Data & Information Services

Initiatives

Berkshire Benchmarks

Berkshire Benchmarks is a collaborative effort to provide regional data and analysis. The Data Clearinghouse provides a one-stop-shop for data about the region and is intended to assist decision makers, service providers, and others who need reliable data to inform their work. The Regional Indicators defines what we want for our future and then tracks progress in achieving these goals.

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Projects

Berkshire Benchmarks

The Berkshire Benchmarks program's website will be maintained, with updated data, indicators, and a state of the county update for FY24. Support for the continuation of Berkshire Benchmarks is from various foundations through Berkshires Tomorrow.

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Mohawk Trail - Hawlemont School District Sustainability Study Phase 2

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is assisting BERK12 in providing data and projections for the Mohawk Trail - Hawlemont school district sustainability study.

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Municipal Cybersecurity Services Pilot

This project will establish a regionalized municipal cybersecurity program in Berkshire County. This project will support communities in Berkshire County to make their internet-based information technology systems safer and standardized.

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Online Permitting Upgrade

The Commonwealth is funding BRPC through its Efficiency and Regionalization program to upgrade the Building Permit Software for 21 communities and the Board of Health Permitting Software for 13 communities.

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Statewide Trails Database Development - Phase 2

BRPC is working with the other RPAs throughout the state to develop a common set of GIS standards for a Statewide Trail map. This project is managed through MAPC and funded by MassTrails.

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Reports

Berkshire Benchmarks State of the County Update 2023

Berkshire Benchmarks has released the 2023 State of the County Update. Take a look at what's going on in the county.

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Berkshire County 50-year Population Projections (v23)

Berkshire Benchmarks have developed 50-year population projections based on the 2020 US Census for Berkshire County. The projections are an existing trend projection, which means...

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Berkshire County School Enrollment Projections 2020

Berkshire County Public School Enrollment Projections 2020

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Survey of Recent Movers 2022

Survey of Recent Movers Results

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Survey of Second Homeowners 2022

Survey of Second Homeowners Results 220825

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