Town of


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

Town Administrator:

David Genereux

Select Board:

Douglas Belanger
John Bujak
Peter Cusolito
Kevin Menard
Dianna Provencher

Annual Town Meeting:

May 7, 2024
May, 1st Tuesday

Municipal Election:

June 11, 2024
June, 2nd Tuesday


Population Density475
Registered Voters8,168
Income Per Capita$35,514
EQV Per Capita$118,512
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$12.86
Commercial Tax Rate$12.86
Average Tax Bill$4,294
Total Expenditures$34,692,143
Total Tax Levy$18,356,607
State Aid$12,620,767
Local Receipts$2,545,633
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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