offered by

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021 Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021 Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021 Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021
Massachusetts 3,775,122 3,780,667 3,793,118 3,643,196 3,651,408 3,588,383 131,926 129,259 204,735 3.5% 3.4% 5.4%
Abington 9,537 9,546 9,577 9,216 9,234 8,981 321 312 596 3.4% 3.3% 6.2%
Acton 12,928 12,933 12,767 12,620 12,644 12,299 308 289 468 2.4% 2.2% 3.7%
Acushnet 6,246 6,281 6,245 5,931 5,971 5,897 315 310 348 5.0% 4.9% 5.6%
Adams 3,960 3,986 4,180 3,754 3,769 3,861 206 217 319 5.2% 5.4% 7.6%
Agawam 15,965 16,029 16,089 15,427 15,516 15,219 538 513 870 3.4% 3.2% 5.4%
Alford 235 239 237 231 235 232 4 4 5 1.7% 1.7% 2.1%
Amesbury 10,543 10,492 10,599 10,214 10,179 10,142 329 313 457 3.1% 3.0% 4.3%
Amherst 19,570 19,640 19,435 18,833 18,941 18,578 737 699 857 3.8% 3.6% 4.4%
Andover 19,215 19,243 19,027 18,715 18,750 18,238 500 493 789 2.6% 2.6% 4.1%
Aquinnah 249 260 254 247 254 245 2 6 9 0.8% 2.3% 3.5%
Arlington 27,444 27,487 27,196 26,840 26,892 26,157 604 595 1,039 2.2% 2.2% 3.8%
Ashburnham 3,677 3,688 3,755 3,551 3,573 3,552 126 115 203 3.4% 3.1% 5.4%
Ashby 1,950 1,953 1,950 1,888 1,894 1,858 62 59 92 3.2% 3.0% 4.7%
Ashfield 1,141 1,147 1,138 1,121 1,127 1,106 20 20 32 1.8% 1.7% 2.8%
Ashland 10,697 10,723 10,698 10,399 10,430 10,247 298 293 451 2.8% 2.7% 4.2%
Athol 5,760 5,812 5,900 5,504 5,570 5,556 256 242 344 4.4% 4.2% 5.8%
Attleborough 25,679 25,571 25,686 24,689 24,607 24,335 990 964 1,351 3.9% 3.8% 5.3%
Auburn 9,432 9,443 9,637 9,119 9,133 9,152 313 310 485 3.3% 3.3% 5.0%
Avon 2,750 2,749 2,762 2,644 2,640 2,618 106 109 144 3.9% 4.0% 5.2%
Ayer 4,426 4,433 4,423 4,254 4,269 4,187 172 164 236 3.9% 3.7% 5.3%
Barnstable 25,667 25,771 26,459 24,800 24,877 25,008 867 894 1,451 3.4% 3.5% 5.5%
Barre 2,974 2,964 3,023 2,836 2,840 2,846 138 124 177 4.6% 4.2% 5.9%
Becket 872 882 934 839 843 863 33 39 71 3.8% 4.4% 7.6%
Bedford 7,369 7,386 7,320 7,150 7,163 6,968 219 223 352 3.0% 3.0% 4.8%
Belchertown 8,687 8,736 8,696 8,424 8,473 8,310 263 263 386 3.0% 3.0% 4.4%
Bellingham 10,574 10,552 10,582 10,236 10,202 10,089 338 350 493 3.2% 3.3% 4.7%
Belmont 14,162 14,180 14,038 13,795 13,822 13,444 367 358 594 2.6% 2.5% 4.2%
Berkley 3,771 3,755 3,805 3,632 3,634 3,592 139 121 213 3.7% 3.2% 5.6%
Berlin 2,315 2,317 2,272 2,247 2,252 2,190 68 65 82 2.9% 2.8% 3.6%
Bernardston 1,211 1,219 1,253 1,168 1,179 1,173 43 40 80 3.6% 3.3% 6.4%
Beverly 23,106 23,122 23,475 22,388 22,437 22,390 718 685 1,085 3.1% 3.0% 4.6%
Billerica 24,660 24,754 24,636 23,897 23,982 23,523 763 772 1,113 3.1% 3.1% 4.5%
Blackstone 5,428 5,408 5,460 5,212 5,194 5,137 216 214 323 4.0% 4.0% 5.9%
Blandford 757 759 773 737 741 727 20 18 46 2.6% 2.4% 6.0%
Bolton 3,180 3,175 3,154 3,100 3,106 3,021 80 69 133 2.5% 2.2% 4.2%
Boston 398,004 399,102 396,498 383,961 384,698 374,192 14,043 14,404 22,306 3.5% 3.6% 5.6%
Bourne 11,282 11,306 11,650 10,893 10,927 10,985 389 379 665 3.4% 3.4% 5.7%
Boxborough 3,373 3,368 3,337 3,282 3,289 3,199 91 79 138 2.7% 2.3% 4.1%
Boxford 4,562 4,572 4,507 4,460 4,468 4,346 102 104 161 2.2% 2.3% 3.6%
Boylston 2,786 2,795 2,838 2,713 2,718 2,723 73 77 115 2.6% 2.8% 4.1%
Braintree 21,020 21,095 20,993 20,394 20,433 19,875 626 662 1,118 3.0% 3.1% 5.3%
Brewster 5,496 5,503 5,627 5,333 5,349 5,377 163 154 250 3.0% 2.8% 4.4%
Bridgewater 15,110 15,089 15,133 14,511 14,488 14,367 599 601 766 4.0% 4.0% 5.1%
Brimfield 2,199 2,199 2,258 2,127 2,130 2,134 72 69 124 3.3% 3.1% 5.5%
Brockton 48,080 47,910 49,316 45,540 45,467 45,089 2,540 2,443 4,227 5.3% 5.1% 8.6%
Brookfield 1,883 1,874 1,922 1,810 1,813 1,817 73 61 105 3.9% 3.3% 5.5%
Brookline 34,019 34,065 33,530 33,217 33,281 32,372 802 784 1,158 2.4% 2.3% 3.5%
Buckland 967 982 992 937 956 938 30 26 54 3.1% 2.6% 5.4%
Burlington 16,449 16,472 16,310 16,006 16,037 15,599 443 435 711 2.7% 2.6% 4.4%
Cambridge 73,344 73,417 72,243 71,547 71,684 69,727 1,797 1,733 2,516 2.5% 2.4% 3.5%
Canton 13,031 13,024 12,935 12,602 12,626 12,281 429 398 654 3.3% 3.1% 5.1%
Carlisle 2,629 2,630 2,595 2,567 2,572 2,502 62 58 93 2.4% 2.2% 3.6%
Carver 6,898 6,915 6,845 6,671 6,684 6,501 227 231 344 3.3% 3.3% 5.0%
Charlemont 643 662 661 626 639 627 17 23 34 2.6% 3.5% 5.1%
Charlton 8,022 8,011 8,229 7,744 7,756 7,772 278 255 457 3.5% 3.2% 5.6%
Chatham 3,075 3,090 3,164 2,986 2,995 3,011 89 95 153 2.9% 3.1% 4.8%
Chelmsford 19,965 20,009 19,914 19,361 19,430 19,058 604 579 856 3.0% 2.9% 4.3%
Chelsea 20,521 20,540 20,609 19,775 19,813 19,272 746 727 1,337 3.6% 3.5% 6.5%
Cheshire 1,813 1,812 1,866 1,740 1,747 1,790 73 65 76 4.0% 3.6% 4.1%
Chester 753 758 753 717 721 708 36 37 45 4.8% 4.9% 6.0%
Chesterfield 759 759 763 742 746 732 17 13 31 2.2% 1.7% 4.1%
Chicopee 27,442 27,556 27,775 26,142 26,292 25,789 1,300 1,264 1,986 4.7% 4.6% 7.2%
Chilmark 590 609 590 579 595 575 11 14 15 1.9% 2.3% 2.5%
Clarksburg 818 835 868 792 809 815 26 26 53 3.2% 3.1% 6.1%
Clinton 8,213 8,230 8,417 7,925 7,937 7,954 288 293 463 3.5% 3.6% 5.5%
Cohasset 4,386 4,386 4,339 4,279 4,288 4,171 107 98 168 2.4% 2.2% 3.9%
Colrain 991 996 1,023 964 973 969 27 23 54 2.7% 2.3% 5.3%
Concord 8,419 8,438 8,312 8,200 8,215 7,991 219 223 321 2.6% 2.6% 3.9%
Conway 1,200 1,206 1,206 1,178 1,185 1,162 22 21 44 1.8% 1.7% 3.6%
Cummington 466 468 480 452 454 445 14 14 35 3.0% 3.0% 7.3%
Dalton 3,309 3,321 3,450 3,168 3,180 3,258 141 141 192 4.3% 4.2% 5.6%
Danvers 15,154 15,221 15,445 14,701 14,734 14,703 453 487 742 3.0% 3.2% 4.8%
Dartmouth 18,199 18,289 18,332 17,467 17,586 17,368 732 703 964 4.0% 3.8% 5.3%
Dedham 13,862 13,873 13,814 13,441 13,467 13,099 421 406 715 3.0% 2.9% 5.2%
Deerfield 3,044 3,065 3,035 2,979 2,996 2,939 65 69 96 2.1% 2.3% 3.2%
Dennis 7,041 7,052 7,208 6,768 6,789 6,825 273 263 383 3.9% 3.7% 5.3%
Dighton 4,283 4,268 4,299 4,126 4,129 4,081 157 139 218 3.7% 3.3% 5.1%
Douglas 5,368 5,385 5,468 5,199 5,207 5,218 169 178 250 3.1% 3.3% 4.6%
Dover 2,908 2,915 2,871 2,837 2,843 2,765 71 72 106 2.4% 2.5% 3.7%
Dracut 18,464 18,482 18,529 17,877 17,940 17,596 587 542 933 3.2% 2.9% 5.0%
Dudley 6,403 6,399 6,527 6,123 6,133 6,145 280 266 382 4.4% 4.2% 5.9%
Dunstable 1,943 1,939 1,925 1,879 1,880 1,863 64 59 62 3.3% 3.0% 3.2%
Duxbury 7,862 7,857 7,795 7,629 7,643 7,435 233 214 360 3.0% 2.7% 4.6%
East Bridgewater 8,777 8,783 8,813 8,492 8,479 8,408 285 304 405 3.2% 3.5% 4.6%
East Brookfield 1,217 1,216 1,239 1,165 1,167 1,169 52 49 70 4.3% 4.0% 5.6%
East Longmeadow 8,782 8,846 8,850 8,539 8,588 8,424 243 258 426 2.8% 2.9% 4.8%
Eastham 2,738 2,736 2,814 2,670 2,678 2,692 68 58 122 2.5% 2.1% 4.3%
Easthampton 9,522 9,566 9,582 9,233 9,286 9,108 289 280 474 3.0% 2.9% 4.9%
Easton 14,498 14,457 14,518 13,994 13,972 13,856 504 485 662 3.5% 3.4% 4.6%
Edgartown 2,906 2,976 2,946 2,832 2,909 2,808 74 67 138 2.5% 2.3% 4.7%
Egremont 709 721 714 694 706 699 15 15 15 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
Erving 966 967 998 932 941 936 34 26 62 3.5% 2.7% 6.2%
Essex 2,339 2,343 2,295 2,278 2,282 2,220 61 61 75 2.6% 2.6% 3.3%
Everett 26,923 26,976 26,895 26,034 26,084 25,371 889 892 1,524 3.3% 3.3% 5.7%
Fairhaven 9,450 9,529 9,480 9,011 9,073 8,960 439 456 520 4.6% 4.8% 5.5%
Fall River 40,587 40,408 41,168 38,418 38,290 37,867 2,169 2,118 3,301 5.3% 5.2% 8.0%
Falmouth 16,359 16,395 16,795 15,800 15,849 15,932 559 546 863 3.4% 3.3% 5.1%
Fitchburg 19,382 19,444 19,888 18,372 18,484 18,380 1,010 960 1,508 5.2% 4.9% 7.6%
Florida 385 392 403 375 382 385 10 10 18 2.6% 2.6% 4.5%
Foxborough 10,744 10,774 10,696 10,452 10,472 10,186 292 302 510 2.7% 2.8% 4.8%
Framingham 40,944 41,008 40,947 39,821 39,939 39,238 1,123 1,069 1,709 2.7% 2.6% 4.2%
Franklin 19,412 19,404 19,276 18,832 18,868 18,353 580 536 923 3.0% 2.8% 4.8%
Freetown 5,391 5,381 5,439 5,203 5,207 5,145 188 174 294 3.5% 3.2% 5.4%
Gardner 9,672 9,733 9,987 9,235 9,291 9,239 437 442 748 4.5% 4.5% 7.5%
Georgetown 4,858 4,847 4,898 4,737 4,721 4,703 121 126 195 2.5% 2.6% 4.0%
Gill 938 954 958 912 921 916 26 33 42 2.8% 3.5% 4.4%
Gloucester 16,363 16,371 16,334 15,812 15,843 15,410 551 528 924 3.4% 3.2% 5.7%
Goshen 657 660 650 643 646 634 14 14 16 2.1% 2.1% 2.5%
Gosnold 49 49 50 49 49 49 0 0 1 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
Grafton 10,381 10,402 10,601 10,046 10,062 10,083 335 340 518 3.2% 3.3% 4.9%
Granby 3,716 3,735 3,722 3,626 3,646 3,577 90 89 145 2.4% 2.4% 3.9%
Granville 898 901 902 869 874 857 29 27 45 3.2% 3.0% 5.0%
Great Barrington 3,696 3,738 3,811 3,566 3,631 3,594 130 107 217 3.5% 2.9% 5.7%
Greenfield 9,493 9,599 9,711 9,186 9,275 9,228 307 324 483 3.2% 3.4% 5.0%
Groton 6,253 6,275 6,276 6,102 6,123 6,006 151 152 270 2.4% 2.4% 4.3%
Groveland 4,121 4,108 4,146 4,015 4,001 3,986 106 107 160 2.6% 2.6% 3.9%
Hadley 3,046 3,059 3,048 2,969 2,986 2,928 77 73 120 2.5% 2.4% 3.9%
Halifax 4,507 4,503 4,492 4,336 4,344 4,225 171 159 267 3.8% 3.5% 5.9%
Hamilton 4,386 4,390 4,358 4,276 4,284 4,167 110 106 191 2.5% 2.4% 4.4%
Hampden 3,003 3,003 3,014 2,915 2,931 2,875 88 72 139 2.9% 2.4% 4.6%
Hancock 378 381 395 372 373 382 6 8 13 1.6% 2.1% 3.3%
Hanover 7,953 7,955 7,938 7,729 7,744 7,533 224 211 405 2.8% 2.7% 5.1%
Hanson 6,479 6,462 6,493 6,254 6,244 6,192 225 218 301 3.5% 3.4% 4.6%
Hardwick 1,636 1,655 1,670 1,595 1,614 1,610 41 41 60 2.5% 2.5% 3.6%
Harvard 2,855 2,854 2,839 2,773 2,782 2,729 82 72 110 2.9% 2.5% 3.9%
Harwich 6,511 6,524 6,678 6,291 6,310 6,344 220 214 334 3.4% 3.3% 5.0%
Hatfield 1,766 1,768 1,795 1,717 1,727 1,694 49 41 101 2.8% 2.3% 5.6%
Haverhill 35,613 35,474 36,232 34,367 34,249 34,123 1,246 1,225 2,109 3.5% 3.5% 5.8%
Hawley 217 223 218 210 215 210 7 8 8 3.2% 3.6% 3.7%
Heath 365 368 371 355 358 356 10 10 15 2.7% 2.7% 4.0%
Hingham 11,997 12,015 11,920 11,662 11,685 11,366 335 330 554 2.8% 2.7% 4.6%
Hinsdale 993 1,000 1,037 940 944 967 53 56 70 5.3% 5.6% 6.8%
Holbrook 6,328 6,334 6,301 6,069 6,081 5,915 259 253 386 4.1% 4.0% 6.1%
Holden 10,605 10,635 10,870 10,328 10,344 10,365 277 291 505 2.6% 2.7% 4.6%
Holland 1,584 1,583 1,623 1,528 1,531 1,534 56 52 89 3.5% 3.3% 5.5%
Holliston 7,579 7,605 7,617 7,369 7,391 7,261 210 214 356 2.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Holyoke 16,297 16,353 16,608 15,327 15,415 15,120 970 938 1,488 6.0% 5.7% 9.0%
Hopedale 3,049 3,062 3,080 2,965 2,974 2,921 84 88 159 2.8% 2.9% 5.2%
Hopkinton 9,148 9,172 9,136 8,904 8,930 8,773 244 242 363 2.7% 2.6% 4.0%
Hubbardston 2,663 2,668 2,726 2,582 2,586 2,591 81 82 135 3.0% 3.1% 5.0%
Hudson 10,449 10,476 10,544 10,110 10,140 9,962 339 336 582 3.2% 3.2% 5.5%
Hull 6,197 6,217 6,188 5,986 5,998 5,834 211 219 354 3.4% 3.5% 5.7%
Huntington 1,199 1,205 1,189 1,144 1,150 1,128 55 55 61 4.6% 4.6% 5.1%
Ipswich 8,186 8,181 8,149 7,975 7,990 7,772 211 191 377 2.6% 2.3% 4.6%
Kingston 7,712 7,728 7,741 7,497 7,512 7,307 215 216 434 2.8% 2.8% 5.6%
Lakeville 6,616 6,613 6,678 6,405 6,410 6,335 211 203 343 3.2% 3.1% 5.1%
Lancaster 3,829 3,828 3,902 3,720 3,726 3,734 109 102 168 2.8% 2.7% 4.3%
Lanesborough 1,645 1,653 1,709 1,584 1,590 1,629 61 63 80 3.7% 3.8% 4.7%
Lawrence 36,550 36,352 37,329 33,864 33,700 33,181 2,686 2,652 4,148 7.3% 7.3% 11.1%
Lee 3,115 3,113 3,231 3,008 3,020 3,094 107 93 137 3.4% 3.0% 4.2%
Leicester 6,627 6,627 6,768 6,409 6,419 6,432 218 208 336 3.3% 3.1% 5.0%
Lenox 1,791 1,798 1,884 1,723 1,730 1,773 68 68 111 3.8% 3.8% 5.9%
Leominster 22,196 22,241 22,590 21,258 21,388 21,267 938 853 1,323 4.2% 3.8% 5.9%
Leverett 1,106 1,110 1,122 1,079 1,086 1,065 27 24 57 2.4% 2.2% 5.1%
Lexington 16,535 16,572 16,276 16,112 16,143 15,702 423 429 574 2.6% 2.6% 3.5%
Leyden 483 486 484 472 477 474 11 9 10 2.3% 1.9% 2.1%
Lincoln 3,120 3,123 3,100 3,034 3,040 2,957 86 83 143 2.8% 2.7% 4.6%
Littleton 5,868 5,888 5,973 5,719 5,739 5,629 149 149 344 2.5% 2.5% 5.8%
Longmeadow 8,125 8,168 8,143 7,914 7,960 7,808 211 208 335 2.6% 2.5% 4.1%
Lowell 57,374 57,443 57,748 54,969 55,164 54,108 2,405 2,279 3,640 4.2% 4.0% 6.3%
Ludlow 10,791 10,863 10,747 10,366 10,426 10,226 425 437 521 3.9% 4.0% 4.8%
Lunenburg 6,694 6,748 6,830 6,477 6,517 6,480 217 231 350 3.2% 3.4% 5.1%
Lynn 47,584 47,540 48,608 45,399 45,402 45,008 2,185 2,138 3,600 4.6% 4.5% 7.4%
Lynnfield 7,482 7,496 7,417 7,298 7,312 7,112 184 184 305 2.5% 2.5% 4.1%
Malden 34,272 34,299 34,293 33,084 33,147 32,242 1,188 1,152 2,051 3.5% 3.4% 6.0%
Manchester 2,864 2,869 2,821 2,776 2,781 2,705 88 88 116 3.1% 3.1% 4.1%
Mansfield 14,373 14,397 14,322 13,981 14,007 13,625 392 390 697 2.7% 2.7% 4.9%
Marblehead 10,879 10,860 10,929 10,563 10,564 10,472 316 296 457 2.9% 2.7% 4.2%
Marion 2,944 2,934 2,966 2,806 2,815 2,830 138 119 136 4.7% 4.1% 4.6%
Marlborough 22,933 22,970 22,988 22,257 22,322 21,931 676 648 1,057 2.9% 2.8% 4.6%
Marshfield 15,494 15,530 15,403 15,050 15,079 14,667 444 451 736 2.9% 2.9% 4.8%
Mashpee 8,448 8,463 8,692 8,177 8,203 8,246 271 260 446 3.2% 3.1% 5.1%
Mattapoisett 3,253 3,266 3,287 3,122 3,143 3,104 131 123 183 4.0% 3.8% 5.6%
Maynard 6,893 6,902 6,869 6,725 6,738 6,554 168 164 315 2.4% 2.4% 4.6%
Medfield 7,068 7,065 6,978 6,860 6,874 6,686 208 191 292 2.9% 2.7% 4.2%
Medford 36,977 37,015 36,602 35,918 35,987 35,004 1,059 1,028 1,598 2.9% 2.8% 4.4%
Medway 7,707 7,712 7,691 7,481 7,496 7,291 226 216 400 2.9% 2.8% 5.2%
Melrose 16,631 16,645 16,485 16,216 16,247 15,804 415 398 681 2.5% 2.4% 4.1%
Mendon 3,314 3,315 3,336 3,220 3,230 3,173 94 85 163 2.8% 2.6% 4.9%
Merrimac 4,140 4,124 4,156 4,023 4,009 3,994 117 115 162 2.8% 2.8% 3.9%
Methuen 27,961 27,837 28,164 26,745 26,616 26,206 1,216 1,221 1,958 4.3% 4.4% 7.0%
Middleborough 13,644 13,654 13,756 13,137 13,147 12,992 507 507 764 3.7% 3.7% 5.6%
Middlefield 333 336 347 326 327 335 7 9 12 2.1% 2.7% 3.5%
Middleton 4,817 4,808 4,759 4,644 4,653 4,526 173 155 233 3.6% 3.2% 4.9%
Milford 15,325 15,368 15,426 14,877 14,921 14,659 448 447 767 2.9% 2.9% 5.0%
Millbury 8,224 8,256 8,394 7,970 7,982 7,998 254 274 396 3.1% 3.3% 4.7%
Millis 4,658 4,640 4,595 4,510 4,519 4,396 148 121 199 3.2% 2.6% 4.3%
Millville 1,827 1,815 1,809 1,746 1,740 1,721 81 75 88 4.4% 4.1% 4.9%
Milton 14,514 14,508 14,420 14,094 14,121 13,735 420 387 685 2.9% 2.7% 4.8%
Monroe 73 74 73 72 73 72 1 1 1 1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
Monson 4,919 4,966 4,931 4,733 4,760 4,669 186 206 262 3.8% 4.1% 5.3%
Montague 4,258 4,282 4,374 4,087 4,127 4,106 171 155 268 4.0% 3.6% 6.1%
Monterey 428 434 435 414 422 417 14 12 18 3.3% 2.8% 4.1%
Montgomery 518 517 525 502 505 496 16 12 29 3.1% 2.3% 5.5%
Mount Washington 82 83 83 81 82 81 1 1 2 1.2% 1.2% 2.4%
Nahant 1,980 1,993 1,998 1,919 1,920 1,903 61 73 95 3.1% 3.7% 4.8%
Nantucket 10,048 10,155 9,738 9,807 9,911 9,368 241 244 370 2.4% 2.4% 3.8%
Natick 20,003 20,065 20,028 19,507 19,565 19,221 496 500 807 2.5% 2.5% 4.0%
Needham 16,699 16,675 16,472 16,281 16,312 15,867 418 363 605 2.5% 2.2% 3.7%
New Ashford 131 131 135 127 127 130 4 4 5 3.1% 3.1% 3.7%
New Bedford 46,445 46,602 47,395 43,783 44,081 43,534 2,662 2,521 3,861 5.7% 5.4% 8.1%
New Braintree 538 542 550 518 519 520 20 23 30 3.7% 4.2% 5.5%
New Marlborough 794 809 809 775 789 781 19 20 28 2.4% 2.5% 3.5%
New Salem 615 626 631 599 606 604 16 20 27 2.6% 3.2% 4.3%
Newbury 3,901 3,895 3,873 3,788 3,795 3,691 113 100 182 2.9% 2.6% 4.7%
Newburyport 10,329 10,275 10,363 10,062 10,027 9,990 267 248 373 2.6% 2.4% 3.6%
Newton 48,290 48,307 47,642 47,016 47,106 45,820 1,274 1,201 1,822 2.6% 2.5% 3.8%
Norfolk 5,381 5,392 5,346 5,237 5,247 5,104 144 145 242 2.7% 2.7% 4.5%
North Adams 5,661 5,758 5,923 5,348 5,458 5,502 313 300 421 5.5% 5.2% 7.1%
North Andover 16,884 16,773 16,782 16,350 16,271 16,020 534 502 762 3.2% 3.0% 4.5%
North Attleborough 16,757 16,697 16,781 16,223 16,168 15,990 534 529 791 3.2% 3.2% 4.7%
North Brookfield 2,648 2,644 2,707 2,557 2,561 2,566 91 83 141 3.4% 3.1% 5.2%
North Reading 9,109 9,117 9,052 8,864 8,881 8,639 245 236 413 2.7% 2.6% 4.6%
Northampton 16,319 16,388 16,338 15,852 15,943 15,638 467 445 700 2.9% 2.7% 4.3%
Northborough 7,961 7,977 8,132 7,733 7,744 7,760 228 233 372 2.9% 2.9% 4.6%
Northbridge 9,099 9,093 9,265 8,775 8,788 8,806 324 305 459 3.6% 3.4% 5.0%
Northfield 1,750 1,765 1,777 1,706 1,722 1,714 44 43 63 2.5% 2.4% 3.5%
Norton 10,759 10,749 10,840 10,386 10,394 10,272 373 355 568 3.5% 3.3% 5.2%
Norwell 5,392 5,399 5,379 5,247 5,257 5,113 145 142 266 2.7% 2.6% 4.9%
Norwood 17,015 17,038 16,967 16,440 16,471 16,021 575 567 946 3.4% 3.3% 5.6%
Oak Bluffs 3,108 3,188 3,105 3,028 3,111 3,003 80 77 102 2.6% 2.4% 3.3%
Oakham 1,100 1,098 1,116 1,056 1,057 1,059 44 41 57 4.0% 3.7% 5.1%
Orange 3,506 3,541 3,624 3,356 3,396 3,388 150 145 236 4.3% 4.1% 6.5%
Orleans 3,045 3,061 3,120 2,975 2,984 2,999 70 77 121 2.3% 2.5% 3.9%
Otis 746 757 760 727 740 733 19 17 27 2.5% 2.2% 3.6%
Oxford 8,290 8,310 8,490 8,032 8,044 8,061 258 266 429 3.1% 3.2% 5.1%
Palmer 6,276 6,285 6,336 5,976 6,010 5,895 300 275 441 4.8% 4.4% 7.0%
Paxton 2,729 2,734 2,762 2,649 2,653 2,659 80 81 103 2.9% 3.0% 3.7%
Peabody 28,724 28,761 29,343 27,751 27,813 27,755 973 948 1,588 3.4% 3.3% 5.4%
Pelham 728 726 718 699 703 689 29 23 29 4.0% 3.2% 4.0%
Pembroke 10,927 10,935 10,877 10,595 10,616 10,326 332 319 551 3.0% 2.9% 5.1%
Pepperell 7,012 7,006 7,052 6,822 6,825 6,764 190 181 288 2.7% 2.6% 4.1%
Peru 476 471 491 462 464 476 14 7 15 2.9% 1.5% 3.1%
Petersham 677 686 693 649 657 655 28 29 38 4.1% 4.2% 5.5%
Phillipston 962 968 987 928 934 929 34 34 58 3.5% 3.5% 5.9%
Pittsfield 19,950 20,014 21,147 19,134 19,211 19,682 816 803 1,465 4.1% 4.0% 6.9%
Plainfield 367 375 376 360 368 360 7 7 16 1.9% 1.9% 4.3%
Plainville 5,855 5,827 5,875 5,690 5,671 5,609 165 156 266 2.8% 2.7% 4.5%
Plymouth 34,152 34,167 33,974 33,097 33,160 32,255 1,055 1,007 1,719 3.1% 2.9% 5.1%
Plympton 1,710 1,719 1,694 1,651 1,654 1,609 59 65 85 3.5% 3.8% 5.0%
Princeton 1,945 1,948 1,981 1,893 1,896 1,900 52 52 81 2.7% 2.7% 4.1%
Provincetown 2,047 2,056 2,101 1,992 1,998 2,009 55 58 92 2.7% 2.8% 4.4%
Quincy 55,680 55,735 55,493 53,877 53,981 52,506 1,803 1,754 2,987 3.2% 3.1% 5.4%
Randolph 18,720 18,702 18,784 17,884 17,918 17,429 836 784 1,355 4.5% 4.2% 7.2%
Raynham 7,671 7,679 7,704 7,379 7,385 7,298 292 294 406 3.8% 3.8% 5.3%
Reading 14,529 14,566 14,403 14,182 14,209 13,821 347 357 582 2.4% 2.5% 4.0%
Rehoboth 7,376 7,354 7,363 7,130 7,106 7,028 246 248 335 3.3% 3.4% 4.5%
Revere 28,884 28,926 29,003 27,832 27,885 27,124 1,052 1,041 1,879 3.6% 3.6% 6.5%
Richmond 720 723 746 702 705 722 18 18 24 2.5% 2.5% 3.2%
Rochester 3,363 3,353 3,364 3,243 3,245 3,207 120 108 157 3.6% 3.2% 4.7%
Rockland 10,177 10,190 10,179 9,857 9,876 9,606 320 314 573 3.1% 3.1% 5.6%
Rockport 3,737 3,731 3,704 3,607 3,614 3,515 130 117 189 3.5% 3.1% 5.1%
Rowe 162 168 164 156 160 156 6 8 8 3.7% 4.8% 4.9%
Rowley 3,599 3,597 3,562 3,495 3,502 3,406 104 95 156 2.9% 2.6% 4.4%
Royalston 713 722 736 697 701 697 16 21 39 2.2% 2.9% 5.3%
Russell 1,025 1,029 1,036 986 992 973 39 37 63 3.8% 3.6% 6.1%
Rutland 4,870 4,869 4,972 4,707 4,714 4,724 163 155 248 3.3% 3.2% 5.0%
Salem 23,844 23,883 24,478 22,951 23,001 22,953 893 882 1,525 3.7% 3.7% 6.2%
Salisbury 5,903 5,877 5,965 5,720 5,701 5,680 183 176 285 3.1% 3.0% 4.8%
Sandisfield 457 469 473 445 453 448 12 16 25 2.6% 3.4% 5.3%
Sandwich 12,043 12,084 12,282 11,673 11,709 11,771 370 375 511 3.1% 3.1% 4.2%
Saugus 16,071 16,066 16,280 15,408 15,409 15,275 663 657 1,005 4.1% 4.1% 6.2%
Savoy 365 368 388 355 356 365 10 12 23 2.7% 3.3% 5.9%
Scituate 9,870 9,893 9,829 9,619 9,638 9,375 251 255 454 2.5% 2.6% 4.6%
Seekonk 8,952 8,906 8,978 8,665 8,636 8,541 287 270 437 3.2% 3.0% 4.9%
Sharon 10,646 10,633 10,578 10,357 10,377 10,093 289 256 485 2.7% 2.4% 4.6%
Sheffield 1,821 1,862 1,859 1,763 1,795 1,776 58 67 83 3.2% 3.6% 4.5%
Shelburne 1,170 1,191 1,186 1,131 1,155 1,132 39 36 54 3.3% 3.0% 4.6%
Sherborn 2,371 2,376 2,339 2,316 2,321 2,257 55 55 82 2.3% 2.3% 3.5%
Shirley 3,054 3,054 3,040 2,933 2,944 2,888 121 110 152 4.0% 3.6% 5.0%
Shrewsbury 21,122 21,133 21,528 20,553 20,585 20,628 569 548 900 2.7% 2.6% 4.2%
Shutesbury 1,098 1,109 1,093 1,075 1,082 1,061 23 27 32 2.1% 2.4% 2.9%
Somerset 9,384 9,320 9,373 8,996 8,966 8,867 388 354 506 4.1% 3.8% 5.4%
Somerville 53,411 53,525 52,986 52,153 52,254 50,826 1,258 1,271 2,160 2.4% 2.4% 4.1%
South Hadley 9,659 9,698 9,733 9,340 9,393 9,213 319 305 520 3.3% 3.1% 5.3%
Southampton 3,843 3,876 3,829 3,734 3,755 3,683 109 121 146 2.8% 3.1% 3.8%
Southborough 5,420 5,424 5,395 5,269 5,285 5,192 151 139 203 2.8% 2.6% 3.8%
Southbridge 8,009 7,983 8,299 7,588 7,599 7,615 421 384 684 5.3% 4.8% 8.2%
Southwick 5,579 5,603 5,625 5,408 5,439 5,335 171 164 290 3.1% 2.9% 5.2%
Spencer 6,048 6,049 6,220 5,802 5,811 5,823 246 238 397 4.1% 3.9% 6.4%
Springfield 63,841 64,016 65,101 59,235 59,576 58,435 4,606 4,440 6,666 7.2% 6.9% 10.2%
Sterling 4,395 4,388 4,498 4,270 4,276 4,285 125 112 213 2.8% 2.6% 4.7%
Stockbridge 919 930 921 883 899 890 36 31 31 3.9% 3.3% 3.4%
Stoneham 14,298 14,306 14,212 13,914 13,941 13,560 384 365 652 2.7% 2.6% 4.6%
Stoughton 16,830 16,826 16,751 16,230 16,261 15,817 600 565 934 3.6% 3.4% 5.6%
Stow 3,992 4,008 3,971 3,903 3,911 3,804 89 97 167 2.2% 2.4% 4.2%
Sturbridge 5,088 5,092 5,259 4,935 4,943 4,953 153 149 306 3.0% 2.9% 5.8%
Sudbury 9,412 9,449 9,369 9,173 9,200 9,039 239 249 330 2.5% 2.6% 3.5%
Sunderland 2,521 2,534 2,507 2,458 2,472 2,425 63 62 82 2.5% 2.4% 3.3%
Sutton 5,489 5,491 5,612 5,319 5,327 5,338 170 164 274 3.1% 3.0% 4.9%
Swampscott 8,738 8,760 8,827 8,505 8,505 8,431 233 255 396 2.7% 2.9% 4.5%
Swansea 10,011 9,959 10,051 9,700 9,667 9,560 311 292 491 3.1% 2.9% 4.9%
Taunton 30,262 30,279 30,589 28,901 28,924 28,584 1,361 1,355 2,005 4.5% 4.5% 6.6%
Templeton 4,356 4,370 4,422 4,171 4,196 4,172 185 174 250 4.2% 4.0% 5.7%
Tewksbury 17,757 17,805 17,836 17,232 17,293 16,962 525 512 874 3.0% 2.9% 4.9%
Tisbury 2,747 2,813 2,753 2,633 2,705 2,611 114 108 142 4.1% 3.8% 5.2%
Tolland 292 293 292 288 289 284 4 4 8 1.4% 1.4% 2.7%
Topsfield 3,655 3,654 3,621 3,567 3,574 3,477 88 80 144 2.4% 2.2% 4.0%
Townsend 5,670 5,685 5,676 5,481 5,500 5,395 189 185 281 3.3% 3.3% 5.0%
Truro 1,279 1,283 1,291 1,239 1,243 1,249 40 40 42 3.1% 3.1% 3.3%
Tyngsborough 7,397 7,425 7,385 7,170 7,195 7,057 227 230 328 3.1% 3.1% 4.4%
Tyringham 148 151 150 146 149 147 2 2 3 1.4% 1.3% 2.0%
Upton 4,422 4,401 4,505 4,273 4,279 4,288 149 122 217 3.4% 2.8% 4.8%
Uxbridge 8,254 8,236 8,386 7,963 7,975 7,992 291 261 394 3.5% 3.2% 4.7%
Wakefield 16,317 16,368 16,164 15,899 15,930 15,495 418 438 669 2.6% 2.7% 4.1%
Wales 982 991 995 946 951 933 36 40 62 3.7% 4.0% 6.2%
Walpole 14,387 14,368 14,314 13,914 13,941 13,560 473 427 754 3.3% 3.0% 5.3%
Waltham 38,221 38,256 37,872 37,084 37,155 36,140 1,137 1,101 1,732 3.0% 2.9% 4.6%
Ware 5,345 5,381 5,327 5,106 5,135 5,037 239 246 290 4.5% 4.6% 5.4%
Wareham 13,668 13,687 14,178 13,092 13,132 13,202 576 555 976 4.2% 4.1% 6.9%
Warren 2,426 2,444 2,494 2,329 2,333 2,338 97 111 156 4.0% 4.5% 6.3%
Warwick 515 516 520 499 505 503 16 11 17 3.1% 2.1% 3.3%
Washington 307 306 320 296 297 305 11 9 15 3.6% 2.9% 4.7%
Watertown 23,629 23,678 23,365 23,025 23,069 22,439 604 609 926 2.6% 2.6% 4.0%
Wayland 7,259 7,269 7,125 7,071 7,085 6,891 188 184 234 2.6% 2.5% 3.3%
Webster 8,630 8,577 8,878 8,209 8,221 8,238 421 356 640 4.9% 4.2% 7.2%
Wellesley 13,518 13,529 13,333 13,152 13,177 12,817 366 352 516 2.7% 2.6% 3.9%
Wellfleet 1,724 1,724 1,746 1,676 1,681 1,690 48 43 56 2.8% 2.5% 3.2%
Wendell 463 470 474 454 456 447 9 14 27 1.9% 3.0% 5.7%
Wenham 2,764 2,763 2,717 2,687 2,692 2,619 77 71 98 2.8% 2.6% 3.6%
West Boylston 3,183 3,193 3,262 3,051 3,055 3,062 132 138 200 4.1% 4.3% 6.1%
West Bridgewater 3,937 3,927 3,994 3,818 3,811 3,780 119 116 214 3.0% 3.0% 5.4%
West Brookfield 2,043 2,041 2,065 1,969 1,972 1,976 74 69 89 3.6% 3.4% 4.3%
West Newbury 2,569 2,559 2,584 2,508 2,499 2,490 61 60 94 2.4% 2.3% 3.6%
West Springfield 14,674 14,739 14,862 14,108 14,189 13,917 566 550 945 3.9% 3.7% 6.4%
West Stockbridge 746 762 776 734 748 740 12 14 36 1.6% 1.8% 4.6%
West Tisbury 1,924 1,983 1,917 1,887 1,938 1,871 37 45 46 1.9% 2.3% 2.4%
Westborough 10,505 10,501 10,637 10,207 10,222 10,244 298 279 393 2.8% 2.7% 3.7%
Westfield 21,147 21,253 21,226 20,299 20,416 20,025 848 837 1,201 4.0% 3.9% 5.7%
Westford 13,594 13,635 13,530 13,211 13,258 13,004 383 377 526 2.8% 2.8% 3.9%
Westhampton 1,045 1,052 1,065 1,025 1,031 1,012 20 21 53 1.9% 2.0% 5.0%
Westminster 4,750 4,773 4,837 4,611 4,639 4,613 139 134 224 2.9% 2.8% 4.6%
Weston 5,587 5,594 5,488 5,445 5,455 5,306 142 139 182 2.5% 2.5% 3.3%
Westport 8,638 8,589 8,680 8,276 8,248 8,157 362 341 523 4.2% 4.0% 6.0%
Westwood 8,602 8,605 8,489 8,378 8,394 8,165 224 211 324 2.6% 2.5% 3.8%
Weymouth 32,909 32,906 32,692 31,788 31,849 30,979 1,121 1,057 1,713 3.4% 3.2% 5.2%
Whately 1,061 1,069 1,047 1,040 1,046 1,026 21 23 21 2.0% 2.2% 2.0%
Whitman 9,441 9,432 9,439 9,087 9,073 8,997 354 359 442 3.7% 3.8% 4.7%
Wilbraham 7,748 7,796 7,809 7,526 7,570 7,425 222 226 384 2.9% 2.9% 4.9%
Williamsburg 1,448 1,452 1,444 1,402 1,410 1,383 46 42 61 3.2% 2.9% 4.2%
Williamstown 3,130 3,186 3,289 3,029 3,092 3,117 101 94 172 3.2% 3.0% 5.2%
Wilmington 13,254 13,255 13,203 12,874 12,899 12,547 380 356 656 2.9% 2.7% 5.0%
Winchendon 5,601 5,629 5,715 5,404 5,437 5,406 197 192 309 3.5% 3.4% 5.4%
Winchester 11,376 11,408 11,239 11,084 11,105 10,802 292 303 437 2.6% 2.7% 3.9%
Windsor 484 490 491 462 464 476 22 26 15 4.5% 5.3% 3.1%
Winthrop 10,892 10,923 10,825 10,588 10,608 10,319 304 315 506 2.8% 2.9% 4.7%
Woburn 23,948 24,041 23,824 23,286 23,331 22,694 662 710 1,130 2.8% 3.0% 4.7%
Worcester 91,921 92,057 94,370 87,690 87,823 88,007 4,231 4,234 6,363 4.6% 4.6% 6.7%
Worthington 714 705 700 672 675 662 42 30 38 5.9% 4.3% 5.4%
Wrentham 7,151 7,175 7,113 6,952 6,965 6,775 199 210 338 2.8% 2.9% 4.8%
Yarmouth 12,662 12,705 13,027 12,233 12,271 12,336 429 434 691 3.4% 3.4% 5.3%
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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