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									Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services                        Page 1

                              At A Glance Report for Becket

                                          Socioeconomic

    County                                                Berkshire
    School Structure
    Form of Government                                    Town Administrator
                                                          Selectmen
                                                          Open Town Meeting
    2008 Population                                                                       1,801
    2010 Labor Force                                                                      1,044
    2010 Unemployment Rate                                                                 10.9
    1999 Per Capita Income                                                               21,861
    2008 Population Per Square Mile                                                       38.93
    2007 Housing Units Per Square Mile                                                    31.37
    2009 Road Miles                                                                       85.90
    EQV Per Capita (2008 EQV/2008 Population)                                           305,787
    Number of Registered Vehicles (January 2008)                                          2,483
    Average Age of Vehicles (January 2008)                                                11.72
    2008 Number of Registered Voters                                                      1,292


                                            Certification

                         Most Recent                              2010
                         Next Scheduled                           2013


                                           Bond Ratings

         Moody’s Bond Rating as of December 2009*
         S & P Bond Rating as of December 2009*


               *Blank indicates the community has not been rated by the bond agency.


                       Fiscal Year 2010 Estimated Cherry Sheet Aid

                         Education Aid                                    79,753
                         General Government                              156,702
                         Total Receipts                                  236,455
                         Total Assessments                                37,527
                         Net State Aid                                   198,928



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Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services                             Page 2

                              At A Glance Report for Becket

                              Fiscal Year 2009 Tax Classification

          Tax Classification       Assessed Values         Tax Levy             Tax Rate
          Residential                   488,598,657          3,899,017                     7.98
          Open Space                              0                  0                     0.00
          Commercial                     18,904,534            150,858                     7.98
          Industrial                      1,418,909             11,323                     7.98
          Personal Property              18,248,000            145,619                     7.98
          Total                         527,170,100          4,206,817


                           Fiscal Year 2009 Revenues by Source

                                                                     Percent
                          Revenue Source                             of Total
                          Tax Levy                       4,206,817      78.76
                          State Aid                        278,895       5.22
                          Local Receipts                   509,107       9.53
                          Other Available                  346,738       6.49
                          Total                          5,341,557


                     Fiscal Year 2009 Proposition 2½ Levy Capacity

                     New Growth                               114,925
                     Override                                       0
                     Debt Exclusion                           100,795
                     Levy Limit                             4,212,608
                     Excess Capacity                            5,791
                     Ceiling                               13,179,253
                     Override Capacity                      9,067,440


                                     Other Available Funds

                   7/1/2009             FY2009                  FY2009
                  Free Cash        Stabilization Fund       Overlay Reserve
                        -127,244               189,288                 95,188




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Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services                                          Page 3

                                   At A Glance Report for Becket

                       Fiscal Year 2009 Average Single Family Tax Bill**

                        Number of Single Family Parcels                                   1,676
                        Assessed Value of Single Family                                 247,798
                        Average Single Family Tax Bill                                    1,977

                                 State Average Single Family Tax Bill

                               Fiscal Year 2007                                    3,962
                               Fiscal Year 2008                                    4,110
                               Fiscal Year 2009                                    4,250

                                 Becket issues property tax bills Quarterly.

**For the communities granting residential exemptions, DLS does not collect enough information to calculate an average
single-family tax bill. In FY09 those communities are Barnstable, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett,
Malden, Marlborough, Nantucket, Somerville, Somerset, Tisbury, Waltham and Watertown. Therefore, the average
single-family tax bill information in this report will be blank.


           Fiscal Year 2009 Schedule A – Actual Revenues and Expenditures

                        General Fund       Special         Capital        Enterprise       Trust           Total All
                                           Revenue         Projects        Funds          Revenue           Funds
  Revenues                   4,699,803       672,611          400,900               0        14,665          5,787,979
  Expenditures               4,915,715       629,241          408,651               0        11,204          5,964,811
   Police                      218,453             0                0               0             0            218,453
   Fire                         49,957             0                0               0             0             49,957
   Education                 2,240,803             0                0               0             0          2,240,803
   Public Works                891,750        11,622          408,651               0             0          1,312,023
   General Fund                                                                                                      0
   Debt Service                      0
   Health Ins                  217,419                                                                         217,419
   Pension                     140,835                                                                         140,835
   All Other                 1,156,498        617,619                0              0         11,204         1,785,321

This data only represents the revenues and expenditures occurring in these funds and does not reflect any transfers to or
from other funds. Therefore, this data should not be used to calculate an ending fund balance.

                           Total Revenues and Expenditures Per Capita

                        General Fund       Special         Capital        Enterprise       Trust           Total All
                                           Revenue         Projects        Funds          Revenue           Funds
  Revenues                     2,609.6         373.5            222.6             0.0            8.1           3,213.8
  Expenditures                 2,729.4         349.4            226.9             0.0            6.2           3,311.9

If you have questions regarding the data contained in this report, please contact the Municipal
Databank/Local Aid Section at (617) 626-2384 or databank@dor.state.ma.us.

Last Page Update 06/10/2010

								
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