Town of


13 Ayer Road Harvard, MA 01451

Phone: 978-456-4100

Town Administrator:

Timothy Bragan

Select Board:

Don Ludwig
Rich Maiore
Erin McBee
Kara Minar
Charles Oliver

Annual Town Meeting:

April 29, 2023
determined by the Select Board, between February through June

Municipal Election:

May 9, 2023
same day as Town Meeting


Population Density259
Registered Voters4,565
Income Per Capita$70,623
EQV Per Capita$192,685
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate95.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$588,900
Median Gross Rent$1,125
Total Households1,849
Average Household Size3.07

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$17.91
Commercial Tax Rate$17.89
Average Tax Bill$12,085
Total Expenditures$30,104,190
Total Tax Levy$24,993,047
State Aid$4,067,321
Local Receipts$1,658,333
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge1.1%
Town Hall of Harvard

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

On the eastern edge of Worcester County, Harvard is a semi-rural town with sweeping views, an award-winning school system, multiple orchards, a scenic Town Center, and abundant open space. It’s a civic-minded community — more than 90% of registered voters participated in the 2020 presidential election!


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1732
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area26.4 mi2
Public Roads79.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMontachusett Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

James Eldridge

Mass. House

Danillo Sena

Income Per Capita

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