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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

Residents

Population: 6,679

Population Change: %

Median Age: 42.1

Poverty Level: 1.9%

Avg. Household Size: 2.84

Median Household Income: $94,516

Housing

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%

Industry

Top Three Industries:

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

Average Annual Wage: 786

Average Commute Time: 30.2 minutes

Transportation

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

Environment