snapshot: Taxable property, 2012

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Nov. 8, 2012
The map and chart look at the percent of taxable property in a community, based on the value of all property. Communities around Greater Boston tend to have higher percents than communities in the central and western parts of the state. The median was 91.2 percent. The data, from the Department of Revenue, is for fiscal 2012.
CommunityPercent of taxable propertyRank
ABINGTON92.9109
ACTON93.778
ACUSHNET95.119
ADAMS88.0261
AGAWAM88.1260
ALFORD98.31
AMESBURY91.2175
AMHERST83.3316
ANDOVER91.5165
AQUINNAH90.8189
ARLINGTON94.158
ASHBURNHAM86.6280
ASHBY93.584
ASHFIELD92.6121
ASHLAND95.118
ATHOL92.0144
ATTLEBORO90.3216
AUBURN93.965
AVON94.160
AYER89.8231
BARNSTABLE90.7194
BARRE84.5305
BECKET94.829
BEDFORD87.4269
BELCHERTOWN90.6199
BELLINGHAM94.927
BELMONT89.3240
BERKLEY91.1182
BERLIN92.7118
BERNARDSTON92.8113
BEVERLY90.4210
BILLERICA94.252
BLACKSTONE91.6158
BLANDFORD81.6326
BOLTON93.584
BOSTON71.8345
BOURNE79.3332
BOXBOROUGH96.28
BOXFORD92.6124
BOYLSTON82.8321
BRAINTREE92.6121
BREWSTER92.9111
BRIDGEWATER84.7302
BRIMFIELD93.1101
BROCKTON84.1309
BROOKFIELD87.5267
BROOKLINE89.1246
BUCKLAND89.5238
BURLINGTON90.9186
CAMBRIDGE96.36
CANTON90.9188
CARLISLE94.251
CARVER93.874
CHARLEMONT87.5268
CHARLTON83.7312
CHATHAM93.775
CHELMSFORD94.540
CHELSEA70.1347
CHESHIRE86.2285
CHESTER90.4214
CHESTERFIELD90.1221
CHICOPEE84.0311
CHILMARK94.446
CLARKSBURG93.0108
CLINTON84.4307
COHASSET93.871
COLRAIN93.1102
CommunityPercent of taxable propertyRank
CONCORD87.4271
CONWAY93.682
CUMMINGTON85.4294
DALTON88.4254
DANVERS87.2275
DARTMOUTH90.3218
DEDHAM86.8278
DEERFIELD73.4344
DENNIS97.32
DIGHTON89.8229
DOUGLAS91.5162
DOVER87.8263
DRACUT93.490
DUDLEY89.2245
DUNSTABLE94.737
DUXBURY91.3172
EAST BRIDGEWATER93.2100
EAST BROOKFIELD91.0184
EASTHAM92.7117
EASTHAMPTON90.8193
EAST LONGMEADOW91.6159
EASTON91.2174
EDGARTOWN90.7197
EGREMONT86.4281
ERVING95.713
ESSEX94.254
EVERETT85.8289
FAIRHAVEN91.9146
FALL RIVER85.4294
FALMOUTH90.7194
FITCHBURG80.2331
FLORIDA95.117
FOXBOROUGH78.4336
FRAMINGHAM88.2258
FRANKLIN91.7155
FREETOWN93.1103
GARDNER84.1310
GEORGETOWN92.1140
GILL70.1348
GLOUCESTER92.6119
GOSHEN94.539
GOSNOLD93.1103
GRAFTON91.2176
GRANBY94.445
GRANVILLE77.6339
GREAT BARRINGTON84.2308
GREENFIELD84.8300
GROTON84.4306
GROVELAND93.586
HADLEY85.7290
HALIFAX95.021
HAMILTON86.4282
HAMPDEN95.316
HANCOCK96.45
HANOVER91.4168
HANSON88.0262
HARDWICK77.8338
HARVARD85.0299
HARWICH94.348
HATFIELD94.541
HAVERHILL92.0143
HAWLEY86.3283
HEATH92.6123
HINGHAM93.870
HINSDALE86.7279
HOLBROOK94.834
HOLDEN89.8227
HOLLAND95.614
HOLLISTON93.588
HOLYOKE81.5328
HOPEDALE90.5206
HOPKINTON94.349
HUBBARDSTON91.1178
HUDSON92.9109
HULL90.2219
HUNTINGTON61.2351
IPSWICH91.1180
KINGSTON87.3273
LAKEVILLE91.7157
LANCASTER79.0334
LANESBOROUGH92.5126
LAWRENCE82.0323
LEE88.6252
LEICESTER89.8231
LENOX88.3256
LEOMINSTER88.7250
LEVERETT92.6119
LEXINGTON92.3134
LEYDEN90.8190
LINCOLN81.6327
LITTLETON92.3132
LONGMEADOW93.396
LOWELL83.2318
LUDLOW94.833
LUNENBURG94.832
LYNN90.0223
LYNNFIELD93.966
MALDEN89.2241
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA92.5127
MANSFIELD94.062
MARBLEHEAD94.160
MARION90.5206
MARLBOROUGH90.8190
MARSHFIELD93.681
MASHPEE93.394
MATTAPOISETT91.4170
MAYNARD90.2220
MEDFIELD90.4211
MEDFORD90.6201
MEDWAY93.589
MELROSE92.3133
MENDON96.011
MERRIMAC94.064
METHUEN94.250
MIDDLEBOROUGH90.7197
MIDDLEFIELD87.2276
MIDDLETON91.3173
MILFORD93.683
MILLBURY90.7194
MILLIS93.872
MILLVILLE94.063
MILTON88.9248
MONROE90.1222
MONSON89.9224
MONTAGUE85.4294
MONTEREY89.9225
MONTGOMERY95.315
MOUNT WASHINGTON69.3349
NAHANT91.1177
NANTUCKET84.5304
NATICK91.9146
NEEDHAM92.8115
NEW ASHFORD83.0320
NEW BEDFORD83.3317
NEW BRAINTREE80.4330
NEWBURY87.1277
NEWBURYPORT92.1141
NEW MARLBOROUGH95.812
NEW SALEM73.5343
NEWTON86.0287
NORFOLK93.969
NORTH ADAMS79.2333
NORTHAMPTON77.6340
NORTH ANDOVER90.9187
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH94.156
NORTHBOROUGH94.830
NORTHBRIDGE90.5205
NORTH BROOKFIELD88.5253
NORTHFIELD89.8229
NORTH READING93.298
NORTON85.1298
NORWELL92.8114
NORWOOD95.023
OAK BLUFFS90.4211
OAKHAM89.2241
ORANGE90.3216
ORLEANS93.873
OTIS94.925
OXFORD91.7154
PALMER87.3272
PAXTON86.3284
PEABODY90.3215
PELHAM83.6314
PEMBROKE92.8116
PEPPERELL93.776
PERU89.6235
PETERSHAM75.4341
PHILLIPSTON93.492
PITTSFIELD82.7322
PLAINFIELD88.2257
PLAINVILLE93.780
PLYMOUTH91.9148
PLYMPTON96.54
PRINCETON88.1259
PROVINCETOWN92.1142
QUINCY87.2274
RANDOLPH92.4130
RAYNHAM94.542
READING93.0105
REHOBOTH96.19
REVERE91.7156
RICHMOND94.830
ROCHESTER90.4213
ROCKLAND91.4167
ROCKPORT93.297
ROWE96.83
ROWLEY96.110
ROYALSTON85.3297
RUSSELL91.5165
RUTLAND88.8249
SALEM85.9288
SALISBURY94.159
SANDISFIELD93.491
SANDWICH89.6237
SAUGUS93.298
SAVOY85.4293
SCITUATE93.968
SEEKONK95.020
SHARON90.8190
SHEFFIELD80.8329
SHELBURNE90.5206
SHERBORN91.5161
SHIRLEY83.4315
SHREWSBURY93.395
SHUTESBURY91.8150
SOMERSET92.3135
SOMERVILLE87.4270
SOUTHAMPTON94.928
SOUTHBOROUGH89.2243
SOUTHBRIDGE83.2319
SOUTH HADLEY89.6235
SOUTHWICK94.156
SPENCER91.1180
SPRINGFIELD83.7313
STERLING87.6265
STOCKBRIDGE88.3255
STONEHAM90.5202
STOUGHTON93.0107
STOW92.9112
STURBRIDGE91.5164
SUDBURY93.779
SUNDERLAND90.6200
SUTTON94.638
SWAMPSCOTT94.443
SWANSEA93.967
TAUNTON85.5291
TEMPLETON89.8228
TEWKSBURY94.925
TISBURY93.586
TOLLAND89.6234
TOPSFIELD94.347
TOWNSEND86.2286
TRURO92.1139
TYNGSBOROUGH91.6160
TYRINGHAM88.7251
UPTON89.9226
UXBRIDGE95.024
WAKEFIELD92.2138
WALES84.7303
WALPOLE91.9149
WALTHAM85.5291
WARE89.2244
WAREHAM92.5128
WARREN91.4171
WARWICK78.9335
WASHINGTON65.2350
WATERTOWN91.7152
WAYLAND93.0106
WEBSTER92.2137
WELLESLEY90.5203
WELLFLEET93.777
WENDELL77.8337
WENHAM91.4168
WESTBOROUGH91.8151
WEST BOYLSTON87.8263
WEST BRIDGEWATER92.0145
WEST BROOKFIELD90.5204
WESTFIELD91.7153
WESTFORD91.0183
WESTHAMPTON89.0247
WESTMINSTER91.0185
WEST NEWBURY92.3136
WESTON81.7325
WESTPORT93.492
WEST SPRINGFIELD92.6124
WEST STOCKBRIDGE96.37
WEST TISBURY81.7324
WESTWOOD94.255
WEYMOUTH89.4239
WHATELY94.444
WHITMAN95.022
WILBRAHAM92.5129
WILLIAMSBURG92.4131
WILLIAMSTOWN74.1342
WILMINGTON94.735
WINCHENDON84.8301
WINCHESTER94.735
WINDSOR87.5266
WINTHROP89.7233
WOBURN91.1179
WORCESTER71.7346
WORTHINGTON90.5209
WRENTHAM91.5163
YARMOUTH94.252
SOURCE: Department of Revenue