Unemployment Offices in Essex County, Massachusetts

There are 4 Unemployment Offices in Essex County, Massachusetts, serving a population of 775,860 people in an area of 493 square miles. There is 1 Unemployment Office per 193,965 people, and 1 Unemployment Office per 123 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Essex County is ranked 6th of 14 counties in Unemployment Offices per capita, and 2nd of 14 counties in Unemployment Offices per square mile.

List of Essex County Unemployment Offices

Find Essex County, Massachusetts unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices.


Gloucester Unemployment Office 5 Pleasant Street Gloucester, MA

Haverhill Unemployment Office 192 Merrimack Street Haverhill, MA

Lawrence Unemployment Office 439 South Union Street Lawrence, MA

Salem Unemployment Office 70 Washington Street Salem, MA

About Essex County Unemployment Offices

Essex County Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the Massachusetts State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Essex County, MA. Essex County unemployment benefits are temporary monetary payments made to individuals who have lost their jobs, usually due to layoffs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying/Filing for Essex County unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • Massachusetts unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits

Essex County Unemployment Statistics

Find Essex County Unemployment Rates, Unemployment Rates by Age, and Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Essex County Unemployment Rates
 Essex CountyMassachusetts
Unemployment Rate6.0%6.0%
Male6.1%5.9%
Female5.1%5.2%
Persons with Disabilities13.3%14.7%
Essex County Unemployment Rates by Age
 Essex CountyMassachusetts
Age 16-1915.8%17.7%
Age 20-249.2%9.9%
Age 25-297.2%6.4%
Age 30-345.4%5.2%
Age 35-444.8%5.0%
Age 45-544.8%4.7%
Age 55-594.2%4.5%
Age 60-645.2%4.3%
Age 65-745.0%4.2%
Age 75+5.6%3.7%
Essex County Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment
 Essex CountyMassachusetts
Less than High School Graduate9.5%10.2%
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)7.3%7.5%
Some College or Associate's Degree5.3%5.6%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher3.2%3.0%