Town of


50 Billerica Road Chelmsford, MA 01824
Phone: 978-250-5200

Town Manager:

Paul Cohen

Select Board:

George Dixon
Erin Drew
Patrick Maloney
Virgina Crocker Timmins
Patricia Wojtas

Annual Town Meeting:

April 29, 2024
April, last Monday

Municipal Election:

April 2, 2024
April, 1st Tuesday


Population Density1,606
Registered Voters26,052
Income Per Capita$61,805
EQV Per Capita$200,214
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate82.7%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$507,900
Median Gross Rent$1,873
Total Households13,521
Average Household Size2.66

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.37
Commercial Tax Rate$18.17
Average Tax Bill$8,235
Total Expenditures$139,971,301
Total Tax Levy$115,950,274
State Aid$18,809,167
Local Receipts$10,575,000
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Chelmsford

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Chelmsford is a livable, inclusive, diverse, welcoming, multigenerational community located at the crossroads of Interstate 495 and Route 3. Residents enjoy excellence in education, access to open space, and a vibrant, sustainable quality of life.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1655
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyRepresentative Town Meeting
Size of Representative Town Meeting165


Area22.4 mi2
Public Roads206.5 mi
Regional Planning AgencyNorthern Middlesex Council of Governments


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

Michael Barrett

Mass. House

James Arciero
Simon Cataldo
Rodney Elliott

Income Per Capita

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