snapshot: commercial industrial taxes, 2013

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Nov. 21, 2013
The state breaks down where property taxes are collected from. The percent of tax collected from commercial/industrial property is highest in some small communities, such as Erving and Rowe, and some urban areas, such as Cambridge, Everett, and Boston. The data, from the Department of Revenue, is for fiscal 2013.
CommunityPercent property tax from commercial, industrialRank
ABINGTON14.5143
ACTON12.8172
ACUSHNET8.2238
ADAMS17.3108
AGAWAM2445
ALFORD2.1349
AMESBURY16.7113
AMHERST10.2208
ANDOVER19.983
AQUINNAH2.5347
ARLINGTON6.3286
ASHBURNHAM4.8322
ASHBY6.3286
ASHFIELD7.5255
ASHLAND9.3221
ATHOL13.1163
ATTLEBORO19.486
AUBURN29.623
AVON46.95
AYER35.911
BARNSTABLE11.8186
BARRE12.8172
BECKET8.6229
BEDFORD21.466
BELCHERTOWN7.9245
BELLINGHAM29.623
BELMONT5.7302
BERKLEY4.6327
BERLIN25.832
BERNARDSTON14.2149
BEVERLY14.3147
BILLERICA24.144
BLACKSTONE21.367
BLANDFORD16.3120
BOLTON8.1241
BOSTON34.812
BOURNE12.4178
BOXBOROUGH24.742
BOXFORD3.5342
BOYLSTON10.6204
BRAINTREE23.647
BREWSTER5.8298
BRIDGEWATER13.2162
BRIMFIELD11.5190
BROCKTON22.952
BROOKFIELD6.8272
BROOKLINE9.5218
BUCKLAND19.684
BURLINGTON36.110
CAMBRIDGE38.37
CANTON22.457
CARLISLE2350
CARVER17.6104
CHARLEMONT13.3159
CHARLTON13.8153
CHATHAM7.1264
CHELMSFORD19.585
CHELSEA32.416
CHESHIRE9.5218
CHESTER7.7251
CHESTERFIELD5.5304
CHICOPEE22.555
CHILMARK2.2348
CLARKSBURG3.7339
CLINTON15.4131
COHASSET7267
COLRAIN12180
CommunityPercent property tax from commercial, industrialRank
CONCORD9.3221
CONWAY8.8227
CUMMINGTON11.5190
DALTON16.4117
DANVERS26.631
DARTMOUTH16.7113
DEDHAM20.773
DEERFIELD25.139
DENNIS7.8248
DIGHTON14.2149
DOUGLAS6.2290
DOVER2.7346
DRACUT9.8214
DUDLEY8244
DUNSTABLE3.6341
DUXBURY4.3332
EAST BRIDGEWATER10.9198
EAST BROOKFIELD9.1225
EASTHAM4.1336
EASTHAMPTON13168
EAST LONGMEADOW17.4106
EASTON14.3147
EDGARTOWN7.3258
EGREMONT5.9297
ERVING81.31
ESSEX10.8200
EVERETT36.39
FAIRHAVEN14.4146
FALL RIVER22.457
FALMOUTH7.8248
FITCHBURG21.367
FLORIDA50.44
FOXBOROUGH25.832
FRAMINGHAM23.250
FRANKLIN21.170
FREETOWN18.396
GARDNER17.9100
GEORGETOWN9.3221
GILL21.269
GLOUCESTER11.1195
GOSHEN5.7302
GOSNOLD1.8351
GRAFTON9.7217
GRANBY8.2238
GRANVILLE16.4117
GREAT BARRINGTON20.773
GREENFIELD25.139
GROTON6.4283
GROVELAND9.2224
HADLEY34.113
HALIFAX10.7202
HAMILTON5.4308
HAMPDEN7.2262
HANCOCK40.16
HANOVER17.5105
HANSON7.7251
HARDWICK8.4233
HARVARD5317
HARWICH7.3258
HATFIELD25.734
HAVERHILL17.4106
HAWLEY7.3258
HEATH7267
HINGHAM12.8172
HINSDALE15.6128
HOLBROOK15.3134
HOLDEN6.3286
HOLLAND4.7326
HOLLISTON12.8172
HOLYOKE28.526
HOPEDALE11.9183
HOPKINTON17.2110
HUBBARDSTON6.7277
HUDSON18.396
HULL4.8322
HUNTINGTON6.2290
IPSWICH11.6188
KINGSTON15.8125
LAKEVILLE15.1135
LANCASTER13.7155
LANESBOROUGH2080
LAWRENCE23.746
LEE3022
LEICESTER10.8200
LENOX18.990
LEOMINSTER2260
LEVERETT3.8337
LEXINGTON13.4158
LEYDEN4.8322
LINCOLN3.8337
LITTLETON21.563
LONGMEADOW4.9319
LOWELL17.7103
LUDLOW15.8125
LUNENBURG10.2208
LYNN16124
LYNNFIELD8.5230
MALDEN14.9138
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA6.6278
MANSFIELD24.543
MARBLEHEAD5.5304
MARION7.8248
MARLBOROUGH32.416
MARSHFIELD7.6254
MASHPEE8.3235
MATTAPOISETT6.8272
MAYNARD12.7176
MEDFIELD5.8298
MEDFORD13.1163
MEDWAY13.6156
MELROSE6296
MENDON11.1195
MERRIMAC5.4308
METHUEN16.3120
MIDDLEBOROUGH20.676
MIDDLEFIELD9.1225
MIDDLETON17.3108
MILFORD22.754
MILLBURY23.250
MILLIS10.5206
MILLVILLE6.8272
MILTON4.2335
MONROE56.53
MONSON8.4233
MONTAGUE25.338
MONTEREY3.7339
MONTGOMERY4.3332
MOUNT WASHINGTON2.9345
NAHANT4.3332
NANTUCKET6.9269
NATICK23.349
NEEDHAM12.6177
NEW ASHFORD18.990
NEW BEDFORD2080
NEW BRAINTREE6.1293
NEWBURY4.8322
NEWBURYPORT14.5143
NEW MARLBOROUGH5.8298
NEW SALEM6.6278
NEWTON10.7202
NORFOLK6.8272
NORTH ADAMS22.555
NORTHAMPTON2080
NORTH ANDOVER13168
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH2171
NORTHBOROUGH25.437
NORTHBRIDGE13.5157
NORTH BROOKFIELD8.1241
NORTHFIELD3315
NORTH READING12.9170
NORTON16.1122
NORWELL15.6128
NORWOOD30.320
OAK BLUFFS7.2262
OAKHAM6.9269
ORANGE14.9138
ORLEANS7.9245
OTIS6.4283
OXFORD20.577
PALMER17.1112
PAXTON5.3310
PEABODY23.448
PELHAM5.1314
PEMBROKE13.3159
PEPPERELL6.1293
PERU7.7251
PETERSHAM10.6204
PHILLIPSTON6.2290
PITTSFIELD21.563
PLAINFIELD17.2110
PLAINVILLE27.429
PLYMOUTH22.159
PLYMPTON18.793
PRINCETON4.4329
PROVINCETOWN17.8101
QUINCY18.695
RANDOLPH14.8140
RAYNHAM28.327
READING10.1211
REHOBOTH8.5230
REVERE15.4131
RICHMOND5.5304
ROCHESTER13.1163
ROCKLAND2171
ROCKPORT6.6278
ROWE812
ROWLEY15.4131
ROYALSTON5317
RUSSELL12.2179
RUTLAND5.2312
SALEM17.8101
SALISBURY19.189
SANDISFIELD10212
SANDWICH13.1163
SAUGUS21.762
SAVOY7.4257
SCITUATE4.5328
SEEKONK24.941
SHARON7.9245
SHEFFIELD15137
SHELBURNE20.279
SHERBORN4.9319
SHIRLEY10.9198
SHREWSBURY13.1163
SHUTESBURY3.1344
SOMERSET29.425
SOMERVILLE15.1135
SOUTHAMPTON6.1293
SOUTHBOROUGH19.388
SOUTHBRIDGE22.952
SOUTH HADLEY9.5218
SOUTHWICK11.2194
SPENCER12.9170
SPRINGFIELD27.429
STERLING13.8153
STOCKBRIDGE10212
STONEHAM11.9183
STOUGHTON21.563
STOW8.8227
STURBRIDGE18.793
SUDBURY7.1264
SUNDERLAND12180
SUTTON11.7187
SWAMPSCOTT7.3258
SWANSEA15.8125
TAUNTON2260
TEMPLETON11.6188
TEWKSBURY19.486
TISBURY11.1195
TOLLAND8.3235
TOPSFIELD8.3235
TOWNSEND9.8214
TRURO6.4283
TYNGSBOROUGH14.1151
TYRINGHAM6.6278
UPTON6.3286
UXBRIDGE14.7142
WAKEFIELD15.6128
WALES8.1241
WALPOLE14.1151
WALTHAM33.214
WARE14.8140
WAREHAM1899
WARREN11.9183
WARWICK5.1314
WASHINGTON6.5282
WATERTOWN18.892
WAYLAND5.2312
WEBSTER16.1122
WELLESLEY12180
WELLFLEET5.1314
WENDELL16.6115
WENHAM4.4329
WESTBOROUGH37.88
WEST BOYLSTON20.773
WEST BRIDGEWATER31.318
WEST BROOKFIELD8.2238
WESTFIELD16.4117
WESTFORD14.5143
WESTHAMPTON5.5304
WESTMINSTER18.298
WEST NEWBURY3.5342
WESTON4.9319
WESTPORT7.5255
WEST SPRINGFIELD30.719
WEST STOCKBRIDGE6.8272
WEST TISBURY4.4329
WESTWOOD13.3159
WEYMOUTH16.5116
WHATELY25.734
WHITMAN10.2208
WILBRAHAM11.3192
WILLIAMSBURG8.5230
WILLIAMSTOWN11.3192
WILMINGTON25.636
WINCHENDON9.8214
WINCHESTER5.3310
WINDSOR5.8298
WINTHROP7.1264
WOBURN30.320
WORCESTER28.128
WORTHINGTON6.9269
WRENTHAM20.577
YARMOUTH10.4207
SOURCE: Department of Revenue