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Labor Areas based on 2010 Census delineations


  • New England City and Town Area (NECTA) and Labor Market Areas have geographic configurations based on the 2010 Census commuting paterns.
    Current Employment Statistics data are published for the Metropolitan NECTA and Metropolitan NECTA Divisions. Labor Force and Unemployment Rate data are available for each area.
  • The maps below reflect the 2010 Massachusetts New England City and Town Areas (NECTA) and Labor Market areas.
  • Please click on the area to get a list of the Massachusetts cities and towns in each area. More detailed information about area delineations is available from the Census Bureau at About Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas.

  • Clicking on an area will open a new page with the towns included in the area.

    2010 MA NECTA and Labor Areas Vineyard Haven MA Micropolitan NECTA North Adams MA-VT Micropolitan NECTA Greenfield Town MA Micropolitan NECTA Athol MA Micropolitan NECTA Barnstable Town MA Metropolitan NECTA Leominster-Gardner MA Metropolitan NECTA New Bedford MA Metropolitan NECTA Pittsfield MA Metropolitan NECTA Providence-Warwick RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA Springfield MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA Worcester MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA Boston-Cambridge-Newton MA NECTA Division Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton MA NECTA Division Framingham MA NECTA Division Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town MA-NH NECTA Division Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem MA-NH NECTA Division Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford MA-NH NECTA Division Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead MA NECTA Division Nashua NH-MA NECTA Division Peabody-Salem-Beverly MA NECTA Division Taunton-Middlebourough-Norton MA NECTA Division Nantucket County/town LMA Great Barrington MA LMA Gosnold Hardwick Petersham Warwick Buckland, MA LMA Hancock Provincetown Truro New Salem