Demographics and Data for Merrimack Valley Communities
To support a number of community projects and strategy development, the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC) gathers, houses, and disseminates demographics and data from a variety of sources. From U.S. Census Bureau data to population estimates, MVPC collects, analyzes, and shares that data, making it easier for communities in the Merrimack Valley Region to make informed decisions based on dependable sources.
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Labor Force, Unemployment Trends, Wage Statistics
Data from the The United States Census Bureau, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, etc. are all important sources of information our customers utilize.
Below please find the most up-to-date data on all of these topics.
Click here to access the U.S. Census Bureau American Factfinder database.
Click HERE to view Merrimack Valley Labor Force and Unemployment Data Statistics
Click here to view the most recent Lower Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Area Employment and Unemployment Rates from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
Click here to download the Merrimack Valley population, employment, and household forecast out to 2035 from the 2012 Merrimack Valley Regional Transportation Plan.
Click HERE to see the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages for Essex County, Broken Down by NAICS 4 Digit Industries
Source of Image: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/economic-data/
Gateway Cities Data Profiles
Below you will find Data Profiles for the 3 Gateway Cities of the communities we serve including Haverhill, Lawrence and Methuen. These detailed reports, prepared by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise of Clark University contain the following vital statistics: statistics on population, employment (2014), 5 largest employers, 5 largest industries, educational attainment, distribution of households by income class, unemployment rate, housing market indicators, education, MCAS scores from 2014, mortality and health, civic engagement, non-profits, etc.
|Community Population Projections for the Merrimack Valley Region|
|2020, 2030 and 2040|
|Merrimack Valley total||318,556||333,748||352,051||371,498||379,708|
Source: UMass Donahue Institute, MassDOT and MAPC