City of


200 Common St. Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone: 978-620-3000


Brian DePeña

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Maria De La Cruz
Stephany Infante
Marc Laplante
Ana Levy
Pavel Payano
Celina Reyes
Estela Reyes
Jeovanny Rodriguez
Gregory Del Rosario


Population Density12,863
Registered Voters44,540
Income Per Capita$17,224
EQV Per Capita$59,577
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate29.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$311,500
Median Gross Rent$1,303
Total Households30,291
Average Household Size2.86

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$11.44
Commercial Tax Rate$24.21
Average Tax Bill$3,650
Total Expenditures$312,628,449
Total Tax Levy$81,255,538
State Aid$250,622,219
Local Receipts$14,100,063
City Hall of Lawrence

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Just under seven square miles, Lawrence is a small city located in Essex County, known for being the final and most ambitious of the New England planned textile-manufacturing cities developed during the American Industrial Revolution.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1847
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council9
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area6.9 mi2
Public Roads139.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMerrimack Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

Pavel Payano

Mass. House

Frank Moran
Francisco Paulino
Estela Reyes

Income Per Capita

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