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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 106,500 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,180 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town lost 400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 324 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,500 -400 +100
CPS 121,180 +324 +1,252

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 October 2017 at 107,000. Since then 500 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. 7,834 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 109,675, Barnstable Town has added 11,505 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 106,500 -400 121,180 324
January 2018 106,900 0 120,856 632
December 2017 106,900 -100 120,224 103
November 2017 107,000 0 120,121 65
October 2017 107,000 400 120,056 26
September 2017 106,600 -100 120,030 391
August 2017 106,700 300 119,639 -35
July 2017 106,400 -200 119,674 -238
June 2017 106,600 0 119,912 -205
May 2017 106,600 300 120,117 -429
April 2017 106,300 200 120,546 -263
March 2017 106,100 -300 120,809 881