City of


1 City Hall Square Boston, MA 02201

Phone: 617-635-4000


Michelle Wu

Municipal Election:

November 4, 2025
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Tania Fernandes Anderson
Liz Breadon
Gabriela Coletta
Sharon Durkan
John FitzGerald
Ed Flynn
Ruthzee Louijeune
Julia Mejia
Erin Murphy
Enrique Pepén
Henry Santana
Ben Weber
Brian Worrell


Population Density13,562
Registered Voters432,928
Income Per Capita$61,801
EQV Per Capita$345,718
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate34.8%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$610,400
Median Gross Rent$1,783
Total Households271,950
Average Household Size2.30

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.74
Commercial Tax Rate$24.68
Average Tax Bill$5,701
Total Expenditures$3,420,090,520
Total Tax Levy$2,993,144,086
State Aid$513,570,204
Local Receipts$460,054,354
CPA Year Enacted2016
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, first $100,000 - commercial
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Rich with history and culture, Boston is the largest city in New England and an economic anchor for the region, featuring world-class medical facilities and universities, a thriving and innovative business sector, a diverse population, and numerous tourist attractions.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1630
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council13
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area48.3 mi2
Public Roads934.7 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Stephen Lynch
Ayanna Pressley

Mass. Senate

William Brownsberger
Nicholas Collins
Sal DiDomenico
Lydia Marie Edwards
Liz Miranda
Michael Rush

Mass. House

David Biele
Rob Consalvo
Russell Holmes
Kevin Honan
Daniel Hunt
Jay Livingstone
Adrian Madaro
Bill McGregor
Aaron Michlewitz
Samantha Montano
John Moran
Michael Moran
Brandy Fluker Oakley
Daniel Joseph Ryan
Chynah Tyler
Christopher Worrell

Income Per Capita

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