Town of


66 Westford St. Carlisle, MA 01741
Phone: 978-369-6136

Town Administrator:

Ryan McLane

Select Board:

Barney Arnold
Seth Model
Kate Reid
Travis Snell
Scott Triola

Annual Town Meeting:

May 13, 2024
late Apr or early May, Monday

Municipal Election:

May 21, 2024
no formula; doesn't seem to have pattern - typically May or June


Population Density340
Registered Voters3,955
Income Per Capita$229,125
EQV Per Capita$355,477
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate93.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$863,700
Median Gross Rent$1,389
Total Households1,800
Average Household Size2.90

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.15
Commercial Tax Rate$14.15
Average Tax Bill$15,930
Total Expenditures$31,062,304
Total Tax Levy$29,843,059
State Aid$1,864,268
Local Receipts$1,191,100
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge2.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Carlisle

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Carlisle was once called “city of the woods” by Henry David Thoreau. Residents enjoy the charm of a New England farming community with winding roads weaving past stone walls, farm fields, and unspoiled woods.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1780
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area15.3 mi2
Public Roads54.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

Michael Barrett

Mass. House

Simon Cataldo

Income Per Capita

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