Cambridge Business and Labor Force Data

The 2010 Cambridge Statistical Profile provides information about the labor force, employment by industry and occupation, unemployment and underemployment, the size of the workforce, employment by sector, and average and median wages.

Note that information found in the following tables that does not share the same source should not be compared due to different data collection techniques.

Cambridge Top 25 Employers

Information about the larger employers in Cambridge. The most recent table includes links to the employment web sites of these organizations. Source: Cambridge Community Development Department.

Cambridge Resident Labor Force

Information about the unemployment rate among Cambridge residents and the size of the resident labor force. Source: Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance.

Cambridge Workforce

Information about all those who work in Cambridge, regardless of place of residence. Source: Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance.

Cambridge Workforce 1967 - 2002 - SIC Classification

Cambridge Workforce 2001 - Present - NAICS Classification

Cambridge Workforce Data Sets for Download 1993 - 2010

Economic Census of Businesses

Every fifth year the U. S. Census Bureau conducts an Economic Census of the United States, which collects detailed data on Cambridge businesses.

Information from the past six iterations of the Economic Census is available through the Economic Census page.

For More Information

For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook,, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.