Town of


3 Washburn Square Leicester, MA 01524
Phone: 508-892-7000

Town Administrator:

David Genereux

Select Board:

Richard Antanavica
John Bujak
Kevin Menard
Allen Phillips
Dianna Provencher

Annual Town Meeting:

May 2, 2023
May, 1st Tuesday

Municipal Election:

June 13, 2023
June, 2nd Tuesday


Population Density477
Registered Voters8,197
Income Per Capita$33,188
EQV Per Capita$103,307
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate85.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$297,100
Median Gross Rent$952
Total Households3,924
Average Household Size2.71

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.99
Commercial Tax Rate$13.99
Average Tax Bill$4,127
Total Expenditures$31,671,336
Total Tax Levy$17,548,801
State Aid$12,239,775
Local Receipts$2,501,000
Town Hall of Leicester

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Leicester was incorporated in 1713. During the Revolutionary War, the term “Minuteman” was first heard here from Col. William Henshaw. Later, carding and textile mills would be the main source of industry in the 19th century.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1714
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area23.3 mi2
Public Roads95.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCentral Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Peter J. Durant

Mass. House

Paul Frost
Donald Berthiaume, Jr.
David Henry Argosky Leboeuf

Income Per Capita

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