29.1% unemployed in Woburn in 2017


29.1 percent of Woburn residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 32.7 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Woburn population reached 32,962.

Out of 23,364 people who had a job, 12 were employed in the Armed Forces and 23,352 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Woburn for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
9,598
29.1
Employed
23,364
70.9
Employed in civilian labor force
23,352
70.8
Employed in armed forces
12
0.04

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