Town of


979 Somerset Ave. Dighton, MA 02715
Phone: 508-669-6431

Town Administrator:

Michael Mullen

Select Board:

Peter Caron
Nicole Mello
Mark Pacheco

Annual Town Meeting:

First week of June

Municipal Election:

April 6, 2024
April, Saturday following the 1st Monday


Population Density370
Registered Voters6,045
Income Per Capita$39,879
EQV Per Capita$161,332
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate89.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$399,400
Median Gross Rent$1,186
Total Households2,943
Average Household Size2.69

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.94
Commercial Tax Rate$25.64
Average Tax Bill$5,809
Total Expenditures$23,932,236
Total Tax Levy$20,561,932
State Aid$986,520
Local Receipts$2,076,722
CPA Year Enacted2010
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Dighton

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Widely considered a residential suburb of Providence and Boston, Dighton is a small, historic town located along the Taunton River in Southeastern Massachusetts, with one of the best public educational systems in the area.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1712
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area22 mi2
Public Roads68.7 mi
Regional Planning AgencySoutheastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Marc Pacheco

Mass. House

Patricia Haddad

Income Per Capita

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