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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 102,300 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,807 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town added 700 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,070 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 102,300 +700 +2,100
CPS 114,807 -1,070 -1,673

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 June 2019 at 107,900. Since then 5,600 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey. From a trough of 80,900 in April 2020, Barnstable Town has gained 21,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,431 for Barnstable Town in February 2004. 14,624 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 88,422, Barnstable Town has added 26,385 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 102,300 700 114,807 -1,070
August 2022 101,600 1,000 115,877 -1,317
July 2022 100,600 -200 117,194 -1,533
June 2022 100,800 -600 118,727 -877
May 2022 101,400 -1,600 119,604 -617
April 2022 103,000 -1,700 120,221 -2
March 2022 104,700 -200 120,223 977
February 2022 104,900 700 119,246 858
January 2022 104,200 200 118,388 695
December 2021 104,000 1,200 117,693 162
November 2021 102,800 1,000 117,531 386
October 2021 101,800 1,600 117,145 665