Town of


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

Town Manager:

Paul Cohen

Select Board:

Mark Carota
George Dixon
Erin Drew
Virgina Crocker Timmins
Patricia Wojtas

Annual Town Meeting:

April 24, 2023
April, last Monday

Municipal Election:

April 4, 2023
April, 1st Tuesday


Population Density1,627
Registered Voters26,528
Income Per Capita$56,760
EQV Per Capita$180,014
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate83.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$443,500
Median Gross Rent$1,716
Total Households13,628
Average Household Size2.65

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$15.77
Commercial Tax Rate$19.89
Average Tax Bill$7,829
Total Expenditures$134,245,017
Total Tax Levy$111,899,279
State Aid$17,817,585
Local Receipts$10,145,000
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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