City of


9 Dale Ave. Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: 978-281-9700


Greg Verga

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Val Gilman
Tony Gross
Jason Grow
Frank Margiotta
Scott Memhard
Sean Nolan
James O'Hara
Tracy O'Neil
Jeff Worthley


Population Density1,135
Registered Voters22,507
Income Per Capita$41,150
EQV Per Capita$254,697
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate62.7%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$460,400
Median Gross Rent$1,256
Total Households13,168
Average Household Size2.24

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$11.73
Commercial Tax Rate$12.12
Average Tax Bill$8,075
Total Expenditures$116,346,349
Total Tax Levy$93,514,953
State Aid$11,986,880
Local Receipts$14,684,394
CPA Year Enacted2008
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
City Hall of Gloucester

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester is known as an authentic, working waterfront community, a place of spectacular natural beauty, and home to a diverse population of about 30,000. A city with vibrant cultural life and rich art heritage, Gloucester will celebrate its 400th anniversary in 2023.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1642
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council9
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2


Area26.2 mi2
Public Roads167 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Bruce Tarr

Mass. House

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

Income Per Capita

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