Town of


29 Depot St. Douglas, MA 01516
Phone: 508-476-4000

Town Administrator:

Matthew Wojcik

Select Board:

Timothy Bonin
Michael Fitzpatrick
Kevin Morse
Maxwell Postma
Ross Smith

Annual Town Meeting:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 9, 2023
May, 2nd Tuesday


Population Density247
Registered Voters7,073
Income Per Capita$40,081
EQV Per Capita$128,527
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate82.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$356,700
Median Gross Rent$1,274
Total Households3,133
Average Household Size2.86

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.34
Commercial Tax Rate$16.34
Average Tax Bill$5,840
Total Expenditures$30,427,221
Total Tax Levy$20,058,686
State Aid$10,848,263
Local Receipts$1,788,220
Town Hall of Douglas

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Established in 1746 and home to the sizable Douglas State Forest, the town's plentiful agriculture gave rise to a bustling woodcutting industry in Worcester County, which prevails amidst other outdoor industries and activities.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1775
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area36.4 mi2
Public Roads83.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCentral Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Ryan Fattman

Mass. House

Joseph Mckenna

Income Per Capita

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