City of


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


Michael Nicholson

Municipal Election:

November 4, 2025
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Calvin Brooks
Craig Cormier
Aleksander Dernalowicz
Karen Hardern
Dana Heath
Brad Heglin
Elizabeth J. Kazinskas
Judy Mack
Paul Tassone
David Thibault-Munoz
George Tyros


Population Density960
Registered Voters13,150
Income Per Capita$24,122
EQV Per Capita$81,262
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate57.7%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$243,900
Median Gross Rent$1,041
Total Households8,872
Average Household Size2.25

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.13
Commercial Tax Rate$16.13
Average Tax Bill$4,624
Total Expenditures$54,538,006
Total Tax Levy$31,523,739
State Aid$29,832,375
Local Receipts$5,523,901
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

Peter J. Durant

Mass. House

Jonathan Zlotnik

Income Per Capita

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