Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
Department of Unemployment Assistance

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment

Massachusetts and Labor Areas

(Data not seasonally adjusted)
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Massachusetts 3,644,400 3,667,800 3,609,200 3,464,200 3,487,900 3,391,400 180,100 179,900 217,800 4.9 % 4.9 % 6.0 %
Metropolitian Divisions            
Boston-Cambridge-Newton MA NECTA Division 1,585,307 1,592,706 1,560,326 1,517,083 1,523,451 1,477,804 68,224 69,255 82,522 4.3 % 4.3 % 5.3 %
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton MA NECTA Division 105,886 107,012 105,229 99,763 101,004 97,810 6,123 6,008 7,419 5.8 % 5.6 % 7.1 %
Framingham MA NECTA Division 157,872 159,241 155,843 151,585 152,865 148,332 6,287 6,376 7,511 4.0 % 4.0 % 4.8 %
Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town MA-NH NECTA Division 114,399 115,058 112,734 109,250 109,967 106,523 5,149 5,091 6,211 4.5 % 4.4 % 5.5 %
Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem MA-NH NECTA Division 95,686 96,339 95,556 89,351 90,076 88,021 6,335 6,263 7,535 6.6 % 6.5 % 7.9 %
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford MA-NH NECTA Division 185,975 187,429 184,458 176,579 178,120 173,007 9,396 9,309 11,451 5.1 % 5.0 % 6.2 %
Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead MA NECTA Division 85,132 85,844 83,845 80,904 81,571 78,675 4,228 4,273 5,170 5.0 % 5.0 % 6.2 %
Nashua NH-MA NECTA Division 8,714 8,891 8,767 8,343 8,517 8,337 371 374 430 4.3 % 4.2 % 4.9 %
Peabody-Salem-Beverly MA NECTA Division 91,387 92,341 90,427 87,198 88,093 85,301 4,189 4,248 5,126 4.6 % 4.6 % 5.7 %
Taunton-Middleborough-Norton MA NECTA Division 82,649 83,618 82,265 78,094 79,215 76,792 4,555 4,403 5,473 5.5 % 5.3 % 6.7 %
Metropolitian Statisical Areas            
Barnstable Town MA Metropolitan NECTA 133,593 130,419 137,373 127,373 124,051 129,996 6,220 6,368 7,377 4.7 % 4.9 % 5.4 %
Leominster-Gardner MA Metropolitan NECTA 76,956 77,939 76,523 72,230 73,371 70,798 4,726 4,568 5,725 6.1 % 5.9 % 7.5 %
New Bedford MA Metropolitan NECTA 84,031 84,698 84,196 77,963 78,807 76,936 6,068 5,891 7,260 7.2 % 7.0 % 8.6 %
Pittsfield MA Metropolitan NECTA 45,568 45,276 45,586 43,221 42,960 42,658 2,347 2,316 2,928 5.2 % 5.1 % 6.4 %
Providence-Warwick RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 145,833 147,141 144,394 137,268 138,802 133,820 8,565 8,339 10,574 5.9 % 5.7 % 7.3 %
Springfield MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 367,221 371,683 365,864 344,761 349,907 339,161 22,460 21,776 26,703 6.1 % 5.9 % 7.3 %
Worcester MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 352,538 356,868 346,685 333,705 338,271 323,935 18,833 18,597 22,750 5.3 % 5.2 % 6.6 %
Micropolitian Statisical Areas            
Athol MA Micropolitan NECTA 9,937 10,049 9,895 9,272 9,412 9,078 665 637 817 6.7 % 6.3 % 8.3 %
Greenfield Town MA Micropolitan NECTA 20,220 20,647 20,349 19,294 19,710 19,187 926 937 1,162 4.6 % 4.5 % 5.7 %
North Adams MA-VT Micropolitan NECTA 10,761 10,963 10,977 10,052 10,237 10,077 709 726 900 6.6 % 6.6 % 8.2 %
Vineyard Haven MA Micropolitan NECTA 11,490 10,630 11,779 11,037 10,141 11,215 453 489 564 3.9 % 4.6 % 4.8 %
Other Labor Market Areass            
Buckland MA LMA 3,526 3,622 3,594 3,367 3,460 3,379 159 162 215 4.5 % 4.5 % 6.0 %
Great Barrington MA LMA 11,542 11,606 11,558 11,122 11,151 11,070 420 455 488 3.6 % 3.9 % 4.2 %
Nantucket County/town MA 9,094 8,269 9,109 8,866 8,019 8,820 228 250 289 2.5 % 3.0 % 3.2 %