Town of


P.O. Box 119Chilmark, MA 02535
Phone: 508-645-2100

Town Administrator:

Timothy Carroll

Select Board:

Marie Larsen
Jeffrey Maida
James Malkin

Annual Town Meeting:

April 22, 2024
April, Monday as chosen by Board of Selectmen

Municipal Election:

April 24, 2024
April, two days after annual meeting


Population Density66
Registered Voters1,111
Income Per Capita$104,706
EQV Per Capita$3,107,473
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate87.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$1,223,000
Median Gross Rent$1,679
Total Households519
Average Household Size2.79

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$2.63
Commercial Tax Rate$2.63
Average Tax Bill$6,389
Total Expenditures$11,641,841
Total Tax Levy$11,198,751
State Aid$9,925
Local Receipts$1,670,795
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Chilmark

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Chilmark is located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County. The fishing village of Menemsha is located on the western side of the town along its border with the town of Aquinnah.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1714
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area19 mi2
Public Roads21.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMartha's Vineyard Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Julian Cyr

Mass. House

Dylan Fernandes

Income Per Capita

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