Town of


10 Mudge Way Bedford, MA 01730
Phone: 781-275-1111

Interim Town Manager:

Colleen Doyle

Select Board:

Margot Fleischman
Shawn Hanegan
Bopha Malone
Emily Mitchell
Paul Mortenson

Annual Town Meeting:

March 27, 2023
March, 4th Monday

Municipal Election:

March 11, 2023
March, 2nd Saturday


Population Density1,053
Registered Voters10,433
Income Per Capita$76,027
EQV Per Capita$305,877
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate70.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$718,800
Median Gross Rent$2,094
Total Households5,540
Average Household Size2.51

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.58
Commercial Tax Rate$29.93
Average Tax Bill$10,512
Total Expenditures$98,225,170
Total Tax Levy$73,491,669
State Aid$8,896,742
Local Receipts$10,121,212
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Bedford

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Bedford is home of the Bedford Flag, the oldest complete flag known to exist in the United States. Today, Bedford hosts a growing life sciences cluster and major institutions including a VA Hospital and a Middlesex Community College campus.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1729
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area13.7 mi2
Public Roads85 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Katherine Clark
Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Michael Barrett

Mass. House

Kenneth Gordon

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