Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Jun-2020 May-2020 Jun-2019 Jun-2020 May-2020 Jun-2019 Jun-2020 May-2020 Jun-2019 Jun-2020 May-2020 Jun-2019
Massachusetts 3,713,400 3,525,500 3,851,461 3,064,800 2,942,700 3,730,860 648,600 582,800 120,601 17.5% 16.5% 3.1%
Abington 9,296 9,064 9,492 7,515 7,267 9,203 1,781 1,797 289 19.2% 19.8% 3.0%
Acton 11,800 11,285 13,231 10,543 10,195 12,911 1,257 1,090 320 10.7% 9.7% 2.4%
Acushnet 6,148 6,052 6,400 5,092 4,901 6,143 1,056 1,151 257 17.2% 19.0% 4.0%
Adams 4,026 3,802 4,313 3,351 3,174 4,162 675 628 151 16.8% 16.5% 3.5%
Agawam 15,487 14,921 16,403 12,991 12,554 15,906 2,496 2,367 497 16.1% 15.9% 3.0%
Alford 232 211 254 216 200 250 16 11 4 6.9% 5.2% 1.6%
Amesbury 10,132 9,687 10,822 8,484 8,101 10,549 1,648 1,586 273 16.3% 16.4% 2.5%
Amherst 17,270 16,067 19,367 15,207 14,696 18,620 2,063 1,371 747 11.9% 8.5% 3.9%
Andover 17,603 16,740 19,411 15,416 14,907 18,879 2,187 1,833 532 12.4% 10.9% 2.7%
Aquinnah 231 190 245 213 173 243 18 17 2 7.8% 8.9% 0.8%
Arlington 25,111 23,979 28,050 22,425 21,685 27,462 2,686 2,294 588 10.7% 9.6% 2.1%
Ashburnham 3,639 3,451 3,812 3,109 2,969 3,695 530 482 117 14.6% 14.0% 3.1%
Ashby 1,875 1,771 1,985 1,575 1,527 1,937 300 244 48 16.0% 13.8% 2.4%
Ashfield 1,047 1,001 1,175 938 907 1,149 109 94 26 10.4% 9.4% 2.2%
Ashland 10,526 9,919 11,009 9,037 8,620 10,752 1,489 1,299 257 14.1% 13.1% 2.3%
Athol 5,907 5,630 5,942 4,932 4,712 5,716 975 918 226 16.5% 16.3% 3.8%
Attleborough 25,949 24,694 25,874 21,182 20,081 24,990 4,767 4,613 884 18.4% 18.7% 3.4%
Auburn 9,347 8,947 9,760 7,991 7,660 9,455 1,356 1,287 305 14.5% 14.4% 3.1%
Avon 2,796 2,693 2,829 2,250 2,165 2,734 546 528 95 19.5% 19.6% 3.4%
Ayer 4,224 4,039 4,445 3,497 3,390 4,299 727 649 146 17.2% 16.1% 3.3%
Barnstable 24,428 22,376 26,443 19,701 17,818 25,562 4,727 4,558 881 19.4% 20.4% 3.3%
Barre 2,950 2,782 3,032 2,480 2,377 2,935 470 405 97 15.9% 14.6% 3.2%
Becket 902 872 962 748 708 928 154 164 34 17.1% 18.8% 3.5%
Bedford 6,828 6,523 7,496 5,974 5,776 7,315 854 747 181 12.5% 11.5% 2.4%
Belchertown 8,246 7,810 8,871 7,013 6,778 8,587 1,233 1,032 284 15.0% 13.2% 3.2%
Bellingham 10,340 9,865 10,675 8,767 8,311 10,343 1,573 1,554 332 15.2% 15.8% 3.1%
Belmont 13,058 12,449 14,575 11,612 11,229 14,221 1,446 1,220 354 11.1% 9.8% 2.4%
Berkley 3,764 3,652 3,871 3,104 2,964 3,742 660 688 129 17.5% 18.8% 3.3%
Berlin 1,833 1,770 2,029 1,605 1,552 1,965 228 218 64 12.4% 12.3% 3.2%
Bernardston 1,211 1,173 1,270 1,035 994 1,220 176 179 50 14.5% 15.3% 3.9%
Beverly 23,009 22,006 24,043 19,418 18,798 23,356 3,591 3,208 687 15.6% 14.6% 2.9%
Billerica 24,252 23,516 25,431 20,108 19,493 24,720 4,144 4,023 711 17.1% 17.1% 2.8%
Blackstone 5,471 5,253 5,568 4,561 4,324 5,381 910 929 187 16.6% 17.7% 3.4%
Blandford 722 696 777 617 597 756 105 99 21 14.5% 14.2% 2.7%
Bolton 2,804 2,692 3,161 2,518 2,435 3,084 286 257 77 10.2% 9.5% 2.4%
Boston 393,491 370,029 402,914 319,001 308,473 390,656 74,490 61,556 12,258 18.9% 16.6% 3.0%
Bourne 10,744 9,833 11,704 8,725 7,891 11,320 2,019 1,942 384 18.8% 19.7% 3.3%
Boxborough 3,369 3,219 3,790 3,016 2,916 3,693 353 303 97 10.5% 9.4% 2.6%
Boxford 4,220 4,045 4,640 3,705 3,582 4,537 515 463 103 12.2% 11.4% 2.2%
Boylston 2,706 2,577 2,848 2,346 2,249 2,777 360 328 71 13.3% 12.7% 2.5%
Braintree 21,068 20,356 21,348 16,949 16,390 20,756 4,119 3,966 592 19.6% 19.5% 2.8%
Brewster 5,036 4,619 5,689 4,258 3,851 5,525 778 768 164 15.4% 16.6% 2.9%
Bridgewater 14,845 14,295 15,486 12,320 11,854 14,971 2,525 2,441 515 17.0% 17.1% 3.3%
Brimfield 2,212 2,110 2,327 1,902 1,823 2,250 310 287 77 14.0% 13.6% 3.3%
Brockton 52,243 49,029 49,500 39,084 37,606 47,495 13,159 11,423 2,005 25.2% 23.3% 4.1%
Brookfield 1,860 1,773 1,941 1,587 1,522 1,878 273 251 63 14.7% 14.2% 3.2%
Brookline 30,714 29,193 34,533 27,610 26,699 33,812 3,104 2,494 721 10.1% 8.5% 2.1%
Buckland 963 896 1,029 858 804 999 105 92 30 10.9% 10.3% 2.9%
Burlington 15,386 14,747 16,792 13,385 12,943 16,391 2,001 1,804 401 13.0% 12.2% 2.4%
Cambridge 65,664 62,389 73,929 59,074 57,125 72,344 6,590 5,264 1,585 10.0% 8.4% 2.1%
Canton 12,230 11,675 12,934 10,251 9,912 12,553 1,979 1,763 381 16.2% 15.1% 2.9%
Carlisle 2,351 2,232 2,673 2,130 2,059 2,608 221 173 65 9.4% 7.8% 2.4%
Carver 6,714 6,508 6,968 5,525 5,343 6,766 1,189 1,165 202 17.7% 17.9% 2.9%
Charlemont 678 630 689 573 537 667 105 93 22 15.5% 14.8% 3.2%
Charlton 7,882 7,514 8,250 6,752 6,473 7,990 1,130 1,041 260 14.3% 13.9% 3.2%
Chatham 2,880 2,650 3,262 2,442 2,208 3,168 438 442 94 15.2% 16.7% 2.9%
Chelmsford 18,608 17,899 20,098 15,911 15,424 19,560 2,697 2,475 538 14.5% 13.8% 2.7%
Chelsea 22,121 20,737 21,113 16,746 16,193 20,507 5,375 4,544 606 24.3% 21.9% 2.9%
Cheshire 1,772 1,686 1,990 1,549 1,468 1,924 223 218 66 12.6% 12.9% 3.3%
Chester 700 682 769 604 584 740 96 98 29 13.7% 14.4% 3.8%
Chesterfield 696 671 779 621 600 760 75 71 19 10.8% 10.6% 2.4%
Chicopee 27,519 26,389 28,192 22,018 21,279 26,960 5,501 5,110 1,232 20.0% 19.4% 4.4%
Chilmark 546 447 572 486 395 555 60 52 17 11.0% 11.6% 3.0%
Clarksburg 869 812 941 760 714 894 109 98 47 12.5% 12.1% 5.0%
Clinton 8,457 7,983 8,509 6,946 6,658 8,219 1,511 1,325 290 17.9% 16.6% 3.4%
Cohasset 4,007 3,822 4,460 3,545 3,428 4,341 462 394 119 11.5% 10.3% 2.7%
Colrain 978 949 1,031 849 815 1,000 129 134 31 13.2% 14.1% 3.0%
Concord 7,700 7,336 8,708 6,944 6,715 8,504 756 621 204 9.8% 8.5% 2.3%
Conway 1,100 1,057 1,244 987 954 1,209 113 103 35 10.3% 9.7% 2.8%
Cummington 436 423 476 378 365 462 58 58 14 13.3% 13.7% 2.9%
Dalton 3,302 3,132 3,619 2,824 2,675 3,507 478 457 112 14.5% 14.6% 3.1%
Danvers 15,557 14,907 15,859 12,803 12,393 15,399 2,754 2,514 460 17.7% 16.9% 2.9%
Dartmouth 18,274 17,748 19,136 15,300 14,726 18,457 2,974 3,022 679 16.3% 17.0% 3.5%
Dedham 13,256 12,758 14,013 11,113 10,746 13,609 2,143 2,012 404 16.2% 15.8% 2.9%
Deerfield 2,845 2,716 3,097 2,471 2,388 3,026 374 328 71 13.1% 12.1% 2.3%
Dennis 6,715 6,191 7,244 5,384 4,869 6,986 1,331 1,322 258 19.8% 21.4% 3.6%
Dighton 4,238 4,039 4,375 3,510 3,352 4,232 728 687 143 17.2% 17.0% 3.3%
Douglas 5,165 4,981 5,410 4,453 4,268 5,269 712 713 141 13.8% 14.3% 2.6%
Dover 2,566 2,448 2,942 2,341 2,264 2,867 225 184 75 8.8% 7.5% 2.5%
Dracut 18,085 17,478 18,922 14,932 14,476 18,357 3,153 3,002 565 17.4% 17.2% 3.0%
Dudley 6,457 6,163 6,631 5,403 5,179 6,394 1,054 984 237 16.3% 16.0% 3.6%
Dunstable 1,872 1,798 1,995 1,650 1,582 1,943 222 216 52 11.9% 12.0% 2.6%
Duxbury 7,404 7,073 7,944 6,316 6,108 7,735 1,088 965 209 14.7% 13.6% 2.6%
East Bridgewater 8,760 8,505 9,081 7,259 6,985 8,822 1,501 1,520 259 17.1% 17.9% 2.9%
East Brookfield 1,192 1,141 1,246 1,025 983 1,213 167 158 33 14.0% 13.8% 2.6%
East Longmeadow 8,476 8,161 9,050 7,183 6,942 8,795 1,293 1,219 255 15.3% 14.9% 2.8%
Eastham 2,524 2,355 2,817 2,111 1,909 2,739 413 446 78 16.4% 18.9% 2.8%
Easthampton 9,295 8,914 9,837 7,786 7,524 9,533 1,509 1,390 304 16.2% 15.6% 3.1%
Easton 14,104 13,456 14,979 11,978 11,526 14,556 2,126 1,930 423 15.1% 14.3% 2.8%
Edgartown 2,820 2,378 2,809 2,384 1,935 2,721 436 443 88 15.5% 18.6% 3.1%
Egremont 693 638 760 646 596 747 47 42 13 6.8% 6.6% 1.7%
Erving 964 908 1,001 828 795 975 136 113 26 14.1% 12.4% 2.6%
Essex 2,138 2,045 2,330 1,868 1,806 2,287 270 239 43 12.6% 11.7% 1.8%
Everett 28,288 26,460 27,571 21,895 21,173 26,814 6,393 5,287 757 22.6% 20.0% 2.7%
Fairhaven 9,507 9,266 9,766 7,802 7,509 9,412 1,705 1,757 354 17.9% 19.0% 3.6%
Fall River 42,893 40,830 41,180 33,151 31,427 39,110 9,742 9,403 2,070 22.7% 23.0% 5.0%
Falmouth 15,360 14,104 16,773 12,536 11,338 16,266 2,824 2,766 507 18.4% 19.6% 3.0%
Fitchburg 21,005 19,520 20,259 16,326 15,588 19,398 4,679 3,932 861 22.3% 20.1% 4.2%
Florida 412 383 434 361 339 424 51 44 10 12.4% 11.5% 2.3%
Foxborough 9,973 9,606 10,472 8,304 8,030 10,169 1,669 1,576 303 16.7% 16.4% 2.9%
Framingham 40,715 38,415 42,125 34,526 32,934 41,079 6,189 5,481 1,046 15.2% 14.3% 2.5%
Franklin 17,603 16,852 18,772 14,913 14,421 18,263 2,690 2,431 509 15.3% 14.4% 2.7%
Freetown 5,347 5,199 5,604 4,492 4,290 5,416 855 909 188 16.0% 17.5% 3.4%
Gardner 10,158 9,581 10,092 8,145 7,776 9,677 2,013 1,805 415 19.8% 18.8% 4.1%
Georgetown 4,575 4,343 5,023 3,920 3,743 4,875 655 600 148 14.3% 13.8% 2.9%
Gill 912 873 975 807 775 952 105 98 23 11.5% 11.2% 2.4%
Gloucester 15,910 15,358 16,519 13,021 12,591 15,946 2,889 2,767 573 18.2% 18.0% 3.5%
Goshen 585 565 673 537 519 658 48 46 15 8.2% 8.1% 2.2%
Gosnold 40 35 50 39 35 50 1 0 0 2.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Grafton 10,106 9,619 10,585 8,671 8,312 10,261 1,435 1,307 324 14.2% 13.6% 3.1%
Granby 3,579 3,441 3,847 3,053 2,950 3,738 526 491 109 14.7% 14.3% 2.8%
Granville 835 808 927 730 706 894 105 102 33 12.6% 12.6% 3.6%
Great Barrington 3,873 3,566 3,873 3,244 2,994 3,749 629 572 124 16.2% 16.0% 3.2%
Greenfield 9,679 9,230 9,902 8,144 7,822 9,599 1,535 1,408 303 15.9% 15.3% 3.1%
Groton 5,775 5,528 6,430 5,103 4,947 6,273 672 581 157 11.6% 10.5% 2.4%
Groveland 3,895 3,723 4,236 3,320 3,170 4,128 575 553 108 14.8% 14.9% 2.5%
Hadley 2,958 2,769 3,099 2,475 2,392 3,030 483 377 69 16.3% 13.6% 2.2%
Halifax 4,398 4,302 4,532 3,598 3,479 4,406 800 823 126 18.2% 19.1% 2.8%
Hamilton 4,003 3,835 4,447 3,549 3,432 4,347 454 403 100 11.3% 10.5% 2.2%
Hampden 2,846 2,740 3,090 2,452 2,370 3,003 394 370 87 13.8% 13.5% 2.8%
Hancock 359 340 420 330 312 409 29 28 11 8.1% 8.2% 2.6%
Hanover 7,611 7,378 7,993 6,346 6,137 7,772 1,265 1,241 221 16.6% 16.8% 2.8%
Hanson 6,411 6,264 6,687 5,329 5,128 6,476 1,082 1,136 211 16.9% 18.1% 3.2%
Hardwick 1,644 1,537 1,703 1,427 1,364 1,654 217 173 49 13.2% 11.3% 2.9%
Harvard 2,550 2,448 2,892 2,290 2,220 2,815 260 228 77 10.2% 9.3% 2.7%
Harwich 6,127 5,667 6,727 5,001 4,523 6,489 1,126 1,144 238 18.4% 20.2% 3.5%
Hatfield 1,732 1,652 1,820 1,444 1,396 1,769 288 256 51 16.6% 15.5% 2.8%
Haverhill 35,647 33,730 36,570 28,471 27,185 35,400 7,176 6,545 1,170 20.1% 19.4% 3.2%
Hawley 206 190 230 190 178 221 16 12 9 7.8% 6.3% 3.9%
Heath 352 334 380 315 303 371 37 31 9 10.5% 9.3% 2.4%
Hingham 10,635 10,142 11,745 9,336 9,027 11,432 1,299 1,115 313 12.2% 11.0% 2.7%
Hinsdale 992 962 1,069 835 791 1,037 157 171 32 15.8% 17.8% 3.0%
Holbrook 6,398 6,129 6,385 5,035 4,869 6,166 1,363 1,260 219 21.3% 20.6% 3.4%
Holden 10,367 9,871 10,923 8,963 8,591 10,606 1,404 1,280 317 13.5% 13.0% 2.9%
Holland 1,571 1,510 1,647 1,348 1,292 1,595 223 218 52 14.2% 14.4% 3.2%
Holliston 7,504 7,054 7,936 6,482 6,183 7,712 1,022 871 224 13.6% 12.3% 2.8%
Holyoke 16,844 15,814 16,669 12,872 12,440 15,762 3,972 3,374 907 23.6% 21.3% 5.4%
Hopedale 3,126 2,972 3,202 2,612 2,491 3,108 514 481 94 16.4% 16.2% 2.9%
Hopkinton 8,714 8,218 9,357 7,652 7,300 9,105 1,062 918 252 12.2% 11.2% 2.7%
Hubbardston 2,543 2,422 2,734 2,241 2,148 2,652 302 274 82 11.9% 11.3% 3.0%
Hudson 10,621 10,132 10,974 8,960 8,547 10,661 1,661 1,585 313 15.6% 15.6% 2.9%
Hull 5,991 5,734 6,277 4,942 4,779 6,052 1,049 955 225 17.5% 16.7% 3.6%
Huntington 1,162 1,122 1,215 961 928 1,176 201 194 39 17.3% 17.3% 3.2%
Ipswich 7,660 7,360 8,235 6,597 6,379 8,079 1,063 981 156 13.9% 13.3% 1.9%
Kingston 7,370 7,211 7,650 6,068 5,868 7,431 1,302 1,343 219 17.7% 18.6% 2.9%
Lakeville 6,472 6,265 6,730 5,420 5,176 6,535 1,052 1,089 195 16.3% 17.4% 2.9%
Lancaster 3,897 3,695 4,118 3,380 3,240 3,999 517 455 119 13.3% 12.3% 2.9%
Lanesborough 1,634 1,556 1,807 1,411 1,337 1,752 223 219 55 13.6% 14.1% 3.0%
Lawrence 41,550 38,539 36,726 27,984 27,041 34,576 13,566 11,498 2,150 32.6% 29.8% 5.9%
Lee 3,248 3,064 3,430 2,685 2,544 3,335 563 520 95 17.3% 17.0% 2.8%
Leicester 6,660 6,378 6,908 5,650 5,415 6,685 1,010 963 223 15.2% 15.1% 3.2%
Lenox 1,925 1,818 1,965 1,524 1,444 1,893 401 374 72 20.8% 20.6% 3.7%
Leominster 23,186 21,775 23,086 18,749 17,902 22,277 4,437 3,873 809 19.1% 17.8% 3.5%
Leverett 1,043 984 1,139 909 878 1,113 134 106 26 12.8% 10.8% 2.3%
Lexington 15,076 14,323 17,129 13,646 13,195 16,711 1,430 1,128 418 9.5% 7.9% 2.4%
Leyden 454 437 499 416 400 490 38 37 9 8.4% 8.5% 1.8%
Lincoln 2,699 2,581 3,061 2,440 2,359 2,988 259 222 73 9.6% 8.6% 2.4%
Littleton 5,356 5,132 5,942 4,723 4,578 5,806 633 554 136 11.8% 10.8% 2.3%
Longmeadow 7,589 7,239 8,389 6,660 6,437 8,155 929 802 234 12.2% 11.1% 2.8%
Lowell 57,548 54,565 58,426 45,761 44,361 56,255 11,787 10,204 2,171 20.5% 18.7% 3.7%
Ludlow 10,504 10,133 11,162 8,765 8,471 10,733 1,739 1,662 429 16.6% 16.4% 3.8%
Lunenburg 6,577 6,229 6,861 5,601 5,348 6,655 976 881 206 14.8% 14.1% 3.0%
Lynn 51,435 48,018 48,994 38,565 37,016 47,303 12,870 11,002 1,691 25.0% 22.9% 3.5%
Lynnfield 7,013 6,716 7,573 6,037 5,837 7,393 976 879 180 13.9% 13.1% 2.4%
Malden 36,643 34,418 35,144 27,875 26,955 34,137 8,768 7,463 1,007 23.9% 21.7% 2.9%
Manchester 2,638 2,522 2,881 2,293 2,217 2,808 345 305 73 13.1% 12.1% 2.5%
Mansfield 13,447 12,979 14,263 11,340 10,966 13,887 2,107 2,013 376 15.7% 15.5% 2.6%
Marblehead 10,339 9,818 11,340 8,999 8,638 11,038 1,340 1,180 302 13.0% 12.0% 2.7%
Marion 2,610 2,384 2,961 2,213 2,001 2,871 397 383 90 15.2% 16.1% 3.0%
Marlborough 23,468 22,208 24,149 19,766 18,855 23,517 3,702 3,353 632 15.8% 15.1% 2.6%
Marshfield 14,610 14,199 15,565 12,385 11,977 15,168 2,225 2,222 397 15.2% 15.6% 2.6%
Mashpee 7,948 7,278 8,661 6,467 5,849 8,392 1,481 1,429 269 18.6% 19.6% 3.1%
Mattapoisett 3,179 3,059 3,352 2,683 2,583 3,237 496 476 115 15.6% 15.6% 3.4%
Maynard 6,067 5,811 6,624 5,256 5,082 6,436 811 729 188 13.4% 12.5% 2.8%
Medfield 6,425 6,130 7,067 5,628 5,443 6,893 797 687 174 12.4% 11.2% 2.5%
Medford 33,650 32,060 35,423 28,206 27,275 34,541 5,444 4,785 882 16.2% 14.9% 2.5%
Medway 7,212 6,890 7,775 6,181 5,977 7,570 1,031 913 205 14.3% 13.3% 2.6%
Melrose 15,874 15,203 17,076 13,608 13,159 16,665 2,266 2,044 411 14.3% 13.4% 2.4%
Mendon 3,351 3,182 3,424 2,799 2,670 3,331 552 512 93 16.5% 16.1% 2.7%
Merrimac 3,902 3,735 4,254 3,337 3,187 4,150 565 548 104 14.5% 14.7% 2.4%
Methuen 27,609 26,419 28,035 21,908 21,170 27,068 5,701 5,249 967 20.6% 19.9% 3.4%
Middleborough 13,641 13,132 13,841 11,122 10,621 13,409 2,519 2,511 432 18.5% 19.1% 3.1%
Middlefield 307 301 357 282 267 351 25 34 6 8.1% 11.3% 1.7%
Middleton 4,588 4,402 4,826 3,820 3,694 4,678 768 708 148 16.7% 16.1% 3.1%
Milford 15,605 14,813 16,037 13,098 12,494 15,584 2,507 2,319 453 16.1% 15.7% 2.8%
Millbury 8,171 7,817 8,400 6,897 6,611 8,161 1,274 1,206 239 15.6% 15.4% 2.8%
Millis 4,363 4,192 4,572 3,622 3,503 4,436 741 689 136 17.0% 16.4% 3.0%
Millville 1,820 1,731 1,872 1,523 1,443 1,796 297 288 76 16.3% 16.6% 4.1%
Milton 13,660 12,961 14,738 11,691 11,305 14,317 1,969 1,656 421 14.4% 12.8% 2.9%
Monroe 68 63 74 63 59 73 5 4 1 7.4% 6.3% 1.4%
Monson 4,563 4,397 5,066 3,984 3,850 4,878 579 547 188 12.7% 12.4% 3.7%
Montague 4,459 4,232 4,414 3,628 3,485 4,276 831 747 138 18.6% 17.7% 3.1%
Monterey 436 398 459 387 357 448 49 41 11 11.2% 10.3% 2.4%
Montgomery 486 468 533 421 407 515 65 61 18 13.4% 13.0% 3.4%
Mount Washington 85 79 88 76 70 87 9 9 1 10.6% 11.4% 1.1%
Nahant 1,952 1,870 2,054 1,637 1,572 2,008 315 298 46 16.1% 15.9% 2.2%
Nantucket 9,062 7,532 9,213 7,821 6,216 9,020 1,241 1,316 193 13.7% 17.5% 2.1%
Natick 20,047 18,899 21,106 17,312 16,514 20,598 2,735 2,385 508 13.6% 12.6% 2.4%
Needham 14,968 14,270 16,756 13,343 12,903 16,341 1,625 1,367 415 10.9% 9.6% 2.5%
New Ashford 127 121 141 112 106 139 15 15 2 11.8% 12.4% 1.4%
New Bedford 49,863 48,034 48,189 37,843 36,424 45,653 12,020 11,610 2,536 24.1% 24.2% 5.3%
New Braintree 530 505 555 456 437 539 74 68 16 14.0% 13.5% 2.9%
New Marlborough 813 761 852 722 666 834 91 95 18 11.2% 12.5% 2.1%
New Salem 587 551 625 526 503 610 61 48 15 10.4% 8.7% 2.4%
Newbury 3,622 3,493 3,922 3,119 3,016 3,820 503 477 102 13.9% 13.7% 2.6%
Newburyport 9,455 8,960 10,466 8,210 7,839 10,208 1,245 1,121 258 13.2% 12.5% 2.5%
Newton 44,340 42,175 49,492 39,378 38,078 48,223 4,962 4,097 1,269 11.2% 9.7% 2.6%
Norfolk 5,037 4,831 5,487 4,350 4,207 5,328 687 624 159 13.6% 12.9% 2.9%
North Adams 6,225 5,793 6,294 5,125 4,809 6,024 1,100 984 270 17.7% 17.0% 4.3%
North Andover 15,657 14,944 17,026 13,379 12,928 16,530 2,278 2,016 496 14.5% 13.5% 2.9%
North Attleborough 16,945 16,059 16,978 13,961 13,235 16,471 2,984 2,824 507 17.6% 17.6% 3.0%
North Brookfield 2,645 2,528 2,732 2,239 2,146 2,650 406 382 82 15.3% 15.1% 3.0%
North Reading 8,517 8,190 9,091 7,242 7,003 8,868 1,275 1,187 223 15.0% 14.5% 2.5%
Northampton 15,588 14,809 16,761 13,338 12,890 16,332 2,250 1,919 429 14.4% 13.0% 2.6%
Northborough 7,856 7,487 8,252 6,771 6,491 8,013 1,085 996 239 13.8% 13.3% 2.9%
Northbridge 9,110 8,731 9,420 7,704 7,384 9,116 1,406 1,347 304 15.4% 15.4% 3.2%
Northfield 1,721 1,648 1,821 1,510 1,450 1,780 211 198 41 12.3% 12.0% 2.3%
Norton 10,783 10,281 11,207 8,987 8,583 10,835 1,796 1,698 372 16.7% 16.5% 3.3%
Norwell 5,091 4,875 5,447 4,318 4,176 5,288 773 699 159 15.2% 14.3% 2.9%
Norwood 16,182 15,622 16,907 13,411 12,968 16,423 2,771 2,654 484 17.1% 17.0% 2.9%
Oak Bluffs 2,913 2,432 3,000 2,564 2,081 2,926 349 351 74 12.0% 14.4% 2.5%
Oakham 1,072 1,018 1,131 927 888 1,097 145 130 34 13.5% 12.8% 3.0%
Orange 3,592 3,416 3,628 3,025 2,890 3,506 567 526 122 15.8% 15.4% 3.4%
Orleans 2,849 2,602 3,135 2,365 2,139 3,069 484 463 66 17.0% 17.8% 2.1%
Otis 779 727 801 681 629 787 98 98 14 12.6% 13.5% 1.7%
Oxford 8,315 7,941 8,640 7,054 6,762 8,347 1,261 1,179 293 15.2% 14.8% 3.4%
Palmer 6,154 5,908 6,419 5,019 4,851 6,146 1,135 1,057 273 18.4% 17.9% 4.3%
Paxton 2,650 2,499 2,775 2,290 2,195 2,709 360 304 66 13.6% 12.2% 2.4%
Peabody 29,985 28,704 29,878 24,128 23,357 29,021 5,857 5,347 857 19.5% 18.6% 2.9%
Pelham 679 643 737 588 568 720 91 75 17 13.4% 11.7% 2.3%
Pembroke 10,500 10,205 10,957 8,715 8,427 10,673 1,785 1,778 284 17.0% 17.4% 2.6%
Pepperell 6,968 6,668 7,314 6,046 5,798 7,122 922 870 192 13.2% 13.0% 2.6%
Peru 452 437 518 408 387 507 44 50 11 9.7% 11.4% 2.1%
Petersham 663 632 700 586 560 680 77 72 20 11.6% 11.4% 2.9%
Phillipston 969 922 1,005 819 782 973 150 140 32 15.5% 15.2% 3.2%
Pittsfield 21,271 19,966 22,155 17,106 16,203 21,245 4,165 3,763 910 19.6% 18.8% 4.1%
Plainfield 362 334 389 326 305 379 36 29 10 9.9% 8.7% 2.6%
Plainville 5,871 5,603 5,935 4,891 4,637 5,770 980 966 165 16.7% 17.2% 2.8%
Plymouth 32,454 31,560 33,511 26,568 25,692 32,536 5,886 5,868 975 18.1% 18.6% 2.9%
Plympton 1,626 1,587 1,714 1,359 1,314 1,665 267 273 49 16.4% 17.2% 2.9%
Princeton 1,895 1,821 2,011 1,646 1,578 1,948 249 243 63 13.1% 13.3% 3.1%
Provincetown 2,053 2,009 2,118 1,587 1,435 2,059 466 574 59 22.7% 28.6% 2.8%
Quincy 58,146 55,729 56,294 44,641 43,168 54,668 13,505 12,561 1,626 23.2% 22.5% 2.9%
Randolph 19,699 18,527 18,848 14,853 14,362 18,189 4,846 4,165 659 24.6% 22.5% 3.5%
Raynham 7,769 7,448 7,832 6,288 6,005 7,581 1,481 1,443 251 19.1% 19.4% 3.2%
Reading 13,544 12,910 14,608 11,640 11,255 14,254 1,904 1,655 354 14.1% 12.8% 2.4%
Rehoboth 7,059 6,738 7,320 6,044 5,729 7,130 1,015 1,009 190 14.4% 15.0% 2.6%
Revere 32,632 30,866 29,924 23,657 22,876 28,971 8,975 7,990 953 27.5% 25.9% 3.2%
Richmond 701 659 790 622 589 773 79 70 17 11.3% 10.6% 2.2%
Rochester 3,263 3,132 3,416 2,756 2,632 3,323 507 500 93 15.5% 16.0% 2.7%
Rockland 10,203 9,995 10,282 8,138 7,870 9,966 2,065 2,125 316 20.2% 21.3% 3.1%
Rockport 3,532 3,369 3,758 2,976 2,878 3,645 556 491 113 15.7% 14.6% 3.0%
Rowe 179 163 174 143 134 167 36 29 7 20.1% 17.8% 4.0%
Rowley 3,405 3,291 3,632 2,876 2,781 3,521 529 510 111 15.5% 15.5% 3.1%
Royalston 684 655 748 609 582 724 75 73 24 11.0% 11.1% 3.2%
Russell 938 901 1,047 826 798 1,012 112 103 35 11.9% 11.4% 3.3%
Rutland 4,670 4,468 4,929 4,024 3,857 4,762 646 611 167 13.8% 13.7% 3.4%
Salem 24,884 23,754 24,698 19,864 19,229 23,893 5,020 4,525 805 20.2% 19.0% 3.3%
Salisbury 5,683 5,429 6,023 4,693 4,481 5,835 990 948 188 17.4% 17.5% 3.1%
Sandisfield 457 423 490 416 384 480 41 39 10 9.0% 9.2% 2.0%
Sandwich 11,179 10,223 12,424 9,324 8,433 12,098 1,855 1,790 326 16.6% 17.5% 2.6%
Saugus 16,524 15,802 16,476 13,000 12,478 15,946 3,524 3,324 530 21.3% 21.0% 3.2%
Savoy 353 335 408 315 298 391 38 37 17 10.8% 11.0% 4.2%
Scituate 9,239 8,861 9,933 7,868 7,608 9,635 1,371 1,253 298 14.8% 14.1% 3.0%
Seekonk 8,753 8,387 9,040 7,417 7,032 8,751 1,336 1,355 289 15.3% 16.2% 3.2%
Sharon 9,701 9,304 10,789 8,603 8,319 10,535 1,098 985 254 11.3% 10.6% 2.4%
Sheffield 1,881 1,713 1,956 1,653 1,526 1,910 228 187 46 12.1% 10.9% 2.4%
Shelburne 1,207 1,143 1,238 1,034 969 1,204 173 174 34 14.3% 15.2% 2.7%
Sherborn 2,114 2,021 2,382 1,897 1,835 2,324 217 186 58 10.3% 9.2% 2.4%
Shirley 3,010 2,878 3,127 2,456 2,381 3,019 554 497 108 18.4% 17.3% 3.5%
Shrewsbury 20,165 19,181 21,271 17,493 16,768 20,700 2,672 2,413 571 13.3% 12.6% 2.7%
Shutesbury 1,021 974 1,126 904 873 1,107 117 101 19 11.5% 10.4% 1.7%
Somerset 9,462 9,085 9,527 7,790 7,385 9,191 1,672 1,700 336 17.7% 18.7% 3.5%
Somerville 50,273 47,934 54,429 43,473 42,039 53,239 6,800 5,895 1,190 13.5% 12.3% 2.2%
South Hadley 9,213 8,826 9,993 7,877 7,613 9,645 1,336 1,213 348 14.5% 13.7% 3.5%
Southampton 3,625 3,470 3,916 3,119 3,014 3,819 506 456 97 14.0% 13.1% 2.5%
Southborough 5,276 4,966 5,615 4,603 4,391 5,476 673 575 139 12.8% 11.6% 2.5%
Southbridge 8,596 8,097 8,302 6,673 6,396 7,896 1,923 1,701 406 22.4% 21.0% 4.9%
Southwick 5,267 5,061 5,726 4,529 4,377 5,545 738 684 181 14.0% 13.5% 3.2%
Spencer 6,157 5,868 6,273 5,091 4,880 6,024 1,066 988 249 17.3% 16.8% 4.0%
Springfield 66,881 62,350 65,360 49,980 48,302 61,198 16,901 14,048 4,162 25.3% 22.5% 6.4%
Sterling 4,335 4,139 4,572 3,735 3,580 4,419 600 559 153 13.8% 13.5% 3.3%
Stockbridge 916 850 981 827 763 955 89 87 26 9.7% 10.2% 2.7%
Stoneham 13,075 12,597 13,763 10,917 10,557 13,370 2,158 2,040 393 16.5% 16.2% 2.9%
Stoughton 16,605 15,981 17,010 13,452 13,008 16,474 3,153 2,973 536 19.0% 18.6% 3.2%
Stow 3,667 3,493 4,076 3,245 3,138 3,974 422 355 102 11.5% 10.2% 2.5%
Sturbridge 5,130 4,919 5,301 4,340 4,160 5,136 790 759 165 15.4% 15.4% 3.1%
Sudbury 9,054 8,529 9,921 8,109 7,736 9,648 945 793 273 10.4% 9.3% 2.8%
Sunderland 2,337 2,210 2,578 2,056 1,987 2,517 281 223 61 12.0% 10.1% 2.4%
Sutton 5,340 5,059 5,656 4,626 4,434 5,474 714 625 182 13.4% 12.4% 3.2%
Swampscott 8,364 7,948 8,942 7,106 6,821 8,716 1,258 1,127 226 15.0% 14.2% 2.5%
Swansea 9,710 9,327 10,038 8,237 7,808 9,717 1,473 1,519 321 15.2% 16.3% 3.2%
Taunton 31,592 30,220 31,183 24,890 23,769 30,008 6,702 6,451 1,175 21.2% 21.3% 3.8%
Templeton 4,319 4,145 4,484 3,662 3,497 4,351 657 648 133 15.2% 15.6% 3.0%
Tewksbury 17,380 16,818 18,248 14,439 13,997 17,750 2,941 2,821 498 16.9% 16.8% 2.7%
Tisbury 2,742 2,325 2,644 2,228 1,808 2,543 514 517 101 18.7% 22.2% 3.8%
Tolland 262 251 302 241 232 295 21 19 7 8.0% 7.6% 2.3%
Topsfield 3,318 3,168 3,698 2,936 2,839 3,595 382 329 103 11.5% 10.4% 2.8%
Townsend 5,396 5,168 5,783 4,578 4,438 5,628 818 730 155 15.2% 14.1% 2.7%
Truro 1,196 1,115 1,318 982 888 1,274 214 227 44 17.9% 20.4% 3.3%
Tyngsborough 6,833 6,581 7,337 5,821 5,643 7,155 1,012 938 182 14.8% 14.3% 2.5%
Tyringham 152 137 163 138 127 159 14 10 4 9.2% 7.3% 2.5%
Upton 4,289 4,068 4,487 3,692 3,539 4,369 597 529 118 13.9% 13.0% 2.6%
Uxbridge 8,033 7,684 8,288 6,820 6,537 8,070 1,213 1,147 218 15.1% 14.9% 2.6%
Wakefield 15,638 15,042 16,589 13,192 12,756 16,155 2,446 2,286 434 15.6% 15.2% 2.6%
Wales 962 923 1,017 801 774 981 161 149 36 16.7% 16.1% 3.5%
Walpole 12,954 12,486 13,741 10,914 10,554 13,365 2,040 1,932 376 15.7% 15.5% 2.7%
Waltham 36,177 34,567 39,069 31,115 30,088 38,104 5,062 4,479 965 14.0% 13.0% 2.5%
Ware 5,093 4,816 5,317 4,205 4,063 5,148 888 753 169 17.4% 15.6% 3.2%
Wareham 12,899 11,719 13,997 10,367 9,376 13,451 2,532 2,343 546 19.6% 20.0% 3.9%
Warren 2,440 2,304 2,514 2,050 1,965 2,425 390 339 89 16.0% 14.7% 3.5%
Warwick 497 469 533 452 432 524 45 37 9 9.1% 7.9% 1.7%
Washington 296 277 335 260 247 323 36 30 12 12.2% 10.8% 3.6%
Watertown 21,989 20,950 23,759 18,955 18,329 23,213 3,034 2,621 546 13.8% 12.5% 2.3%
Wayland 6,626 6,323 7,451 5,918 5,722 7,247 708 601 204 10.7% 9.5% 2.7%
Webster 9,075 8,604 8,949 7,246 6,946 8,574 1,829 1,658 375 20.2% 19.3% 4.2%
Wellesley 12,394 11,754 14,170 11,254 10,883 13,782 1,140 871 388 9.2% 7.4% 2.7%
Wellfleet 1,608 1,474 1,775 1,333 1,206 1,730 275 268 45 17.1% 18.2% 2.5%
Wendell 455 429 478 379 366 464 76 63 14 16.7% 14.7% 2.9%
Wenham 2,557 2,424 2,872 2,274 2,199 2,785 283 225 87 11.1% 9.3% 3.0%
West Boylston 3,257 3,077 3,364 2,719 2,607 3,218 538 470 146 16.5% 15.3% 4.3%
West Bridgewater 3,974 3,844 4,090 3,255 3,132 3,955 719 712 135 18.1% 18.5% 3.3%
West Brookfield 2,059 1,947 2,127 1,751 1,678 2,072 308 269 55 15.0% 13.8% 2.6%
West Newbury 2,316 2,198 2,592 2,041 1,948 2,537 275 250 55 11.9% 11.4% 2.1%
West Springfield 14,645 14,078 15,086 11,864 11,466 14,528 2,781 2,612 558 19.0% 18.6% 3.7%
West Stockbridge 785 727 818 688 635 795 97 92 23 12.4% 12.7% 2.8%
West Tisbury 1,717 1,424 1,838 1,588 1,289 1,813 129 135 25 7.5% 9.5% 1.4%
Westborough 10,107 9,622 10,875 8,960 8,589 10,602 1,147 1,033 273 11.3% 10.7% 2.5%
Westfield 20,422 19,591 21,785 17,118 16,543 20,960 3,304 3,048 825 16.2% 15.6% 3.8%
Westford 11,896 11,418 13,256 10,499 10,178 12,907 1,397 1,240 349 11.7% 10.9% 2.6%
Westhampton 986 928 1,076 858 829 1,051 128 99 25 13.0% 10.7% 2.3%
Westminster 4,651 4,428 4,802 3,937 3,759 4,677 714 669 125 15.4% 15.1% 2.6%
Weston 4,980 4,761 5,696 4,544 4,394 5,565 436 367 131 8.8% 7.7% 2.3%
Westport 8,611 8,266 8,665 7,103 6,733 8,379 1,508 1,533 286 17.5% 18.5% 3.3%
Westwood 7,774 7,396 8,564 6,821 6,596 8,353 953 800 211 12.3% 10.8% 2.5%
Weymouth 32,311 31,262 32,992 26,120 25,258 31,987 6,191 6,004 1,005 19.2% 19.2% 3.0%
Whately 926 892 1,076 863 834 1,057 63 58 19 6.8% 6.5% 1.8%
Whitman 9,487 9,209 9,663 7,734 7,442 9,398 1,753 1,767 265 18.5% 19.2% 2.7%
Wilbraham 7,356 6,997 7,922 6,286 6,075 7,697 1,070 922 225 14.5% 13.2% 2.8%
Williamsburg 1,418 1,339 1,492 1,178 1,138 1,442 240 201 50 16.9% 15.0% 3.4%
Williamstown 3,337 3,079 3,631 3,001 2,817 3,528 336 262 103 10.1% 8.5% 2.8%
Wilmington 12,966 12,550 13,752 10,933 10,572 13,389 2,033 1,978 363 15.7% 15.8% 2.6%
Winchendon 5,682 5,348 5,869 4,768 4,552 5,665 914 796 204 16.1% 14.9% 3.5%
Winchester 10,331 9,824 11,582 9,237 8,932 11,312 1,094 892 270 10.6% 9.1% 2.3%
Windsor 467 438 526 414 392 514 53 46 12 11.3% 10.5% 2.3%
Winthrop 11,209 10,613 11,193 8,873 8,580 10,866 2,336 2,033 327 20.8% 19.2% 2.9%
Woburn 23,485 22,522 24,412 19,387 18,747 23,742 4,098 3,775 670 17.4% 16.8% 2.7%
Worcester 96,420 89,998 94,846 77,015 73,823 91,132 19,405 16,175 3,714 20.1% 18.0% 3.9%
Worthington 640 619 714 563 544 689 77 75 25 12.0% 12.1% 3.5%
Wrentham 6,665 6,394 7,160 5,693 5,505 6,972 972 889 188 14.6% 13.9% 2.6%
Yarmouth 12,240 11,286 13,101 9,797 8,861 12,712 2,443 2,425 389 20.0% 21.5% 3.0%
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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