City of


95 Pleasant St. Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: 978-632-1900


Michael Nicholson

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

James Boone
Craig Cormier
Ronald Cormier
Aleksander Dernalowicz
Karen Hardern
Dana Heath
Elizabeth J. Kazinskas
Judy Mack
Paul Tassone
George Tyros
James Walsh


Population Density964
Registered Voters13,347
Income Per Capita$22,070
EQV Per Capita$69,619
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate56.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$200,300
Median Gross Rent$915
Total Households8,841
Average Household Size2.25

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$18.59
Commercial Tax Rate$18.59
Average Tax Bill$4,423
Total Expenditures$53,279,031
Total Tax Levy$30,048,336
State Aid$27,399,243
Local Receipts$5,492,319
City Hall of Gardner

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Once known as “The Chair City,” Gardner has produced furniture used the world over. Today, our industry is more diverse, but our people embody the same legacy of ingenuity and resilience as generations past.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1785
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council11
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2


Area22.1 mi2
Public Roads118.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMontachusett Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

Anne Gobi

Mass. House

Jonathan Zlotnik

Income Per Capita

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