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   Cities and Towns in:  
Metro South/West WDA  
   Time Frame:  May 2018 
   Not Seasonally Adjusted Data 

 Area Labor Force Employed Unemployed Area Rate
 Metro South/West WDA 535,375   520,821   14,554   2.7  

 City or Town  Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate
 Acton 13,131   12,786   345   2.6  
 Ashland 10,951   10,666   285   2.6  
 Bedford 7,609   7,387   222   2.9  
 Bellingham 10,555   10,205   350   3.3  
 Boxborough 3,458   3,345   113   3.3  
 Brookline 34,304   33,527   777   2.3  
 Canton 12,674   12,286   388   3.1  
 Carlisle 2,668   2,593   75   2.8  
 Concord 8,969   8,722   247   2.8  
 Dedham 13,894   13,499   395   2.8  
 Dover 2,880   2,796   84   2.9  
 Foxborough 10,330   10,029   301   2.9  
 Framingham 41,111   40,024   1,087   2.6  
 Franklin 18,695   18,122   573   3.1  
 Holliston 7,692   7,478   214   2.8  
 Hopkinton 8,664   8,420   244   2.8  
 Hudson 10,885   10,538   347   3.2  
 Lexington 16,868   16,434   434   2.6  
 Lincoln 3,045   2,967   78   2.6  
 Littleton 5,785   5,617   168   2.9  
 Marlborough 23,945   23,327   618   2.6  
 Maynard 6,572   6,396   176   2.7  
 Medfield 7,027   6,847   180   2.6  
 Medway 7,697   7,462   235   3.1  
 Millis 4,516   4,365   151   3.3  
 Natick 21,022   20,446   576   2.7  
 Needham 16,431   15,997   434   2.6  
 Newton 49,291   48,042   1,249   2.5  
 Norfolk 5,337   5,182   155   2.9  
 Norwood 16,706   16,207   499   3.0  
 Plainville 5,885   5,714   171   2.9  
 Sharon 10,377   10,116   261   2.5  
 Sherborn 2,343   2,282   61   2.6  
 Southborough 5,551   5,406   145   2.6  
 Stow 4,000   3,894   106   2.7  
 Sudbury 9,513   9,244   269   2.8  
 Walpole 13,658   13,250   408   3.0  
 Waltham 38,953   37,926   1,027   2.6  
 Wayland 7,379   7,180   199   2.7  
 Wellesley 13,874   13,497   377   2.7  
 Weston 5,663   5,525   138   2.4  
 Westwood 8,492   8,284   208   2.4  
 Wrentham 6,975   6,791   184   2.6  
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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