Town of


7A Spofford Road Boxford, MA 01921
Phone: 978-887-6000

Town Administrator:

Matthew Coogan

Select Board:

Margaret Chow-Menzer
Charles Costello
Lindsey Crea
Barbara Jessel
Peter Perkins

Annual Town Meeting:

May 14, 2024
May, 2nd Tuesday

Municipal Election:

May 21, 2024
May, Tuesday following 2nd Tuesday


Population Density346
Registered Voters6,473
Income Per Capita$114,859
EQV Per Capita$276,246
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate96.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$709,600
Median Gross Rent$914
Total Households2,867
Average Household Size2.86

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.84
Commercial Tax Rate$13.84
Average Tax Bill$11,638
Total Expenditures$35,854,222
Total Tax Levy$32,980,232
State Aid$2,674,841
Local Receipts$2,683,169
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Boxford

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Boxford is a rural, geographically large town with almost no commercial development. Heavily forested, and with many scenic hiking trails, Boxford is home to numerous lakes, ponds, streams and wildlife. The town’s population is roughly 8,200.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1685
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area23.6 mi2
Public Roads100.6 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMerrimack Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Bruce Tarr

Mass. House

Tram Nguyen
Adrianne Ramos

Income Per Capita

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