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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 95,100 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,086 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town added 1,200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 338 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 95,100 +1,200 -11,700
CPS 108,086 +338 -15,345

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 February 2019 at 107,400. Since then 12,300 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey. From a trough of 79,900 in April 2020, Barnstable Town has gained 15,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,154 for Barnstable Town in February 2004. 21,068 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 88,603, Barnstable Town has added 19,483 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 95,100 1,200 108,086 338
October 2020 93,900 600 107,748 -836
September 2020 93,300 5,500 108,584 12,759
August 2020 87,800 1,100 95,825 375
July 2020 86,700 2,900 95,450 1,311
June 2020 83,800 2,600 94,139 1,994
May 2020 81,200 1,300 92,145 3,542
April 2020 79,900 -24,700 88,603 -32,075
March 2020 104,600 -2,700 120,678 -3,019
February 2020 107,300 500 123,697 182
January 2020 106,800 -100 123,515 -17
December 2019 106,900 100 123,532 101