City of


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


Greg Verga

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Dylan Benson
Val Gilman
Marjorie Grace
Tony Gross
Jason Grow
Frank Margiotta
Scott Memhard
Sean Nolan
Jeff Worthley


Population Density1,143
Registered Voters22,403
Income Per Capita$45,773
EQV Per Capita$288,947
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate61.4%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$535,100
Median Gross Rent$1,390
Total Households13,259
Average Household Size2.22

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.59
Commercial Tax Rate$10.94
Average Tax Bill$8,464
Total Expenditures$120,140,605
Total Tax Levy$97,994,705
State Aid$15,018,504
Local Receipts$14,760,265
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

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