 1,225 1,274 1,237 1,126 1,101 1,133 99 173 104 8.1% 13.6% 8.4%
Tyngsborough 7,345 7,368 7,315 7,132 7,140 6,917 213 228 398 2.9% 3.1% 5.4%
Tyringham 145 145 147 143 140 144 2 5 3 1.4% 3.4% 2.0%
Upton 4,385 4,380 4,378 4,266 4,258 4,211 119 122 167 2.7% 2.8% 3.8%
Uxbridge 8,215 8,220 8,253 7,951 7,935 7,848 264 285 405 3.2% 3.5% 4.9%
Wakefield 16,129 16,193 15,922 15,695 15,735 15,149 434 458 773 2.7% 2.8% 4.9%
Wales 997 1,002 989 953 954 926 44 48 63 4.4% 4.8% 6.4%
Walpole 14,133 14,171 13,938 13,735 13,770 13,257 398 401 681 2.8% 2.8% 4.9%
Waltham 37,601 37,678 37,037 36,607 36,700 35,334 994 978 1,703 2.6% 2.6% 4.6%
Ware 5,361 5,352 5,337 5,143 5,152 5,000 218 200 337 4.1% 3.7% 6.3%
Wareham 12,407 12,098 12,884 11,905 11,638 11,970 502 460 914 4.0% 3.8% 7.1%
Warren 2,425 2,424 2,448 2,326 2,321 2,296 99 103 152 4.1% 4.2% 6.2%
Warwick 521 517 531 509 507 517 12 10 14 2.3% 1.9% 2.6%
Washington 303 300 304 291 288 291 12 12 13 4.0% 4.0% 4.3%
Watertown 23,333 23,294 22,868 22,729 22,786 21,938 604 508 930 2.6% 2.2% 4.1%
Wayland 7,152 7,155 6,981 6,980 6,998 6,738 172 157 243 2.4% 2.2% 3.5%
Webster 8,575 8,572 8,806 8,196 8,179 8,090 379 393 716 4.4% 4.6% 8.1%
Wellesley 13,321 13,333 13,078 12,983 13,016 12,531 338 317 547 2.5% 2.4% 4.2%
Wellfleet 1,604 1,611 1,670 1,524 1,489 1,532 80 122 138 5.0% 7.6% 8.3%
Wendell 469 472 480 457 458 444 12 14 36 2.6% 3.0% 7.5%
Wenham 2,722 2,721 2,646 2,652 2,659 2,560 70 62 86 2.6% 2.3% 3.3%
West Boylston 3,167 3,165 3,192 3,046 3,040 3,007 121 125 185 3.8% 3.9% 5.8%
West Bridgewater 3,903 3,926 3,905 3,771 3,778 3,722 132 148 183 3.4% 3.8% 4.7%
West Brookfield 2,042 2,049 2,041 1,966 1,962 1,941 76 87 100 3.7% 4.2% 4.9%
West Newbury 2,514 2,504 2,508 2,463 2,458 2,420 51 46 88 2.0% 1.8% 3.5%
West Springfield 14,798 14,822 14,782 14,212 14,237 13,817 586 585 965 4.0% 3.9% 6.5%
West Stockbridge 735 731 749 718 703 725 17 28 24 2.3% 3.8% 3.2%
West Tisbury 1,561 1,435 1,542 1,519 1,394 1,488 42 41 54 2.7% 2.9% 3.5%
Westborough 10,478 10,416 10,481 10,191 10,170 10,060 287 246 421 2.7% 2.4% 4.0%
Westfield 21,261 21,290 21,140 20,449 20,485 19,880 812 805 1,260 3.8% 3.8% 6.0%
Westford 13,471 13,484 13,276 13,141 13,157 12,745 330 327 531 2.4% 2.4% 4.0%
Westhampton 1,050 1,053 1,044 1,033 1,035 1,004 17 18 40 1.6% 1.7% 3.8%
Westminster 4,760 4,765 4,779 4,627 4,636 4,553 133 129 226 2.8% 2.7% 4.7%
Weston 5,501 5,503 5,346 5,375 5,389 5,188 126 114 158 2.3% 2.1% 3.0%
Westport 8,581 8,556 8,556 8,225 8,187 8,043 356 369 513 4.1% 4.3% 6.0%
Westwood 8,476 8,480 8,279 8,270 8,291 7,982 206 189 297 2.4% 2.2% 3.6%
Weymouth 32,541 32,644 32,376 31,380 31,459 30,288 1,161 1,185 2,088 3.6% 3.6% 6.4%
Whately 1,063 1,061 1,040 1,048 1,050 1,019 15 11 21 1.4% 1.0% 2.0%
Whitman 9,304 9,348 9,382 8,975 8,993 8,861 329 355 521 3.5% 3.8% 5.6%
Wilbraham 7,798 7,817 7,769 7,582 7,595 7,371 216 222 398 2.8% 2.8% 5.1%
Williamsburg 1,464 1,489 1,463 1,413 1,415 1,373 51 74 90 3.5% 5.0% 6.2%
Williamstown 3,126 3,118 3,285 3,042 3,037 3,130 84 81 155 2.7% 2.6% 4.7%
Wilmington 13,076 13,100 12,885 12,709 12,741 12,267 367 359 618 2.8% 2.7% 4.8%
Winchendon 5,604 5,601 5,640 5,423 5,433 5,337 181 168 303 3.2% 3.0% 5.4%
Winchester 11,221 11,222 11,005 10,941 10,969 10,561 280 253 444 2.5% 2.3% 4.0%
Windsor 469 464 464 455 451 454 14 13 10 3.0% 2.8% 2.2%
Winthrop 10,800 10,830 10,728 10,452 10,478 10,088 348 352 640 3.2% 3.3% 6.0%
Woburn 23,747 23,756 23,377 22,987 23,045 22,188 760 711 1,189 3.2% 3.0% 5.1%
Worcester 91,403 90,905 93,264 87,558 87,376 86,424 3,845 3,529 6,840 4.2% 3.9% 7.3%
Worthington 691 696 685 677 678 658 14 18 27 2.0% 2.6% 3.9%
Wrentham 7,079 7,099 6,947 6,862 6,880 6,624 217 219 323 3.1% 3.1% 4.6%
Yarmouth 11,572 11,386 11,998 11,124 10,874 11,185 448 512 813 3.9% 4.5% 6.8%
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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