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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 107,600 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 124,368 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 29 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 107,600 -200 +600
CPS 124,368 +29 +5,090

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Barnstable Town as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

CES employment for Barnstable Town peaked in July 2018 at 108,700. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,014 for Barnstable Town in April 2004. 4,646 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a August 2012 low of 108,813, Barnstable Town has added 15,555 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 107,600 -200 124,368 29
September 2018 107,800 -900 124,339 1,081
August 2018 108,700 0 123,258 -88
July 2018 108,700 200 123,346 289
June 2018 108,500 300 123,057 -179
May 2018 108,200 700 123,236 1,331
April 2018 107,500 400 121,905 404
March 2018 107,100 400 121,501 460
February 2018 106,700 -200 121,041 449
January 2018 106,900 0 120,592 1,387
December 2017 106,900 -100 119,205 -134
November 2017 107,000 0 119,339 61