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Local Unemployment Rates

A chart of unemployment rates across the North Shore.

It's good news when it comes to unemployment rates on the North Shore, according to the latest data provided by the State Office of Workforce Development.  Across the region, rates have gone down from Nov. 2010 to Nov. 2011, the latest available data.

Manchester-By-The-Sea's unemployment rate stayed steady from Oct. 2011 to Nov. 2011. While other communities showed a slight drop.

 

Community Unemployment Rate Nov. 2011 Unemployment Rate Oct. 2011 Unemployment Rate Nov. 2010 Beverly 5.8 % 6.4 %  
7.2 % Boxford 4.5 % 4.9 % 5.2 % Danvers 5.7 % 6.1 % 7.0 % Georgetown 5.2 % 5.5 % 5.9 % Hamilton 4.1 % 4.7 % 5.8 % Lynn 7.7 % 8.3 % 9.3 % Lynnfield 4.5 % 5.1 % 6.2 % Manchester-By-The-Sea 4.6 % 4.6 % 5.9 % Marblehead 4.4 % 4.8 % 5.7 % Middleton 5.8 % 6.4 % 7.2 % Nahant 5.6 % 5.9 % 5.8 %
Peabody 5.7 % 6.1 % 7.5 % Salem 6.4 % 6.5 % 8.1 % Swampscott 4.7 % 5.5 % 6.5 % Topsfield 4.5 % 5.1 % 6.2 % Wenham 5.3 % 6.7 % 7.8 %
Don Nadeau January 01, 2012 at 04:54 PM
Are these unemployment benefits claims, payouts, or those without work period?
Helen Allard January 01, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Are these numbers seasonally adjusted to account for the additional retail employment running into the Holidays?
Les Masterson (Editor) January 01, 2012 at 07:52 PM
The numbers are not seasonally adjusted: http://lmi2.detma.org/lmi/town_comparison.asp

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