Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
May-2021 Apr-2021 May-2020 May-2021 Apr-2021 May-2020 May-2021 Apr-2021 May-2020 May-2021 Apr-2021 May-2020
Massachusetts 3,734,000 3,702,700 3,585,600 3,506,500 3,482,800 3,033,100 227,400 219,800 552,500 6.1% 5.9% 15.4%
Abington 9,416 9,322 9,311 8,746 8,707 7,611 670 615 1,700 7.1% 6.6% 18.3%
Acton 12,656 12,572 11,581 12,120 12,065 10,547 536 507 1,034 4.2% 4.0% 8.9%
Acushnet 6,249 6,195 5,964 5,888 5,843 4,879 361 352 1,085 5.8% 5.7% 18.2%
Adams 3,970 3,951 3,785 3,655 3,621 3,193 315 330 592 7.9% 8.4% 15.6%
Agawam 16,046 16,022 15,356 15,083 15,069 13,117 963 953 2,239 6.0% 5.9% 14.6%
Alford 235 231 215 230 225 204 5 6 11 2.1% 2.6% 5.1%
Amesbury 10,492 10,383 9,909 9,986 9,919 8,413 506 464 1,496 4.8% 4.5% 15.1%
Amherst 18,732 18,613 16,961 17,995 17,978 15,649 737 635 1,312 3.9% 3.4% 7.7%
Andover 18,652 18,533 17,181 17,754 17,675 15,451 898 858 1,730 4.8% 4.6% 10.1%
Aquinnah 193 180 191 184 170 175 9 10 16 4.7% 5.6% 8.4%
Arlington 26,867 26,730 24,636 25,807 25,691 22,459 1,060 1,039 2,177 3.9% 3.9% 8.8%
Ashburnham 3,682 3,655 3,489 3,493 3,472 3,035 189 183 454 5.1% 5.0% 13.0%
Ashby 1,928 1,925 1,820 1,831 1,821 1,591 97 104 229 5.0% 5.4% 12.6%
Ashfield 1,126 1,124 1,035 1,088 1,087 947 38 37 88 3.4% 3.3% 8.5%
Ashland 10,555 10,508 9,995 10,084 10,061 8,762 471 447 1,233 4.5% 4.3% 12.3%
Athol 6,009 5,952 5,730 5,631 5,579 4,858 378 373 872 6.3% 6.3% 15.2%
Attleborough 25,236 24,905 24,552 23,801 23,558 20,185 1,435 1,347 4,367 5.7% 5.4% 17.8%
Auburn 9,481 9,352 9,058 8,919 8,853 7,834 562 499 1,224 5.9% 5.3% 13.5%
Avon 2,752 2,717 2,715 2,576 2,561 2,216 176 156 499 6.4% 5.7% 18.4%
Ayer 4,362 4,327 4,174 4,099 4,077 3,561 263 250 613 6.0% 5.8% 14.7%
Barnstable 24,430 23,490 22,737 22,879 21,879 18,436 1,551 1,611 4,301 6.3% 6.9% 18.9%
Barre 2,933 2,939 2,810 2,765 2,744 2,428 168 195 382 5.7% 6.6% 13.6%
Becket 876 890 866 815 808 712 61 82 154 7.0% 9.2% 17.8%
Bedford 7,183 7,147 6,671 6,854 6,824 5,965 329 323 706 4.6% 4.5% 10.6%
Belchertown 8,574 8,590 8,104 8,191 8,183 7,124 383 407 980 4.5% 4.7% 12.1%
Bellingham 10,429 10,335 9,845 9,875 9,774 8,375 554 561 1,470 5.3% 5.4% 14.9%
Belmont 13,923 13,781 12,722 13,282 13,222 11,559 641 559 1,163 4.6% 4.1% 9.1%
Berkley 3,789 3,802 3,687 3,568 3,543 3,039 221 259 648 5.8% 6.8% 17.6%
Berlin 1,953 1,956 1,825 1,862 1,853 1,620 91 103 205 4.7% 5.3% 11.2%
Bernardston 1,267 1,253 1,200 1,180 1,167 1,032 87 86 168 6.9% 6.9% 14.0%
Beverly 22,996 22,928 21,758 21,861 21,812 18,714 1,135 1,116 3,044 4.9% 4.9% 14.0%
Billerica 24,390 24,259 23,986 23,254 23,125 20,200 1,136 1,134 3,786 4.7% 4.7% 15.8%
Blackstone 5,364 5,325 5,194 5,090 5,038 4,317 274 287 877 5.1% 5.4% 16.9%
Blandford 756 760 720 719 718 625 37 42 95 4.9% 5.5% 13.2%
Bolton 3,066 3,051 2,793 2,930 2,917 2,550 136 134 243 4.4% 4.4% 8.7%
Boston 391,920 388,462 377,934 366,807 365,168 319,220 25,113 23,294 58,714 6.4% 6.0% 15.5%
Bourne 10,754 10,268 9,959 10,072 9,632 8,116 682 636 1,843 6.3% 6.2% 18.5%
Boxborough 3,272 3,245 3,030 3,153 3,139 2,744 119 106 286 3.6% 3.3% 9.4%
Boxford 4,442 4,378 4,145 4,255 4,236 3,703 187 142 442 4.2% 3.2% 10.7%
Boylston 2,742 2,728 2,626 2,634 2,615 2,314 108 113 312 3.9% 4.1% 11.9%
Braintree 20,796 20,625 20,734 19,513 19,426 16,982 1,283 1,199 3,752 6.2% 5.8% 18.1%
Brewster 5,226 5,006 4,694 4,928 4,712 3,971 298 294 723 5.7% 5.9% 15.4%
Bridgewater 14,881 14,757 14,465 14,133 14,046 12,153 748 711 2,312 5.0% 4.8% 16.0%
Brimfield 2,203 2,200 2,090 2,072 2,057 1,820 131 143 270 5.9% 6.5% 12.9%
Brockton 49,238 48,765 49,101 44,436 44,164 38,212 4,802 4,601 10,889 9.8% 9.4% 22.2%
Brookfield 1,877 1,878 1,792 1,770 1,757 1,555 107 121 237 5.7% 6.4% 13.2%
Brookline 32,964 32,676 29,981 31,737 31,595 27,620 1,227 1,081 2,361 3.7% 3.3% 7.9%
Buckland 973 941 917 927 903 829 46 38 88 4.7% 4.0% 9.6%
Burlington 16,060 15,982 15,091 15,373 15,304 13,378 687 678 1,713 4.3% 4.2% 11.4%
Cambridge 70,710 70,226 64,260 68,094 67,789 59,260 2,616 2,437 5,000 3.7% 3.5% 7.8%
Canton 12,538 12,464 12,031 11,908 11,855 10,363 630 609 1,668 5.0% 4.9% 13.9%
Carlisle 2,554 2,548 2,305 2,459 2,448 2,140 95 100 165 3.7% 3.9% 7.2%
Carver 6,749 6,787 6,639 6,366 6,338 5,540 383 449 1,099 5.7% 6.6% 16.6%
Charlemont 664 647 642 621 605 555 43 42 87 6.5% 6.5% 13.6%
Charlton 7,980 7,920 7,615 7,553 7,497 6,634 427 423 981 5.4% 5.3% 12.9%
Chatham 2,944 2,830 2,635 2,753 2,633 2,218 191 197 417 6.5% 7.0% 15.8%
Chelmsford 19,512 19,409 18,511 18,618 18,515 16,173 894 894 2,338 4.6% 4.6% 12.6%
Chelsea 20,712 20,465 20,934 19,084 18,999 16,608 1,628 1,466 4,326 7.9% 7.2% 20.7%
Cheshire 1,835 1,799 1,686 1,696 1,680 1,482 139 119 204 7.6% 6.6% 12.1%
Chester 733 729 701 700 699 608 33 30 93 4.5% 4.1% 13.3%
Chesterfield 754 753 695 722 721 628 32 32 67 4.2% 4.2% 9.6%
Chicopee 27,795 27,764 27,065 25,568 25,544 22,235 2,227 2,220 4,830 8.0% 8.0% 17.8%
Chilmark 468 428 458 431 397 409 37 31 49 7.9% 7.2% 10.7%
Clarksburg 885 890 842 831 825 748 54 65 94 6.1% 7.3% 11.2%
Clinton 8,272 8,187 8,059 7,747 7,690 6,805 525 497 1,254 6.3% 6.1% 15.6%
Cohasset 4,276 4,253 3,938 4,091 4,073 3,560 185 180 378 4.3% 4.2% 9.6%
Colrain 1,052 1,022 975 969 959 848 83 63 127 7.9% 6.2% 13.0%
Concord 8,250 8,194 7,456 7,885 7,850 6,862 365 344 594 4.4% 4.2% 8.0%
Conway 1,178 1,169 1,091 1,144 1,143 995 34 26 96 2.9% 2.2% 8.8%
Cummington 466 469 437 440 440 383 26 29 54 5.6% 6.2% 12.4%
Dalton 3,290 3,287 3,130 3,086 3,056 2,696 204 231 434 6.2% 7.0% 13.9%
Danvers 15,244 15,151 14,677 14,368 14,336 12,300 876 815 2,377 5.7% 5.4% 16.2%
Dartmouth 18,503 18,396 17,392 17,556 17,422 14,547 947 974 2,845 5.1% 5.3% 16.4%
Dedham 13,540 13,412 13,004 12,757 12,700 11,102 783 712 1,902 5.8% 5.3% 14.6%
Deerfield 2,983 2,989 2,799 2,865 2,863 2,492 118 126 307 4.0% 4.2% 11.0%
Dennis 6,761 6,525 6,282 6,243 5,970 5,031 518 555 1,251 7.7% 8.5% 19.9%
Dighton 4,264 4,262 4,092 4,045 4,016 3,446 219 246 646 5.1% 5.8% 15.8%
Douglas 5,282 5,232 5,088 5,021 4,984 4,410 261 248 678 4.9% 4.7% 13.3%
Dover 2,838 2,824 2,533 2,711 2,698 2,359 127 126 174 4.5% 4.5% 6.9%
Dracut 18,477 18,345 17,920 17,373 17,276 15,091 1,104 1,069 2,829 6.0% 5.8% 15.8%
Dudley 6,429 6,385 6,219 6,021 5,977 5,289 408 408 930 6.3% 6.4% 15.0%
Dunstable 1,924 1,914 1,835 1,863 1,856 1,631 61 58 204 3.2% 3.0% 11.1%
Duxbury 7,681 7,635 7,241 7,272 7,239 6,328 409 396 913 5.3% 5.2% 12.6%
East Bridgewater 8,717 8,684 8,561 8,276 8,226 7,117 441 458 1,444 5.1% 5.3% 16.9%
East Brookfield 1,222 1,197 1,152 1,142 1,134 1,003 80 63 149 6.5% 5.3% 12.9%
East Longmeadow 8,753 8,750 8,417 8,357 8,349 7,268 396 401 1,149 4.5% 4.6% 13.7%
Eastham 2,650 2,567 2,412 2,468 2,360 1,989 182 207 423 6.9% 8.1% 17.5%
Easthampton 9,508 9,462 9,165 9,026 9,018 7,850 482 444 1,315 5.1% 4.7% 14.3%
Easton 14,322 14,196 13,573 13,658 13,574 11,745 664 622 1,828 4.6% 4.4% 13.5%
Edgartown 2,260 2,116 2,416 2,105 1,938 1,999 155 178 417 6.9% 8.4% 17.3%
Egremont 717 698 650 689 672 610 28 26 40 3.9% 3.7% 6.2%
Erving 1,014 992 931 942 932 824 72 60 107 7.1% 6.0% 11.5%
Essex 2,243 2,233 2,105 2,159 2,149 1,879 84 84 226 3.7% 3.8% 10.7%
Everett 26,811 26,534 26,788 25,017 24,906 21,772 1,794 1,628 5,016 6.7% 6.1% 18.7%
Fairhaven 9,494 9,461 9,092 8,974 8,905 7,436 520 556 1,656 5.5% 5.9% 18.2%
Fall River 41,025 40,596 40,356 37,100 36,721 31,464 3,925 3,875 8,892 9.6% 9.5% 22.0%
Falmouth 15,613 14,985 14,329 14,541 13,905 11,717 1,072 1,080 2,612 6.9% 7.2% 18.2%
Fitchburg 20,010 19,907 19,563 18,223 18,114 15,834 1,787 1,793 3,729 8.9% 9.0% 19.1%
Florida 416 421 394 392 389 353 24 32 41 5.8% 7.6% 10.4%
Foxborough 10,487 10,442 10,190 9,971 9,926 8,677 516 516 1,513 4.9% 4.9% 14.8%
Framingham 40,943 40,711 39,136 39,060 38,974 33,939 1,883 1,737 5,197 4.6% 4.3% 13.3%
Franklin 18,549 18,469 17,664 17,641 17,562 15,352 908 907 2,312 4.9% 4.9% 13.1%
Freetown 5,394 5,369 5,228 5,126 5,090 4,367 268 279 861 5.0% 5.2% 16.5%
Gardner 9,910 9,786 9,650 9,130 9,075 7,933 780 711 1,717 7.9% 7.3% 17.8%
Georgetown 4,850 4,812 4,456 4,621 4,590 3,893 229 222 563 4.7% 4.6% 12.6%
Gill 960 957 893 915 905 800 45 52 93 4.7% 5.4% 10.4%
Gloucester 16,143 16,190 15,688 15,029 14,962 13,079 1,114 1,228 2,609 6.9% 7.6% 16.6%
Goshen 651 648 587 626 625 544 25 23 43 3.8% 3.5% 7.3%
Gosnold 46 43 36 45 43 36 1 0 0 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%
Grafton 10,174 10,066 9,741 9,686 9,615 8,508 488 451 1,233 4.8% 4.5% 12.7%
Granby 3,677 3,697 3,545 3,543 3,539 3,081 134 158 464 3.6% 4.3% 13.1%
Granville 901 897 836 848 847 738 53 50 98 5.9% 5.6% 11.7%
Great Barrington 3,741 3,651 3,655 3,517 3,431 3,110 224 220 545 6.0% 6.0% 14.9%
Greenfield 9,802 9,709 9,455 9,284 9,184 8,119 518 525 1,336 5.3% 5.4% 14.1%
Groton 6,164 6,130 5,698 5,927 5,894 5,148 237 236 550 3.8% 3.8% 9.7%
Groveland 4,086 4,039 3,820 3,915 3,888 3,298 171 151 522 4.2% 3.7% 13.7%
Hadley 3,025 3,029 2,875 2,896 2,893 2,518 129 136 357 4.3% 4.5% 12.4%
Halifax 4,379 4,400 4,389 4,152 4,133 3,613 227 267 776 5.2% 6.1% 17.7%
Hamilton 4,246 4,230 3,920 4,069 4,051 3,541 177 179 379 4.2% 4.2% 9.7%
Hampden 3,003 2,982 2,829 2,848 2,845 2,477 155 137 352 5.2% 4.6% 12.4%
Hancock 372 370 340 360 356 314 12 14 26 3.2% 3.8% 7.6%
Hanover 7,769 7,707 7,562 7,345 7,312 6,392 424 395 1,170 5.5% 5.1% 15.5%
Hanson 6,407 6,410 6,305 6,086 6,049 5,234 321 361 1,071 5.0% 5.6% 17.0%
Hardwick 1,722 1,717 1,571 1,633 1,618 1,408 89 99 163 5.2% 5.8% 10.4%
Harvard 2,787 2,773 2,546 2,677 2,663 2,326 110 110 220 3.9% 4.0% 8.6%
Harwich 6,253 6,051 5,759 5,810 5,556 4,682 443 495 1,077 7.1% 8.2% 18.7%
Hatfield 1,760 1,763 1,698 1,674 1,672 1,456 86 91 242 4.9% 5.2% 14.3%
Haverhill 36,129 35,808 34,478 33,566 33,342 28,280 2,563 2,466 6,198 7.1% 6.9% 18.0%
Hawley 215 209 196 207 202 185 8 7 11 3.7% 3.3% 5.6%
Heath 375 363 345 360 356 315 15 7 30 4.0% 1.9% 8.7%
Hingham 11,730 11,654 10,724 11,106 11,056 9,665 624 598 1,059 5.3% 5.1% 9.9%
Hinsdale 982 988 959 914 905 798 68 83 161 6.9% 8.4% 16.8%
Holbrook 6,287 6,198 6,241 5,799 5,773 5,047 488 425 1,194 7.8% 6.9% 19.1%
Holden 10,530 10,397 10,076 10,085 10,011 8,858 445 386 1,218 4.2% 3.7% 12.1%
Holland 1,596 1,586 1,520 1,497 1,486 1,315 99 100 205 6.2% 6.3% 13.5%
Holliston 7,524 7,515 7,072 7,192 7,176 6,249 332 339 823 4.4% 4.5% 11.6%
Holyoke 16,658 16,497 16,231 14,982 14,968 13,029 1,676 1,529 3,202 10.1% 9.3% 19.7%
Hopedale 3,092 3,075 2,971 2,896 2,889 2,516 196 186 455 6.3% 6.0% 15.3%
Hopkinton 8,999 8,978 8,346 8,601 8,582 7,473 398 396 873 4.4% 4.4% 10.5%
Hubbardston 2,662 2,646 2,478 2,526 2,507 2,218 136 139 260 5.1% 5.3% 10.5%
Hudson 10,450 10,435 10,109 9,912 9,890 8,613 538 545 1,496 5.1% 5.2% 14.8%
Hull 6,119 6,083 5,868 5,705 5,680 4,965 414 403 903 6.8% 6.6% 15.4%
Huntington 1,186 1,175 1,155 1,118 1,117 972 68 58 183 5.7% 4.9% 15.8%
Ipswich 7,956 7,925 7,537 7,598 7,564 6,612 358 361 925 4.5% 4.6% 12.3%
Kingston 7,491 7,449 7,424 7,068 7,037 6,151 423 412 1,273 5.6% 5.5% 17.1%
Lakeville 6,610 6,575 6,360 6,264 6,219 5,336 346 356 1,024 5.2% 5.4% 16.1%
Lancaster 3,894 3,856 3,704 3,728 3,701 3,275 166 155 429 4.3% 4.0% 11.6%
Lanesborough 1,644 1,635 1,550 1,539 1,525 1,345 105 110 205 6.4% 6.7% 13.2%
Lawrence 38,001 37,812 39,086 32,751 32,661 28,140 5,250 5,151 10,946 13.8% 13.6% 28.0%
Lee 3,086 3,104 3,052 2,926 2,899 2,557 160 205 495 5.2% 6.6% 16.2%
Leicester 6,670 6,605 6,423 6,282 6,236 5,518 388 369 905 5.8% 5.6% 14.1%
Lenox 1,803 1,788 1,811 1,670 1,654 1,459 133 134 352 7.4% 7.5% 19.4%
Leominster 22,538 22,382 21,914 21,000 20,875 18,247 1,538 1,507 3,667 6.8% 6.7% 16.7%
Leverett 1,110 1,116 1,013 1,050 1,049 913 60 67 100 5.4% 6.0% 9.9%
Lexington 16,086 15,996 14,498 15,428 15,359 13,427 658 637 1,071 4.1% 4.0% 7.4%
Leyden 482 478 448 473 468 414 9 10 34 1.9% 2.1% 7.6%
Lincoln 3,043 3,030 2,751 2,919 2,906 2,540 124 124 211 4.1% 4.1% 7.7%
Littleton 5,726 5,696 5,307 5,506 5,476 4,783 220 220 524 3.8% 3.9% 9.9%
Longmeadow 8,116 8,085 7,498 7,739 7,732 6,730 377 353 768 4.6% 4.4% 10.2%
Lowell 57,683 57,241 55,809 53,108 52,813 46,134 4,575 4,428 9,675 7.9% 7.7% 17.3%
Ludlow 10,837 10,856 10,389 10,146 10,136 8,823 691 720 1,566 6.4% 6.6% 15.1%
Lunenburg 6,682 6,627 6,337 6,334 6,296 5,503 348 331 834 5.2% 5.0% 13.2%
Lynn 48,686 48,292 48,351 44,444 44,211 37,888 4,242 4,081 10,463 8.7% 8.5% 21.6%
Lynnfield 7,278 7,225 6,871 6,939 6,908 6,039 339 317 832 4.7% 4.4% 12.1%
Malden 34,303 33,950 34,796 31,846 31,704 27,715 2,457 2,246 7,081 7.2% 6.6% 20.4%
Manchester 2,767 2,755 2,590 2,646 2,634 2,303 121 121 287 4.4% 4.4% 11.1%
Mansfield 13,965 13,914 13,470 13,298 13,239 11,573 667 675 1,897 4.8% 4.9% 14.1%
Marblehead 10,924 10,879 9,956 10,369 10,315 8,840 555 564 1,116 5.1% 5.2% 11.2%
Marion 2,747 2,600 2,448 2,591 2,478 2,088 156 122 360 5.7% 4.7% 14.7%
Marlborough 23,008 22,990 22,154 21,847 21,799 18,983 1,161 1,191 3,171 5.0% 5.2% 14.3%
Marshfield 15,006 14,965 14,555 14,317 14,253 12,459 689 712 2,096 4.6% 4.8% 14.4%
Mashpee 8,034 7,747 7,418 7,533 7,204 6,070 501 543 1,348 6.2% 7.0% 18.2%
Mattapoisett 3,275 3,253 3,023 3,100 3,077 2,569 175 176 454 5.3% 5.4% 15.0%
Maynard 6,738 6,717 6,297 6,442 6,413 5,606 296 304 691 4.4% 4.5% 11.0%
Medfield 6,820 6,779 6,319 6,517 6,487 5,671 303 292 648 4.4% 4.3% 10.3%
Medford 34,100 33,894 32,632 32,287 32,143 28,098 1,813 1,751 4,534 5.3% 5.2% 13.9%
Medway 7,574 7,543 7,092 7,155 7,123 6,227 419 420 865 5.5% 5.6% 12.2%
Melrose 16,331 16,244 15,501 15,594 15,524 13,571 737 720 1,930 4.5% 4.4% 12.5%
Mendon 3,310 3,309 3,205 3,131 3,125 2,721 179 184 484 5.4% 5.6% 15.1%
Merrimac 4,137 4,105 3,830 3,928 3,902 3,310 209 203 520 5.1% 4.9% 13.6%
Methuen 27,969 27,799 27,100 25,755 25,684 22,129 2,214 2,115 4,971 7.9% 7.6% 18.3%
Middleborough 13,746 13,581 13,337 12,867 12,776 10,961 879 805 2,376 6.4% 5.9% 17.8%
Middlefield 324 318 306 313 310 274 11 8 32 3.4% 2.5% 10.5%
Middleton 4,705 4,659 4,524 4,432 4,412 3,857 273 247 667 5.8% 5.3% 14.7%
Milford 15,473 15,393 14,849 14,558 14,526 12,650 915 867 2,199 5.9% 5.6% 14.8%
Millbury 8,201 8,130 7,945 7,750 7,693 6,807 451 437 1,138 5.5% 5.4% 14.3%
Millis 4,422 4,420 4,308 4,197 4,178 3,653 225 242 655 5.1% 5.5% 15.2%
Millville 1,768 1,766 1,716 1,702 1,685 1,444 66 81 272 3.7% 4.6% 15.9%
Milton 14,203 14,117 13,310 13,471 13,411 11,723 732 706 1,587 5.2% 5.0% 11.9%
Monroe 72 72 68 71 69 64 1 3 4 1.4% 4.2% 5.9%
Monson 4,886 4,900 4,538 4,623 4,619 4,021 263 281 517 5.4% 5.7% 11.4%
Montague 4,411 4,348 4,320 4,131 4,087 3,613 280 261 707 6.3% 6.0% 16.4%
Monterey 434 430 403 412 402 365 22 28 38 5.1% 6.5% 9.4%
Montgomery 507 503 486 491 490 427 16 13 59 3.2% 2.6% 12.1%
Mount Washington 81 79 79 80 78 71 1 1 8 1.2% 1.3% 10.1%
Nahant 1,967 1,955 1,891 1,888 1,878 1,609 79 77 282 4.0% 3.9% 14.9%
Nantucket 6,951 6,168 7,646 6,458 5,565 6,405 493 603 1,241 7.1% 9.8% 16.2%
Natick 20,052 19,921 18,899 19,150 19,108 16,640 902 813 2,259 4.5% 4.1% 12.0%
Needham 16,039 15,957 14,751 15,457 15,388 13,451 582 569 1,300 3.6% 3.6% 8.8%
New Ashford 130 127 122 122 121 107 8 6 15 6.2% 4.7% 12.3%
New Bedford 47,923 47,505 47,095 43,596 43,266 36,126 4,327 4,239 10,969 9.0% 8.9% 23.3%
New Braintree 537 531 511 507 503 445 30 28 66 5.6% 5.3% 12.9%
New Marlborough 813 799 774 772 753 683 41 46 91 5.0% 5.8% 11.8%
New Salem 630 625 567 603 597 520 27 28 47 4.3% 4.5% 8.3%
Newbury 3,777 3,760 3,582 3,599 3,583 3,132 178 177 450 4.7% 4.7% 12.6%
Newburyport 10,149 10,113 9,266 9,731 9,666 8,198 418 447 1,068 4.1% 4.4% 11.5%
Newton 47,019 46,691 43,197 45,158 44,956 39,300 1,861 1,735 3,897 4.0% 3.7% 9.0%
Norfolk 5,257 5,196 4,960 5,023 5,000 4,371 234 196 589 4.5% 3.8% 11.9%
North Adams 6,068 6,004 5,935 5,565 5,522 5,007 503 482 928 8.3% 8.0% 15.6%
North Andover 16,457 16,383 15,376 15,672 15,629 13,466 785 754 1,910 4.8% 4.6% 12.4%
North Attleborough 16,502 16,347 15,942 15,653 15,494 13,276 849 853 2,666 5.1% 5.2% 16.7%
North Brookfield 2,623 2,597 2,551 2,492 2,474 2,189 131 123 362 5.0% 4.7% 14.2%
North Reading 8,862 8,792 8,470 8,434 8,396 7,340 428 396 1,130 4.8% 4.5% 13.3%
Northampton 16,103 16,062 15,261 15,468 15,453 13,452 635 609 1,809 3.9% 3.8% 11.9%
Northborough 7,935 7,858 7,591 7,569 7,513 6,648 366 345 943 4.6% 4.4% 12.4%
Northbridge 9,081 9,009 8,810 8,579 8,516 7,535 502 493 1,275 5.5% 5.5% 14.5%
Northfield 1,804 1,797 1,691 1,722 1,704 1,506 82 93 185 4.5% 5.2% 10.9%
Norton 10,864 10,792 10,336 10,258 10,185 8,738 606 607 1,598 5.6% 5.6% 15.5%
Norwell 5,275 5,244 5,011 4,997 4,974 4,348 278 270 663 5.3% 5.1% 13.2%
Norwood 16,593 16,489 16,168 15,675 15,605 13,641 918 884 2,527 5.5% 5.4% 15.6%
Oak Bluffs 2,379 2,243 2,477 2,256 2,077 2,142 123 166 335 5.2% 7.4% 13.5%
Oakham 1,091 1,088 1,030 1,032 1,025 907 59 63 123 5.4% 5.8% 11.9%
Orange 3,662 3,617 3,449 3,424 3,392 2,954 238 225 495 6.5% 6.2% 14.4%
Orleans 2,919 2,786 2,648 2,741 2,621 2,209 178 165 439 6.1% 5.9% 16.6%
Otis 750 752 732 725 707 641 25 45 91 3.3% 6.0% 12.4%
Oxford 8,335 8,247 8,019 7,863 7,805 6,907 472 442 1,112 5.7% 5.4% 13.9%
Palmer 6,369 6,351 6,076 5,840 5,834 5,079 529 517 997 8.3% 8.1% 16.4%
Paxton 2,674 2,635 2,533 2,558 2,539 2,247 116 96 286 4.3% 3.6% 11.3%
Peabody 29,007 28,836 28,291 27,146 27,084 23,238 1,861 1,752 5,053 6.4% 6.1% 17.9%
Pelham 727 720 665 684 683 594 43 37 71 5.9% 5.1% 10.7%
Pembroke 10,653 10,636 10,459 10,083 10,038 8,775 570 598 1,684 5.4% 5.6% 16.1%
Pepperell 7,097 7,068 6,773 6,803 6,775 5,954 294 293 819 4.1% 4.1% 12.1%
Peru 467 472 439 448 444 392 19 28 47 4.1% 5.9% 10.7%
Petersham 694 692 646 670 663 578 24 29 68 3.5% 4.2% 10.5%
Phillipston 963 949 927 917 911 796 46 38 131 4.8% 4.0% 14.1%
Pittsfield 20,372 20,121 19,849 18,641 18,466 16,286 1,731 1,655 3,563 8.5% 8.2% 18.0%
Plainfield 371 365 346 355 346 318 16 19 28 4.3% 5.2% 8.1%
Plainville 5,793 5,744 5,595 5,519 5,462 4,680 274 282 915 4.7% 4.9% 16.4%
Plymouth 32,913 32,855 32,527 31,002 30,864 26,980 1,911 1,991 5,547 5.8% 6.1% 17.1%
Plympton 1,671 1,684 1,624 1,570 1,563 1,366 101 121 258 6.0% 7.2% 15.9%
Princeton 1,940 1,916 1,848 1,845 1,832 1,621 95 84 227 4.9% 4.4% 12.3%
Provincetown 2,090 2,138 2,023 1,842 1,762 1,484 248 376 539 11.9% 17.6% 26.6%
Quincy 55,197 54,912 56,670 51,418 51,188 44,747 3,779 3,724 11,923 6.8% 6.8% 21.0%
Randolph 18,651 18,489 18,857 17,109 17,033 14,889 1,542 1,456 3,968 8.3% 7.9% 21.0%
Raynham 7,684 7,615 7,544 7,257 7,205 6,182 427 410 1,362 5.6% 5.4% 18.1%
Reading 14,110 14,053 13,278 13,456 13,395 11,710 654 658 1,568 4.6% 4.7% 11.8%
Rehoboth 7,187 7,105 6,752 6,840 6,770 5,801 347 335 951 4.8% 4.7% 14.1%
Revere 29,130 28,951 30,994 26,901 26,781 23,411 2,229 2,170 7,583 7.7% 7.5% 24.5%
Richmond 717 712 662 681 675 595 36 37 67 5.0% 5.2% 10.1%
Rochester 3,336 3,315 3,179 3,179 3,156 2,708 157 159 471 4.7% 4.8% 14.8%
Rockland 10,097 10,011 10,187 9,398 9,356 8,179 699 655 2,008 6.9% 6.5% 19.7%
Rockport 3,617 3,638 3,447 3,426 3,411 2,982 191 227 465 5.3% 6.2% 13.5%
Rowe 171 168 166 155 151 138 16 17 28 9.4% 10.1% 16.9%
Rowley 3,582 3,539 3,422 3,376 3,360 2,938 206 179 484 5.8% 5.1% 14.1%
Royalston 724 727 665 685 681 596 39 46 69 5.4% 6.3% 10.4%
Russell 1,015 1,015 934 962 961 837 53 54 97 5.2% 5.3% 10.4%
Rutland 4,779 4,728 4,570 4,542 4,509 3,990 237 219 580 5.0% 4.6% 12.7%
Salem 23,874 23,774 23,343 22,265 22,215 19,060 1,609 1,559 4,283 6.7% 6.6% 18.3%
Salisbury 5,920 5,900 5,586 5,561 5,524 4,685 359 376 901 6.1% 6.4% 16.1%
Sandisfield 478 459 428 443 432 391 35 27 37 7.3% 5.9% 8.6%
Sandwich 11,322 10,865 10,390 10,792 10,321 8,697 530 544 1,693 4.7% 5.0% 16.3%
Saugus 16,104 16,014 15,949 15,025 14,946 12,809 1,079 1,068 3,140 6.7% 6.7% 19.7%
Savoy 376 362 333 342 339 299 34 23 34 9.0% 6.4% 10.2%
Scituate 9,615 9,583 9,121 9,116 9,075 7,933 499 508 1,188 5.2% 5.3% 13.0%
Seekonk 8,801 8,726 8,359 8,349 8,264 7,081 452 462 1,278 5.1% 5.3% 15.3%
Sharon 10,325 10,254 9,544 9,895 9,851 8,611 430 403 933 4.2% 3.9% 9.8%
Sheffield 1,837 1,800 1,730 1,756 1,714 1,553 81 86 177 4.4% 4.8% 10.2%
Shelburne 1,174 1,150 1,168 1,118 1,089 999 56 61 169 4.8% 5.3% 14.5%
Sherborn 2,274 2,256 2,078 2,185 2,175 1,902 89 81 176 3.9% 3.6% 8.5%
Shirley 3,007 2,977 2,954 2,862 2,846 2,486 145 131 468 4.8% 4.4% 15.8%
Shrewsbury 20,756 20,536 19,705 19,827 19,681 17,415 929 855 2,290 4.5% 4.2% 11.6%
Shutesbury 1,098 1,087 1,007 1,047 1,046 911 51 41 96 4.6% 3.8% 9.5%
Somerset 9,173 9,081 8,983 8,705 8,616 7,382 468 465 1,601 5.1% 5.1% 17.8%
Somerville 52,391 51,937 49,110 50,007 49,784 43,520 2,384 2,153 5,590 4.6% 4.1% 11.4%
South Hadley 9,634 9,616 9,088 9,129 9,120 7,939 505 496 1,149 5.2% 5.2% 12.6%
Southampton 3,787 3,803 3,594 3,637 3,633 3,163 150 170 431 4.0% 4.5% 12.0%
Southborough 5,343 5,326 5,014 5,136 5,125 4,463 207 201 551 3.9% 3.8% 11.0%
Southbridge 8,216 8,189 8,145 7,432 7,377 6,528 784 812 1,617 9.5% 9.9% 19.9%
Southwick 5,597 5,647 5,232 5,274 5,269 4,587 323 378 645 5.8% 6.7% 12.3%
Spencer 6,078 6,052 5,912 5,670 5,629 4,980 408 423 932 6.7% 7.0% 15.8%
Springfield 65,587 64,995 63,822 57,982 57,926 50,424 7,605 7,069 13,398 11.6% 10.9% 21.0%
Sterling 4,421 4,357 4,189 4,164 4,133 3,657 257 224 532 5.8% 5.1% 12.7%
Stockbridge 937 915 863 878 857 777 59 58 86 6.3% 6.3% 10.0%
Stoneham 14,090 13,947 13,564 13,363 13,303 11,629 727 644 1,935 5.2% 4.6% 14.3%
Stoughton 16,630 16,493 16,301 15,494 15,425 13,484 1,136 1,068 2,817 6.8% 6.5% 17.3%
Stow 3,913 3,903 3,600 3,752 3,736 3,266 161 167 334 4.1% 4.3% 9.3%
Sturbridge 5,128 5,082 4,953 4,826 4,791 4,239 302 291 714 5.9% 5.7% 14.4%
Sudbury 9,392 9,314 8,592 9,027 9,008 7,844 365 306 748 3.9% 3.3% 8.7%
Sunderland 2,491 2,507 2,287 2,388 2,386 2,077 103 121 210 4.1% 4.8% 9.2%
Sutton 5,466 5,387 5,146 5,185 5,147 4,555 281 240 591 5.1% 4.5% 11.5%
Swampscott 8,709 8,631 8,109 8,258 8,214 7,039 451 417 1,070 5.2% 4.8% 13.2%
Swansea 9,824 9,681 9,322 9,302 9,207 7,889 522 474 1,433 5.3% 4.9% 15.4%
Taunton 30,759 30,471 30,382 28,492 28,290 24,272 2,267 2,181 6,110 7.4% 7.2% 20.1%
Templeton 4,349 4,336 4,180 4,106 4,081 3,567 243 255 613 5.6% 5.9% 14.7%
Tewksbury 17,597 17,496 17,209 16,746 16,653 14,547 851 843 2,662 4.8% 4.8% 15.5%
Tisbury 2,180 2,017 2,346 1,958 1,803 1,859 222 214 487 10.2% 10.6% 20.8%
Tolland 291 288 262 281 280 244 10 8 18 3.4% 2.8% 6.9%
Topsfield 3,538 3,534 3,266 3,393 3,378 2,953 145 156 313 4.1% 4.4% 9.6%
Townsend 5,594 5,572 5,316 5,323 5,294 4,624 271 278 692 4.8% 5.0% 13.0%
Truro 1,253 1,258 1,135 1,145 1,095 923 108 163 212 8.6% 13.0% 18.7%
Tyngsborough 7,277 7,203 6,844 6,856 6,818 5,956 421 385 888 5.8% 5.3% 13.0%
Tyringham 149 144 138 146 142 129 3 2 9 2.0% 1.4% 6.5%
Upton 4,330 4,281 4,148 4,152 4,121 3,647 178 160 501 4.1% 3.7% 12.1%
Uxbridge 8,104 8,046 7,830 7,674 7,617 6,740 430 429 1,090 5.3% 5.3% 13.9%
Wakefield 15,989 15,906 15,356 15,163 15,095 13,195 826 811 2,161 5.2% 5.1% 14.1%
Wales 994 1,006 946 926 925 805 68 81 141 6.8% 8.1% 14.9%
Walpole 13,239 13,196 12,769 12,581 12,525 10,949 658 671 1,820 5.0% 5.1% 14.3%
Waltham 37,409 37,307 35,245 35,615 35,456 30,994 1,794 1,851 4,251 4.8% 5.0% 12.1%
Ware 5,227 5,227 4,948 4,873 4,868 4,237 354 359 711 6.8% 6.9% 14.4%
Wareham 13,036 12,395 11,944 12,076 11,548 9,731 960 847 2,213 7.4% 6.8% 18.5%
Warren 2,439 2,440 2,321 2,279 2,262 2,001 160 178 320 6.6% 7.3% 13.8%
Warwick 523 524 476 509 504 439 14 20 37 2.7% 3.8% 7.8%
Washington 300 297 278 286 284 250 14 13 28 4.7% 4.4% 10.1%
Watertown 22,823 22,680 21,499 21,849 21,751 19,014 974 929 2,485 4.3% 4.1% 11.6%
Wayland 7,063 7,050 6,488 6,801 6,770 5,918 262 280 570 3.7% 4.0% 8.8%
Webster 8,807 8,662 8,650 8,058 7,999 7,078 749 663 1,572 8.5% 7.7% 18.2%
Wellesley 13,113 12,990 11,733 12,539 12,483 10,912 574 507 821 4.4% 3.9% 7.0%
Wellfleet 1,694 1,672 1,499 1,545 1,477 1,245 149 195 254 8.8% 11.7% 16.9%
Wendell 478 475 441 439 439 382 39 36 59 8.2% 7.6% 13.4%
Wenham 2,713 2,705 2,493 2,620 2,608 2,280 93 97 213 3.4% 3.6% 8.5%
West Boylston 3,175 3,120 3,070 2,986 2,964 2,623 189 156 447 6.0% 5.0% 14.6%
West Bridgewater 3,903 3,890 3,867 3,713 3,690 3,193 190 200 674 4.9% 5.1% 17.4%
West Brookfield 2,034 2,012 1,943 1,926 1,912 1,691 108 100 252 5.3% 5.0% 13.0%
West Newbury 2,509 2,473 2,276 2,418 2,402 2,038 91 71 238 3.6% 2.9% 10.5%
West Springfield 14,799 14,780 14,458 13,781 13,767 11,984 1,018 1,013 2,474 6.9% 6.9% 17.1%
West Stockbridge 755 744 736 732 714 647 23 30 89 3.0% 4.0% 12.1%
West Tisbury 1,461 1,360 1,459 1,403 1,292 1,332 58 68 127 4.0% 5.0% 8.7%
Westborough 10,427 10,345 9,755 9,986 9,913 8,772 441 432 983 4.2% 4.2% 10.1%
Westfield 21,150 21,129 20,118 19,814 19,795 17,231 1,336 1,334 2,887 6.3% 6.3% 14.4%
Westford 13,079 12,985 12,055 12,522 12,452 10,877 557 533 1,178 4.3% 4.1% 9.8%
Westhampton 1,045 1,051 967 1,002 1,001 871 43 50 96 4.1% 4.8% 9.9%
Westminster 4,720 4,693 4,531 4,484 4,457 3,896 236 236 635 5.0% 5.0% 14.0%
Weston 5,398 5,402 4,903 5,235 5,212 4,556 163 190 347 3.0% 3.5% 7.1%
Westport 8,530 8,438 8,214 7,983 7,901 6,770 547 537 1,444 6.4% 6.4% 17.6%
Westwood 8,317 8,249 7,722 7,999 7,963 6,961 318 286 761 3.8% 3.5% 9.9%
Weymouth 32,348 32,029 31,914 30,134 29,999 26,225 2,214 2,030 5,689 6.8% 6.3% 17.8%
Whately 1,024 1,019 925 1,002 1,001 871 22 18 54 2.1% 1.8% 5.8%
Whitman 9,382 9,346 9,255 8,827 8,773 7,590 555 573 1,665 5.9% 6.1% 18.0%
Wilbraham 7,755 7,708 7,248 7,331 7,324 6,375 424 384 873 5.5% 5.0% 12.0%
Williamsburg 1,460 1,452 1,379 1,366 1,365 1,188 94 87 191 6.4% 6.0% 13.9%
Williamstown 3,235 3,204 3,008 3,073 3,049 2,765 162 155 243 5.0% 4.8% 8.1%
Wilmington 13,010 12,983 12,623 12,364 12,309 10,760 646 674 1,863 5.0% 5.2% 14.8%
Winchendon 5,673 5,636 5,400 5,351 5,319 4,650 322 317 750 5.7% 5.6% 13.9%
Winchester 11,103 11,049 10,099 10,628 10,580 9,249 475 469 850 4.3% 4.2% 8.4%
Windsor 461 461 438 450 446 393 11 15 45 2.4% 3.3% 10.3%
Winthrop 10,834 10,749 10,760 10,153 10,107 8,836 681 642 1,924 6.3% 6.0% 17.9%
Woburn 23,529 23,398 22,950 22,263 22,164 19,375 1,266 1,234 3,575 5.4% 5.3% 15.6%
Worcester 93,036 91,991 90,770 85,830 85,201 75,389 7,206 6,790 15,381 7.7% 7.4% 16.9%
Worthington 681 679 639 652 652 567 29 27 72 4.3% 4.0% 11.3%
Wrentham 6,942 6,908 6,584 6,597 6,568 5,742 345 340 842 5.0% 4.9% 12.8%
Yarmouth 12,175 11,677 11,414 11,318 10,823 9,120 857 854 2,294 7.0% 7.3% 20.1%
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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