City of

Chelsea

Massachusetts
www.chelseama.gov
500 Broadway Chelsea, MA 02150
tambrosino@chelseama.gov
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
Kelly Garcia
Tanairi Garcia
Roberto Jimenez-Rivera
Melinda Vega Maldonado
Giovanni Recupero
Leo Robinson
Lisa Anne Santagate
Todd Taylor
Manuel Teshe

Demographics

Population40,787
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.

Governance

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

Geography

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

Representation

U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Ayanna Pressley

Mass. Senate

Sal DiDomenico

Mass. House

Judith Garcia
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