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 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 14, 2024
May, 2nd Tuesday


Population Density249
Registered Voters6,921
Income Per Capita$42,470
EQV Per Capita$143,901
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$14.36
Commercial Tax Rate$14.36
Average Tax Bill$5,924
Total Expenditures$31,903,533
Total Tax Levy$20,534,411
State Aid$10,871,953
Local Receipts$1,901,361
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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