Town of


Abbot Hall, 188 Washington St. Marblehead, MA 01945

Phone: 781-631-0000

Town Administrator:

Thatcher Kezer

Select Board:

M.C. Moses Grader
Bret Murray
Erin Noonan
James Nye
Alexa Singer

Annual Town Meeting:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

June 20, 2023
May, Tuesday after the 2nd Monday


Population Density4,656
Registered Voters16,311
Income Per Capita$94,092
EQV Per Capita$340,458
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate81.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$766,100
Median Gross Rent$1,567
Total Households8,075
Average Household Size2.51

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.52
Commercial Tax Rate$10.52
Average Tax Bill$9,935
Total Expenditures$85,651,183
Total Tax Levy$76,282,235
State Aid$8,265,337
Local Receipts$2,737,252
Town Hall of Marblehead

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Marblehead, a coastal community located 18 miles north of Boston, is a densely populated town with more than 20,000 residents within its 4.33 square miles. Marblehead was founded in 1629 and has many historic buildings.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1649
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area4.4 mi2
Public Roads80 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Brendan Crighton

Mass. House

Jennifer Wb Armini

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