Town of


355 East Central St. Franklin, MA 02038

Phone: 508-528-7900

Town Administrator:

Jamie Hellen

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

Town Council:

Brian Chandler
Ted Cormier-Leger
Robert Dellorco
Cobi Frongillo
Melanie Hamblen
Glenn Jones
Thomas Mercer
Deborah Pellegri
Patrick Sheridan


Population Density1,249
Registered Voters24,547
Income Per Capita$54,471
EQV Per Capita$182,114
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate80%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$450,800
Median Gross Rent$1,519
Total Households12,118
Average Household Size2.63

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.05
Commercial Tax Rate$14.05
Average Tax Bill$7,121
Total Expenditures$125,666,677
Total Tax Levy$87,652,999
State Aid$32,091,964
Local Receipts$10,013,451
CPA Year Enacted2020
CPA Surcharge2.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Franklin

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Franklin is a beautiful community of approximately 35,000 residents. Franklin is known for being the home of the first public library and the birth place of Horace Mann, the founder of public education.


Form of GovernmentCouncil – Manager
Incorporation Date1778
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Legislative BodyTown Council
Size of Council9


Area26.6 mi2
Public Roads169.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Rebecca Rausch

Mass. House

Jeffrey Roy

Income Per Capita

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