City of


536 Dwight St. Holyoke, MA 01040

Phone: 413-322-5510


Joshua Garcia

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Juan Anderson-Burgos
David Bartley
Patricia Devine
Kocayne Givner
Howard Greaney
Kevin Jourdain
Meagan Magrath-Smith
Tessa Murphy-Romboletti
Carmen Yolanda Ocasio
Israel Rivera
Jenny Rivera
Michael Sullivan
Linda Vacon


Population Density1,782
Registered Voters27,180
Income Per Capita$21,212
EQV Per Capita$67,828
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate41.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$236,800
Median Gross Rent$937
Total Households15,112
Average Household Size2.45

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$18.76
Commercial Tax Rate$40.17
Average Tax Bill$4,432
Total Expenditures$161,651,613
Total Tax Levy$59,975,992
State Aid$105,786,090
Local Receipts$12,059,488
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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