Merrimack Valley unemployment at lowest in 2016!

Unemployment in the Merrimack Valley is at its lowest rate since the beginning of 2016, at 4.2%! That is a great improvement over January 2016, when it was at 5.4%. Most of the communities in the region experienced a decrease in their jobless rates, with the biggest declines in the Town of Newbury and City of Salisbury. We hope to see this trend continue! Check out the August 2016 unemployment chart now.