Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff/File 2012

Since the great fall of 2007

Property values based on assessments have dropped in all communities in the region except Arlington, Needham, Wellesley, and Weston, while everyone is paying higher property taxes.

CITY/Town 2013
value
2007
value
Change in value 2013
property taxes
2007
property taxes
Change in property taxes
Hudson $286,966 $378,844 -24.25% $4,700 $3,607 30.30%
Milford $262,841 $344,592 -23.72% $4,455 $3,756 18.61%
Shirley $261,235 $328,228 -20.41% $4,088 $3,167 29.08%
Franklin $347,999 $437,052 -20.38% $4,990 $3,872 28.87%
Bellingham $256,891 $320,955 -19.96% $3,710 $2,953 25.63%
Boylston $335,145 $418,554 -19.93% $5,764 $4,717 22.20%
Berlin $361,089 $443,902 -18.66% $5,554 $4,865 14.16%
Carlisle $676,475 $822,143 -17.72% $11,960 $9,833 21.63%
Medway $341,355 $412,451 -17.24% $6,336 $5,494 15.33%
Wrentham $369,823 $444,654 -16.83% $5,573 $4,736 17.67%
Upton $347,442 $415,243 -16.33% $5,809 $4,522 28.46%
Pepperell $283,523 $337,831 -16.08% $4,190 $3,412 22.80%
Framingham $324,152 $385,176 -15.84% $5,783 $4,564 26.71%
Lincoln $931,439 $1,094,354 -14.89% $13,254 $10,790 22.84%
Wayland $588,530 $690,898 -14.82% $10,529 $9,548 10.27%
Bolton $441,650 $516,061 -14.42% $9,257 $7,256 27.58%
Maynard $304,057 $354,013 -14.11% $6,096 $4,517 34.96%
Harvard $547,036 $629,546 -13.11% $9,125 $7,315 24.74%
Ashland $357,336 $411,091 -13.08% $6,125 $5,180 18.24%
Hopkinton $478,350 $550,265 -13.07% $8,285 $7,060 17.35%
Dunstable $390,500 $446,859 -12.61% $6,064 $5,058 19.89%
Holliston $380,756 $435,173 -12.50% $7,090 $5,810 22.03%
Stow $423,931 $483,765 -12.37% $7,788 $6,686 16.48%
Natick $433,477 $493,410 -12.15% $6,216 $4,727 31.50%
Norfolk $420,228 $477,594 -12.01% $7,186 $5,803 23.83%
Littleton $366,412 $415,767 -11.87% $6,222 $5,035 23.57%
Sudbury $622,862 $702,816 -11.38% $11,205 $9,221 21.52%
Northborough $383,646 $432,226 -11.24% $6,181 $5,355 15.42%
Dover $999,240 $1,125,323 -11.20% $12,790 $10,353 23.54%
Millis $339,040 $380,804 -10.97% $5,540 $4,733 17.05%
Shrewsbury $370,331 $415,501 -10.87% $4,322 $3,598 20.12%
Sherborn $704,016 $787,999 -10.66% $13,883 $11,733 18.32%
Southborough $518,338 $579,431 -10.54% $8,573 $7,289 17.62%
Ayer $267,738 $296,635 -9.74% $3,649 $2,830 28.94%
Medfield $563,196 $622,253 -9.49% $8,859 $7,635 16.03%
Concord $838,804 $922,372 -9.06% $11,802 $9,740 21.17%
Groton $396,483 $431,384 -8.09% $6,681 $5,940 12.47%
Boxborough $509,984 $554,010 -7.95% $9,022 $7,684 17.41%
Westborough $420,266 $453,701 -7.37% $7,972 $6,198 28.62%
Acton $505,237 $542,140 -6.81% $9,650 $7,926 21.75%
Belmont $777,100 $803,440 -3.28% $10,359 $8,283 25.06%
Bedford $518,113 $528,677 -2.00% $7,963 $5,969 33.41%
NEWTON $805,758 $818,978 -1.61% $9,258 $7,641 21.16%
Lexington $717,526 $728,903 -1.56% $10,906 $8,266 31.94%
Weston $1,364,557 $1,339,054 1.90% $16,921 $13,739 23.16%
Wellesley $1,042,604 $1,010,371 3.19% $12,198 $8,962 36.11%
Arlington $502,753 $486,431 3.36% $6,842 $5,326 28.46%
Needham $744,764 $682,019 9.20% $8,416 $6,377 31.97%
REGION $508,979 $565,269 -9.96% $7,899 $6,439 22.67%
Communities that offered owner-occupied exemptions in 2007 and/or 2013, including Brookline, Marlborough, Plainville, Waltham, and Watertown, are not included.
SOURCE: Mass. Department of Revenue

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