Community Profile

 "Playing an oversized Role in the heart of new england" 


Census Bureau Data
Census Data 2021

principal employers & industries

The following are the principal employers, other than the Town itself, located in the Town: 

CompanyNature of Business Current Employees (Approx.)
 RH White Construction Co., Inc.Utility Construction Services300
 Reliant MedicalMedical Office Space300
 Life Care of AuburnSkilled Nursing Facility235
 Polar BeveragesSoft Drink Bottler225
 KARL STORZ Endoscopy America, IncEndoscopy Manufacturer180
 Atlas DistributorsBeverage Distributor180
 Home Depot Retail Building Supplies178
 BJ’s Wholesale ClubWholesale Club160
 Worcester EnvelopePaper Product Manufacturer160
Kadant, Inc.Paper Product Manufacturer125
 Shaw’sRetail Grocery108
 Republic ServicesTrash Collection Services103
 Masterman’sIndustrial Safety Product Distributor100
 Webster Five Corporate OfficeBanking100
Source:  The individual companies as of February 2023.

Employment by Industry

Calendar Year Average

Construction & Natural Resources 

Manufacturing 1,3211,2131,0631,1031,137
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 546487527569576
Financial Activities 3,3763,7574,3014,2724,223
Professional & Business Services 538495521518499
Education & Health Services 1,3241,1831,312912813
Leisure & Hospitality 1,3221,2061,3121,2881,262
Information & Other Services 9248621,1371,0971,119
     Total Employment 10,35110,14611,23410,84310,719

Number of Establishments 733714700684671

Total Annual Wage (000) $651,917$600,634$603,357$550,515$526,101
Average Weekly Wage $1,211$1,138$1,033$976$944

(1) Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor & Workforce Development.