Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment
Massachusetts and Cities and Towns

Data not seasonally adjusted

Results

Location Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020
Massachusetts 3,752,500 3,751,300 3,664,500 3,549,000 3,538,700 3,329,500 203,500 212,600 335,000 5.4% 5.7% 9.1%
Abington 9,461 9,469 9,110 8,864 8,835 8,282 597 634 828 6.3% 6.7% 9.1%
Acton 12,746 12,710 12,128 12,283 12,243 11,477 463 467 651 3.6% 3.7% 5.4%
Acushnet 6,177 6,196 5,965 5,830 5,857 5,524 347 339 441 5.6% 5.5% 7.4%
Adams 4,084 4,047 4,005 3,765 3,719 3,592 319 328 413 7.8% 8.1% 10.3%
Agawam 15,818 15,797 15,451 14,947 14,906 14,135 871 891 1,316 5.5% 5.6% 8.5%
Alford 237 240 239 232 235 228 5 5 11 2.1% 2.1% 4.6%
Amesbury 10,497 10,509 10,206 10,047 10,020 9,449 450 489 757 4.3% 4.7% 7.4%
Amherst 18,674 18,764 17,899 17,833 17,784 16,863 841 980 1,036 4.5% 5.2% 5.8%
Andover 18,773 18,738 17,939 17,994 17,935 16,813 779 803 1,126 4.1% 4.3% 6.3%
Aquinnah 236 239 252 227 229 245 9 10 7 3.8% 4.2% 2.8%
Arlington 27,195 27,156 25,970 26,155 26,071 24,439 1,040 1,085 1,531 3.8% 4.0% 5.9%
Ashburnham 3,683 3,657 3,584 3,479 3,462 3,299 204 195 285 5.5% 5.3% 8.0%
Ashby 1,939 1,933 1,870 1,846 1,829 1,728 93 104 142 4.8% 5.4% 7.6%
Ashfield 1,111 1,111 1,079 1,079 1,076 1,020 32 35 59 2.9% 3.2% 5.5%
Ashland 10,678 10,678 10,346 10,226 10,207 9,597 452 471 749 4.2% 4.4% 7.2%
Athol 5,796 5,852 5,719 5,454 5,485 5,180 342 367 539 5.9% 6.3% 9.4%
Attleborough 25,420 25,400 24,853 24,079 23,972 22,502 1,341 1,428 2,351 5.3% 5.6% 9.5%
Auburn 9,474 9,464 9,190 8,994 8,936 8,484 480 528 706 5.1% 5.6% 7.7%
Avon 2,757 2,740 2,725 2,612 2,589 2,441 145 151 284 5.3% 5.5% 10.4%
Ayer 4,368 4,345 4,247 4,131 4,095 3,868 237 250 379 5.4% 5.8% 8.9%
Barnstable 26,359 26,720 24,871 24,926 25,288 22,731 1,433 1,432 2,140 5.4% 5.4% 8.6%
Barre 2,963 2,948 2,879 2,788 2,770 2,630 175 178 249 5.9% 6.0% 8.6%
Becket 908 904 888 840 830 801 68 74 87 7.5% 8.2% 9.8%
Bedford 7,296 7,280 6,912 6,947 6,924 6,491 349 356 421 4.8% 4.9% 6.1%
Belchertown 8,500 8,464 8,293 8,118 8,095 7,676 382 369 617 4.5% 4.4% 7.4%
Bellingham 10,476 10,493 10,150 9,991 9,946 9,336 485 547 814 4.6% 5.2% 8.0%
Belmont 14,052 14,051 13,422 13,461 13,418 12,578 591 633 844 4.2% 4.5% 6.3%
Berkley 3,811 3,798 3,674 3,598 3,585 3,358 213 213 316 5.6% 5.6% 8.6%
Berlin 1,965 1,962 1,889 1,887 1,881 1,763 78 81 126 4.0% 4.1% 6.7%
Bernardston 1,236 1,247 1,199 1,156 1,165 1,099 80 82 100 6.5% 6.6% 8.3%
Beverly 22,938 22,914 22,543 21,868 21,836 20,731 1,070 1,078 1,812 4.7% 4.7% 8.0%
Billerica 24,552 24,378 23,913 23,434 23,230 21,940 1,118 1,148 1,973 4.6% 4.7% 8.3%
Blackstone 5,474 5,449 5,254 5,149 5,126 4,812 325 323 442 5.9% 5.9% 8.4%
Blandford 758 753 729 712 710 674 46 43 55 6.1% 5.7% 7.5%
Bolton 3,097 3,078 2,936 2,969 2,960 2,775 128 118 161 4.1% 3.8% 5.5%
Boston 393,895 394,097 388,421 371,759 370,559 347,365 22,136 23,538 41,056 5.6% 6.0% 10.6%
Bourne 11,636 11,825 10,997 10,973 11,133 10,007 663 692 990 5.7% 5.9% 9.0%
Boxborough 3,332 3,327 3,182 3,196 3,185 2,986 136 142 196 4.1% 4.3% 6.2%
Boxford 4,468 4,455 4,293 4,312 4,298 4,029 156 157 264 3.5% 3.5% 6.1%
Boylston 2,772 2,753 2,668 2,657 2,639 2,506 115 114 162 4.1% 4.1% 6.1%
Braintree 20,887 20,902 20,407 19,777 19,713 18,479 1,110 1,189 1,928 5.3% 5.7% 9.4%
Brewster 5,621 5,688 5,251 5,369 5,447 4,896 252 241 355 4.5% 4.2% 6.8%
Bridgewater 15,078 14,994 14,655 14,326 14,202 13,389 752 792 1,266 5.0% 5.3% 8.6%
Brimfield 2,214 2,204 2,138 2,089 2,076 1,971 125 128 167 5.6% 5.8% 7.8%
Brockton 49,253 48,987 49,221 45,044 44,652 42,097 4,209 4,335 7,124 8.5% 8.8% 14.5%
Brookfield 1,891 1,893 1,832 1,785 1,774 1,684 106 119 148 5.6% 6.3% 8.1%
Brookline 33,322 33,233 31,783 32,165 32,062 30,055 1,157 1,171 1,728 3.5% 3.5% 5.4%
Buckland 951 967 937 898 917 879 53 50 58 5.6% 5.2% 6.2%
Burlington 16,291 16,239 15,604 15,580 15,530 14,558 711 709 1,046 4.4% 4.4% 6.7%
Cambridge 71,511 71,418 68,192 69,013 68,790 64,484 2,498 2,628 3,708 3.5% 3.7% 5.4%
Canton 12,716 12,715 12,305 12,069 12,030 11,277 647 685 1,028 5.1% 5.4% 8.4%
Carlisle 2,586 2,583 2,451 2,492 2,484 2,329 94 99 122 3.6% 3.8% 5.0%
Carver 6,799 6,814 6,579 6,452 6,431 6,029 347 383 550 5.1% 5.6% 8.4%
Charlemont 636 657 645 601 614 589 35 43 56 5.5% 6.5% 8.7%
Charlton 8,074 8,077 7,731 7,617 7,567 7,184 457 510 547 5.7% 6.3% 7.1%
Chatham 3,149 3,172 2,940 2,999 3,043 2,735 150 129 205 4.8% 4.1% 7.0%
Chelmsford 19,619 19,462 18,891 18,763 18,599 17,566 856 863 1,325 4.4% 4.4% 7.0%
Chelsea 20,684 20,676 20,967 19,341 19,279 18,072 1,343 1,397 2,895 6.5% 6.8% 13.8%
Cheshire 1,824 1,797 1,788 1,748 1,726 1,667 76 71 121 4.2% 4.0% 6.8%
Chester 735 726 708 693 691 656 42 35 52 5.7% 4.8% 7.3%
Chesterfield 746 739 717 715 713 677 31 26 40 4.2% 3.5% 5.6%
Chicopee 27,324 27,347 26,873 25,338 25,268 23,960 1,986 2,079 2,913 7.3% 7.6% 10.8%
Chilmark 545 551 596 530 535 572 15 16 24 2.8% 2.9% 4.0%
Clarksburg 858 856 878 804 804 812 54 52 66 6.3% 6.1% 7.5%
Clinton 8,278 8,225 8,126 7,813 7,762 7,369 465 463 757 5.6% 5.6% 9.3%
Cohasset 4,314 4,316 4,126 4,146 4,133 3,874 168 183 252 3.9% 4.2% 6.1%
Colrain 1,004 1,021 971 950 957 903 54 64 68 5.4% 6.3% 7.0%
Concord 8,314 8,307 7,879 7,991 7,966 7,467 323 341 412 3.9% 4.1% 5.2%
Conway 1,178 1,180 1,127 1,134 1,131 1,072 44 49 55 3.7% 4.2% 4.9%
Cummington 471 457 438 436 435 413 35 22 25 7.4% 4.8% 5.7%
Dalton 3,373 3,331 3,297 3,179 3,139 3,033 194 192 264 5.8% 5.8% 8.0%
Danvers 15,110 15,142 14,999 14,372 14,352 13,625 738 790 1,374 4.9% 5.2% 9.2%
Dartmouth 18,342 18,521 17,828 17,382 17,462 16,470 960 1,059 1,358 5.2% 5.7% 7.6%
Dedham 13,645 13,564 13,216 12,929 12,888 12,081 716 676 1,135 5.2% 5.0% 8.6%
Deerfield 2,933 2,917 2,853 2,840 2,832 2,685 93 85 168 3.2% 2.9% 5.9%
Dennis 7,180 7,278 6,840 6,802 6,901 6,203 378 377 637 5.3% 5.2% 9.3%
Dighton 4,292 4,303 4,184 4,079 4,065 3,808 213 238 376 5.0% 5.5% 9.0%
Douglas 5,309 5,285 5,144 5,064 5,030 4,776 245 255 368 4.6% 4.8% 7.2%
Dover 2,853 2,862 2,707 2,747 2,738 2,567 106 124 140 3.7% 4.3% 5.2%
Dracut 18,434 18,300 17,853 17,508 17,355 16,391 926 945 1,462 5.0% 5.2% 8.2%
Dudley 6,451 6,434 6,258 6,072 6,032 5,728 379 402 530 5.9% 6.2% 8.5%
Dunstable 1,927 1,925 1,872 1,865 1,853 1,768 62 72 104 3.2% 3.7% 5.6%
Duxbury 7,720 7,739 7,441 7,370 7,346 6,886 350 393 555 4.5% 5.1% 7.5%
East Bridgewater 8,794 8,769 8,509 8,390 8,317 7,841 404 452 668 4.6% 5.2% 7.9%
East Brookfield 1,223 1,208 1,162 1,152 1,144 1,087 71 64 75 5.8% 5.3% 6.5%
East Longmeadow 8,708 8,652 8,502 8,282 8,259 7,831 426 393 671 4.9% 4.5% 7.9%
Eastham 2,808 2,855 2,641 2,689 2,728 2,452 119 127 189 4.2% 4.4% 7.2%
Easthampton 9,420 9,430 9,237 8,945 8,920 8,459 475 510 778 5.0% 5.4% 8.4%
Easton 14,504 14,394 13,985 13,845 13,724 12,939 659 670 1,046 4.5% 4.7% 7.5%
Edgartown 2,732 2,757 2,984 2,590 2,615 2,798 142 142 186 5.2% 5.2% 6.2%
Egremont 708 719 712 693 704 681 15 15 31 2.1% 2.1% 4.4%
Erving 982 988 943 923 930 877 59 58 66 6.0% 5.9% 7.0%
Essex 2,263 2,257 2,183 2,188 2,181 2,044 75 76 139 3.3% 3.4% 6.4%
Everett 26,878 26,845 27,109 25,355 25,273 23,691 1,523 1,572 3,418 5.7% 5.9% 12.6%
Fairhaven 9,402 9,424 9,172 8,885 8,926 8,419 517 498 753 5.5% 5.3% 8.2%
Fall River 40,807 40,747 40,035 37,534 37,367 35,076 3,273 3,380 4,959 8.0% 8.3% 12.4%
Falmouth 16,699 16,968 15,789 15,842 16,072 14,447 857 896 1,342 5.1% 5.3% 8.5%
Fitchburg 19,650 19,605 19,770 18,151 18,063 17,214 1,499 1,542 2,556 7.6% 7.9% 12.9%
Florida 397 404 403 379 380 383 18 24 20 4.5% 5.9% 5.0%
Foxborough 10,613 10,573 10,285 10,106 10,073 9,442 507 500 843 4.8% 4.7% 8.2%
Framingham 41,314 41,252 40,362 39,613 39,536 37,177 1,701 1,716 3,185 4.1% 4.2% 7.9%
Franklin 18,790 18,726 18,064 17,879 17,821 16,706 911 905 1,358 4.8% 4.8% 7.5%
Freetown 5,462 5,434 5,247 5,170 5,151 4,825 292 283 422 5.3% 5.2% 8.0%
Gardner 9,843 9,849 9,669 9,094 9,050 8,624 749 799 1,045 7.6% 8.1% 10.8%
Georgetown 4,844 4,842 4,705 4,649 4,637 4,373 195 205 332 4.0% 4.2% 7.1%
Gill 938 952 899 897 904 852 41 48 47 4.4% 5.0% 5.2%
Gloucester 16,155 16,175 15,598 15,232 15,183 14,233 923 992 1,365 5.7% 6.1% 8.8%
Goshen 636 633 615 620 619 587 16 14 28 2.5% 2.2% 4.6%
Gosnold 50 51 45 49 50 45 1 1 0 2.0% 2.0% 0.0%
Grafton 10,287 10,217 9,957 9,768 9,704 9,214 519 513 743 5.0% 5.0% 7.5%
Granby 3,656 3,653 3,580 3,511 3,501 3,320 145 152 260 4.0% 4.2% 7.3%
Granville 885 888 848 840 838 795 45 50 53 5.1% 5.6% 6.3%
Great Barrington 3,749 3,815 3,799 3,536 3,595 3,473 213 220 326 5.7% 5.8% 8.6%
Greenfield 9,578 9,665 9,457 9,097 9,167 8,647 481 498 810 5.0% 5.2% 8.6%
Groton 6,242 6,177 5,937 5,973 5,921 5,592 269 256 345 4.3% 4.1% 5.8%
Groveland 4,099 4,092 3,994 3,939 3,928 3,704 160 164 290 3.9% 4.0% 7.3%
Hadley 2,988 2,998 2,926 2,870 2,862 2,714 118 136 212 3.9% 4.5% 7.2%
Halifax 4,472 4,456 4,324 4,208 4,194 3,932 264 262 392 5.9% 5.9% 9.1%
Hamilton 4,316 4,281 4,096 4,124 4,110 3,853 192 171 243 4.4% 4.0% 5.9%
Hampden 2,962 2,941 2,854 2,823 2,815 2,669 139 126 185 4.7% 4.3% 6.5%
Hancock 380 380 368 370 366 353 10 14 15 2.6% 3.7% 4.1%
Hanover 7,845 7,842 7,564 7,444 7,420 6,956 401 422 608 5.1% 5.4% 8.0%
Hanson 6,472 6,439 6,258 6,170 6,116 5,766 302 323 492 4.7% 5.0% 7.9%
Hardwick 1,641 1,661 1,610 1,581 1,590 1,502 60 71 108 3.7% 4.3% 6.7%
Harvard 2,806 2,781 2,673 2,698 2,675 2,526 108 106 147 3.8% 3.8% 5.5%
Harwich 6,656 6,815 6,315 6,330 6,422 5,772 326 393 543 4.9% 5.8% 8.6%
Hatfield 1,760 1,747 1,705 1,659 1,654 1,569 101 93 136 5.7% 5.3% 8.0%
Haverhill 35,869 35,909 35,397 33,773 33,681 31,762 2,096 2,228 3,635 5.8% 6.2% 10.3%
Hawley 208 215 205 200 205 196 8 10 9 3.8% 4.7% 4.4%
Heath 368 368 356 353 356 335 15 12 21 4.1% 3.3% 5.9%
Hingham 11,807 11,811 11,193 11,256 11,219 10,517 551 592 676 4.7% 5.0% 6.0%
Hinsdale 1,011 1,010 991 941 930 898 70 80 93 6.9% 7.9% 9.4%
Holbrook 6,264 6,265 6,181 5,877 5,858 5,492 387 407 689 6.2% 6.5% 11.1%
Holden 10,678 10,626 10,326 10,171 10,104 9,594 507 522 732 4.7% 4.9% 7.1%
Holland 1,599 1,595 1,547 1,510 1,500 1,424 89 95 123 5.6% 6.0% 8.0%
Holliston 7,643 7,651 7,348 7,294 7,280 6,845 349 371 503 4.6% 4.8% 6.8%
Holyoke 16,332 16,334 16,219 14,847 14,806 14,040 1,485 1,528 2,179 9.1% 9.4% 13.4%
Hopedale 3,094 3,081 3,021 2,937 2,931 2,756 157 150 265 5.1% 4.9% 8.8%
Hopkinton 9,077 9,119 8,751 8,722 8,705 8,186 355 414 565 3.9% 4.5% 6.5%
Hubbardston 2,683 2,658 2,544 2,547 2,530 2,402 136 128 142 5.1% 4.8% 5.6%
Hudson 10,633 10,640 10,280 10,053 10,033 9,434 580 607 846 5.5% 5.7% 8.2%
Hull 6,136 6,124 5,977 5,782 5,763 5,403 354 361 574 5.8% 5.9% 9.6%
Huntington 1,169 1,178 1,153 1,108 1,105 1,047 61 73 106 5.2% 6.2% 9.2%
Ipswich 8,074 8,056 7,760 7,701 7,676 7,195 373 380 565 4.6% 4.7% 7.3%
Kingston 7,597 7,572 7,297 7,164 7,141 6,694 433 431 603 5.7% 5.7% 8.3%
Lakeville 6,657 6,620 6,396 6,317 6,294 5,896 340 326 500 5.1% 4.9% 7.8%
Lancaster 3,925 3,896 3,809 3,760 3,735 3,547 165 161 262 4.2% 4.1% 6.9%
Lanesborough 1,666 1,644 1,619 1,586 1,566 1,513 80 78 106 4.8% 4.7% 6.5%
Lawrence 37,091 37,053 38,223 32,963 32,724 30,925 4,128 4,329 7,298 11.1% 11.7% 19.1%
Lee 3,150 3,120 3,131 3,015 2,978 2,876 135 142 255 4.3% 4.6% 8.1%
Leicester 6,669 6,666 6,489 6,336 6,294 5,976 333 372 513 5.0% 5.6% 7.9%
Lenox 1,828 1,814 1,855 1,720 1,699 1,641 108 115 214 5.9% 6.3% 11.5%
Leominster 22,242 22,200 22,209 20,917 20,816 19,837 1,325 1,384 2,372 6.0% 6.2% 10.7%
Leverett 1,098 1,105 1,050 1,041 1,038 984 57 67 66 5.2% 6.1% 6.3%
Lexington 16,209 16,231 15,406 15,637 15,586 14,611 572 645 795 3.5% 4.0% 5.2%
Leyden 474 478 465 464 468 441 10 10 24 2.1% 2.1% 5.2%
Lincoln 3,099 3,084 2,942 2,958 2,949 2,764 141 135 178 4.5% 4.4% 6.1%
Littleton 5,893 5,764 5,510 5,549 5,501 5,195 344 263 315 5.8% 4.6% 5.7%
Longmeadow 7,998 8,014 7,727 7,669 7,648 7,252 329 366 475 4.1% 4.6% 6.1%
Lowell 57,147 56,962 56,157 53,520 53,054 50,107 3,627 3,908 6,050 6.3% 6.9% 10.8%
Ludlow 10,569 10,621 10,295 10,055 10,027 9,508 514 594 787 4.9% 5.6% 7.6%
Lunenburg 6,659 6,639 6,502 6,308 6,278 5,983 351 361 519 5.3% 5.4% 8.0%
Lynn 47,636 47,864 48,010 44,056 44,131 41,316 3,580 3,733 6,694 7.5% 7.8% 13.9%
Lynnfield 7,337 7,339 7,059 7,033 7,010 6,571 304 329 488 4.1% 4.5% 6.9%
Malden 34,319 34,389 34,655 32,276 32,172 30,158 2,043 2,217 4,497 6.0% 6.4% 13.0%
Manchester 2,796 2,776 2,688 2,682 2,673 2,506 114 103 182 4.1% 3.7% 6.8%
Mansfield 14,176 14,150 13,637 13,477 13,434 12,593 699 716 1,044 4.9% 5.1% 7.7%
Marblehead 10,731 10,779 10,368 10,279 10,296 9,640 452 483 728 4.2% 4.5% 7.0%
Marion 2,959 3,025 2,781 2,823 2,864 2,575 136 161 206 4.6% 5.3% 7.4%
Marlborough 23,207 23,197 22,643 22,156 22,113 20,794 1,051 1,084 1,849 4.5% 4.7% 8.2%
Marshfield 15,244 15,238 14,624 14,510 14,463 13,558 734 775 1,066 4.8% 5.1% 7.3%
Mashpee 8,649 8,817 8,161 8,207 8,326 7,485 442 491 676 5.1% 5.6% 8.3%
Mattapoisett 3,253 3,265 3,157 3,070 3,084 2,909 183 181 248 5.6% 5.5% 7.9%
Maynard 6,846 6,814 6,522 6,529 6,508 6,100 317 306 422 4.6% 4.5% 6.5%
Medfield 6,895 6,898 6,581 6,605 6,583 6,171 290 315 410 4.2% 4.6% 6.2%
Medford 34,277 34,302 33,366 32,723 32,617 30,575 1,554 1,685 2,791 4.5% 4.9% 8.4%
Medway 7,656 7,639 7,292 7,252 7,228 6,776 404 411 516 5.3% 5.4% 7.1%
Melrose 16,484 16,443 16,012 15,805 15,754 14,768 679 689 1,244 4.1% 4.2% 7.8%
Mendon 3,339 3,360 3,240 3,176 3,170 2,980 163 190 260 4.9% 5.7% 8.0%
Merrimac 4,112 4,119 3,990 3,952 3,942 3,717 160 177 273 3.9% 4.3% 6.8%
Methuen 27,867 27,755 27,198 25,922 25,734 24,319 1,945 2,021 2,879 7.0% 7.3% 10.6%
Middleborough 13,733 13,719 13,325 12,977 12,930 12,112 756 789 1,213 5.5% 5.8% 9.1%
Middlefield 335 331 323 323 319 308 12 12 15 3.6% 3.6% 4.6%
Middleton 4,723 4,728 4,588 4,491 4,477 4,197 232 251 391 4.9% 5.3% 8.5%
Milford 15,517 15,547 15,091 14,764 14,736 13,856 753 811 1,235 4.9% 5.2% 8.2%
Millbury 8,213 8,170 8,015 7,816 7,765 7,372 397 405 643 4.8% 5.0% 8.0%
Millis 4,453 4,452 4,329 4,254 4,240 3,975 199 212 354 4.5% 4.8% 8.2%
Millville 1,810 1,805 1,767 1,722 1,715 1,609 88 90 158 4.9% 5.0% 8.9%
Milton 14,342 14,316 13,871 13,653 13,609 12,757 689 707 1,114 4.8% 4.9% 8.0%
Monroe 70 71 70 69 70 67 1 1 3 1.4% 1.4% 4.3%
Monson 4,840 4,840 4,631 4,582 4,569 4,332 258 271 299 5.3% 5.6% 6.5%
Montague 4,315 4,345 4,282 4,048 4,079 3,847 267 266 435 6.2% 6.1% 10.2%
Monterey 433 442 431 415 421 407 18 21 24 4.2% 4.8% 5.6%
Montgomery 516 512 491 486 485 460 30 27 31 5.8% 5.3% 6.3%
Mount Washington 82 84 84 80 82 79 2 2 5 2.4% 2.4% 6.0%
Nahant 1,967 1,982 1,928 1,871 1,875 1,755 96 107 173 4.9% 5.4% 9.0%
Nantucket 9,260 9,315 9,813 8,891 8,937 9,337 369 378 476 4.0% 4.1% 4.9%
Natick 20,233 20,211 19,598 19,421 19,384 18,227 812 827 1,371 4.0% 4.1% 7.0%
Needham 16,268 16,238 15,533 15,665 15,615 14,637 603 623 896 3.7% 3.8% 5.8%
New Ashford 131 127 127 126 125 120 5 2 7 3.8% 1.6% 5.5%
New Bedford 47,011 47,240 47,027 43,164 43,364 40,902 3,847 3,876 6,125 8.2% 8.2% 13.0%
New Braintree 541 536 519 511 508 482 30 28 37 5.5% 5.2% 7.1%
New Marlborough 804 817 813 776 789 762 28 28 51 3.5% 3.4% 6.3%
New Salem 608 612 582 584 587 555 24 25 27 3.9% 4.1% 4.6%
Newbury 3,830 3,806 3,662 3,647 3,636 3,408 183 170 254 4.8% 4.5% 6.9%
Newburyport 10,159 10,150 9,849 9,791 9,764 9,208 368 386 641 3.6% 3.8% 6.5%
Newton 47,581 47,635 45,502 45,768 45,620 42,765 1,813 2,015 2,737 3.8% 4.2% 6.0%
Norfolk 5,335 5,324 5,123 5,091 5,074 4,757 244 250 366 4.6% 4.7% 7.1%
North Adams 5,803 5,828 6,063 5,382 5,387 5,436 421 441 627 7.3% 7.6% 10.3%
North Andover 16,529 16,455 15,996 15,774 15,660 14,799 755 795 1,197 4.6% 4.8% 7.5%
North Attleborough 16,617 16,573 16,205 15,836 15,766 14,799 781 807 1,406 4.7% 4.9% 8.7%
North Brookfield 2,647 2,635 2,568 2,513 2,497 2,371 134 138 197 5.1% 5.2% 7.7%
North Reading 8,957 8,919 8,612 8,548 8,520 7,987 409 399 625 4.6% 4.5% 7.3%
Northampton 16,026 16,038 15,640 15,329 15,286 14,495 697 752 1,145 4.3% 4.7% 7.3%
Northborough 8,004 7,946 7,761 7,633 7,583 7,200 371 363 561 4.6% 4.6% 7.2%
Northbridge 9,103 9,061 8,882 8,652 8,595 8,161 451 466 721 5.0% 5.1% 8.1%
Northfield 1,748 1,776 1,715 1,688 1,701 1,604 60 75 111 3.4% 4.2% 6.5%
Norton 10,909 10,963 10,526 10,345 10,308 9,656 564 655 870 5.2% 6.0% 8.3%
Norwell 5,326 5,324 5,093 5,064 5,048 4,732 262 276 361 4.9% 5.2% 7.1%
Norwood 16,835 16,805 16,375 15,887 15,835 14,844 948 970 1,531 5.6% 5.8% 9.3%
Oak Bluffs 2,873 2,883 3,151 2,775 2,803 2,999 98 80 152 3.4% 2.8% 4.8%
Oakham 1,099 1,110 1,052 1,041 1,034 982 58 76 70 5.3% 6.8% 6.7%
Orange 3,554 3,574 3,468 3,316 3,335 3,150 238 239 318 6.7% 6.7% 9.2%
Orleans 3,107 3,133 2,936 2,986 3,030 2,723 121 103 213 3.9% 3.3% 7.3%
Otis 755 771 764 728 741 715 27 30 49 3.6% 3.9% 6.4%
Oxford 8,344 8,295 8,144 7,930 7,878 7,480 414 417 664 5.0% 5.0% 8.2%
Palmer 6,229 6,225 6,062 5,787 5,771 5,473 442 454 589 7.1% 7.3% 9.7%
Paxton 2,680 2,672 2,608 2,580 2,563 2,433 100 109 175 3.7% 4.1% 6.7%
Peabody 28,742 28,803 28,652 27,154 27,115 25,742 1,588 1,688 2,910 5.5% 5.9% 10.2%
Pelham 704 708 692 677 676 641 27 32 51 3.8% 4.5% 7.4%
Pembroke 10,764 10,732 10,390 10,219 10,186 9,549 545 546 841 5.1% 5.1% 8.1%
Pepperell 7,094 7,059 6,900 6,808 6,767 6,454 286 292 446 4.0% 4.1% 6.5%
Peru 477 478 465 462 456 441 15 22 24 3.1% 4.6% 5.2%
Petersham 685 684 657 649 652 616 36 32 41 5.3% 4.7% 6.2%
Phillipston 972 966 937 913 909 866 59 57 71 6.1% 5.9% 7.6%
Pittsfield 20,662 20,487 20,579 19,203 18,967 18,321 1,459 1,520 2,258 7.1% 7.4% 11.0%
Plainfield 358 369 359 344 351 337 14 18 22 3.9% 4.9% 6.1%
Plainville 5,848 5,824 5,708 5,583 5,559 5,218 265 265 490 4.5% 4.6% 8.6%
Plymouth 33,119 33,030 32,045 31,421 31,319 29,359 1,698 1,711 2,686 5.1% 5.2% 8.4%
Plympton 1,677 1,681 1,609 1,591 1,586 1,486 86 95 123 5.1% 5.7% 7.6%
Princeton 1,943 1,925 1,895 1,861 1,849 1,755 82 76 140 4.2% 3.9% 7.4%
Provincetown 2,096 2,121 1,954 2,007 2,036 1,830 89 85 124 4.2% 4.0% 6.3%
Quincy 55,091 55,226 55,292 52,112 51,944 48,693 2,979 3,282 6,599 5.4% 5.9% 11.9%
Randolph 18,691 18,710 18,692 17,340 17,284 16,202 1,351 1,426 2,490 7.2% 7.6% 13.3%
Raynham 7,722 7,729 7,589 7,318 7,292 6,831 404 437 758 5.2% 5.7% 10.0%
Reading 14,219 14,193 13,728 13,637 13,593 12,742 582 600 986 4.1% 4.2% 7.2%
Rehoboth 7,252 7,238 6,946 6,920 6,889 6,467 332 349 479 4.6% 4.8% 6.9%
Revere 29,137 29,203 30,133 27,264 27,176 25,475 1,873 2,027 4,658 6.4% 6.9% 15.5%
Richmond 726 714 712 702 693 670 24 21 42 3.3% 2.9% 5.9%
Rochester 3,362 3,350 3,217 3,206 3,195 2,992 156 155 225 4.6% 4.6% 7.0%
Rockland 10,088 10,098 9,861 9,525 9,494 8,900 563 604 961 5.6% 6.0% 9.7%
Rockport 3,659 3,645 3,535 3,472 3,461 3,244 187 184 291 5.1% 5.0% 8.2%
Rowe 158 163 167 150 153 147 8 10 20 5.1% 6.1% 12.0%
Rowley 3,578 3,563 3,457 3,421 3,410 3,197 157 153 260 4.4% 4.3% 7.5%
Royalston 719 723 689 683 679 648 36 44 41 5.0% 6.1% 6.0%
Russell 1,018 1,006 955 954 951 902 64 55 53 6.3% 5.5% 5.5%
Rutland 4,829 4,815 4,641 4,581 4,551 4,321 248 264 320 5.1% 5.5% 6.9%
Salem 23,793 23,808 23,608 22,271 22,239 21,114 1,522 1,569 2,494 6.4% 6.6% 10.6%
Salisbury 5,877 5,859 5,771 5,595 5,580 5,262 282 279 509 4.8% 4.8% 8.8%
Sandisfield 470 480 461 445 452 437 25 28 24 5.3% 5.8% 5.2%
Sandwich 12,266 12,479 11,611 11,758 11,929 10,723 508 550 888 4.1% 4.4% 7.6%
Saugus 15,895 15,999 15,664 14,894 14,919 13,968 1,001 1,080 1,696 6.3% 6.8% 10.8%
Savoy 376 371 359 353 348 336 23 23 23 6.1% 6.2% 6.4%
Scituate 9,685 9,645 9,302 9,239 9,209 8,633 446 436 669 4.6% 4.5% 7.2%
Seekonk 8,880 8,877 8,538 8,447 8,409 7,893 433 468 645 4.9% 5.3% 7.6%
Sharon 10,511 10,465 9,971 10,029 9,996 9,371 482 469 600 4.6% 4.5% 6.0%
Sheffield 1,849 1,876 1,856 1,766 1,795 1,734 83 81 122 4.5% 4.3% 6.6%
Shelburne 1,137 1,154 1,151 1,082 1,105 1,059 55 49 92 4.8% 4.2% 8.0%
Sherborn 2,296 2,282 2,183 2,215 2,207 2,069 81 75 114 3.5% 3.3% 5.2%
Shirley 3,038 3,025 2,980 2,884 2,859 2,701 154 166 279 5.1% 5.5% 9.4%
Shrewsbury 20,883 20,817 20,249 19,995 19,864 18,860 888 953 1,389 4.3% 4.6% 6.9%
Shutesbury 1,070 1,067 1,041 1,038 1,035 981 32 32 60 3.0% 3.0% 5.8%
Somerset 9,310 9,280 9,009 8,807 8,767 8,230 503 513 779 5.4% 5.5% 8.6%
Somerville 52,831 52,703 51,017 50,682 50,519 47,357 2,149 2,184 3,660 4.1% 4.1% 7.2%
South Hadley 9,557 9,538 9,221 9,047 9,022 8,555 510 516 666 5.3% 5.4% 7.2%
Southampton 3,750 3,734 3,635 3,604 3,594 3,408 146 140 227 3.9% 3.7% 6.2%
Southborough 5,399 5,398 5,236 5,209 5,199 4,889 190 199 347 3.5% 3.7% 6.6%
Southbridge 8,176 8,117 8,143 7,495 7,446 7,069 681 671 1,074 8.3% 8.3% 13.2%
Southwick 5,513 5,497 5,338 5,227 5,212 4,943 286 285 395 5.2% 5.2% 7.4%
Spencer 6,109 6,082 5,942 5,718 5,681 5,394 391 401 548 6.4% 6.6% 9.2%
Springfield 64,103 64,364 64,166 57,460 57,302 54,336 6,643 7,062 9,830 10.4% 11.0% 15.3%
Sterling 4,410 4,398 4,281 4,199 4,172 3,961 211 226 320 4.8% 5.1% 7.5%
Stockbridge 914 937 920 883 898 867 31 39 53 3.4% 4.2% 5.8%
Stoneham 14,198 14,175 13,706 13,543 13,499 12,654 655 676 1,052 4.6% 4.8% 7.7%
Stoughton 16,633 16,598 16,254 15,703 15,653 14,673 930 945 1,581 5.6% 5.7% 9.7%
Stow 3,968 3,949 3,774 3,803 3,791 3,554 165 158 220 4.2% 4.0% 5.8%
Sturbridge 5,174 5,136 4,988 4,867 4,835 4,591 307 301 397 5.9% 5.9% 8.0%
Sudbury 9,485 9,499 9,108 9,155 9,137 8,592 330 362 516 3.5% 3.8% 5.7%
Sunderland 2,445 2,449 2,370 2,366 2,360 2,238 79 89 132 3.2% 3.6% 5.6%
Sutton 5,504 5,474 5,283 5,229 5,195 4,932 275 279 351 5.0% 5.1% 6.6%
Swampscott 8,578 8,594 8,302 8,185 8,199 7,676 393 395 626 4.6% 4.6% 7.5%
Swansea 9,898 9,850 9,495 9,411 9,369 8,794 487 481 701 4.9% 4.9% 7.4%
Taunton 30,728 30,665 30,343 28,734 28,632 26,819 1,994 2,033 3,524 6.5% 6.6% 11.6%
Templeton 4,333 4,324 4,206 4,089 4,070 3,878 244 254 328 5.6% 5.9% 7.8%
Tewksbury 17,752 17,635 17,199 16,876 16,729 15,800 876 906 1,399 4.9% 5.1% 8.1%
Tisbury 2,550 2,606 2,813 2,409 2,432 2,602 141 174 211 5.5% 6.7% 7.5%
Tolland 286 285 275 278 277 263 8 8 12 2.8% 2.8% 4.4%
Topsfield 3,583 3,577 3,415 3,439 3,427 3,213 144 150 202 4.0% 4.2% 5.9%
Townsend 5,646 5,605 5,434 5,365 5,318 5,023 281 287 411 5.0% 5.1% 7.6%
Truro 1,290 1,309 1,206 1,248 1,266 1,138 42 43 68 3.3% 3.3% 5.6%
Tyngsborough 7,236 7,212 6,961 6,909 6,849 6,469 327 363 492 4.5% 5.0% 7.1%
Tyringham 149 155 152 146 149 144 3 6 8 2.0% 3.9% 5.3%
Upton 4,404 4,399 4,252 4,187 4,160 3,949 217 239 303 4.9% 5.4% 7.1%
Uxbridge 8,130 8,132 7,903 7,739 7,688 7,299 391 444 604 4.8% 5.5% 7.6%
Wakefield 16,017 15,965 15,606 15,367 15,318 14,359 650 647 1,247 4.1% 4.1% 8.0%
Wales 981 987 962 918 915 868 63 72 94 6.4% 7.3% 9.8%
Walpole 13,445 13,401 12,907 12,751 12,710 11,915 694 691 992 5.2% 5.2% 7.7%
Waltham 37,820 37,800 36,338 36,096 35,979 33,727 1,724 1,821 2,611 4.6% 4.8% 7.2%
Ware 5,116 5,120 5,031 4,829 4,815 4,566 287 305 465 5.6% 6.0% 9.2%
Wareham 14,133 14,394 13,252 13,156 13,347 11,998 977 1,047 1,254 6.9% 7.3% 9.5%
Warren 2,455 2,437 2,359 2,298 2,283 2,167 157 154 192 6.4% 6.3% 8.1%
Warwick 510 511 494 493 496 468 17 15 26 3.3% 2.9% 5.3%
Washington 310 303 304 295 291 281 15 12 23 4.8% 4.0% 7.6%
Watertown 23,066 22,983 22,386 22,144 22,072 20,691 922 911 1,695 4.0% 4.0% 7.6%
Wayland 7,124 7,123 6,824 6,892 6,870 6,440 232 253 384 3.3% 3.6% 5.6%
Webster 8,770 8,739 8,650 8,126 8,073 7,665 644 666 985 7.3% 7.6% 11.4%
Wellesley 13,216 13,245 12,497 12,708 12,667 11,874 508 578 623 3.8% 4.4% 5.0%
Wellfleet 1,739 1,771 1,643 1,683 1,707 1,535 56 64 108 3.2% 3.6% 6.6%
Wendell 462 466 452 435 434 412 27 32 40 5.8% 6.9% 8.8%
Wenham 2,755 2,759 2,613 2,655 2,646 2,481 100 113 132 3.6% 4.1% 5.1%
West Boylston 3,206 3,185 3,100 3,012 2,992 2,841 194 193 259 6.1% 6.1% 8.4%
West Bridgewater 3,977 3,949 3,875 3,764 3,731 3,517 213 218 358 5.4% 5.5% 9.2%
West Brookfield 2,031 2,040 1,987 1,942 1,929 1,832 89 111 155 4.4% 5.4% 7.8%
West Newbury 2,524 2,513 2,419 2,433 2,427 2,288 91 86 131 3.6% 3.4% 5.4%
West Springfield 14,591 14,530 14,351 13,657 13,619 12,914 934 911 1,437 6.4% 6.3% 10.0%
West Stockbridge 772 775 773 736 748 722 36 27 51 4.7% 3.5% 6.6%
West Tisbury 1,766 1,779 1,940 1,726 1,743 1,865 40 36 75 2.3% 2.0% 3.9%
Westborough 10,460 10,410 10,119 10,071 10,005 9,500 389 405 619 3.7% 3.9% 6.1%
Westfield 20,829 20,858 20,254 19,636 19,582 18,568 1,193 1,276 1,686 5.7% 6.1% 8.3%
Westford 13,128 13,076 12,528 12,619 12,509 11,814 509 567 714 3.9% 4.3% 5.7%
Westhampton 1,041 1,035 1,006 993 990 939 48 45 67 4.6% 4.3% 6.7%
Westminster 4,688 4,682 4,609 4,466 4,445 4,236 222 237 373 4.7% 5.1% 8.1%
Weston 5,486 5,496 5,233 5,306 5,289 4,958 180 207 275 3.3% 3.8% 5.3%
Westport 8,596 8,539 8,256 8,076 8,040 7,547 520 499 709 6.0% 5.8% 8.6%
Westwood 8,429 8,415 8,097 8,107 8,081 7,575 322 334 522 3.8% 4.0% 6.4%
Weymouth 32,254 32,343 31,571 30,541 30,442 28,537 1,713 1,901 3,034 5.3% 5.9% 9.6%
Whately 1,014 1,009 973 993 990 939 21 19 34 2.1% 1.9% 3.5%
Whitman 9,390 9,366 9,171 8,947 8,870 8,362 443 496 809 4.7% 5.3% 8.8%
Wilbraham 7,651 7,620 7,403 7,265 7,245 6,870 386 375 533 5.0% 4.9% 7.2%
Williamsburg 1,415 1,419 1,404 1,354 1,350 1,280 61 69 124 4.3% 4.9% 8.8%
Williamstown 3,139 3,142 3,180 2,972 2,974 3,002 167 168 178 5.3% 5.3% 5.6%
Wilmington 13,182 13,133 12,693 12,531 12,491 11,709 651 642 984 4.9% 4.9% 7.8%
Winchendon 5,638 5,626 5,547 5,330 5,304 5,055 308 322 492 5.5% 5.7% 8.9%
Winchester 11,203 11,186 10,683 10,771 10,737 10,065 432 449 618 3.9% 4.0% 5.8%
Windsor 479 476 475 464 458 442 15 18 33 3.1% 3.8% 6.9%
Winthrop 10,794 10,797 10,810 10,290 10,257 9,615 504 540 1,195 4.7% 5.0% 11.1%
Woburn 23,695 23,625 23,115 22,564 22,491 21,083 1,131 1,134 2,032 4.8% 4.8% 8.8%
Worcester 92,867 92,572 91,981 86,558 85,992 81,645 6,309 6,580 10,336 6.8% 7.1% 11.2%
Worthington 684 681 660 646 645 611 38 36 49 5.6% 5.3% 7.4%
Wrentham 7,027 6,995 6,765 6,687 6,665 6,248 340 330 517 4.8% 4.7% 7.6%
Yarmouth 13,016 13,172 12,344 12,331 12,510 11,245 685 662 1,099 5.3% 5.0% 8.9%
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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