City of

Chicopee

Massachusetts
www.chicopeema.gov
17 Springfield St. Chicopee, MA 01013

Phone: 413-594-1500

Mayor:

John Vieau

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Abigail Arriaga
George Balakier
Shane Brooks
William Courchesne
Susan Goff
Frederick Krampits
Gary Labrie
Frank Laflamme
Mary Beth Pniak-Costello
Gerard Roy
Samuel Robert Shumsky
Timothy Joseph Wagner
Robert Zygarowski

Demographics

Population55,560
Population Density2,434
Registered Voters39,816
Income Per Capita$21,906
EQV Per Capita$77,075
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate57.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$198,000
Median Gross Rent$1,006
Total Households23,852
Average Household Size2.29

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.99
Commercial Tax Rate$37.40
Average Tax Bill$3,663
Total Expenditures$180,618,522
Total Tax Levy$95,204,383
State Aid$87,958,231
Local Receipts$39,130,230
City Hall of Chicopee

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

No stranger to America’s dynamic economic cycles, Chicopee is known as “a place of profit where people made things.” Several well-known American companies located facilities within the city’s three original villages.

Governance

Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1848
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council13
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2

Geography

CountyHampden
Area22.8 mi2
Public Roads262.6 mi
Regional Planning AgencyPioneer Valley Planning Commission

Representation

U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Adam Gomez
Jacob Oliveira
John Velis

Mass. House

Shirley Arriaga
Patricia Duffy
Michael Finn
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