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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 107,600 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,345 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 208 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 107,600 +200 +500
CPS 126,345 -208 +5,304

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 107,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,014 for Barnstable Town in April 2004. 2,669 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 17,532 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 107,600 200 126,345 -208
January 2019 107,400 0 126,553 1,272
December 2018 107,400 600 125,281 889
November 2018 106,800 700 124,392 -208
October 2018 106,100 -400 124,600 261
September 2018 106,500 -100 124,339 1,081
August 2018 106,600 100 123,258 -88
July 2018 106,500 0 123,346 289
June 2018 106,500 -100 123,057 -179
May 2018 106,600 -100 123,236 1,331
April 2018 106,700 -200 121,905 404
March 2018 106,900 -200 121,501 460