Metro Boston Unemployment Level Heat Map - October 2021

Over 15% 10-15% 8-10% 6-8% 4-6% 2-4% 0-2%
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Unemployment Rates for Selected Locations in Metro Boston

Place NameCurrent RatePrevious Month Rate6 Months Ago1 Year Ago
Abington
6.30% 6.70%7.00%8.70%
Acton
3.60% 3.70%4.40%5.30%
Amesbury Town
4.30% 4.70%5.20%7.10%
Andover
4.10% 4.30%5.10%6.30%
Aquinnah
3.80% 4.20%7.70%5.50%
Arlington
3.80% 4.00%4.30%5.90%
Ashburnham
5.50% 5.30%6.30%7.50%
Ashby
4.80% 5.40%6.70%6.70%
Ashland
4.20% 4.40%4.40%7.00%
Athol
5.90% 6.30%7.00%9.10%
Auburn
5.10% 5.60%6.00%7.50%
Avon
5.30% 5.50%5.90%10.10%
Ayer
5.40% 5.80%6.70%8.50%
Barnstable County
5.00% 5.10%9.00%8.30%
Barnstable Town
5.40% 5.40%8.40%8.60%
Barre
5.90% 6.00%7.90%7.80%
Bedford
4.80% 4.90%4.90%6.00%
Bellingham
4.60% 5.20%5.90%7.90%
Belmont
4.20% 4.50%4.40%6.20%
Berlin
4.00% 4.10%5.10%6.40%
Beverly
4.70% 4.70%5.70%7.80%
Billerica
4.60% 4.70%5.30%7.80%
Blackstone
5.90% 5.90%6.40%8.00%
Bolton
4.10% 3.80%4.40%5.00%
Boston
5.60% 6.00%6.30%10.30%
Bourne
5.70% 5.90%7.10%8.70%
Boxborough
4.10% 4.30%3.80%5.90%
Boxford
3.50% 3.50%4.00%6.20%
Boylston
4.10% 4.10%5.00%6.10%
Braintree Town
5.30% 5.70%5.80%9.20%
Brewster
4.50% 4.20%7.60%6.60%
Bridgewater
2.70% 2.70%2.70%2.80%
Brockton
8.50% 8.80%10.10%14.20%
Brookfield
5.60% 6.30%6.10%7.80%
Brookline
3.50% 3.50%3.60%5.40%
Burlington
4.40% 4.40%4.60%6.50%
Cambridge
3.50% 3.70%3.70%5.50%
Canton
5.10% 5.40%5.40%8.30%
Carlisle
3.60% 3.80%4.10%5.50%
Carver
5.10% 5.60%7.60%8.20%
Charlton
5.70% 6.30%5.80%6.40%
Chatham
4.80% 4.10%9.80%7.00%
Chelmsford
4.40% 4.40%5.40%6.70%
Chelsea
6.50% 6.80%8.00%13.40%
Chilmark
2.80% 2.90%7.50%5.10%
Clinton
5.60% 5.60%7.60%9.00%
Cohasset
3.90% 4.20%4.90%5.90%
Concord
3.90% 4.10%4.80%5.40%
Danvers
4.90% 5.20%5.90%8.80%
Dedham
5.20% 5.00%5.80%8.50%
Dennis
5.30% 5.20%10.20%9.40%
Douglas
4.60% 4.80%5.30%6.30%
Dover
3.70% 4.30%4.10%5.30%
Dracut
5.00% 5.20%6.40%8.10%
Dudley
5.90% 6.20%6.20%8.30%
Dukes County
4.10% 4.20%10.30%6.10%
Dunstable
3.20% 3.70%3.20%5.40%
Duxbury
4.50% 5.10%5.90%7.40%
East Bridgewater
4.60% 5.20%6.20%7.60%
East Brookfield
5.80% 5.30%5.40%6.50%
Eastham
4.20% 4.40%10.50%7.40%
Edgartown
5.20% 5.20%11.70%7.10%
Essex
3.30% 3.40%5.00%5.80%
Essex County
5.90% 6.20%7.40%10.00%
Everett
5.70% 5.90%6.70%12.30%
Falmouth
5.10% 5.30%9.30%8.60%
Fitchburg
7.60% 7.90%9.50%12.40%
Foxborough
4.80% 4.70%6.00%8.10%
Framingham
2.60% 2.60%2.60%2.40%
Franklin Town
4.80% 4.80%5.70%7.40%
Gardner
7.60% 8.10%8.10%10.00%
Georgetown
4.00% 4.20%5.30%7.00%
Gloucester
5.70% 6.10%9.10%8.40%
Gosnold
2.00% 2.00%2.30%0.00%
Grafton
5.00% 5.00%5.00%7.40%
Groton
4.30% 4.10%4.50%5.50%
Groveland
3.90% 4.00%4.80%7.20%
Halifax
5.90% 5.90%7.40%8.40%
Hamilton
4.40% 4.00%4.80%5.80%
Hampton
3.50% 3.80%3.80%6.50%
Hanover
5.10% 5.40%5.60%7.50%
Hanson
4.70% 5.00%6.80%7.40%
Hardwick
3.70% 4.30%6.30%6.40%
Harvard
3.80% 3.80%5.00%5.20%
Harwich
4.90% 5.80%10.30%8.40%
Haverhill
5.80% 6.20%7.60%10.10%
Hingham
4.70% 5.00%5.10%6.20%
Holbrook
6.20% 6.50%7.30%10.90%
Holden
4.70% 4.90%4.90%7.00%
Holliston
4.60% 4.80%5.10%7.00%
Hopedale
5.10% 4.90%5.60%8.50%
Hopkinton
3.90% 4.50%4.60%6.20%
Hubbardston
5.10% 4.80%6.00%5.80%
Hudson
5.50% 5.70%6.10%8.20%
Hull
5.80% 5.90%7.10%9.40%
Ipswich
4.60% 4.70%5.70%6.90%
Kingston
5.70% 5.70%6.70%7.70%
Lakeville
5.10% 4.90%6.20%7.50%
Lancaster
4.20% 4.10%4.90%6.70%
Lawrence
11.10% 11.70%14.50%18.80%
Leicester
5.00% 5.60%6.10%7.70%
Leominster
6.00% 6.20%7.40%10.10%
Lexington
3.50% 4.00%4.30%5.70%
Lincoln
4.50% 4.40%4.10%5.90%
Littleton
5.80% 4.60%4.30%5.90%
Lowell
6.30% 6.90%8.00%10.60%
Lunenburg
5.30% 5.40%6.20%7.30%
Lynn
7.50% 7.80%9.40%13.70%
Lynnfield
4.10% 4.50%5.10%7.10%
Malden
6.00% 6.40%7.10%12.50%
Manchester-by-the-Sea
4.10% 3.70%4.90%6.50%
Marblehead
4.20% 4.50%5.30%7.10%
Marion
4.60% 5.30%4.80%7.70%
Marlborough
4.50% 4.70%6.30%8.00%
Marshfield
4.80% 5.10%6.30%7.10%
Mashpee
5.10% 5.60%8.60%8.30%
Mattapoisett
5.60% 5.50%6.70%7.40%
Maynard
4.60% 4.50%5.50%6.30%
Medfield
4.20% 4.60%4.80%6.70%
Medford
4.50% 4.90%5.40%8.10%
Medway
5.30% 5.40%5.80%6.70%
Melrose
4.10% 4.20%5.00%7.40%
Mendon
4.90% 5.70%5.90%7.20%
Merrimac
3.90% 4.30%5.00%6.70%
Methuen Town
7.00% 7.30%8.10%10.40%
Middleborough
5.50% 5.80%6.70%8.60%
Middleton
4.90% 5.30%6.20%8.10%
Milford
4.90% 5.20%6.40%7.60%
Millbury
4.80% 5.00%5.70%7.70%
Millis
4.50% 4.80%7.00%8.20%
Millville
4.90% 5.00%6.40%8.70%
Milton
4.80% 4.90%5.60%7.70%
Nahant
4.90% 5.40%4.40%8.80%
Nantucket
4.00% 4.10%14.80%5.60%
Nantucket County
4.00% 4.10%14.80%5.60%
Natick
4.00% 4.10%4.20%6.80%
Needham
3.70% 3.80%4.00%6.00%
New Braintree
5.50% 5.20%8.90%7.50%
Newbury
4.80% 4.50%5.60%6.60%
Newburyport
3.60% 3.80%4.90%6.30%
Newton
3.80% 4.20%4.20%6.10%
Norfolk
4.60% 4.70%4.80%6.80%
Norfolk County
5.00% 5.20%5.80%8.60%
North Andover
4.60% 4.80%5.00%7.20%
North Brookfield
5.10% 5.20%8.90%7.50%
North Reading
4.60% 4.50%5.20%7.10%
Northborough
4.60% 4.60%4.90%7.40%
Northbridge
5.00% 5.10%6.70%7.80%
Norwell
4.90% 5.20%5.00%7.00%
Norwood
5.60% 5.80%5.80%9.20%
Oak Bluffs
3.40% 2.80%10.10%5.20%
Oakham
5.30% 6.80%6.50%6.20%
Orleans
3.90% 3.30%7.70%7.20%
Oxford
5.00% 5.00%5.90%7.70%
Paxton
3.70% 4.10%4.10%6.70%
Peabody
5.50% 5.90%6.50%9.80%
Pembroke
5.10% 5.10%7.00%8.00%
Pepperell
4.00% 4.10%4.90%6.20%
Petersham
5.30% 4.70%5.70%7.30%
Phillipston
6.10% 5.90%4.80%7.10%
Plainville
4.50% 4.60%5.90%8.50%
Plymouth
5.10% 5.20%7.30%8.10%
Plymouth County
5.80% 6.00%7.10%9.10%
Plympton
5.10% 5.70%8.20%7.10%
Princeton
4.20% 3.90%4.10%6.10%
Provincetown
4.20% 4.00%21.40%6.40%
Quincy
5.40% 5.90%7.20%11.70%
Randolph
3.80% 3.80%3.80%4.00%
Reading
4.10% 4.20%4.90%7.10%
Revere
6.40% 6.90%8.60%15.30%
Rochester
4.60% 4.60%5.60%6.40%
Rockingham County
2.90% 3.30%3.10%5.70%
Rockland
5.60% 6.00%7.10%9.80%
Rockport
5.10% 5.00%7.50%7.70%
Rowley
4.40% 4.30%6.40%6.70%
Royalston
5.00% 6.10%5.70%6.30%
Rutland
5.10% 5.50%5.40%6.60%
Salem
6.40% 6.60%7.10%10.40%
Salisbury
4.80% 4.80%7.30%8.60%
Sandwich
4.10% 4.40%6.00%7.50%
Saugus
6.30% 6.80%6.60%10.20%
Scituate
4.60% 4.50%6.00%7.00%
Sharon
4.60% 4.50%3.90%6.20%
Sherborn
3.50% 3.30%3.90%5.70%
Shirley
5.10% 5.50%5.70%9.10%
Shrewsbury
4.30% 4.60%5.10%6.80%
Somerville
4.10% 4.10%4.40%6.80%
Southborough
3.50% 3.70%4.40%6.90%
Southbridge Town
8.30% 8.30%10.20%13.00%
Spencer
6.40% 6.60%8.10%8.90%
Sterling
4.80% 5.10%5.80%7.20%
Stoneham
4.60% 4.80%5.00%7.70%
Stoughton
5.60% 5.70%6.90%9.70%
Stow
4.20% 4.00%5.40%5.70%
Sturbridge
5.90% 5.90%6.50%8.00%
Sudbury
3.50% 3.80%3.80%5.70%
Suffolk County
5.70% 6.00%6.50%10.80%
Sutton
5.00% 5.10%5.20%6.60%
Swampscott
4.60% 4.60%5.70%7.40%
Templeton
5.60% 5.90%7.10%7.70%
Tewksbury
4.90% 5.10%5.40%8.00%
Tisbury
5.50% 6.70%13.00%7.80%
Topsfield
4.00% 4.20%5.10%5.60%
Townsend
5.00% 5.10%5.90%7.20%
Truro
3.30% 3.30%18.20%5.60%
Tyngsborough
4.50% 5.00%5.80%6.90%
Upton
4.90% 5.40%4.70%6.90%
Uxbridge
4.80% 5.50%6.00%7.30%
Wakefield
4.10% 4.10%5.60%7.90%
Walpole
5.20% 5.20%5.40%7.60%
Waltham
4.60% 4.80%5.90%7.00%
Wareham
6.90% 7.30%7.10%9.50%
Warren
6.40% 6.30%8.90%7.70%
Watertown Town
4.00% 4.00%4.50%7.30%
Wayland
3.30% 3.60%4.60%5.60%
Webster
7.30% 7.60%8.60%10.90%
Wellesley
3.80% 4.40%4.40%5.50%
Wellfleet
3.20% 3.60%13.60%6.60%
Wenham
3.60% 4.10%3.60%4.70%
West Boylston
6.10% 6.10%6.10%7.70%
West Bridgewater
5.40% 5.50%5.40%8.80%
West Brookfield
4.40% 5.40%7.90%7.40%
West Newbury
3.60% 3.40%3.60%5.80%
West Tisbury
2.30% 2.00%5.60%4.20%
Westborough
3.70% 3.90%4.70%6.10%
Westford
3.90% 4.30%5.00%5.80%
Westminster
4.70% 5.10%5.60%7.50%
Weston
3.30% 3.80%3.60%5.40%
Westwood
3.80% 4.00%4.50%6.40%
Weymouth Town
5.30% 5.90%6.90%9.50%
Whitman
4.70% 5.30%6.90%8.60%
Wilmington
4.90% 4.90%5.70%7.40%
Winchendon
5.50% 5.70%6.10%8.60%
Winchester
3.90% 4.00%4.60%6.00%
Winthrop Town
4.70% 5.00%6.40%10.70%
Woburn
4.80% 4.80%5.70%8.60%
Worcester
6.80% 7.10%7.70%11.10%
Wrentham
4.80% 4.70%5.70%7.60%
Yarmouth
5.30% 5.00%9.50%9.10%

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