Town of


70 Main St. P.O. Box 5158 Edgartown, MA 02539-5158
Phone: 508-627-6180

Town Administrator:

James Hagerty

Select Board:

Michael Donaroma
Margaret Serpa
Arthur Smadbeck

Annual Town Meeting:

April 9, 2024
April, 2nd Tuesday

Municipal Election:

April 11, 2024
April, Thursday following 2nd Tuesday


Population Density198
Registered Voters4,089
Income Per Capita$67,275
EQV Per Capita$2,088,390
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate73.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$849,100
Median Gross Rent$1,408
Total Households1,401
Average Household Size3.58

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$2.52
Commercial Tax Rate$2.52
Average Tax Bill$5,499
Total Expenditures$40,242,783
Total Tax Levy$31,940,517
State Aid$3,567,833
Local Receipts$7,598,742
CPA Year Enacted2005
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Edgartown

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

As the oldest settlement on Martha's Vineyard, Edgartown remains a popular tourist destination with historic houses and whaling ports that have been preserved. Today, the harbor hosts yachting events that are an attraction in the summer.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1671
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area26.8 mi2
Public Roads54 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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