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Economic Census

Businesses that Received Forms in 2012: Massachusetts

In October through December 2012, nearly 4 million businesses in America will receive economic census forms, including most businesses with paid employees.

In the figures below, areas may not add to higher level totals due to rounding and a limited number of businesses not yet classified by county.

Massachusetts and its Counties

Area name Estimated
Massachusetts 96,000
Barnstable County, MA 3,900
Berkshire County, MA 2,200
Bristol County, MA 7,100
Dukes County, MA 390
Essex County, MA 9,900
Franklin County, MA 860
Hampden County, MA 5,800
Hampshire County, MA 1,900
Middlesex County, MA 24,000
Nantucket County, MA 290
Norfolk County, MA 11,000
Plymouth County, MA 6,500
Suffolk County, MA 12,000
Worcester County, MA 9,900

Massachusetts Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas

Area name Estimated
Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3,900
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MA part) 63,000
Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2,200
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MA part) 7,100
Springfield, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8,600
Worcester, MA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9,900

For all metro areas, including totals for metro areas crossing state lines, see the metro area section of the United States page.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Planning and Coordination Division | 1-877-790-1876 | Last Revised: March 05, 2015