Town of


730 Massachusetts Ave. Arlington, MA 02476

Phone: 781-316-3000

Town Manager:

Sandy Pooler

Select Board:

Stephen DeCourcey
Lenard Diggins
Eric Helmuth
John Hurd
Diane Mahon

Annual Town Meeting:

April 24, 2023
April, 4th Monday

Municipal Election:

April 1, 2023
April, 1st Saturday


Population Density8,992
Registered Voters32,124
Income Per Capita$65,927
EQV Per Capita$276,303
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate59.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$733,700
Median Gross Rent$1,797
Total Households19,308
Average Household Size2.37

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$11.42
Commercial Tax Rate$11.42
Average Tax Bill$9,646
Total Expenditures$169,346,373
Total Tax Levy$142,948,226
State Aid$23,529,766
Local Receipts$8,873,350
CPA Year Enacted2014
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, first $100,000 - commercial
Town Hall of Arlington

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Arlington is home to about 45,000 residents. Because of its proximity to Boston (6 miles northwest), residents enjoy its diverse neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, active civic life, and good public transportation options.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1807
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyRepresentative Town Meeting
Size of Representative Town Meeting252


Area5.2 mi2
Public Roads121.6 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Katherine Clark

Mass. Senate

Cindy Friedman

Mass. House

Sean Garballey
David Rogers

Income Per Capita

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