Town of


557 Main St. Becket, MA 01233

Phone: 413-623-8934

Town Administrator:

Katherine Warden

Select Board:

William Elovirta
Jeff Piemont
Christopher Swindlehurst

Annual Town Meeting:

May 13, 2023
May, 2nd Saturday

Municipal Election:

May 20, 2023
May, 3rd Saturday


Population Density42
Registered Voters1,782
Income Per Capita$29,001
EQV Per Capita$289,145
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate92.8%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$278,100
Median Gross Rent$1,469
Total Households974
Average Household Size2.21

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.80
Commercial Tax Rate$10.80
Average Tax Bill$2,973
Total Expenditures$6,673,417
Total Tax Levy$6,381,956
State Aid$253,801
Local Receipts$499,300
CPA Year Enacted2008
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Becket

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Becket, established in 1765, is a beautiful rural community of approximately 1,800 year-round residents, nestled in the scenic Berkshire County with easy access to numerous outdoor recreational and cultural activities.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1765
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area46.1 mi2
Public Roads85.5 mi
Regional Planning AgencyBerkshire Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

William Pignatelli

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