Becket Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Becket: Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA

About

Becket is a town located in the county of Berkshire in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,779 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,707 inhabitants.

The town was created 282 years ago in 1739.

Becket Quick Facts

Population : 1,707 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Berkshire County
Postal code : 01223
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 123.8 km2
Altitude : 1,201 feet / 366 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1740 (282 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:52:06 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.22% (2010-2020)
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Location of Becket on Massachusetts map.
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Geography

Becket is located at 42°19'55"N 73°4'58"W (42.3320300, -73.0828800).

Becket map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Becket decreased by 4.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1850 1,223 -
2010 1,779 31.25% census
2011 1,776 -0.17% estimation process
2012 1,778 0.11% estimation process
2013 1,772 -0.34% estimation process
2014 1,765 -0.4% estimation process
2015 1,752 -0.74% estimation process
2016 1,739 -0.75% estimation process
2017 1,730 -0.52% estimation process
2018 1,730 0% estimation process
2019 1,716 -0.82% estimation process
2020 1,707 -0.53% estimation process

Becket zip code is 01223. County name: Berkshire, County fips: 25003

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Schools in Becket

College & universities near Becket, MA

Code Name City ZIP
425986 Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus Pittsfield (MA) 01201-5300

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Becket, MA

Code Name Address Type
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL

Post offices near Becket

Post Office Name City ZIP
Middlefield Post Office Middlefield (MA) 01243

Other cities in Berkshire County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berkshire County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pittsfield 41,834 City in Massachusetts
North Adams 12,737 City in Massachusetts, United States
Adams 7,955 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Williamstown 7,631 Town in Massachusetts
Great Barrington 6,976 Town in Massachusetts
Dalton 6,479 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lee 5,629 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lenox 4,933 Town of Massachusetts, United States
Sheffield 3,112 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Cheshire 3,105 Town in Massachusetts
Lanesborough 2,925 City in Massachusetts, United States
Hinsdale 1,902 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Stockbridge 1,883 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Otis 1,531 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
New Marlborough 1,450 Town in Massachusetts, USA
Richmond 1,410 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Becket distances to largest Massachusetts cities