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Berkley, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Berkley, MA.

Located on the federally designated “Wild and Scenic” Taunton River, Berkley was named for George Berkeley, an Irish philosopher and bishop.

Berkley is the home of the mysterious, petroglypch-covered Writing Rock, now known as Dighton Rock. Dighton Rock State Park provides shade trees, picnic tables, a museum, and access to the Taunton. Berkley is also home to a well-loved and insanely good pizza joint.

By the Numbers


Population: 6,679

Population Change: %

Median Age: 42.1

Poverty Level: 1.9%

Avg. Household Size: 2.84

Median Household Income: $94,516


Percent Cost Burden: 20.5%

Average Age Built: 1986

Ownership Rate: 93.6%

Seasonal Units: 0

Average Sale Price: $335,000

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 1.11%


Top Three Industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Accommodations and Food Services & Retail Trade (tie)

Average Annual Wage: 786

Average Commute Time: 30.2 minutes


Miles of Sidewalk: 3.1

Chapter 90 Funding: $261,954

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): GATRA

Available Public Transit Services:

Dial-a-Ride service for 60+ and persons with a disability


Number of Culverts: 46