City of


500 Broadway Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-466-4000

Interim City Manager:

Ned Keefe

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
November, 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday in odd years

City Council:

Calvin Brown
Norieliz DeJesus
Judith Garcia
Tanairi Garcia
Brian Hatleberg
Enio Lopez
Melinda Vega Maldonado
Giovanni Recupero
Leo Robinson
Todd Taylor
Damali Vidot


Population Density18,456
Registered Voters16,542
Income Per Capita$21,162
EQV Per Capita$103,591
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate28.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$383,800
Median Gross Rent$1,639
Total Households13,353
Average Household Size2.94

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.25
Commercial Tax Rate$25.72
Average Tax Bill$3,494
Total Expenditures$177,731,982
Total Tax Levy$70,345,828
State Aid$107,974,720
Local Receipts$18,640,000
CPA Year Enacted2016
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, first $100,000 - commercial
City Hall of Chelsea

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Chelsea is the smallest city in Massachusetts, a place where you will find great restaurants, close proximity to Boston, and a friendly neighborhood experience.


Form of GovernmentCouncil – Manager
Incorporation Date1739
Chief Municipal OfficialCity Manager
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council11


Area2.2 mi2
Public Roads49.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Ayanna Pressley

Mass. Senate

Sal DiDomenico

Mass. House

Judith Garcia

Income Per Capita

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