Town of


1 J.F. Kennedy Memorial Drive Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-794-8000


Erin Joyce

Municipal Election:

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

Town Council:

Meredith Boericke
Julia Flaherty
Shannon Hume
David Ringius, Jr.
Elizabeth Maglio
Peter Morin
Annmary Quilty
Joseph Reynolds
Charles Ryan


Population Density2,823
Registered Voters27,315
Income Per Capita$48,491
EQV Per Capita$229,892
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate75.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$524,900
Median Gross Rent$1,602
Total Households14,384
Average Household Size2.65

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$9.76
Commercial Tax Rate$21.18
Average Tax Bill$5,992
Total Expenditures$139,653,913
Total Tax Levy$108,432,542
State Aid$26,607,807
Local Receipts$19,127,538
CPA Year Enacted2002
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Braintree

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

As the birthplace to presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, as well as statesman John Hancock, Braintree, located just 12 miles south of Boston, is rich in history.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1640
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyTown Council
Size of Council9
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area13.8 mi2
Public Roads142.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Stephen Lynch

Mass. Senate

Walter Timilty, Jr.
John Keenan

Mass. House

Mark Cusack

Income Per Capita

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