Town of


333 Washington St. Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: 617-730-2200

Town Administrator:

Charles Carey

Select Board:

Bernard Greene
David Pearlman
Mike Sandman
John VanScoyoc
Paul Warren

Annual Town Meeting:

May 28, 2024
determined by selectmen

Municipal Election:

May 7, 2024
May, either 1st or 2nd Tuesday


Population Density9,293
Registered Voters41,110
Income Per Capita$91,400
EQV Per Capita$476,606
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate46.4%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$1,181,200
Median Gross Rent$2,702
Total Households26,919
Average Household Size2.28

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$9.97
Commercial Tax Rate$16.70
Average Tax Bill$21,322
Total Expenditures$313,438,393
Total Tax Levy$281,378,162
State Aid$23,230,992
Local Receipts$29,525,786
CPA Year Enacted2021
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income
Town Hall of Brookline

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Bordered by Boston on three sides, Brookline is a mature suburban, residential community with urban characteristics. The largest town in New England is close to job opportunities, public transportation, higher education, and neighborhoods that balance green space, historic preservation, and commercial services.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1705
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyRepresentative Town Meeting
Size of Representative Town Meeting255


Area6.8 mi2
Public Roads107.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Cynthia Stone Creem

Mass. House

Ruth Balser
Kevin Honan
Bill McGregor
Tommy Vitolo

Income Per Capita

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