Overview

The unemployment rate is one way to measure the economic health of a community. When people do not have jobs, they spend less, which impacts other people’s jobs and the entire US economy.

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Percentage

The unemployment rate is the percentage of the labor force that does not have jobs. The labor force is defined as people at least 16 years of age who are interested in working and are physically able to work.

Our Data
  • 5.7

     

    2013

  • 4.1

     

    2015

  • 2.9

     

    2016

  • 2.8

     

    2017

Our Data
2013

5.7

 
2015

4.1

 
2016

2.9

 
2017

2.8

 

Recent Updates for Nashua
Be a Part of Our Resilient Nashua Initiative!

Nashua will be working with community stakeholders throughout 2018 to develop a comprehensive resilience initiative with the main purpose being to identify acute shocks and chronic stressors impacting our City, now and in the future. We encourage everyone in our community to take part.

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Improved Water Quality in Lyle Reed Brook

For over a decade, Lyle Reed Brook, a tributary to the Nashua River had been listed as a water body with impaired water quality by the State of New Hampshire.  After being tested again in 2016, Lyle Reed Brook is now delisted and found to be fully supporting of aquatic life for both dissolved oxygen and pH.

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