City of


536 Dwight St. Holyoke, MA 01040

Phone: 413-322-5510


Joshua Garcia

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Juan Anderson-Burgos
David Bartley
Kocayne Givner
Kevin Jourdain
Todd McGee
Joseph McGiverin
Tessa Murphy-Romboletti
Will Puello
Israel Rivera
Jenny Rivera
Peter Tallman
Linda Vacon
Jose Maldonado Velez


Population Density1,797
Registered Voters28,151
Income Per Capita$19,720
EQV Per Capita$62,234
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate39.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$209,900
Median Gross Rent$908
Total Households15,062
Average Household Size2.48

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$19.26
Commercial Tax Rate$40.60
Average Tax Bill$4,227
Total Expenditures$154,094,384
Total Tax Levy$58,990,114
State Aid$96,941,802
Local Receipts$10,181,159
CPA Year Enacted2016
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, first $100,000 - commercial
City Hall of Holyoke

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Thanks to the abundant water power provided by a 57-foot drop in the Connecticut River, Holyoke is the country's first planned industrial city. The mill economy drew waves of immigrants and migrants whose cultures animate and enliven the city to this day.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1850
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council13
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area21.3 mi2
Public Roads177.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyPioneer Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

John Velis

Mass. House

Patricia Duffy

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