Town of


24 Perry Ave. Bourne, MA 02532
Phone: 508-759-0600

Town Administrator:

Marlene McCollem

Select Board:

Jeanne Azarovitz
Melissa Ferretti
Mary Jane Mastrangelo
Peter Meier
Anne-Marie Siroonian

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 21, 2024
May, 3rd Tuesday


Population Density510
Registered Voters15,092
Income Per Capita$43,619
EQV Per Capita$275,746
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate76.7%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$415,000
Median Gross Rent$1,346
Total Households8,525
Average Household Size2.34

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$8.81
Commercial Tax Rate$8.81
Average Tax Bill$5,529
Total Expenditures$70,279,831
Total Tax Levy$58,627,869
State Aid$9,179,905
Local Receipts$7,518,232
CPA Year Enacted2005
CPA Surcharge3.0%
Town Hall of Bourne

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Now considered the "first" town on Cape Cod, Bourne was officially incorporated in 1884. The town lies at the northeast corner of Buzzards Bay and houses the Bourne and Sagamore bridges and Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1884
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area40.6 mi2
Public Roads192.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCape Cod Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Susan Lynn Moran

Mass. House

David Vieira
Steven Xiarhos

Income Per Capita

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