offered by

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Dec-2022 Nov-2022 Dec-2021 Dec-2022 Nov-2022 Dec-2021 Dec-2022 Nov-2022 Dec-2021 Dec-2022 Nov-2022 Dec-2021
Massachusetts 3,712,433 3,716,814 3,763,429 3,592,766 3,609,073 3,608,001 119,667 107,741 155,428 3.2% 2.9% 4.1%
Abington 9,456 9,440 9,522 9,140 9,174 9,097 316 266 425 3.3% 2.8% 4.5%
Acton 12,762 12,808 12,766 12,516 12,563 12,458 246 245 308 1.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Acushnet 6,104 6,127 6,296 5,851 5,894 5,968 253 233 328 4.1% 3.8% 5.2%
Adams 3,809 3,781 4,039 3,616 3,612 3,778 193 169 261 5.1% 4.5% 6.5%
Agawam 15,922 16,006 16,333 15,389 15,543 15,636 533 463 697 3.3% 2.9% 4.3%
Alford 230 227 232 225 224 227 5 3 5 2.2% 1.3% 2.2%
Amesbury 10,183 10,222 10,379 9,949 9,997 10,071 234 225 308 2.3% 2.2% 3.0%
Amherst 19,337 19,533 19,628 18,786 18,974 19,087 551 559 541 2.8% 2.9% 2.8%
Andover 19,017 19,109 19,023 18,560 18,629 18,473 457 480 550 2.4% 2.5% 2.9%
Aquinnah 181 181 191 173 175 183 8 6 8 4.4% 3.3% 4.2%
Arlington 27,181 27,277 27,229 26,618 26,718 26,494 563 559 735 2.1% 2.0% 2.7%
Ashburnham 3,679 3,687 3,740 3,596 3,602 3,611 83 85 129 2.3% 2.3% 3.4%
Ashby 1,958 1,951 1,961 1,895 1,897 1,878 63 54 83 3.2% 2.8% 4.2%
Ashfield 1,136 1,145 1,160 1,118 1,129 1,136 18 16 24 1.6% 1.4% 2.1%
Ashland 10,538 10,525 10,667 10,302 10,306 10,344 236 219 323 2.2% 2.1% 3.0%
Athol 5,712 5,706 5,989 5,473 5,492 5,708 239 214 281 4.2% 3.8% 4.7%
Attleborough 25,064 25,198 25,645 24,180 24,353 24,605 884 845 1,040 3.5% 3.4% 4.1%
Auburn 9,349 9,323 9,607 9,072 9,079 9,235 277 244 372 3.0% 2.6% 3.9%
Avon 2,754 2,761 2,763 2,653 2,664 2,645 101 97 118 3.7% 3.5% 4.3%
Ayer 4,421 4,404 4,411 4,270 4,276 4,232 151 128 179 3.4% 2.9% 4.1%
Barnstable 22,324 22,779 23,142 21,374 21,943 21,981 950 836 1,161 4.3% 3.7% 5.0%
Barre 2,962 2,940 3,016 2,821 2,823 2,872 141 117 144 4.8% 4.0% 4.8%
Becket 857 842 911 808 808 845 49 34 66 5.7% 4.0% 7.2%
Bedford 7,255 7,273 7,296 7,091 7,117 7,058 164 156 238 2.3% 2.1% 3.3%
Belchertown 8,652 8,701 8,872 8,403 8,487 8,538 249 214 334 2.9% 2.5% 3.8%
Bellingham 10,325 10,348 10,598 10,025 10,097 10,201 300 251 397 2.9% 2.4% 3.7%
Belmont 13,993 14,032 14,005 13,681 13,732 13,617 312 300 388 2.2% 2.1% 2.8%
Berkley 3,714 3,724 3,774 3,590 3,606 3,626 124 118 148 3.3% 3.2% 3.9%
Berlin 2,292 2,292 2,284 2,229 2,237 2,218 63 55 66 2.7% 2.4% 2.9%
Bernardston 1,204 1,194 1,267 1,154 1,159 1,195 50 35 72 4.2% 2.9% 5.7%
Beverly 23,082 23,073 23,333 22,433 22,465 22,556 649 608 777 2.8% 2.6% 3.3%
Billerica 24,673 24,629 24,561 23,987 24,022 23,772 686 607 789 2.8% 2.5% 3.2%
Blackstone 5,269 5,281 5,416 5,104 5,140 5,194 165 141 222 3.1% 2.7% 4.1%
Blandford 757 757 782 735 742 747 22 15 35 2.9% 2.0% 4.5%
Bolton 3,146 3,160 3,150 3,075 3,086 3,060 71 74 90 2.3% 2.3% 2.9%
Boston 392,029 392,845 394,417 380,790 382,214 379,015 11,239 10,631 15,402 2.9% 2.7% 3.9%
Bourne 9,790 9,958 10,141 9,389 9,639 9,655 401 319 486 4.1% 3.2% 4.8%
Boxborough 3,333 3,345 3,346 3,255 3,268 3,240 78 77 106 2.3% 2.3% 3.2%
Boxford 4,521 4,533 4,506 4,423 4,439 4,402 98 94 104 2.2% 2.1% 2.3%
Boylston 2,777 2,767 2,854 2,699 2,701 2,748 78 66 106 2.8% 2.4% 3.7%
Braintree 20,769 20,819 20,882 20,225 20,301 20,131 544 518 751 2.6% 2.5% 3.6%
Brewster 4,810 4,880 4,997 4,596 4,718 4,726 214 162 271 4.4% 3.3% 5.4%
Bridgewater 15,072 15,075 15,133 14,563 14,619 14,515 509 456 618 3.4% 3.0% 4.1%
Brimfield 2,192 2,168 2,245 2,116 2,117 2,154 76 51 91 3.5% 2.4% 4.1%
Brockton 47,876 47,888 48,641 45,702 45,880 45,552 2,174 2,008 3,089 4.5% 4.2% 6.4%
Brookfield 1,854 1,855 1,874 1,801 1,802 1,833 53 53 41 2.9% 2.9% 2.2%
Brookline 33,627 33,725 33,540 32,943 33,066 32,790 684 659 750 2.0% 2.0% 2.2%
Buckland 936 934 973 912 912 947 24 22 26 2.6% 2.4% 2.7%
Burlington 16,271 16,308 16,248 15,874 15,934 15,800 397 374 448 2.4% 2.3% 2.8%
Cambridge 72,421 72,644 72,175 70,956 71,222 70,626 1,465 1,422 1,549 2.0% 2.0% 2.1%
Canton 12,879 12,882 12,964 12,498 12,545 12,440 381 337 524 3.0% 2.6% 4.0%
Carlisle 2,606 2,616 2,611 2,546 2,556 2,534 60 60 77 2.3% 2.3% 2.9%
Carver 6,840 6,802 6,934 6,616 6,640 6,585 224 162 349 3.3% 2.4% 5.0%
Charlemont 635 633 671 610 610 633 25 23 38 3.9% 3.6% 5.7%
Charlton 7,949 7,918 8,164 7,704 7,709 7,843 245 209 321 3.1% 2.6% 3.9%
Chatham 2,703 2,744 2,801 2,574 2,642 2,647 129 102 154 4.8% 3.7% 5.5%
Chelmsford 19,927 19,896 19,855 19,434 19,462 19,260 493 434 595 2.5% 2.2% 3.0%
Chelsea 20,225 20,254 20,496 19,612 19,685 19,520 613 569 976 3.0% 2.8% 4.8%
Cheshire 1,764 1,734 1,858 1,676 1,675 1,752 88 59 106 5.0% 3.4% 5.7%
Chester 751 759 765 715 723 727 36 36 38 4.8% 4.7% 5.0%
Chesterfield 756 762 779 740 748 752 16 14 27 2.1% 1.8% 3.5%
Chicopee 27,246 27,430 28,074 26,077 26,338 26,496 1,169 1,092 1,578 4.3% 4.0% 5.6%
Chilmark 415 427 451 405 411 430 10 16 21 2.4% 3.7% 4.7%
Clarksburg 813 816 828 789 795 801 24 21 27 3.0% 2.6% 3.3%
Clinton 8,178 8,128 8,482 7,884 7,890 8,026 294 238 456 3.6% 2.9% 5.4%
Cohasset 4,340 4,362 4,335 4,244 4,260 4,224 96 102 111 2.2% 2.3% 2.6%
Colrain 981 986 1,039 953 957 987 28 29 52 2.9% 2.9% 5.0%
Concord 8,316 8,350 8,287 8,132 8,162 8,094 184 188 193 2.2% 2.3% 2.3%
Conway 1,194 1,206 1,222 1,175 1,187 1,194 19 19 28 1.6% 1.6% 2.3%
Cummington 476 474 488 450 455 458 26 19 30 5.5% 4.0% 6.1%
Dalton 3,199 3,154 3,351 3,051 3,048 3,188 148 106 163 4.6% 3.4% 4.9%
Danvers 15,154 15,163 15,366 14,731 14,752 14,812 423 411 554 2.8% 2.7% 3.6%
Dartmouth 17,947 17,973 18,419 17,234 17,359 17,576 713 614 843 4.0% 3.4% 4.6%
Dedham 13,673 13,712 13,709 13,330 13,380 13,268 343 332 441 2.5% 2.4% 3.2%
Deerfield 3,048 3,058 3,104 2,972 3,001 3,019 76 57 85 2.5% 1.9% 2.7%
Dennis 6,187 6,265 6,417 5,833 5,989 5,999 354 276 418 5.7% 4.4% 6.5%
Dighton 4,216 4,202 4,290 4,079 4,097 4,120 137 105 170 3.2% 2.5% 4.0%
Douglas 5,354 5,326 5,413 5,172 5,176 5,265 182 150 148 3.4% 2.8% 2.7%
Dover 2,874 2,884 2,879 2,814 2,825 2,801 60 59 78 2.1% 2.0% 2.7%
Dracut 18,521 18,476 18,511 17,944 17,970 17,783 577 506 728 3.1% 2.7% 3.9%
Dudley 6,314 6,302 6,444 6,092 6,096 6,201 222 206 243 3.5% 3.3% 3.8%
Dunstable 1,922 1,917 1,940 1,882 1,882 1,895 40 35 45 2.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Duxbury 7,776 7,781 7,793 7,566 7,594 7,530 210 187 263 2.7% 2.4% 3.4%
East Bridgewater 8,807 8,811 8,862 8,523 8,556 8,495 284 255 367 3.2% 2.9% 4.1%
East Brookfield 1,203 1,202 1,231 1,159 1,160 1,180 44 42 51 3.7% 3.5% 4.1%
East Longmeadow 8,767 8,824 8,940 8,518 8,603 8,655 249 221 285 2.8% 2.5% 3.2%
Eastham 2,496 2,518 2,608 2,301 2,362 2,366 195 156 242 7.8% 6.2% 9.3%
Easthampton 9,460 9,529 9,679 9,210 9,302 9,358 250 227 321 2.6% 2.4% 3.3%
Easton 14,465 14,514 14,463 14,045 14,099 13,998 420 415 465 2.9% 2.9% 3.2%
Edgartown 2,143 2,148 2,270 1,979 2,006 2,101 164 142 169 7.7% 6.6% 7.4%
Egremont 689 683 695 678 674 684 11 9 11 1.6% 1.3% 1.6%
Erving 939 942 987 920 925 953 19 17 34 2.0% 1.8% 3.4%
Essex 2,311 2,318 2,324 2,259 2,268 2,249 52 50 75 2.3% 2.2% 3.2%
Everett 26,547 26,555 26,734 25,819 25,915 25,698 728 640 1,036 2.7% 2.4% 3.9%
Fairhaven 9,284 9,337 9,466 8,891 8,956 9,067 393 381 399 4.2% 4.1% 4.2%
Fall River 39,840 39,723 41,292 37,625 37,894 38,286 2,215 1,829 3,006 5.6% 4.6% 7.3%
Falmouth 14,200 14,462 14,716 13,617 13,980 14,004 583 482 712 4.1% 3.3% 4.8%
Fitchburg 19,605 19,485 19,936 18,608 18,637 18,681 997 848 1,255 5.1% 4.4% 6.3%
Florida 386 386 408 373 376 379 13 10 29 3.4% 2.6% 7.1%
Foxborough 10,695 10,686 10,761 10,366 10,405 10,318 329 281 443 3.1% 2.6% 4.1%
Framingham 40,444 40,345 40,781 39,450 39,466 39,609 994 879 1,172 2.5% 2.2% 2.9%
Franklin 19,204 19,222 19,196 18,677 18,746 18,590 527 476 606 2.7% 2.5% 3.2%
Freetown 5,330 5,327 5,445 5,143 5,166 5,194 187 161 251 3.5% 3.0% 4.6%
Gardner 9,770 9,747 9,869 9,353 9,368 9,390 417 379 479 4.3% 3.9% 4.9%
Georgetown 4,720 4,741 4,822 4,614 4,636 4,671 106 105 151 2.2% 2.2% 3.1%
Gill 933 933 968 901 905 933 32 28 35 3.4% 3.0% 3.6%
Gloucester 16,352 16,282 16,542 15,682 15,741 15,609 670 541 933 4.1% 3.3% 5.6%
Goshen 653 661 662 641 647 651 12 14 11 1.8% 2.1% 1.7%
Gosnold 42 43 43 42 43 43 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Grafton 10,277 10,270 10,515 9,995 10,002 10,174 282 268 341 2.7% 2.6% 3.2%
Granby 3,742 3,750 3,826 3,617 3,653 3,675 125 97 151 3.3% 2.6% 3.9%
Granville 898 899 921 867 875 881 31 24 40 3.5% 2.7% 4.3%
Great Barrington 3,602 3,567 3,652 3,484 3,465 3,514 118 102 138 3.3% 2.9% 3.8%
Greenfield 9,347 9,354 9,727 9,076 9,121 9,401 271 233 326 2.9% 2.5% 3.4%
Groton 6,264 6,269 6,216 6,124 6,134 6,070 140 135 146 2.2% 2.2% 2.3%
Groveland 4,004 4,017 4,052 3,910 3,929 3,958 94 88 94 2.3% 2.2% 2.3%
Hadley 3,032 3,054 3,114 2,961 2,991 3,009 71 63 105 2.3% 2.1% 3.4%
Halifax 4,445 4,439 4,490 4,300 4,316 4,280 145 123 210 3.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hamilton 4,331 4,341 4,333 4,241 4,257 4,221 90 84 112 2.1% 1.9% 2.6%
Hampden 2,995 3,011 3,068 2,907 2,936 2,954 88 75 114 2.9% 2.5% 3.7%
Hancock 369 366 390 358 358 374 11 8 16 3.0% 2.2% 4.1%
Hanover 7,852 7,866 7,908 7,665 7,694 7,630 187 172 278 2.4% 2.2% 3.5%
Hanson 6,495 6,460 6,516 6,276 6,301 6,256 219 159 260 3.4% 2.5% 4.0%
Hardwick 1,631 1,628 1,705 1,586 1,592 1,654 45 36 51 2.8% 2.2% 3.0%
Harvard 2,851 2,859 2,818 2,783 2,787 2,758 68 72 60 2.4% 2.5% 2.1%
Harwich 5,751 5,832 5,927 5,422 5,566 5,576 329 266 351 5.7% 4.6% 5.9%
Hatfield 1,763 1,772 1,804 1,713 1,730 1,740 50 42 64 2.8% 2.4% 3.5%
Haverhill 34,715 34,704 35,641 33,475 33,636 33,886 1,240 1,068 1,755 3.6% 3.1% 4.9%
Hawley 213 209 225 205 205 213 8 4 12 3.8% 1.9% 5.3%
Heath 356 358 371 350 352 363 6 6 8 1.7% 1.7% 2.2%
Hingham 11,875 11,915 11,856 11,566 11,609 11,512 309 306 344 2.6% 2.6% 2.9%
Hinsdale 969 950 1,011 905 904 946 64 46 65 6.6% 4.8% 6.4%
Holbrook 6,228 6,237 6,258 6,019 6,041 5,991 209 196 267 3.4% 3.1% 4.3%
Holden 10,535 10,521 10,787 10,275 10,282 10,460 260 239 327 2.5% 2.3% 3.0%
Holland 1,562 1,566 1,611 1,521 1,522 1,548 41 44 63 2.6% 2.8% 3.9%
Holliston 7,489 7,468 7,571 7,300 7,303 7,330 189 165 241 2.5% 2.2% 3.2%
Holyoke 16,120 16,206 16,619 15,288 15,441 15,534 832 765 1,085 5.2% 4.7% 6.5%
Hopedale 3,023 3,010 3,067 2,937 2,938 2,949 86 72 118 2.8% 2.4% 3.8%
Hopkinton 9,039 9,023 9,087 8,821 8,824 8,856 218 199 231 2.4% 2.2% 2.5%
Hubbardston 2,651 2,647 2,742 2,569 2,571 2,615 82 76 127 3.1% 2.9% 4.6%
Hudson 10,328 10,274 10,443 10,016 10,020 10,056 312 254 387 3.0% 2.5% 3.7%
Hull 6,166 6,152 6,213 5,937 5,959 5,909 229 193 304 3.7% 3.1% 4.9%
Huntington 1,187 1,191 1,209 1,141 1,152 1,159 46 39 50 3.9% 3.3% 4.1%
Ipswich 8,110 8,110 8,146 7,909 7,939 7,872 201 171 274 2.5% 2.1% 3.4%
Kingston 7,642 7,648 7,741 7,435 7,463 7,401 207 185 340 2.7% 2.4% 4.4%
Lakeville 6,534 6,544 6,677 6,332 6,360 6,395 202 184 282 3.1% 2.8% 4.2%
Lancaster 3,795 3,784 3,892 3,701 3,704 3,768 94 80 124 2.5% 2.1% 3.2%
Lanesborough 1,604 1,594 1,687 1,526 1,524 1,594 78 70 93 4.9% 4.4% 5.5%
Lawrence 35,791 35,634 36,674 33,521 33,544 33,500 2,270 2,090 3,174 6.3% 5.9% 8.7%
Lee 3,025 3,002 3,189 2,898 2,895 3,028 127 107 161 4.2% 3.6% 5.0%
Leicester 6,598 6,577 6,768 6,376 6,380 6,491 222 197 277 3.4% 3.0% 4.1%
Lenox 1,733 1,725 1,809 1,660 1,658 1,734 73 67 75 4.2% 3.9% 4.1%
Leominster 22,413 22,319 22,717 21,531 21,565 21,616 882 754 1,101 3.9% 3.4% 4.8%
Leverett 1,103 1,105 1,122 1,077 1,088 1,094 26 17 28 2.4% 1.5% 2.5%
Lexington 16,340 16,375 16,288 15,979 16,039 15,905 361 336 383 2.2% 2.1% 2.4%
Leyden 472 475 491 466 469 483 6 6 8 1.3% 1.3% 1.6%
Lincoln 3,085 3,098 3,077 3,009 3,021 2,995 76 77 82 2.5% 2.5% 2.7%
Littleton 5,874 5,878 5,822 5,740 5,749 5,689 134 129 133 2.3% 2.2% 2.3%
Longmeadow 8,078 8,152 8,231 7,895 7,974 8,021 183 178 210 2.3% 2.2% 2.6%
Lowell 57,295 57,159 57,562 55,175 55,257 54,682 2,120 1,902 2,880 3.7% 3.3% 5.0%
Ludlow 10,843 10,788 11,102 10,340 10,444 10,506 503 344 596 4.6% 3.2% 5.4%
Lunenburg 6,747 6,722 6,876 6,560 6,570 6,586 187 152 290 2.8% 2.3% 4.2%
Lynn 46,935 46,855 48,064 45,037 45,140 45,336 1,898 1,715 2,728 4.0% 3.7% 5.7%
Lynnfield 7,391 7,413 7,438 7,238 7,265 7,204 153 148 234 2.1% 2.0% 3.1%
Malden 33,711 33,791 33,983 32,811 32,933 32,658 900 858 1,325 2.7% 2.5% 3.9%
Manchester 2,823 2,824 2,840 2,753 2,763 2,740 70 61 100 2.5% 2.2% 3.5%
Mansfield 14,224 14,229 14,363 13,865 13,917 13,800 359 312 563 2.5% 2.2% 3.9%
Marblehead 10,774 10,781 10,931 10,479 10,503 10,549 295 278 382 2.7% 2.6% 3.5%
Marion 2,492 2,556 2,562 2,419 2,483 2,488 73 73 74 2.9% 2.9% 2.9%
Marlborough 22,702 22,556 22,992 22,049 22,058 22,138 653 498 854 2.9% 2.2% 3.7%
Marshfield 15,368 15,370 15,449 14,925 14,981 14,856 443 389 593 2.9% 2.5% 3.8%
Mashpee 7,356 7,478 7,631 7,048 7,235 7,248 308 243 383 4.2% 3.2% 5.0%
Mattapoisett 3,186 3,217 3,282 3,080 3,102 3,141 106 115 141 3.3% 3.6% 4.3%
Maynard 6,837 6,834 6,863 6,669 6,694 6,638 168 140 225 2.5% 2.0% 3.3%
Medfield 6,976 6,988 6,950 6,804 6,829 6,772 172 159 178 2.5% 2.3% 2.6%
Medford 36,546 36,614 36,639 35,622 35,755 35,456 924 859 1,183 2.5% 2.3% 3.2%
Medway 7,610 7,626 7,667 7,420 7,447 7,385 190 179 282 2.5% 2.3% 3.7%
Melrose 16,463 16,494 16,505 16,082 16,142 16,007 381 352 498 2.3% 2.1% 3.0%
Mendon 3,270 3,263 3,338 3,190 3,191 3,203 80 72 135 2.4% 2.2% 4.0%
Merrimac 4,030 4,038 4,055 3,919 3,937 3,967 111 101 88 2.8% 2.5% 2.2%
Methuen 27,596 27,511 27,976 26,474 26,493 26,458 1,122 1,018 1,518 4.1% 3.7% 5.4%
Middleborough 13,445 13,460 13,757 12,986 13,045 13,116 459 415 641 3.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Middlefield 323 321 336 314 314 328 9 7 8 2.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Middleton 4,745 4,747 4,752 4,606 4,623 4,584 139 124 168 2.9% 2.6% 3.5%
Milford 15,171 15,094 15,399 14,738 14,744 14,797 433 350 602 2.9% 2.3% 3.9%
Millbury 8,167 8,135 8,363 7,928 7,934 8,071 239 201 292 2.9% 2.5% 3.5%
Millis 4,610 4,610 4,620 4,473 4,490 4,452 137 120 168 3.0% 2.6% 3.6%
Millville 1,774 1,779 1,819 1,710 1,722 1,740 64 57 79 3.6% 3.2% 4.3%
Milton 14,360 14,402 14,406 13,978 14,030 13,912 382 372 494 2.7% 2.6% 3.4%
Monroe 71 71 74 70 70 73 1 1 1 1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
Monson 4,886 4,899 5,069 4,721 4,769 4,797 165 130 272 3.4% 2.7% 5.4%
Montague 4,206 4,199 4,424 4,039 4,059 4,183 167 140 241 4.0% 3.3% 5.4%
Monterey 414 411 423 405 402 408 9 9 15 2.2% 2.2% 3.5%
Montgomery 521 525 524 501 506 509 20 19 15 3.8% 3.6% 2.9%
Mount Washington 80 79 80 79 78 79 1 1 1 1.3% 1.3% 1.3%
Nahant 1,961 1,966 2,002 1,904 1,909 1,917 57 57 85 2.9% 2.9% 4.2%
Nantucket 6,989 6,966 6,847 6,460 6,656 6,261 529 310 586 7.6% 4.5% 8.6%
Natick 19,782 19,765 19,883 19,325 19,333 19,403 457 432 480 2.3% 2.2% 2.4%
Needham 16,518 16,551 16,513 16,146 16,207 16,071 372 344 442 2.3% 2.1% 2.7%
New Ashford 128 129 131 122 122 127 6 7 4 4.7% 5.4% 3.1%
New Bedford 45,847 45,848 47,425 43,197 43,513 44,056 2,650 2,335 3,369 5.8% 5.1% 7.1%
New Braintree 549 533 558 516 516 525 33 17 33 6.0% 3.2% 5.9%
New Marlborough 777 766 786 757 753 764 20 13 22 2.6% 1.7% 2.8%
New Salem 615 614 645 595 597 621 20 17 24 3.3% 2.8% 3.7%
Newbury 3,851 3,836 3,884 3,757 3,771 3,739 94 65 145 2.4% 1.7% 3.7%
Newburyport 10,034 10,078 10,138 9,800 9,848 9,921 234 230 217 2.3% 2.3% 2.1%
Newton 47,723 47,837 47,755 46,627 46,802 46,410 1,096 1,035 1,345 2.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Norfolk 5,326 5,329 5,382 5,194 5,213 5,170 132 116 212 2.5% 2.2% 3.9%
North Adams 5,635 5,636 5,781 5,328 5,368 5,406 307 268 375 5.4% 4.8% 6.5%
North Andover 16,716 16,686 16,806 16,184 16,196 16,174 532 490 632 3.2% 2.9% 3.8%
North Attleborough 16,395 16,437 16,793 15,888 16,001 16,167 507 436 626 3.1% 2.7% 3.7%
North Brookfield 2,641 2,629 2,690 2,544 2,546 2,590 97 83 100 3.7% 3.2% 3.7%
North Reading 9,025 9,031 9,054 8,791 8,824 8,750 234 207 304 2.6% 2.3% 3.4%
Northampton 16,213 16,331 16,571 15,812 15,971 16,066 401 360 505 2.5% 2.2% 3.0%
Northborough 7,926 7,897 8,096 7,693 7,698 7,831 233 199 265 2.9% 2.5% 3.3%
Northbridge 9,057 8,982 9,308 8,729 8,736 8,886 328 246 422 3.6% 2.7% 4.5%
Northfield 1,736 1,726 1,799 1,686 1,694 1,746 50 32 53 2.9% 1.9% 2.9%
Norton 10,589 10,603 10,751 10,266 10,313 10,369 323 290 382 3.1% 2.7% 3.6%
Norwell 5,352 5,365 5,350 5,203 5,223 5,179 149 142 171 2.8% 2.6% 3.2%
Norwood 16,782 16,835 16,893 16,304 16,365 16,228 478 470 665 2.8% 2.8% 3.9%
Oak Bluffs 2,253 2,262 2,414 2,116 2,145 2,247 137 117 167 6.1% 5.2% 6.9%
Oakham 1,095 1,087 1,125 1,050 1,051 1,069 45 36 56 4.1% 3.3% 5.0%
Orange 3,476 3,471 3,652 3,337 3,349 3,480 139 122 172 4.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Orleans 2,677 2,715 2,754 2,564 2,632 2,636 113 83 118 4.2% 3.1% 4.3%
Otis 746 735 760 711 707 717 35 28 43 4.7% 3.8% 5.7%
Oxford 8,236 8,221 8,494 7,990 7,996 8,134 246 225 360 3.0% 2.7% 4.2%
Palmer 6,226 6,249 6,473 5,961 6,020 6,056 265 229 417 4.3% 3.7% 6.4%
Paxton 2,717 2,702 2,787 2,636 2,637 2,683 81 65 104 3.0% 2.4% 3.7%
Peabody 28,643 28,588 29,213 27,807 27,847 27,960 836 741 1,253 2.9% 2.6% 4.3%
Pelham 717 718 726 697 704 708 20 14 18 2.8% 1.9% 2.5%
Pembroke 10,811 10,797 10,898 10,508 10,547 10,459 303 250 439 2.8% 2.3% 4.0%
Pepperell 7,009 6,988 7,103 6,831 6,831 6,881 178 157 222 2.5% 2.2% 3.1%
Peru 462 459 487 446 445 465 16 14 22 3.5% 3.1% 4.5%
Petersham 661 660 708 645 647 673 16 13 35 2.4% 2.0% 4.9%
Phillipston 968 962 986 940 942 944 28 20 42 2.9% 2.1% 4.3%
Pittsfield 19,285 19,175 20,388 18,432 18,413 19,258 853 762 1,130 4.4% 4.0% 5.5%
Plainfield 365 360 375 350 350 364 15 10 11 4.1% 2.8% 2.9%
Plainville 5,736 5,761 5,872 5,573 5,613 5,671 163 148 201 2.8% 2.6% 3.4%
Plymouth 33,942 33,884 34,194 32,823 32,946 32,670 1,119 938 1,524 3.3% 2.8% 4.5%
Plympton 1,693 1,689 1,701 1,637 1,643 1,629 56 46 72 3.3% 2.7% 4.2%
Princeton 1,931 1,927 1,968 1,883 1,884 1,917 48 43 51 2.5% 2.2% 2.6%
Provincetown 2,130 2,080 2,262 1,717 1,762 1,765 413 318 497 19.4% 15.3% 22.0%
Quincy 55,029 55,137 55,406 53,432 53,632 53,183 1,597 1,505 2,223 2.9% 2.7% 4.0%
Randolph 18,359 18,413 18,633 17,736 17,802 17,653 623 611 980 3.4% 3.3% 5.3%
Raynham 7,534 7,547 7,640 7,294 7,327 7,367 240 220 273 3.2% 2.9% 3.6%
Reading 14,389 14,417 14,373 14,065 14,117 13,999 324 300 374 2.3% 2.1% 2.6%
Rehoboth 7,205 7,210 7,338 6,983 7,033 7,106 222 177 232 3.1% 2.5% 3.2%
Revere 28,564 28,582 28,821 27,602 27,705 27,473 962 877 1,348 3.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Richmond 695 693 729 676 675 706 19 18 23 2.7% 2.6% 3.2%
Rochester 3,293 3,315 3,383 3,205 3,220 3,238 88 95 145 2.7% 2.9% 4.3%
Rockland 10,074 10,087 10,180 9,775 9,812 9,730 299 275 450 3.0% 2.7% 4.4%
Rockport 3,715 3,696 3,734 3,577 3,590 3,560 138 106 174 3.7% 2.9% 4.7%
Rowe 160 157 167 152 152 158 8 5 9 5.0% 3.2% 5.4%
Rowley 3,547 3,552 3,574 3,467 3,479 3,450 80 73 124 2.3% 2.1% 3.5%
Royalston 731 730 743 706 707 708 25 23 35 3.4% 3.2% 4.7%
Russell 1,011 1,020 1,054 984 993 999 27 27 55 2.7% 2.6% 5.2%
Rutland 4,840 4,819 4,963 4,682 4,686 4,767 158 133 196 3.3% 2.8% 3.9%
Salem 23,801 23,786 24,117 22,997 23,030 23,123 804 756 994 3.4% 3.2% 4.1%
Salisbury 5,757 5,750 5,870 5,572 5,599 5,640 185 151 230 3.2% 2.6% 3.9%
Sandisfield 448 444 455 435 432 438 13 12 17 2.9% 2.7% 3.7%
Sandwich 10,428 10,647 10,734 10,061 10,329 10,346 367 318 388 3.5% 3.0% 3.6%
Saugus 15,853 15,827 16,202 15,285 15,320 15,386 568 507 816 3.6% 3.2% 5.0%
Savoy 360 356 383 342 341 357 18 15 26 5.0% 4.2% 6.8%
Scituate 9,788 9,800 9,818 9,540 9,576 9,496 248 224 322 2.5% 2.3% 3.3%
Seekonk 8,766 8,794 8,970 8,486 8,547 8,635 280 247 335 3.2% 2.8% 3.7%
Sharon 10,476 10,518 10,528 10,271 10,310 10,224 205 208 304 2.0% 2.0% 2.9%
Sheffield 1,778 1,759 1,811 1,722 1,712 1,737 56 47 74 3.1% 2.7% 4.1%
Shelburne 1,128 1,126 1,187 1,101 1,101 1,144 27 25 43 2.4% 2.2% 3.6%
Sherborn 2,350 2,362 2,339 2,297 2,306 2,286 53 56 53 2.3% 2.4% 2.3%
Shirley 3,063 3,060 3,059 2,944 2,949 2,918 119 111 141 3.9% 3.6% 4.6%
Shrewsbury 20,997 20,961 21,456 20,448 20,462 20,815 549 499 641 2.6% 2.4% 3.0%
Shutesbury 1,089 1,099 1,109 1,073 1,083 1,090 16 16 19 1.5% 1.5% 1.7%
Somerset 9,152 9,186 9,353 8,810 8,873 8,965 342 313 388 3.7% 3.4% 4.1%
Somerville 52,829 52,968 52,875 51,723 51,916 51,482 1,106 1,052 1,393 2.1% 2.0% 2.6%
South Hadley 9,628 9,702 9,847 9,316 9,410 9,466 312 292 381 3.2% 3.0% 3.9%
Southampton 3,824 3,844 3,921 3,724 3,762 3,784 100 82 137 2.6% 2.1% 3.5%
Southborough 5,336 5,332 5,404 5,220 5,222 5,241 116 110 163 2.2% 2.1% 3.0%
Southbridge 7,918 7,913 8,195 7,549 7,554 7,684 369 359 511 4.7% 4.5% 6.2%
Southwick 5,567 5,578 5,724 5,394 5,448 5,481 173 130 243 3.1% 2.3% 4.2%
Spencer 6,016 5,985 6,228 5,773 5,777 5,876 243 208 352 4.0% 3.5% 5.7%
Springfield 62,715 63,119 65,030 59,088 59,679 60,036 3,627 3,440 4,994 5.8% 5.5% 7.7%
Sterling 4,391 4,367 4,480 4,248 4,251 4,324 143 116 156 3.3% 2.7% 3.5%
Stockbridge 894 883 914 863 858 871 31 25 43 3.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Stoneham 14,144 14,173 14,218 13,799 13,850 13,735 345 323 483 2.4% 2.3% 3.4%
Stoughton 16,605 16,625 16,716 16,096 16,156 16,021 509 469 695 3.1% 2.8% 4.2%
Stow 3,957 3,968 3,965 3,871 3,886 3,853 86 82 112 2.2% 2.1% 2.8%
Sturbridge 5,081 5,054 5,204 4,910 4,913 4,998 171 141 206 3.4% 2.8% 4.0%
Sudbury 9,311 9,316 9,375 9,088 9,091 9,124 223 225 251 2.4% 2.4% 2.7%
Sunderland 2,512 2,522 2,570 2,452 2,476 2,491 60 46 79 2.4% 1.8% 3.1%
Sutton 5,441 5,413 5,551 5,292 5,296 5,387 149 117 164 2.7% 2.2% 3.0%
Swampscott 8,679 8,690 8,766 8,437 8,456 8,493 242 234 273 2.8% 2.7% 3.1%
Swansea 9,828 9,825 10,046 9,499 9,567 9,666 329 258 380 3.3% 2.6% 3.8%
Taunton 29,816 29,818 30,434 28,569 28,699 28,856 1,247 1,119 1,578 4.2% 3.8% 5.2%
Templeton 4,404 4,388 4,450 4,224 4,231 4,241 180 157 209 4.1% 3.6% 4.7%
Tewksbury 17,769 17,764 17,740 17,296 17,322 17,142 473 442 598 2.7% 2.5% 3.4%
Tisbury 1,976 1,969 2,111 1,840 1,865 1,953 136 104 158 6.9% 5.3% 7.5%
Tolland 292 295 296 287 290 291 5 5 5 1.7% 1.7% 1.7%
Topsfield 3,613 3,617 3,605 3,538 3,551 3,521 75 66 84 2.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Townsend 5,627 5,632 5,671 5,501 5,509 5,452 126 123 219 2.2% 2.2% 3.9%
Truro 1,213 1,184 1,305 1,068 1,096 1,098 145 88 207 12.0% 7.4% 15.9%
Tyngsborough 7,419 7,386 7,382 7,196 7,207 7,132 223 179 250 3.0% 2.4% 3.4%
Tyringham 150 147 156 143 142 144 7 5 12 4.7% 3.4% 7.7%
Upton 4,364 4,352 4,451 4,251 4,254 4,327 113 98 124 2.6% 2.3% 2.8%
Uxbridge 8,161 8,128 8,389 7,922 7,928 8,065 239 200 324 2.9% 2.5% 3.9%
Wakefield 16,167 16,198 16,211 15,768 15,827 15,695 399 371 516 2.5% 2.3% 3.2%
Wales 991 982 1,032 943 953 958 48 29 74 4.8% 3.0% 7.2%
Walpole 14,194 14,216 14,210 13,799 13,850 13,735 395 366 475 2.8% 2.6% 3.3%
Waltham 37,826 37,851 37,893 36,777 36,915 36,606 1,049 936 1,287 2.8% 2.5% 3.4%
Ware 5,310 5,333 5,462 5,093 5,144 5,175 217 189 287 4.1% 3.5% 5.3%
Wareham 11,806 11,987 12,199 11,283 11,584 11,604 523 403 595 4.4% 3.4% 4.9%
Warren 2,418 2,403 2,493 2,318 2,319 2,359 100 84 134 4.1% 3.5% 5.4%
Warwick 506 506 531 496 498 517 10 8 14 2.0% 1.6% 2.6%
Washington 297 296 308 285 285 298 12 11 10 4.0% 3.7% 3.2%
Watertown 23,372 23,392 23,345 22,835 22,920 22,728 537 472 617 2.3% 2.0% 2.6%
Wayland 7,170 7,185 7,163 7,013 7,039 6,980 157 146 183 2.2% 2.0% 2.6%
Webster 8,513 8,487 8,840 8,166 8,172 8,313 347 315 527 4.1% 3.7% 6.0%
Wellesley 13,351 13,400 13,364 13,043 13,092 12,983 308 308 381 2.3% 2.3% 2.9%
Wellfleet 1,588 1,590 1,683 1,444 1,483 1,485 144 107 198 9.1% 6.7% 11.8%
Wendell 469 466 478 452 457 460 17 9 18 3.6% 1.9% 3.8%
Wenham 2,733 2,742 2,723 2,665 2,675 2,652 68 67 71 2.5% 2.4% 2.6%
West Boylston 3,142 3,129 3,233 3,035 3,037 3,090 107 92 143 3.4% 2.9% 4.4%
West Bridgewater 3,954 3,956 4,002 3,831 3,846 3,819 123 110 183 3.1% 2.8% 4.6%
West Brookfield 2,036 2,019 2,118 1,959 1,961 1,994 77 58 124 3.8% 2.9% 5.9%
West Newbury 2,497 2,503 2,538 2,443 2,455 2,473 54 48 65 2.2% 1.9% 2.6%
West Springfield 14,617 14,696 15,015 14,073 14,214 14,299 544 482 716 3.7% 3.3% 4.8%
West Stockbridge 740 725 753 718 714 724 22 11 29 3.0% 1.5% 3.9%
West Tisbury 1,364 1,372 1,457 1,318 1,337 1,400 46 35 57 3.4% 2.6% 3.9%
Westborough 10,419 10,412 10,607 10,154 10,162 10,337 265 250 270 2.5% 2.4% 2.5%
Westfield 20,935 21,094 21,572 20,249 20,452 20,574 686 642 998 3.3% 3.0% 4.6%
Westford 13,589 13,611 13,526 13,261 13,280 13,142 328 331 384 2.4% 2.4% 2.8%
Westhampton 1,057 1,065 1,084 1,023 1,033 1,039 34 32 45 3.2% 3.0% 4.2%
Westminster 4,809 4,809 4,873 4,670 4,677 4,688 139 132 185 2.9% 2.7% 3.8%
Weston 5,522 5,540 5,518 5,400 5,420 5,375 122 120 143 2.2% 2.2% 2.6%
Westport 8,426 8,446 8,646 8,105 8,163 8,247 321 283 399 3.8% 3.4% 4.6%
Westwood 8,517 8,539 8,508 8,309 8,340 8,270 208 199 238 2.4% 2.3% 2.8%
Weymouth 32,608 32,611 32,876 31,526 31,644 31,379 1,082 967 1,497 3.3% 3.0% 4.6%
Whately 1,056 1,059 1,075 1,037 1,048 1,054 19 11 21 1.8% 1.0% 2.0%
Whitman 9,445 9,421 9,543 9,120 9,155 9,090 325 266 453 3.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Wilbraham 7,728 7,781 7,941 7,507 7,583 7,628 221 198 313 2.9% 2.5% 3.9%
Williamsburg 1,455 1,459 1,488 1,399 1,413 1,421 56 46 67 3.8% 3.2% 4.5%
Williamstown 3,121 3,140 3,187 3,018 3,041 3,062 103 99 125 3.3% 3.2% 3.9%
Wilmington 13,120 13,124 13,158 12,768 12,816 12,709 352 308 449 2.7% 2.3% 3.4%
Winchendon 5,635 5,617 5,748 5,473 5,482 5,495 162 135 253 2.9% 2.4% 4.4%
Winchester 11,265 11,292 11,261 10,992 11,033 10,941 273 259 320 2.4% 2.3% 2.8%
Windsor 468 466 482 446 445 465 22 21 17 4.7% 4.5% 3.5%
Winthrop 10,816 10,818 10,891 10,500 10,540 10,452 316 278 439 2.9% 2.6% 4.0%
Woburn 23,768 23,764 23,816 23,094 23,180 22,986 674 584 830 2.8% 2.5% 3.5%
Worcester 90,627 90,484 93,362 87,239 87,301 88,807 3,388 3,183 4,555 3.7% 3.5% 4.9%
Worthington 694 700 703 670 677 681 24 23 22 3.5% 3.3% 3.1%
Wrentham 7,091 7,089 7,121 6,894 6,920 6,862 197 169 259 2.8% 2.4% 3.6%
Yarmouth 11,109 11,320 11,520 10,543 10,824 10,843 566 496 677 5.1% 4.4% 5.9%
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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