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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 79,800 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,056 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town lost 24,800 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 32,622 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 79,800 -24,800 -27,100
CPS 88,056 -32,622 -34,694

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 27,600 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,154 for Barnstable Town in February 2004. 41,098 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 79,800 -24,800 88,056 -32,622
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
November 2019 106,800 100 123,431 97
October 2019 106,700 -500 123,334 86
September 2019 107,200 200 123,248 97
August 2019 107,000 -300 123,151 145
July 2019 107,300 400 123,006 155
June 2019 106,900 0 122,851 95
May 2019 106,900 0 122,756 6