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Leominster-Gardner, Massachusetts Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Leominster fell 0.3 percentage points in April 2022 to 4.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than the Massachusetts rate. The unemployment rate in Leominster peaked in April 2020 at 18.4% and is now 13.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Leominster unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Massachusetts 4.1% -0.2 -2.2
Leominster 4.7% -0.3 -2.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Leominster, Massachusetts, National

Leominster, Massachusetts monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Leominster, Massachusetts Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Leominster peaked in April 2020 at 13,533. There are now 9,777 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Leominster employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Leominster, Massachusetts) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Leominster 3,756 -208 -1,904

Number of Unemployed Persons

Leominster, Massachusetts Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Massachusetts
Unemployment Rate
Leominster
Unemployment Rate
Leominster
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.7% 3,756
March
2022
3.6% 4.3% 5.0% 3,964
February
2022
3.8% 4.7% 5.3% 4,219
January
2022
4.0% 4.8% 5.6% 4,454
December
2021
3.9% 4.6% 5.8% 4,605
November
2021
4.2% 4.8% 5.8% 4,588
October
2021
4.6% 5.0% 5.8% 4,601
September
2021
4.7% 5.1% 5.9% 4,726
August
2021
5.2% 5.5% 6.1% 4,893
July
2021
5.4% 5.7% 6.4% 5,083
June
2021
5.9% 6.0% 6.6% 5,270

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.